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Chicago shoppers are smart. We like to get the maximum amount of style out of every cent, especially when we're shopping for something new to welcome the season. And, if your wardrobe is missing that perfect maxi dress to wear to street fairs, on shopping trips, and at outdoor concerts, we can help. Better still, we've kept your cash flow in mind by picking the cutest, most seasonally versatile frocks around. Spending a little this spring can end up saving you a lot this fall, when it's time to layer up again with chic boots and jackets. For now though, we're all about letting our favorite long dresses be the stars of our outfits, and these amazing temps let them do just that. Click through to find out how you can push your spring style cravings — and your shopping dollars — to the max.
With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read