The Endorsement: True North in Morris

Items on display at True North

Any shop that offers a free beer when you buy a pretzel rod gets an A-plus in my book. Granted, at $3, it’s the most expensive pretzel rod you’ll ever buy. But, the beer. This quirky little lure is one of many reasons to drive an hour southwest to the town of Morris and shop … Read more

Fashion Gets Fun

Left photo: Chanel glittered tweed jacket, silk organza blouse, cotton shorts, and metal and resin earrings. Right photo, on left: Isabel Marant mohair sweater, and Jil Sander polyester pants, Marni cotton shirt, Louis Vuitton Speedy 40 Bandoulière Damier Pop bag, and Jimmy Choo loafers. On right: Louis Vuitton wool and leather varsity blouson, cotton shirt, silk and wool shorts, LV Dandy leather loafers, and cotton socks.

Designers have gone playful this season. These pieces, photographed at the Old Post Office in the West Loop, feature clever twists guaranteed to deliver.