Special sections like Fall Fashion can't happen without a fair amount of help: community support, volunteer models, willing retailers and most importantly, advertising dollars. Since joining the team at Wednesday Journal publications I have been amazed at the community partnerships that develop and thrive because of local journalism.
The quaint brick exterior & lush floral gardens of the Maze Library in Oak Park provide a perfect back drop for our "Weekend Getaway." Whether a day trip antiquing to nearby Michigan City, or hopping on a plane for a two night excursion, check out our list of packable must-haves.
Dressing for success starts early. We asked area students to model these motivating back-to-school looks. All children were outfitted with clothes from Gap, Sugarcup Trading Company, Geppetto's Toy Box and Diana Shoes of Oak Park.
Eco-bag, hat and scarf from Team Blonde in Forest Park; sparkle head band from Filoni in Oak Park; amber & stone rings, bangle bracelet from Fashions Anew in Oak Park; whimsical pendants from Bramble of Oak Park; earrings from GEM in Oak Park.
Going to Oaktober Fest this year? Maybe packing a fall picnic for a concert at Millenium Park? Either way, plan to look chic doing it. Vintage inspired or actual vintage, the look of the '60s never seems to go out of style.