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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!