R29 Chicago Turns 1! Party On With Our Top 10 Stories!

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    Today marks one year since we launched Refinery29 Chicago, and I have loved every minute of the last 365 days. As your Chicago editor, I am constantly inspired by this stylish city that never tires of challenging itself and developing its sartorial savvy.

    Celebrating Chicago style, sharing fashion advice, and featuring truly inspiring Chicagoans is, for me, pure joy. The entire R29 team looks forward to many, many more anniversaries like this one, and we're counting on you and your feedback to help us bring you the stories and features you want to see most. Click through for 10 of my favorite stories from Refinery29 Chicago's first year, see if your fave made the cut, then take to the comments to tell us what you can't wait to see in year two.
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