CHIC MAN

Chicago’s Mens Street Style & Fashion Inspiration

DISTINCTLY

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We’re very excited at TCC to partner with Perry  Ellis to showcase a few pieces from their Spring/Summer ’15 runway collection. After a three-year hiatus at NYFW, Perry  Ellis has finally risen again, this time under the creative direction of …

HOW TO WEAR ONE COLOR HEAD-TO-TOE

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Although Spring has technically arrived, Chicago didn’t quite get the memo, so I’m going to take this opportunity to style a trend I’ve been eyeing for a while. We’re going for head-to-toe monochromatic or in other words, colors derived from …

A NEW PERSPECTIVE + FLORAL

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Three months ago, I was embarking on one of the most exciting moves of my life.  For those of you who don’t know, besides being a menswear blogger, I work in the completely unrelated world of healthcare as an occupational …

EXPLORING NEW HEIGHTS

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We’re exploring new heights today on The Chicago Chic with our friends at BOGA. As an emerging Chicago-based menswear brand located on the Near West Side, they seek to change the way guys shop for luxury ‘dress casual’. Everything is

BOOTED FOR FALL

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Fall is in full swing and we’re embracing every minute of it here at The Chicago Chic. From a style perspective, it’s a great opportunity to start bringing out pieces that have been stowed away in your closet for months.

MOTO INSPIRED

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We took it to the West Loop to capture the rugged and rebellious essence of this Timberland moto jacket. Made of super soft  lambskin leather and warmed with PrimaLoft insulation, it’s as comfortable as it is stylish. Although I’m not

TOP 10 CANDLES FOR MEN

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Think candles are still a ‘girl thing’ ? Think again. Gone are the days you have to grimace at the scent of your girlfriend’s Japanese Cherry Blossom candle filling up your airspace. Here, are the days of being all man

GOING EXTREME WITH MONTBLANC

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This month we’re very excited to have teamed up with GQ to test drive a few pieces from the newly acclaimed Montblanc Extreme Collection. With a rich heritage for crafting some of the most meticulously designed luxury goods, Montblanc introduced …

THE CHICAGO CHIC X BOGA

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October is a really exciting time in menswear as we tackle Fall head on with heavier fabrics, layers, and muted colors. It’s also a great time to partner up with some of our favorite brands and provide exclusive product giveaways …

That all denim look

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Lindzey Snyder works in fashion and has nailed the all denim look. Still very much in trend and trending, the all denim look is easy to pull, if you know how to accessorise it and style it well. A complementing …

REDISCOVERING PAST INTERESTS

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Believe it or not, there once was a time when I really enjoyed playing a competitive sport…that sport being tennis. It was one of three extracurricular activities (+guitar +karate) my parents really “encouraged” to take up as a child, and …

25 FESTIVAL CHIC LOOKS FROM PITCHFORK

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I’ve been told many times that for music-goers, nothing beats festival season in Chicago. This was my first time attending Pitchfork and I have to say it was definitely one of the best musical experiences I have ever experienced. With …

CHIC MAN X TOPMAN FESTIVAL STYLES

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Summer festival season is upon us, so we’ve teamed up with TOPMAN for Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Festival! If music festivals are as important a part of your summer as iced coffees and late night bonfires, you’ll know that each one …