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Live Like A Fashion Designer With These Home Trend Tips

Fashion designers aren’t only creative when it comes to designing clothes. They are amazing when it comes to their home, too!

Huffington Post came up with 5 great ideas that you can steal to live like a fashion designer! Check them out below:

Idea #1: Mismatch Seating

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Think beyond the style of a seating arrangement, as Mizrahi did in his living room, shown above. Even the fabric choices run the gamut. But complimentary colors, on the more neutral end of the spectrum, keep the room cohesive and practically timeless.
Idea #2: Think Beyond Paint
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Paint is one of the easiest ways to change up the look of a room, but fabric-covered panels, as used by designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard to cover the walls in Hilfiger’s office, lend a far more dramatic effect.
Idea #3: Art Doesn’t Always Have To Be Hung
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For starters, it’s less work for you; second, a row of framed prints sitting along a picture rail (or, better yet, the floor) give you the feeling that they were just acquired on a fabulous trip abroad (and will be hung once the jet lag subsides).
Idea #4: Don’t Be Afraid Of Oversized Pieces
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…Especially if they’re as colorful and fabulous as this.
Idea #5: Utilize The Fifth Wall
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The bold colors and pattern in Hilfiger’s living room feel like ample decoration, but the reflective ceiling tie the furniture’s chrome accents together in perfect harmony.

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Looking For The Best Burgers In Chicago?

There is nothing more American than a burger. There is also nothing more delicious than a juicy burger done right!

Have you always wondered where the best burgers live in Chicago? We’ve got a list for you below all thanks to the Chicago Tribune!

  • Rogers Park’s BopNGrill: Try the Umami burger: This one-pounder, priced under $8, is simply one of the finest burger deals in town. You even get strips of bacon on your burger. Yum!
  • Au Cheval: Get the Cheeseburger! It may sound basic but everyone always raves about the cheeseburger there. Plus, who could complain about cheese? Au Cheval eschews frills and gives us just meat, cheese, dijon mayonnaise, pickles on a toasted bun. The juiciness from the prime-grade beef all you need for your taste buds to go wild.
  • Redhot Ranch and their Double cheeseburger is what’s for dinner! In the $5-and-less category, you won’t sample a finer cheeseburger in Chicago. It combines the best traits of In-N-Out (toasted pillow buns, crunchy lettuce, Thousand Island) plus Steak ‘N Shake (so caramelized are the griddle-smashed beef edges, it’s halfway to crunchy).
  • Joe’s Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab: Try the Classic cheeseburger. You get bun, cheese, meat and no more. The loose grain burger is a half-pound patty of prime sirloin and chuck, an 80/20 lean-fat blend. Perfect for those looking for a lighter meal.
  • Schoop’s Double bacon cheeseburger – It’s a Hungry Man version of Steak ‘n Shake, and as such they’ve taken one of my favorite chain burgers and made it even better. And once again, did someone say bacon? Count us in!

What isn’t there to love about a burger? If you’re not in to meat burgers, you can try vegan burgers, too!

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Which Chicago Food Are You?

Chicago is known for it’s awesome people, fun summer and most importantly, the amazing food! If you’ve ever visited Chicago, you know people from here always brag about the food. Take our exclusive quiz on which Chicago-style food you are.

 

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