Archive for February 2011

The Best Part of Oscar Night--Chicago Designer BORRIS POWELL WINS THE OSCAR CHALLENGE!

The Best Part of Oscar Night--Chicago Designer BORRIS POWELL WINS THE OSCAR CHALLENGE!
Chicago designer Borris Powell and his “Oscars Designer Challenge 2011″ winning design. What an exciting night for local designer Borris Powell who won the “Oscars Designer Challenge 2011”  this evening!  Borris beat out 9 other designers from all across the country to have his original evening gown worn by one of the Awards escorts during the... Read more »

Chicago Goes to NY Fashion Week (Pics!)

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center (pic by Jamee Gregory for NYSD.com) What a thrill it must’ve been for all of the Chicagoans who went to NY Fashion week this season!  The Lincoln Center venue is majestic and much more impressive than the tents were, at least in my opinion.  Whitney Lasky and Robin... Read more »

Inside Designer Brian Atwood's Celeb-Filled NYC Launch Party (Pics!)

Designer Brian Atwood and his mom, Dusty Stemer, celebrate at his recent launch party in NYC. There was a super hot party in NY for Brian Atwood, the world’s sexiest designer and all-around nice guy!   The Jones Group rented out “The Lion” for this launch party which is a very cool, hip restaurant of the fashionista... Read more »
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Factor Models Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Brianna Peeples, Amanda Lyons, Marta Traskevych and Emily Marinelli. Congratulations to Factor Models on their One Year Anniversary!  Factor Women Model Management,  one of the leading high fashion boutique modeling agencies in the industry, recently celebrated their New Generation Division at the Hubbard Inn.  The campaign for the occasion was shot by Russell Hd and... Read more »

Candid Candace Picks her Favorite Parties in Chicago!

The Joffrey’s “Couture & Cocktails” is always a crowd pleaser in September. The social scene in Chicago NEVER stops!  There are so many goings on around town, that you would need a team of interns to keep up with the invites.  I’m going to make it easy for you and give you a listing of some... Read more »

A Hero at Hugo's

A Hero at Hugo's
  No, you might not recognize his face but you know of millions like him who have all sacrificed their lives for our country.  And when he came into Hugo’s Restaurant on Rush St. you could’ve heard a pin drop.  They enter a room quietly and with dignity because that’s their way but eventually your eyes... Read more »
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What Arianna Huffington Told Me....

What Arianna Huffington Told Me....
Luncheon host Sugar Rautbord and Arianna Huffington. And a hundred other people who attended the by-invite-only luncheon at the Casino this week.  Organized by my friend who plans only the BEST events in town, Sugar Rautbord, this event was one of the most inspiring in recent memory.  A lot of people were surprised Arianna even showed up... Read more »

Joffrey Ballet's "Pointe of Departure" Party Rocks Randolph!

Joffrey Ballet's "Pointe of Departure" Party Rocks Randolph!
  The Joffrey Ballet’s Auxiliary Board (JAB) threw a party and EVERYBODY came!  Archisesto at 1006 W. Randolph in the West Loop, was the venue for this young board’s first major event, Pointe of Departure, and it was so hot the windows were steamy!  I think even event co-chairs, Jennifer Anton and John Walcher along with their... Read more »

Maxim Party Steams up Spybar! (Sexy Pics!)

A bevy of beauties at the Maxim Chicago Party! Over 500 guests jammed into Spybar to celebrate the biggest weekend in football.  This VIP event was hosted by NBC Chicago’s Marcus Riley along with Maxim spokesmodel, April Rose.  The Chicago Ice Girls and Maxim models upped the party’s glam factor along with Playboy Cyber Girl Danielle Fornarelli... Read more »
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PAWS Animal Magnetism Party: The Cutest Puppy Pics EVER!

PAWS Animal Magnetism Party was a furry love fest! The PAWS Animal Magnetism Party at Galleria Marchetti drew over 350 animal lovers and their furry friends.  The event was emceed by FOX TV’s glam Anna Davlantes and raised almost $100,000 for Pets are Worth Saving.  An auction highlight were tickets for the ”Tonight Show” which went... Read more »