About Author: Irish Mae Silvestre

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Irish Mae Silvestre is TCW’s Assistant Editor. She earned her master’s degree in journalism at DePaul University and has worked in the magazine industry for over seven years. She grew up in Dubai, wrote for The Dubai Mall magazine and is a self-appointed KitKat connoisseur.

Posts by Irish Mae Silvestre

  • Sarah Burke, board member of Special Children’s Charities, Special Olympics Chicago, continues her mother’s legacy by bringing attention to a cause close to her family’s heart. As a young girl,...

    Growing up Burke

    Sarah Burke, board member of Special Children’s Charities, Special Olympics Chicago, continues her mother’s legacy by bringing attention to a cause close to her family’s heart. As a young girl,...

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  • Nail art has leapt off the catwalks and hit the sidewalks. Regardless of age, income or profession, some women have embraced nail art as a form of self-expression, with designs...

    Manicure Mania

    Nail art has leapt off the catwalks and hit the sidewalks. Regardless of age, income or profession, some women have embraced nail art as a form of self-expression, with designs...

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  • The Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards honors the executive producer of TV’s hugely popular show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Carol Mendelsohn’s résumé reads like a true Hollywood success story:...

    Carol Mendelsohn

    The Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards honors the executive producer of TV’s hugely popular show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Carol Mendelsohn’s résumé reads like a true Hollywood success story:...

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  • Babette, a women’s fashion boutique off Michigan Avenue at 25 East Huron, is right down the street from TCW’s offices. We’ve discovered their stylish apparel, which is effortless, easy to...

    Babette’s Irresistable & Practical Style

    Babette, a women’s fashion boutique off Michigan Avenue at 25 East Huron, is right down the street from TCW’s offices. We’ve discovered their stylish apparel, which is effortless, easy to...

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  • These bold hues are reminiscent of Andy Warhol. Like a real-life ‘Marilyn Diptych’ – Andy Warhol’s 1962 tribute to Marilyn Monroe – this season’s makeup is all about the bright...

    Pop Art

    These bold hues are reminiscent of Andy Warhol. Like a real-life ‘Marilyn Diptych’ – Andy Warhol’s 1962 tribute to Marilyn Monroe – this season’s makeup is all about the bright...

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  • Whether she’s skating alongside men or women, this sled hockey player isn’t afraid to break down barriers. On the ice, Erica Mitchell is a flash of blonde hair, pink boots...

    Erica Mitchell Breaks the Ice

    Whether she’s skating alongside men or women, this sled hockey player isn’t afraid to break down barriers. On the ice, Erica Mitchell is a flash of blonde hair, pink boots...

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  • Maxine Salon has long been a stopping point for coif-conscious Chicagoans since it opened in 1986. Now, with a new open-concept, laboratory-style Color Bar, Maxine offers clients a veritable candy...

    Maxine’s Color Bar

    Maxine Salon has long been a stopping point for coif-conscious Chicagoans since it opened in 1986. Now, with a new open-concept, laboratory-style Color Bar, Maxine offers clients a veritable candy...

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  • Today’s Mormon women balance work, love and family values while defying stereotypes. It’s Sunday morning at Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy in Lincoln Park, home to the Church of...

    Single, Modern & Mormon

    Today’s Mormon women balance work, love and family values while defying stereotypes. It’s Sunday morning at Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy in Lincoln Park, home to the Church of...

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  • 60 years of marriage is a milestone. Some love stories are passion and flames. For others, a slow simmer that gets brighter with time. And for Mike and Donna Bell,...

    Mike & Donna Bell

    60 years of marriage is a milestone. Some love stories are passion and flames. For others, a slow simmer that gets brighter with time. And for Mike and Donna Bell,...

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  • Eyes. Songs have been sung about them, poems have been written – and for good reason. The first time you meet someone, you make eye contact. And for most women,...

    An Eye for Detail

    Eyes. Songs have been sung about them, poems have been written – and for good reason. The first time you meet someone, you make eye contact. And for most women,...

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