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People who notice these things always say Chicago is a few years behind cities like New York and London when it comes to fashion. I thought that was getting better, thanks to the power of the Internet, not to mention more awareness of and appreciation for style locally. However, local media coverage doesn't always help our image as a fashion backwater: according to Crain’s Chicago Business, the city's businesswomen really love their Christian Louboutin platform heels! That's news that might have been fresh in 2006.