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Chic Chicago

City's fashion icons pick their favorite frocks through the years



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    Chicago's known for many things...including its fashion history, which is on dispaly at the Historical Museum.

    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

    Click here to read the full article in the Chicago Sun-Times.