Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area. ...

Growing up, these twin sisters dreamed of starting their own business. Today, with the help of a friend, they've fulfilled that dream, creating a unique combination of clothing boutique, hair salon and spa. ...

NWQ travels to ROOF on theWit, a bar with an eagle's eye view of downtown Chicago, for this summer's fashion shoot. See inside for photos and exclusive video. ...

Step inside the beautiful Garfield Park Conservatory, in Chicago's West Side, for Northwest Quarterly's spring fashion photo shoot. Includes photos and exclusive video. ...

Whether warm summer nights linger or cool breezes make an early entrance, it's always possible to dress for style and comfort. Explore the Arboretum of South Barrington and our wardrobes found in its upscale shops. ...

Think bright colors, figure-flattering jackets and a cute printed dress in this season of transitions. Look inside to see some of this spring's hot touches. ...

This winter's fashions look classy and warm against the cool Chicago skyline, captured from the John Hancock Observatory. ...

Northwest Quarterly's fashion expert has the rundown on how to achieve that perfect look this season. ...