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Chicago has no shortage of foodies, but we met one who seriously stands out. Enter Heather Sperling, of Tasting Table, a spot-on source for all things yummy in Chi. As if that wasn't enough cool calories for one gal, you might also recognize Heather running the show at Dose, the monthly food and fashion market we can't get enough of. Recently, we shared a charmed moment with Heather in her Bucktown home and chatted her up on why she loves her wardrobe and how she finds sartorial inspiration in our frosty city (of course, we snuck some grub-related gossip in there, too). Check out four looks that prove freezing and chic aren't mutually exclusive. And then take a gander at your own closet with fresh eyes. Heather's feminine (but not too girly) ensembles are easier to copy than you think!
Photographed by Heather Talbert
Embodying the expression "head over heels" in a most literal sense, Minna Parikka's fall lookbook really is something else. The collection of images features a tousle-haired model in a perpetual free fall — one of the most graceful, mesmerizing acts of gravity defiance we've yet seen. But, what's being sold here? Ah, read
Nothing beats curling up with a good book. And, whether you're on the beach, on a plane, or on your own porch at home, summer is the perfect time to experience your next literary adventure. So, add these 15 novels — by some of the U.K.'s best writers — to your required summer-reading list. Get ready to have your mind read