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Three’s the Charm

Studio Three in Lincoln Park is reinventing boutique fitness with a three-prong approach: interval training, cycling and yoga all under one roof.


Denim Redux

Fresh, fierce and deconstructed denim from Gucci, Unravel Project, Isabel Marant and more take centerstage this spring.


When One Door Opens

Fledgling Chicago organization Doors Open Dishes fills hearts and bellies by connecting local chefs and adults with disabilities to support the group homes and programming they need to thrive.


You, Optimized

In-the-know Chicagoans are turning to The Pazio Institute for the fountain of youth. Here’s the lowdown on how it works—and why transformative wellness is the next big thing.

Beauty & Wellness

Year Of the Snake

This spring, serpents make a chic statement across luxury fashion, home decor and more.


Art and Soul

With a popular brick-and-mortar store and a growing list of interior design projects, Norcross and Scott is garnering buzz for its uniquely modern aesthetic


La Meccanica Delle Emozioni

A look back at Alfa Romeo, the Italian auto manufacturer that’s been packaging pulchritude and performance for more than 100 years.


Passion Play

Beloved Gold Coast restaurant Le Colonial changes its address—but not its passion for authentic French-Vietnamese cuisine.


All Access

Thanks to By:Fashionaholic’s couture-for-rent business model, Chicago women can have their Cinderella moment without breaking the bank.


Good Vibes Only

SL mag's intrepid traveler, Bridget Williams, feels the love at L’Auberge de Sedona, a four-season playground for art and adventure.


Work It

Christian Siriano continues his fashion-forward trajectory right into our hearts with his all-inclusive collections and a return to Project Runway.


The 36th Black Creativity Gala

The Museum of Science and Industry hosts its 36th annual Black Creativity black-tie gala with a night at the museum.


Rock On

Kelly Rizzo, lifestyle expert and creator of award-winning entertainment series Eat Travel Rock TV, gets us amped over summer’s hottest concert tickets.

Around Town

Artist In Residence

From multimedia art and furniture design to launching an in-demand events venue, Bridgeport artist Lonney White is one to watch.


Refined Intervention

At Brasserie Margeaux, Executive Chef Greg Biggers takes French brasserie fare from traditional to truly sensorial—without sacrificing an ounce of comfort.


Bold “Beginnings”

Virgil Abloh’s premiere men’s collection for Louis Vuitton teases what’s to come for the 165-year-old fashion house.


High Gloss

Chanel’s new Oak Street boutique plays to Chicago’s rich history of design and the heritage of the beloved brand.