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Head of the Class

These four designers are making names for themselves in New York, Paris, and Milan—and they all trained at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Auction Packed

On September 16th, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers (1338 W. Lake St.; lesliehindman.com) kicks off its largest-ever vintage couture and accessories auction, featuring more than 700 lots of rare designer pieces. The big-ticket items? A covetable wardrobe selection from the late Eunice Johnson, cofounder of Ebony magazine, including the fashion icon’s sharp Mario Valentino faux leopard pony-hair … Read more

Hot Topics

TULA (3738 N. Southport Ave.; 773-549-2876) will be the only Chicago retailer carrying Doo.Ri, known for combining couture techniques with sportswear fabrics. . . . BLAKE (212 W. Chicago Ave.; 312-202-0047) has several new exclusive designers on its roster, including Marco de Vincenzo, a Fendi accessories designer, and Versus for Versace by Christopher Kane. . … Read more