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Style & Design in Chicago

Beauty and style are all around us. The way we live and dress enhances our pleasure and that which we give to others.

Customize your day to fit your group. Choose from the following:

ELEGANT GRAND HOTEL
Tour a world renowned hotel that has been welcoming dignitaries from abroad, presidents, celebrities and society’s beautiful people for over 80 years. A multi-million dollar restoration got it right-burnishing and/or replacing architectural elements, gold leaf trim and crystal chandeliers.

FASHION EXHIBIT
One of the most extensive couture collections is at the Chicago History Museum. These treasures are by world renowned designers. The exhibits not only shows the beauty and originality in the history of fashion, but also documents the history of the city.

CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER
The city’s original library was built as a palace for the people. The marble walls and coffered ceilings become a lovely setting for the arts of today. It is aglow with mosaics and glass domes by the master, Louis Comfort Tiffany.

FABRIC EMPORIUM
Immerse yourself in the splendor within this premier warehouse of fabrics from around the world. The floor to ceiling stacks surround you in amazing color, limitless varieties of materials, unique designs and many novelties.

MANSION OF THE GILDED AGE
America’s new aristocracy heralded their success through their private residences. This remarkable home is one of the finest. Skilled artisans used both domestic and imported materials to create and furnish this amazing building , known today as “the Marble Palace”.

MACY’S
Browse the floor that features specialty designers and fashion houses in small boutique spaces. Also on this level is the world famous “28 SHOP”. See a representative collection of the latest creations from the outstanding couturiers of today.

LUNCH
Select a lunch stop to complement the day.