There was a lot to see at the opening night of “Making Mainbocher: the First American Couturier,” an exhibit celebrating the Chicago-born fashion designer. Among original garments, photographs, interactive displays, illustrations and quite an interesting narrative, these guests managed to stand out: (top to bottom, left to right) Chicago History Museum Costume Curator Petra Slinkard, Gregg Zgonena, Jessi Sheehan, Ashley Galloway, Shirley Muland, Nena Ivon, Conrad Miczko, Nicola Jackson and Marta Collazo.
—Text and photographs by Isa Giallorenzo
Journalist Isa Giallorenzo was born in São Paulo, Brazil and has elected Chicago as her beloved home since 2009. She runs the street-style blog Chicago Looks and wants to see this town become one of the fashion capitals of the world.