Jul 31 2015

FASHION WE LOVE – THE FUTURE OF FASHION

The future of fashion is here, thanks to innovative young designers like Danit Peleg. A recent graduate of Israel’s Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Peleg created an entire fashion line using a 3D printer. Her designs are imaginative, cutting-edge, and most importantly they are gorgeous. 3D printing has been heralded as the future of […]

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Jul 27 2015

MUSIC WE LOVE – TASTE OF LINCOLN AVENUE

As a street festival with a mission, Taste of Lincoln Avenue left no stone unturned at this years TOLA. Between the craft fair, the food and the kids fair, this was the place to be for families! TOLA is a fundraiser for the Wellington Community, hence the suggested $10 donation at the gate. Proceeds go […]

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Jul 25 2015

STYLE ICON – SERGE GAINSBOURG

Serge Gainsbourg was a poet of the French new wave, an infamous scoundrel, a pop music pioneer, and one our style icons at Sine Qua Non. He was not conventionally attractive, but his disheveled hair and tired eyes made it seem like he had just gotten out of bed after being out all night– probably having […]

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Jul 21 2015

SEEN AND SPOTTED AT SINE QUA NON – JULY

July has been full of plenty of inspiring Seen and Spotted moments, from music festivals to fireworks to tropical animals! Read our descriptions and get #inspired. Clockwise from top left: mannequins at Wicker Park’s “Wigs N Plus”, a braid by SQN’s Dahlia at our braid booth at new music festival Mamby on the Beach, SQN […]

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Jul 20 2015

MUSIC WE LOVE – PITCHFORK FESTIVAL

This year’s Pitchfork was extra special, as it marked the tenth year of the festival’s residency in Union Park. When Pitchfork Media started the fest (then called Intonation Festival), only a few thousand attendees showed up to watch a mostly local lineup. In the intervening decade Pitchfork’s acts have become more prestigious, and passes for […]

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Jul 17 2015

THEATRE WE LOVE – HITCH*COCKTAILS

It’s no secret that the ideal hairdo or perfect accessory can make or break anyone’s evening, and no one demonstrates this more clearly than the talented cast of the Annoyance Theatre‘s improv extravaganza Hitch*Cocktails.

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Jul 13 2015

MUSIC WE LOVE – MAMBY ON THE BEACH

Chicago is the proud home of many originals. The Chicago Dog, one of a kind architecture and house music.  Yes, Chicago is the birth place of your summer soundtrack. This weekend we celebrated house music in the motherland at Mamby on the Beach, Chicago’s newest house music festival. The festival took place at the brand new […]

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Jul 6 2015

MUSIC WE LOVE – WEST FEST

We love having a salon in the West Town Neighborhood, one of the most vibrant and rapidly expanding areas of Chicago. West Town is also host to West Fest, one of the biggest street festivals of the summer. Kicking off next Saturday July 11th, West Fest organizers expect 60,000 visitors this year. 2015 marks the fest’s […]

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Jul 5 2015

SEEN AND SPOTTED AT SINE QUA NON – JULY

We’ve had such a fun summer at the salon, and it’s just getting started! Please enjoy some snapshots of the things that inspire us daily.Clockwise from top left: the window of a neon sign store, an afternoon reflection at our Lakeview salon, a mural outside of a Cuban restaurant, SQN Assistant Libby’s new tattoo, matching […]

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Jul 3 2015

FASHION WE LOVE – 4th OF JULY EDITION

    We at Sine Qua Non draw hair and fashion inspiration from many different sources. With the 4th of July holiday coming this weekend, we are all about dressing to show our American Pride! We put together an Americana photo board to inspire you too!Clockwise from top left: Suzy from Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, A$asp Rocky […]

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Jul 2 2015

MEET THE TEAM – SONIA

Today we’re chatting with SQN educator Sonia, who kicks off a series of upcoming interviews with all of our educators. Read on and learn more about why Sonia loves to teach!

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