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Michigan Avenue - 2017 - Issue 1 - Spring - Giuliana Rancic

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PHOTOGRAPHY BY MARIA PONCE BERRE With "Windy City Rehab," world traveler Alison Victoria is determined to bring beauty back to the homes of Chicago. KITCHEN QUEEN AS DIY NETWORK DARLING ALISON VICTORIA DEBUTS HER LATEST SHOW, THE CHICAGOAN SHARES HER FINDS FOR FOOD, FASHION, AND MORE—BOTH AT HOME AND AROUND THE WORLD. BY ZLATA KOZUL NAUMOVSKI "The architecture of Chicago inspired me to become a designer at a young age," says Alison Victoria, who grew up in the John Hancock building and is now host of the HGTV and DIY Network hit show "Kitchen Crashers." Now, as Victoria tees up her latest project, "Windy City Rehab,"—a docu-series set to debut in April that reveals the good, the bad, and the ugly of f lipping homes—the designer shares some of her favorite travel destinations and design sources, from the City of Lights to right here in Chicago. Vintage love: Store B on Milwaukee (1472 N. Milwaukee Ave.;—"I traded in a Dolce and Gabbana jacket for vintage '70s pendant lights that now hang in my kitchen"— and and Redefined Decor (1819 W. Grand Ave.; Southern comfort food: Dixie (1952 N. Damen Ave.; dixiechicago .com). "I love everything from the brass accents to that little bar in the back. The biscuits are delicious." Neighborhood hangout: Club Lucky (1824 W. Wabansia Ave.;, where once a week she indulges in a dirty martini. Beauty fix: The Lash Lift for perfectly curled eyelashes from Gabby at Glam'd (351 W. Chicago Ave.; SPACE STUFF OF LIFE 92  MICHIGANAVEMAG.COM

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