DOGS!

May 29, 2016: MMcK

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Who Was the Golden Lady? Pt. III: The Golden Couple Pose for Sargent (But First, They Wed)

May 29, 2016:   May 29, 2016 BY JUDY CARMACK BROSS Edith Minturn, Chicago’s Golden Lady, and her husband Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes, who served as Bertha Palmer’s foreign emissary for the World’s Fair of 1893, were wed in 1895, far from the Gilded Age ballrooms of New York, where the couple inhabited […]

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Dottie Pattishall

May 29, 2016: May 29, 2016 BY JUDY CARMACK BROSS The Chicago Branch of the English-Speaking Union and Dottie Pattishall, Honorary Chair of its Ascot Ball (taking place June 11), have a few delightful things in common: both turn 95 this year and both are legendary for celebrating significant accomplishments in the most […]

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House of Armour: Aleka

May 29, 2016: By Megan McKinney

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About the Town in June

May 29, 2016: By Philip Vidal

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What Design Defines You?

May 22, 2016:   May 22, 2016 BY JUDY CARMACK BROSS   “One Singular Sensation” – that famous refrain from A Chorus Line says it all. With that ditty in mind, we asked some of our most stylish friends the following question about what item their wardrobes really makes them want to break […]

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A Spring Luncheon for the Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation

May 22, 2016: May 22, 2016 BY JUDY CARMACK BROSS Oscar nominee Mariel Hemingway riveted the 200 guests at the May 11 Ryan Lycht Sang Bipolar Foundation Medical Briefing Luncheon describing her grandfather Ernest Hemingway and her sister Margeaux, and their lifelong battles with depression. Speaking in the Drake Hotel ballroom along with researchers on […]

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Back to Les Années Folles with the Alliance Française

May 22, 2016: May 22, 2016 BY JUDY CARMACK BROSS The award for the year’s most elegant instance of time travel goes to the Woman’s Board of the Alliance Française, dazzling guests on May 14 with Les Années Folles, a soigné recreation of Paris in the 1920s. Plumes of white feathers filled the ballroom […]

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Who Was the Golden Lady? Pt. II: The Golden Lady and the Indiana Jones of 1893

May 22, 2016:     May 22, 2016 BY JUDY CARMACK BROSS Edith Minturn and her husband Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes were the power couple of the Gilded Age. When John Singer Sargent completed the above portrait of the pair in 1896, it toured the US. They were proclaimed the first modern couple […]

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Lyric’s Celebration

May 22, 2016: MMcK

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