Author Archives: Alex

About Alex

Founder, editor and content creator of DuffyDossier.com, launched June 2013.

Lauren Lein — Chicago Fashion Designer

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Meet Lauren Lein, the first feature in this year’s Duffy Dossier Design Series. She’s witty, she’s whimsical and she’s all herself! Continue reading

Chicago Fashion Incubator

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It’s a funny thing — inspiration. It comes out of nowhere. Creativity is something that comes in a form only recognizable to you and the creative soul you posses. Continue reading

She Has This Thing for Bows

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Taneasha Prunty — a gal no short of personality, class and clean taste in fashion met with me last Saturday. We discussed her career in fashion and why it’s about time we talk more about Chicago Womenswear Designers … Continue reading

Wanda Cobar — Chicago Costume Designer

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With Wanda’s excellent experience working with spandex and stretchy materials — she thought to herself, “I could make that. I can make Katy’s beach ball costume.” Continue reading

It’s The Purse

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It’s the purse. It’s the purse. Does anyone else feel like this year is going to be drastically different than 2016? I genuinely feel the earth’s shift of consciousness. I’m not entirely sure what that means — but I’m positively … Continue reading

Sheer Blouses = Not Good in the Winter

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Haha – you’re like, “Um, YA, duh, Duffy – of course anything sheer living open and free in the arctic tundra that is Chicago – isn’t good during the winter.” Continue reading