Street Style at MCA Chicago
Now that David Bowie has moved out, the most fashionable people at the MCA are once again its patrons (and sometimes, staffers in very Bowie-esque platform boots). We stopped by recently to chat with some well-dressed folks who took cover from January’s cold during one of the museum’s free community Tuesdays.
On Nick: Topman pants, Zenni Optical glasses, gifted sweatshirt and bracelet
Nick, MCA group tours
What his outfit taught us: Sweatshirts aren't just for lounging. Dress them up by pairing them with tailored pieces.
On Hollie: Windsor jacket, A’GACI top, Target leggings, thrift-store scarf, Cliffs shoes, Michael Antonio glasses
Hollie, student and community activist
What her outfit taught us: Mixing prints is still on trend. Learn three ways to do it.
On Katherine: Vintage Dior blazer, Topshop shoes, Caroline Abram glasses
Katherine, MCA guest services
What her outfit taught us: Platform boots are surprisingly versatile.
On Hana: Gifted coat, thrift-store hat and skirt
What her outfit taught us: To think outside the beanie. Read more about stylish winter hats.
On Courtney: Vintage Calvin Klein jacket, Zara zebra-print jeans, Lori’s Shoes boots, J. Crew bag, scarf from the Bahamas
Courtney, film producer
What her outfit taught us: Denim on denim is cool. Here's three other ways to go all-denim.
On Jessica: Grandmother’s vintage coat, Urban Outfitters sweater, H&M leggings, Salvation Army bag
What her outfit taught us: Shopping sprees should start in Bubby's closet.
On James: I Love Ugly shirt and pants, Happy Socks, Doc Martens
What his outfit taught us: Statement socks shouldn't be kept secret. Learn how to show 'em off.
On Libby: Forever 21 sweater, Mom’s shirt, Goodwill belt, PacSun jeans, Doc Martens
What her outfit taught us: Stonewashed ombre is a thing. And we like it.
Photos: Andrew Nawrocki, Groupon
Choosing them was no easy feat considering there were nearly 60 to choose from.
From disco queens in white satin to drag queens with purple beards.
Kelly's first concert was Fleetwood Mac and her first career was in the beauty industry. Now a style and music writer, she loves Project Runway and her dog, Watson.