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inspires and motivates. Her delicate, ethereal designs show off elegance in locally produced fashion. We caught up with Elise this spring to take a peek at her new collection, a.k.a. our dream wardrobe. Click through for her spring collection, inspired by '70s fabrics and nautical themes. We're also spotting a touch of old Americana in there, too, and we asked Elise about it. "All the red, white, and blue might be a result of all the folk music I've been playing and listening to." We love seeing how Chicago designers move through the creative process. We were even lucky enough to snag a photo of Elise's inspiration board for spring. Scope out your favorite styles, then head straight to Roslyn in Bucktown to grab them before anyone else.
All photos by Caleb Condit.
Photos by Caleb Condit
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