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Anyone up for a little visual enlightenment this afternoon need only click through the spring '12 lookbook that awaits you. Agga B, a local womenswear designer whose work appears in boutiques like Michelle Tan and The Tailor shop, shares with us her visions for the upcoming season, and all the feminine, sensual designs that come with it. An added bonus? Look closely at the gorgeously styled model shown here. She's none other than local fashion force April Francis, a wardrobe stylist and all-around sartorial advisor for Chicagoans in-the-know. Take a peek at Agga B's latest, and shop all you want—each piece is available right now at her online shop!
Photo: Courtesy of Agga B
To see and recognize that bold, golden arrow on the side of a sunglasses means you’re part of the Karen Walker club. Her bold specs have long ago become cult products, and the only thing that might inspire a bigger wave of fanaticism than the sunglasses themselves are the clever lookbooks she puts forth each season. read
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