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

  • They may not be the most popular of vegetables, but we feel that this root vegetable certainly deserves its 15 minutes of fame, thanks to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties....

    The Beet Goes On

    They may not be the most popular of vegetables, but we feel that this root vegetable certainly deserves its 15 minutes of fame, thanks to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties....

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  • From mint green to periwinkle, soft pastel hues provide a refreshing antidote to the run-of-the-mill smoky eye. Yet, for fear of appearing washed out or dated, many women might be...

    Pretty in Pastels

    From mint green to periwinkle, soft pastel hues provide a refreshing antidote to the run-of-the-mill smoky eye. Yet, for fear of appearing washed out or dated, many women might be...

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  • Tracy Samantha Schmidt is a social media trailblazer. Her dad, John Schmidt, is a historian specializing in Chicago history. TCW caught up with this father/daughter powerhouse to talk Twitter, bowling...

    All in the Family

    Tracy Samantha Schmidt is a social media trailblazer. Her dad, John Schmidt, is a historian specializing in Chicago history. TCW caught up with this father/daughter powerhouse to talk Twitter, bowling...

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  • From teal eyeliner at Marc Jacobs to pale blue eyeshadow at Badgley Mischka, aqua hues are the hottest (or should we say coolest?) shades of the season. Makeup palettes offer...

    The Life Aquatic

    From teal eyeliner at Marc Jacobs to pale blue eyeshadow at Badgley Mischka, aqua hues are the hottest (or should we say coolest?) shades of the season. Makeup palettes offer...

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  • 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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