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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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The Lazy Girl's Guide To Halloween

We're not exactly sure how October flew by so quickly. But, all of a sudden it's about to be Halloween, and we're left scratching our heads. While some have been planning costumes since last year, others... Well, let's just say some people work best under pressure. Of course, brainstorming and executing a costume at the read

Skin care

Could A Vacation Be The Secret To Perfect Skin?

As we get older, getaways of any kind become more and more sacred. It's a chance to relax, de-stress, and enjoy life without having to worry about responding to that "urgent" email (it will still be there when you're forced to snap back to reality, trust us). And, since the time we spend away from our desks and detached read