Kelly Hurliman is not here to intimidate you. Don’t be mistaken—the 44-year-old interior designer brings the level of taste and knowledge you would expect from a woman entrusted to dress Oprah for over a decade. But in an industry where an upturned nose and air of pretension come gratis with your consultation, Hurliman possesses a
It was a frosty day in early February and Turkoise in downtown Hinsdale was nothing more than a vanilla box. The former clothing store had been stripped bare, with only white walls and wood floors. Co-owners Muhammet “Mo” Yaldiz and Andrea LaRusso had been hyping the opening for over a month, and the time had
Megan Brotschul is the founder of Style Strategy, a “wardrobe enhancement consultation service” based in Hinsdale. In layman’s terms, she’s made a brilliant career out of playing dress-up and helping you look your best. A former employee of Deloitte in the retail marketing space, she was exposed to the operational side of her favorite retailers.
Textured Porcelain Local artists may recognize the name Guenola Lefeuvre—in the mid-aughts, this former Lake Bluff resident served as director and curator of the Deer Path Art League and Gallery. Today she operates as Textured Porcelain in Maine. Her work, as the name suggests, gives beholders a unique tactile experience. Wheel-thrown porcelain pieces are hand-cut
Chicago-born and raised, the Reverend Jihan B. Murray-Smith currently serves as the Deacon and resident seminarian at The Church of the Holy Spirit in Lake Forest (CHS). Prior to serving in CHS, she served at St. Chrysostom’s, Church of the Atonement and Messiah St. Bartholomew—all Episcopal parishes in Chicago. Prior to going into full-time ordained
LORENZO F. MUÑOZ, MD is a board-certified neurosurgeon and professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Rush Medical College. He received his medical degree from the Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico, where he graduated with high honors, and completed his neurosurgical internship and residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Outside of