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Fashion Film: Bruce Weber’s Chicago is My Beat

June 21, 2016

Fashion | by Candid Magazine


Chicago is my Beat - Bruce Weber for Versace
Chicago is My Beat – Bruce Weber for Versace

Chicago is an extraordinary city. Architecture is its main focal point, underpinned by a swathe of cultural elements that have been defined and refined for decades – art, music (namely jazz and blues), food (Chicago-style pizza may be an enemy to the arteries, but it’s unlike anything you’ve ever had before) and fashion keep this huge city by the lake on the map for anyone visiting the interior states of America.

Chicago is my Beat - Bruce Weber for Versace
Chicago is My Beat – Bruce Weber for Versace

When Bruce Weber teamed up with Versace to create his Chicago is My Beat short film, we knew exactly what he meant. The autumn/winter 2016 film (it’s never too early to wardrobe plan) sees a host of familiar faces strolling under the city’s ‘El’ (elevated city-wide train system), dancing in the streets, and Keith Milkie’s performance of If I Ruled the World gives more than a gentle nod to the city’s musical heritage.

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Candid will be calling on the Windy City in the next couple weeks. Do you have a hotel, restaurant or gallery that we should know about? Let us know.