The Windy City is an exciting place to visit, whether a celebrity sighting is scheduled or not. What is it about Chicago attractions that draw in the rich and famous? Let’s find out.
With more than a dozen locations around Chicago, and even more in the city’s surrounding suburbs, Giordano’s is the No. 1 place to find Chicago style deep-dish pizza. It’s one of the few companies recognized as a pioneer of Chicago’s international influence in the world of pizza.
Modern fashions are often inspired by the people we spend the most time looking at – celebrities. There's a reason that stars are often called "trend setters." Several of today's fashion trends got their start in Hollywood among the rich and famous. Here are four popular fashion trends from today and the stars that gave them to the world.
Diane Keaton and Menswear
What movie comes to mind when you see a woman in a loose button-up, bowler hat and slouchy slacks? If you're a fan of classic movies, Annie Hall could be what jumps into your mind. The character of this movie had the typical masculine style, what many fans of this trend don't know is that the clothing worn by Diane Keaton when she played Annie was actually her own clothing. Thanks to Keaton, today's women are enjoying the collared shirts, low-slung belts and lapels that characterized one of her most famous characters.
Nicole Richie and the McQueen Scarf
Nicole Richie has quickly (Read More.....)
Spring is officially here, and trendy spring shoe styles are popping up like tulips. The unpredictable weather of spring is actually a fashion opportunity for those who love shoes; each fluctuation in the thermometer is a chance to show off something new from your footwear wardrobe. Rain or shine, this year’s shoe trends are sure to complement your legs and the feminine fashions of spring. 7 Must-Have Spring Shoes
- Rain Boots
April showers bring the best excuse to break out those cute rain boots. This spring, look for water-resistant womens boots
in floral designs, bright colors, polka dots and animal prints. If flats aren’t your thing, you can even find rain boots with a platform heel. To make these rubberized boots a little more cozy to wear, slip on a pair of super feminine lace-cuffed knee socks. Ankle Strap Sandals An ankle strap can elevate a simple sandal into something more elegant and feminine. Whether flat or with a high heel, look for ankle straps in pastel colors to go (Read More.....)
From the Rachel layered cut, the Victoria Beckham bob and even the current First Lady's bangs, celebrity hairstyles have always been a fascination in pop culture. As the seasons pass, style gurus everywhere are watching and waiting to see what the next best thing in hair is going to be.
The Pixie Cut
For the spring season, one of the hottest hairstyles celebrities are wearing is the short pixie cut. We've seen ladies like Anne Hathaway and Charlize Theron rocking out this free, low maintenance cut with confidence and style. Although this style seems to be simplistic, it can be manipulated in multiple ways. For spring, this cut is cool, fresh and guaranteed to turn heads.
If the pixie isn't something that intrigues you, keep an eye out for hairstyles containing long layers. Nicole Ritchie has mastered this look for quite some time and it still looks fresh and up to (Read More.....)
Urban Native American Fashion - Vogue Spain April 2011 Editorial Features Toni Garr
There’s a natural inclination for fashion savvy individuals with an eye for splendor to adore the appealing and intriguing colors, patterns and styles of traditional Native American culture. The beauty of the handcrafted goods touches upon the richness of the culture, both past and present, and becomes nearly impossible to resist when incorporated into accessories, clothing and jewelry.
There’s nothing at all wrong about respecting and promoting such a fascinating people through sartorial exposure, but there is a great failure in the fashion community to recognize the difference between (Read More.....)
In the movies, there are stunts, and then there are STUNTS! In reviewing the credits for the movie “You’ve Got Mail”, you’ll discover that the film had 2 stunt coordinators and four stunt men. What were the stunts in that film? Did Mr. Hanks walking down a particularly precipitous flight of stairs require a stunt double? Go figure!
Jackie Chan, the superb comedian and martial artist, probably has spent more on buying quality athletic tape to bind his injuries, than most people spend on dining out for a year. His most serious injury resulted when he missed his grip during a leap, and fell 40 feet to the ground. He suffered a fractured skull in which a portion of bone was protruding into his brain. After 8 hours of surgery he was put back together, but still has a plastic plug in his head and now has a slight hearing loss. With a long list of injuries including a broken (Read More.....)
As anyone who has been on a road trip knows, strange, funny and eye-opening events are common. For this reason, it is little surprise that the road trip genre of cinema is so large. Here are a few road trip movies that every fan of cinema needs to see.
While Ryan O'Neal and Tatum O'Neal ended up at odds with each other in real life, their chemistry in Paper Moon is unforgettable. The black-and-white film used helps viewers feel as if they are watching film of the 1930s Midwest, and the adventures of a con man and his alleged daughter will stick with viewers. The story also demonstrates how much driving has changed through the years; Texas online defensive driving courses were not available at the time, and the state of driving shown in the movie demonstrates this fact well.
Chris Farley, a Saturday Night Live favorite to many in the early 1990s, is also known for his cinema work alongside friend and comedy partner David Spade. Tommy Boy, their most treasured collaboration, combines Farley's slapstick with a real sense of adventure. Those who enjoy redemption, overcoming adversity and 1990s comedy will enjoy Tommy Boy.
Little Miss Sunshine
Released in 2006, Little Miss Sunshine quickly became an underground hit. As the youngest of the family decides to enter a beauty pageant, the rest of (Read More.....)
From the moment ‘Casino Royale’ broke box office records with its 2006 release, it became clear that a new Bond era was evolving. The initially critical response to casting Daniel Craig as James Bond swiftly changed to praise with the actor’s amazing portrayal of agent 007. Charismatic similarities were quickly made between Craig and Sean Connery. Part of the attraction of Bond has always been his iconic fashion style. Impeccably dressed at all times, even under the most extreme conditions. No one wears a tuxedo better than Bond but Craig has actually elevated his wardrobe to a whole new level of style. Craig even manages to make the blood spattered lapel pins on his tuxedo look good in a dangerous sort of way.
Craig continued to define and craft his own style in ‘Quantum of Solace’. Casino Royale introduced Craig as Bond, but Quantum of Solace proved that Craig was no fluke. Suddenly the perfectly tailored suits began to fit just a bit tighter which made Craig appear even more rugged, exuding a whole new kind of sexy danger.
While the world eagerly awaited the next Bond adventure, no one could predict (Read More.....)