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You won't make it through a Chicago winter without a good hat, but not everyone wants to wear knitted pom poms and traffic-stopping stripes 'til Cubs season. For those who are seriously looking to take the dork-factor out of cold-weather dressing, we've got some goods to show you. Read on for nine seasonal hats you can wear with stylish confidence without sacrificing protection from these arctic temps (and wind, and snow). And for that friend of yours who insists on donning a wool beanie in her college colors…be a pal and gently forward her this link. There's no reason why Chicago noggins can't stay warm while playing it cool.
No doubt you've had this momentous day circled in red on your calendar for some time now: It's International Hammocks Day. Okay, we didn't, either. Made-up holidays are a joke. "Talk in an Elevator Day" (July 25, by the way) and "Wiggle Your Toes Day" (August 6) are not worthy of themed cocktails or even so much as an iCal read
When Kenzo, Watanabe, and Kawakubo are your Kors, Jacobs, and Furstenberg, you're in a sartorial league of your own. And, the queen of you next-levelers is probably fashion journalist and Japanophile Lynn Yaeger. Want a peek at her wardrobe? You can't exactly ring the buzzer of her NYC apartment, but you can get a glimpse read