Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Chicago's Hottest 30 Under 30

  1. Begin Slideshow
    opener3

    1.9K

    SHARES

    13 comments
    See All Slides

    UPDATE: It's Summer Friday, and, you know what, our hottest 30 are still bringing it, so we're refreshing your memory on why they made the list. This story originally ran on March 29, 2012.

    We love to show off Chicago, and why wouldn't we? Dishing the inside info on best-kept secrets and must-try activities is pure joy. What really revs us up though, is sharing info about successful Chicagoans making big impressions in our city's professional and social scenes. You might remember last year, when we introduced you to 30 bright young things making Chicago rad, but now we're back with 2012's list, and it's a total #win. Click through to meet the young, driven crew who made the cut this year. From athletes and artists to entrepreneurs and designers, we've got Chicago's coolest, cutest, and savviest totally covered. What do you think of this talented team?

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Shopping

Emma Stone Shows Us How To Do Sporty For Work

In a perfect world, we’d be able to wear sweats to the office whenever we want — not just that occasional pullover on casual Friday. But, unless your cube is at the gym, that’s not going to fly in a conventional 9-to-5 setting. There is a way to get that athleisurely vibe and look professional, though: Just follow read