This month’s CCF Loves is making an old school favorite cool and modern AND doing it right here in Chicago (duh). Bridget McDermott of 84Rockwell is the creator of your new favorite handbag (which actually requires no hands at all) and making happen right here in the greatest city on earth!
Many women are very loyal to their shoe brands (Manolo BB pumps on the reg, red soles only, all Choo all the time, etc). I, on the other hand, prefer as many shoes as possible from as many designers as possible. But with so many fashion brands out there who create everything from shoes and bags to clothing and jewelry, as well as more recent footwear phenomenons like Sophia Webster and Charlotte Olympia…how does one keep track of this shoe madness? Well today’s post won’t help, but it will make you extra cool.
When it comes to our fashion scene in Chicago, it’s really been more about the community rather than the city supporting it (at least since I’ve been around, circa 2010). And that was made official when WWD recently reported that Chicago is pulling all fashion funding, including our version of fashion week — Fashion Focus. Surprised? Mad? Sad? DGAF? You let it out honey…put it in the