Our Chicago fashion world just keeps growing! Recently, the Chicago Fashion Incubator introduced the 2011 Designers in Residence as well as celebrated the success of alumni designers at the LAUNCH/CFI pop-up shop grand opening event. Over 300 fashion-loving guests showed their support for the city's local talent, celebrating the second year of the pop up store located on Level 5 of 900 N. Michigan Shops. My favorite DJ, Sye Young, spun stylish beats while Ford Models showcased the 2011 designs with an informal fashion show. (Hair by MarioTricoci). The 2011 class of designers include Concetta Cipriano, Shavanne Dorsey, Eric Kipp, Kahindo Mateene, Taneasha Prunty and Crystal Simms. Trunk shows will run through the end of April. For more information about the Chicago Fashion Incubator, please visit www.chicagofashionincubator.org . (Photos by Andrew Tse).
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