'The Good Wife': Chicago fashion doesn't 'put on airs'

"The Good Wife" has been nothing short of remarkable in its fifth season, and though attention has rightfully focused on the CBS Sunday drama's plots, one aspect of the show has consistently been brilliant: the wardrobe.Julianna Margulies and Christine Baranski, as Alicia and Diane, always look chic and have very individual looks. And Matt Czuchry and Alan Cumming, as Cary and Eli, present very different takes on lawyers in suits."People in Chicago have access to high-end clothing," costume designer Dan Lawson tells Zap2it."In Chicago, what you see is what you get. There is less putting on airs. There's an earnestness and truthfulness for what they wear in Chicago."Alicia, he reminds us, was a "North Shore politician's wife. She would have been at Talbots and shopping at Old Orchard, Marshall Field, Lord & Taylor. There is a real sense of classic lines to her look."This navy Dior suit has a grosgrain lapel, and having a costume...



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