TWOmuchSTYLE is a about all things Fashion, Beauty and Design.
Founded by Fashion Stylist Patric Chauvez who is also a regular contributor to the Chicago Tribune Sunday Magazine.Patric travels to the top runway shows from New York to Paris where he reviews the latest designer collections.Well studied in Fashion and Art History from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the early 90’s. He then went abroad to Paris where he became a design assistant for both the House of Christian Dior under the direction of Gianfranco Ferre and Christian Lacroix Haute Couture. Styling behind the scenes for such fashion shows as: Yves Saint Laurent and Emmanuel Ungaro, he returned to Chicago in early 2000 to become the charming stylist that he is today working with top designers, retailers, art directors and photographers that demand his amazing eye for color, fit and detail. Sourcing the best items for shoots from couture retailers such as Ikram, Blake, Elements, Barneys New York, Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue where he has long standing relationships.
His celebrity and editorial clients have included Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Hudson, Toni Braxton, Renee Fleming, Elle and Vogue to name a few…. With over 20 years of experience in the fashion industry you can now enjoy Patric Chauvez’s passionate point of view in fashion as it unfolds – through his daily posts, feature articles and newsletters of TWOmuchSTYLE.com
Meet The Team
Darcy Lynn McGrath
For over 25 years, celebrity makeup artist and product guru Darcy McGrath has specialized in classic modern beauty. She was one of the first one-on-one educators for Mastering your Makeup™ and Beauty and the Bride™ (making house calls before it was hip!), and her advertising work is considered some of the best in the industry. From commercial, editorial and runway to celebrity work and product development, Darcy has collaborated with nearly everyone in the business. Her career reads like a Who’s Who of the Fashion & Beauty industry.
Darcy’s training and life experience is also extensive. She studied makeup for theater and film at Columbia College focusing on stage and television lighting, airbrushing and color theory. She’s lived in Zurich, Milan, New York, Los Angeles & Miami. Now based in Chicago, she shares time with her longtime boyfriend, Seth and Mr. Bigglesworth, her rescued Bichon Frise, a natural beauty who requires little to no makeup at all.
Oprah Winfrey, Cate Blanchett, Cindy Crawford, Joan Cusack, Andie MacDowell, Anne Hathaway, Jodi Foster, Venus Williams, Gabrielle Reese, Halle Berry, Alicia Silverstone, Chris Rock, Michael Jordan, Mariah Carey, Nora Jones, R.E.M., Arsenio Hall, Magic Johnson, etc.
VOGUE (US & Italy), Allure, Allure Bride, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Real Simple, Cosmopolitan, Elegant Bride, InStyle & InStyle Weddings, Martha Stewart Weddings, Modern Bride, Brides, East Hampton Star Wedding Book, Town & Country, Fitness, Seventeen, Ladies Home Journal, Redbook, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Magazine, Chicago Social, Sift and Today’s Chicago Woman
Dove Real Beauty, Maybelline, L’Oreal, Max Factor, Kanebo Cosmetics, Vidal Sassoon, Levi’s 501, Reebok, Nike, Verizon, Pepsi, Bell Atlantic, AT&T, Prescriptives Cosmetics, Volkswagen, Donna Karan, Bobbi Brown Essentials, Kardashian Collection for Sears, Kmart
Website Designer & Editor:
Born and raised in Chicago, Alisa has spent fifteen years working in the fashion industry as a professional fashion stylist and consultant for companies like Nine West, Ann Taylor, Bloomingdales, and Nordstroms. As her creative skills grew, she noticed that many professionals in the fashion and beauty industry needed help with website design and development. Something that started as a hobby to help her colleagues grew into a full-fledged business.
Now a certified Wix professional, Alisa has been designing and developing websites for the past twelve years for makeup artists, Chicago-based designers, and bloggers. Currently, Alisa sits on the board-of-the Chicago Fashion Week Steering committee, assisting with web design and concepts.