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On Wednesday, Cynthia Rowley visited Chicago for a fabulous cocktail party at her Bucktown store. In town celebrating her prestigious
SAIC Legend Of Fashion Award
, the designer opened up her boutique to the stylish set, including one guest we just had to chat with. Namely Diane Brown RxArt's founder, who has collaborated with Cynthia Rowley and her husband, Bill Powers on a variety of projects. Indeed, the party was also a benefit for RxArt, an amazing charity that places fine artwork in healthcare facilities. We chatted up both lovely ladies to find out about their trip to Chicago, and what they were most looking forward to about our fair city. Read on to find out what we gabbed about, and check out party pics while you're at it.
Photographed by Emily C. Hard
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Going home means getting an opportunity to appreciate some things you always took for granted. Things like a full fridge, neighbors who know your name, and decent thrift shops with reasonable prices (seriously — if we could count all the moments of rage we've experienced from sticker shock in big-city thrift shops...). read