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What to Wear to Pitchfork 2014

What to Wear to Pitchfork 2014

Pitchfork music festival is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited for the awesome lineup this year which includes Neutral Milk Hotel, Kendrick Lamar, Grimes, John Hopkins, and Summer Breeze alum Pusha T. Now that you have your ticket, you’re probably wondering what you should wear. We rounded up some of our...
Madewell Gets Us Through the Week

Madewell Gets Us Through the Week

This Wednesday  Madewell is hosting an in-store event with Chloe of @chloelist to kick off Pitchfork! Chloe, a designer and self-proclaimed “frequent diner” in Chicago, will be offering style tips while Madewell provides sips, sweets, and tunes. Get a complimentary Bien Fait Tote with any purchase and 20% off when you spend $125 or more. Excited?...
Behind the Scenes: Gridiron Glamour

Behind the Scenes: Gridiron Glamour

We went behind the scenes of the MODA Magazine’s “Gridiron Glamour” shoot featuring clothing from AKIRA and members of the UChicago football team. We hope these photos whet your appetite for the magazine launch party on May 20th in the Logan penthouse! (photography by Amy Phillips)
Wear and Where: Birchwood Kitchen and Stan's Doughnuts

Wear and Where: Birchwood Kitchen and Stan’s Doughnuts

Warm spring weather means the perfect excuse to explore deeper into Chicago neighborhoods and wear dresses and bare legs. This adventure into Wicker Park on a sunny Chicago day called for floral dresses and trying new places to eat. My dress is from Brandy Melville and shoes are from Nasty Gal. Jessica’s dress is from...
Quad Style: Nils Noor

Quad Style: Nils Noor

Nils Noor // first year “A suit is meant to be pretty much like a second skin. If it doesn’t even fit you properly then it is not doing its job.” I like a man in a suit, and Nils looks pretty spiffy in his custom-made hand-sewn suit from English Bespoke. Nils just returned to...
Wear and Where: Lillie's Q

Wear and Where: Lillie’s Q

Walking down a street, you would never guess that an unassuming gray-colored storefront on the corner of a street would be home to a bustling restaurant full of people in line for gourmet barbeque. But then again this street was in Wicker Park, one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Chicago, known for its great selection...
Style by Major: Law Letters

Style by Major: Law Letters

In a major program that spans a diverse range of fields it’s no surprise that the individuals who study Law, Letters, and Society are equally unique in terms of their personal style.  Fourth year Lauren Kelly-Jones explains, “I love LLSO because despite the requirements, you can be so creative within it – which is kind...
MODA's Vintage Crawl-- TODAY!

MODA’s Vintage Crawl– TODAY!

Got twenty dollars in your pocket? Come thrift shopping with MODA on Friday, May 2nd for our 2nd annual Vintage Crawl (think bar crawl with vintage stores/ boutiques).  We’ll have free buses going to Wicker Park, a list of hand-picked boutiques with discounts just for you, and MODA-endorsed eats and bars for after. Be sure to bring...
Quad Style: Matt Mo

Quad Style: Matt Mo

In attempting to define the masculine version of “urban chic,” fourth year Matthew Mo is the first point of reference. Inspired by his New York upbringing, Matt believes men’s fashion should be a constant revision and revisiting of classics and staples with a different twist each season. While monochrome, Matt’s ensemble is anything but dull. He employs...
Your New Favorite Coffee Shop

Your New Favorite Coffee Shop

The Plein Air Café has just opened for the spring season and already there are pins featuring the café’s inverted triangle logo sprinkled on backpacks and jackets across campus. If you haven’t yet done so, now is the time to find out why. Plein Air sits nestled between the Seminary Coop and the Robie House...
I Spied: Rose Gold Ring

I Spied: Rose Gold Ring

Want some rose gold ring to match your rose gold headphone bling? Look no further: check out this 14K open rose gold ring with pointed black diamonds to sprinkle some “spikes and sparkle” into your outfit. It’s available for $1085 at Heirlumé, a Chicago startup that uses quantitative data to take the guesswork out of...
Quad Style: Amutha Muthukumar

Quad Style: Amutha Muthukumar

Amutha Muthukumar // first year // outdoor adventurer, obviously “Hmmm… minimalistic, but never boring.” As temperatures rise, layers of clothing are shed. It may be premature to say this, but let’s enjoy it while we can: Gone are the days of the Michelin-man-reminiscent puffer jackets, and cue in the perhaps less utilitarian but more aesthetically...