Seven Rising Fashion Startups That Will Help You Dress Better (With a Tech Twist)
The fashion industry in Chicago, already smaller than its coastal counterparts, was hobbled further with the budget cuts to the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) last year, which eliminated funding for Chicago Fashion Week and Fashion Focus. And despite having a few high profile names come out of the city, such as Cynthia Rowley, Eileen Fisher and makeup artist Bobbie Brown, many young designers have headed to the coasts for better opportunities. But that doesn’t mean all is lost. Read more.