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

  • 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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  • Some people instantly panic at the thought of hosting a dinner or large cocktail party. If that’s you, thankfully salvation appears at your doorstep in a white chef’s uniform. The...

    On Trend: Personal Chefs

    Some people instantly panic at the thought of hosting a dinner or large cocktail party. If that’s you, thankfully salvation appears at your doorstep in a white chef’s uniform. The...

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  • From airy doughnuts to fluffy, house-made marshmallows melting in cups of rich hot chocolate, Pastry Chef Mindy Segal has been turning sugar lovers’ dreams into a reality ever since she...

    Mindy Segal’s Sweet Retreat

    From airy doughnuts to fluffy, house-made marshmallows melting in cups of rich hot chocolate, Pastry Chef Mindy Segal has been turning sugar lovers’ dreams into a reality ever since she...

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  • Reminiscent of glittery party dresses, fashion designers have embraced shimmer in a big way: androgynous at Maria Grachvogel, futuristic at Chanel and ‘50s-with-a-twist at Christian Dior. “Shimmer and shine evoke...

    Shimmer, Spice & Everything Nice

    Reminiscent of glittery party dresses, fashion designers have embraced shimmer in a big way: androgynous at Maria Grachvogel, futuristic at Chanel and ‘50s-with-a-twist at Christian Dior. “Shimmer and shine evoke...

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  • Inspired by film noir leading ladies like Ava Gardner and Sophia Loren, winter hues evoke the drama of the 1940s femme fatale. Like the film stars of an era passed,...

    Screen Siren

    Inspired by film noir leading ladies like Ava Gardner and Sophia Loren, winter hues evoke the drama of the 1940s femme fatale. Like the film stars of an era passed,...

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