al·che·my \ˈal-kə-mē\ noun

  • a seemingly magical process of transformation, creation, or combination.

cloth \ klôTH\  noun

  • a piece of such a fabric for a particular purpose.



Fashion is not about boundaries, rules, or a need for validation. What you wear reflects confidence,

self-expression and a desire to curate a style that is uniquely yours. Whether your intent is to update with some edge, or experiment with new styles, Alchemy and Cloth is where you will discover unique elements to enhance and freshen your current wardrobe.

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◾️There is only one person I know in the Chicago area who has the talent and vision to take clients out of the rut of “cookie cutter dressing”. Carla has developed lasting relationships with designers who are unique to this community and have not saturated the Chicago market. Working with Carla guarantees that I will be perfectly accessorized and unique. Thanks Carla for helping me step out of the box!

donna elrod / highland park, il

◾️ Carla Levi is a remarkably talented fashion stylist, with vision, creativity and an artistic eye for design. She is incredibly skillful in assessing items which will suit individual clients and has an exacting eye for accessorizing selections, always, in an interesting and innovative manner. I am thrilled for the launch of Alchemy and Cloth. I look forward to its unique/varied offerings and to Carla’s customized approach to Customer satisfaction.

ellen wallace art consulting / chicago, il

◾️ Carla is a blast to shop with. She has an eye for styles that can be cutting edge, but wearable for just about anyone who wants to look unique. The collections she offers are very well-curated; modern but with a timeless quality. I am still wearing things I’ve bought from Carla 10 years ago-mixed with things I literally bought yesterday. If you approach shopping as a combination of discovery, while connecting with people then GO SEE CARLA!!!  You will make a new friend and she will make you look and feel amazing. 

betsey tilkemeier / winnetka, il

◾️ With her artistic flare and deep knowledge of fashion, Carla never fails to understand what pieces I'm searching for as well as what works with my body type. Consistently, she delivers a professional, but laid-back customer-centered experience. Carla is easy to work with, and makes fashion fun!

peggy tortoriello  / chicago, il

◾️ If you are looking for a style that's right for you, Carla can put it together. She has artistic but very wearable taste. I can always find something unique and comfortable. 

annette turow / evanston, il

◾️ Carla has the unique combination of an eye for fashion, the patience to experiment, commitment to her customers’ delight all wrapped in endless creativity.  You will leave with new additions to your wardrobe and new ideas for the wardrobe you already have!

leslie marquard  / glencoe, il


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500 Terry Francois Street, San Francisco, CA 94158


897 Green Bay Road

Winnetka Il 60093

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