Brandon Frein is a well-known style expert in Chicago, having worked in some of the city’s finest luxury boutiques in sales and management, in addition to owning and operating an e-boutique and style website with her Kit This partner, Arlene Matthews. She has served as Brand Ambassador for CFDA designers including Marcia Patmos (M. Patmos) and Tess Giberson and is continually working to unite brands with retailers and loyal customers. Brandon serves as Fashion Editor for Forward Chicago Magazine and is a regular style contributor to Bullett Media, Fete Lifestyle Magazine, Glossed & Found, and Good Day Chicago. Her editorial work can also be seen in Dark Beauty Magazine, Austere Magazine, Refinery29, Rue Magazine, and Vogue.It. In her down time, you can find Brandon educating the next generation of stylists at Columbia College.

Arlene Matthews is the other half of styling team, Kit This, and is a fashion editor for Chicago print publication FW Magazine.   Her natural love of fashion and translating style from clothing has led to her three-decade career in all facets of the fashion industry.  Her work has been featured in Refinery29, Lucky Magazine, Time Out Chicago, Interior Design Magazine, Austere Magazine, Glossed & Found, Vogue.it

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