We’re kicking off Giving Tuesday early this year! Your donation today will be matched up to $10K, doubling your impact! If you donate $50 today, the Reader will receive $100.

The Reader is now a community-funded nonprofit newsroom. Can we count on your support to help keep us publishing?

Street View is a fashion series in which Isa Giallorenzo spotlights some of the coolest styles seen in Chicago.

Alyssa models how smart girls show skin: sheer! And it works for all sizes—this type of fabric is incredibly forgiving. It’s also how you can winterize more summery items, or add interest to a look. Did you guys see Angela Jolie’s wedding gown with her kids’ art embroidered in her veil? I rest my case . . .

  • Isa Giallorenzo

See more Chicago street style in the Chicago Looks blog.