If clothes make the man, then it follows that dress makes the woman. Or woman makes the dress. After all, garments aren't merely swatches of cloth sewn together.
The Chicago History Museum's exhibit "Chic Chicago: Couture Treasures from the Chicago History Museum" features some 80 garments showing what Chicagoans were wearing, why they wore them and what they say about who we are.
Take a sneak peak at www.chicagohistory.org
Click here to read the full article in the Chicago Sun-Times.