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Windy City Style Spotlight: Spring Awakening Music Festival (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 08.21.2013 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

Neon, candy bracelets, and furry accessories dominated the fashion scene at last weekend's Spring Awakening Music Festival (SAMF), and I was there with my camera to capture all of the wild and beautiful fashion choices all weekend long.

Windy City Street Style: Winter Neutrals (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 04.15.2013 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

From Uptown to Lakeview and Wicker Park to the Loop, check out some looks across Chicago's neighborhoods that take neutral colors to bold new levels.

New Year's Eve in the Windy City (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 03.09.2013 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

2013 has defied the ancient Mayan calendar... the world is still here! To celebrate the end of the mighty year of 2012, I hit the Chicago streets for a few choice hot spots.

Shopping for the Holidays With Corri McFadden (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 02.18.2013 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

I had the pleasure of spending an afternoon with Cori McFadden, star of VH1's House of Consignment, to talk about shopping for the holidays and getting through another Chicago winter staying as stylish as possible.

Windy City Street Style: Renegade Holiday Craft Fair (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 02.13.2013 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

The historic Pulaski Park Field House played host to hundreds of DIY and indie-craft vendors for this year's holiday fair that attracted creative and fashionable crowds. Stylish craft-seekers strayed from the norm and displayed their personal style with bravado.

The Sartorialist in Chicago (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 01.29.2013 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

It was an honor to sit at the same table as this world-famous photographer who has pioneered street style photography. As self-taught photographer and businessman, Scott Schuman has helped bring down the level of elitism found in the fashion world.

Windy City Street Style: Halloween Edition (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 01.02.2013 | Chicago
Justin Barbin


Windy City Street Style: Chicago Streets (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 12.24.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

These weather curve balls autumn is bringing keep us on our toes, but let's imagine a sunny and warmer day shall we? See what great fashion good weather brings out in Chicagoans!

Style From The Streets Of Chicago

Justin Barbin | Posted 11.28.2012 | Style
Justin Barbin

It's time to layer and bundle up. Before we go off and enjoy pumpkin-everything at our favorite bakeries or stomp through the piles of leaves, let's take a look back at a few fashionable festival goers from the end of summer!

Windy City Street Style: Summer Festival Wrap Up (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 11.26.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

It's time to layer and bundle up. Before we go off and enjoy pumpkin-everything at our favorite bakeries or stomp through the piles of leaves, let's take a look back at a few fashionable festival goers from the end of summer!

OfficeMax's Green Tie Ball XXI (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 11.20.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

The annual Green Tie Ball was held this past weekend at A. Finkl & Sons featuring an extravagant "Alice in Wonderland" theme. Chicago Gateway Green played host to this fantastic charity event.

Windy City Happenings: LUV Movie Screening, AZZA Fashion Line Celebration (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 11.14.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

Common received a warm welcome home this week for a special screening of his new movie, LUV, which also stars Michael Rainey Jr., Meagan Good, Charles S. Dutton, and Danny Glover.

Windy City Street Style: Renegade Craft Fair (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 11.12.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

Boasting over 300 craft artists from across the country, the Renegade Craft Fair left many a wallet a bit lighter thanks to booths that ranged from recycled time piece jewelry to food-shaped plushies to knick knacks from the past and present.

Fashion's Night Out Chicago (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 11.07.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

Stylish Chicagoans took hold of Michigan Ave. Thursday evening for Fashion's Night Out, the grand finale of the Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival.

Windy City Street Style: North Coast Music Festival (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 11.06.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

When electronic dance music takes focus at a summer festival, prepare yourself for the onslaught of neon bracelets, baby pacifiers and chiseled abs. North Coast had its fair share of kooky costumes, but I also saw quite a few stylish looks.

Windy City Street Style: Mad Decent Block Party (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 10.28.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

Even though the Mad Decent Block Party was less than decent due to its abrupt end, I had the chance to hang out with the lucky few who actually got to enjoy the music and snap some photos of the best dressed at the block party.

Windy City Street Style: Wicker Park Fest (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 10.15.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

Wicker Park Fest is Wicker Park and Bucktown district's biggest annual event featuring local and national musical acts. This all takes place in the heart of Chicago's trendiest neighborhood, so my street style radar was on high alert.

Windy City Street Style: Lollapalooza 2012 (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 10.09.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

This year's Lolla-goers had a lot to deal with -- braving the heat, thunderstorms, and mud pits. Lucky for me, many a concertgoer still knew how to bring their style to the tumultuous Chicago weekend weather.

Windy City Street Style: Roscoe Village Burger Fest

Justin Barbin | Posted 09.26.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

The 6th annual Roscoe Village Burger Fest brought patty-loving Chicagoans together amid a few city blocks around Belmont and Damen this past weekend.

Windy City Street Style: Taste of Chicago

Justin Barbin | Posted 09.22.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

I only had one free day to visit The Taste of Chicago. Instead of spending time tasting the diverse food Chicago has to offer, I went around and around Grant Park looking for people who had good taste in their fashion choices.

Windy City Street Style

Justin Barbin | Posted 09.10.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

The Vintage Bazaar, a monthly showcase of timeless fashion and ­­­­quirky trinkets, is perfect for catching up on the latest street style fashion in Chicago.