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A new clothing line in Chicago

About two years ago, Jenna Fowler and Melanie Manego started Fashion Heist, a Chicago-based showroom offering designers and labels representation to retailers throughout the midwest. Now they’ve gotten into the design biz themselves with Jlee Silver, a line of women’s separates that Fowler describes as “fun, functional, and attainable.”

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A blemish on Chicago’s fashion scene

The owners—or, it seems, former owners— of Jake probably aren’t very happy about today’s rather juicy story in the New York Times. First off, it starts with the obligatory Times flyover dis, calling them “beefy Midwesterners.” Second, it’s about how several designers charge that they haven’t been paid for deliveries of merchandise—in some cases for […]