What We’re Reading
CHM's Oscar-worthy dress, Untitled's VIP access, the transformation of a storied spot, more.
January 25, 2013
Members of Untitled's VIP program, Entitled, will enter through this corridor.
Oscar-nominated costume designer Joanna Johnston created a dress for Sally Field’s portrayal of Mary Todd Lincoln in Lincoln, based on one of the former First Lady’s actual frocks housed in the Chicago History Museum. [Vanity Fair]
Another event that’s proving to be historical is this cold and flu season. We love Refinery29’s list of luxe items to make us look and feel less sick. [Refinery29]
Speaking of cold, after nearly a century as an icy storage facility, the Fulton Market Cold Storage Company is being converted into a modern office building. The defrost process made for some striking photography. [This is Colossal]
Meanwhile, Beyoncé may have stirred up a star-spangled scandal, but we think she knocked it out of the Mall at Obama’s second swearing-in. In case you missed the inauguration, see it all in Gawker’s comprehensive gallery. [Gawker]
Back in Chicago, River North nightspot Untitled debuts its new VIP program, Entitled. [Grubstreet]
Michigan Avenue celebrates with cover star Harrison Ford at Chicago Cut Steakhouse.