Though several creations honored the traditional bride, others paid tribute to the leg, with thigh-high slits that managed to avoid revealing too much. One look that started out angelic and sweet 16-ish at the neckline segued into a sheer and filmy swath from the knee to the floor that suggested: This bride will be be-bopping later.
Wait a minute. Isn't this supposed to be Chicago, the U.S. Murder Capital that outpaced New York and Los Angeles on homicides this year? Don't major summer festivals in the park eventually break out in gang clashes and gunfire as crowds disperse? Wasn't Grant Park the scene of the 1968 Democratic Convention riots?