Happy Friday. First thing's first: Dose Market is coming. Again. Sunday. July 10.
We've been hearing some remarkable buzzing about this startup market. European. Food. Furniture. Fashion. Festivities. All of those sound like good things to us. Did we mention complimentary cocktails by Grant Achatz? You might know him from The Aviary.
They're working on beefing up the menswear offerings, but there are quite a few things to be excited about. We caught up with Jessica Herman, the associate shopping and style editor at Time Out Chicago and also one of the four "Dosettes," and she was full of intrigue about what'll be there:
Dose is a monthly deal that began in June; unfortunately weren't able to attend that first one, but you can bet your bottom dollar we'll be there Sunday. And of course, we'll be reporting back with photos and interviews. If you're in Chicago, we hope you'll join us. And if you can't, well, you'll just have to see what you missed the morning after.
at the River East Arts Center
435 East Illinois Street
Chicago, IL 60611
|photography by Nick Welch of Scout Photography|
We'll leave you with this tip from Gerard, the photographer-husband of Concrete Catwalk, the stylist at Style & Pepper and a hip-hop enthusiast-at-large. He says:
"Sensitive thugs, y'all need hugs."
Wait, that was Jay-Z.
Gerard lends a few words on taking some sartorial jumps into mixing patterns and prints:
"When styling someone, the first thing I ask is 'Do you like it?' It's the most important thing. If you don't like what you are wearing, then people feel that and respond accordingly. You won't have the necessary confidence to pull it off. But if you like it, wear it. Just make sure it fits right."