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  • Alayna Spratley, shoe enthusiast

    Alayna Spratley had never intended to be a part of the fashion industry, but in the fall of 2008 she found herself at Ma Petite Shoe. "I've just always had a very specific aesthetic when it comes to style, and perhaps I serendipitously found Ma Petite Shoe," she said. Now, the 26-year-old is the store manager and buyer for the trendy Hampden boutique. The shop specializes in eccentric shoes and chocolate, offering purple platform heels with peacock feather accents (Best of All by Irregular Choice; $214.99) alongside dark chocolate with crystallized ginger (Chocolove; $3.79). Here, Spratley gives b the scoop on everything from her "vintage bohemian" style to her love of Swedish music.
  • Like/dislike: Alayna Spratley

    Like/dislike: Alayna Spratley
    Alayna Spratley had never intended to be a part of the fashion industry, but in the fall of 2008 she found herself at Ma Petite Shoe. “I’ve just always had a very specific aesthetic when it comes to style, and perhaps I serendipitously found...

    What Elliot Rodger could have learned from poet Charles Bukowski

    What Elliot Rodger could have learned from poet Charles Bukowski
    One of the best things about author Charles Bukowski is that he was not pretty and yet he still found intimacy with women. It’s a truly valuable lesson because any man can strut around if he’s tall, handsome and wealthy. Imagine you’re...

    Latino artists and diversity in Yo Solo fest

    Latino artists and diversity in Yo Solo fest
    Solo festivals have long been a feature of Chicago theater. Fillet of Solo, now under the curatorial hand of Lifeline Theatre, has presented the best in local monologists for years. It's on hiatus this year, which leaves a wide-open field for Yo Solo...

    Remembering Bukowski with O.C.'s 'poet grandfather'

    Remembering Bukowski with O.C.'s 'poet grandfather'
    I am not a writer of prose. This is not an article, an anecdote or short story. It is simply the imperfect account of an evening from several points of view. So begins the document that Lee Mallory has set in front of me at a cramped wooden table in the...