Tag: Agnes Hamerlik

Putting the Chic in Chicago: Fashion Focus Spotlights Local Designers

Agnes Hamerlik
Chicago is pulling ahead of the competition for the most fashionable city! One of the hottest events in town, Fashion Focus: Chicago’s Fashion Week was a citywide celebration of Chicago’s fashion industry presented in conjunction with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and the Mayor’s office. Highlights during the week included a... Read more »

See what happened at the Chicago Fashion Foundation Scholarship Awards show! (VIDEO!)

See what happened at the Chicago Fashion Foundation Scholarship Awards show!  (VIDEO!)
It was a night filled with fashion and hope as 15 of Chicago’s talented local design students showcased their creations at the 6th annual Chicago Fashion Foundation Awards show recently at the Hard Rock Hotel.  I was honored to be a judge along with Macy’s Andrea Schwartz, handbag designer Diego Rochas, Michigan Avenue Magazine’s JP... Read more »

Chicago Fashion Foundation Hosts 6th Annual Scholarship Benefit for SRO Crowd

Top prize winner Agnes Hamerlik
The Chicago Fashion Foundation hosted its biggest and best annual scholarship benefit at the Hard Rock Hotel on March 21.  Fifteen finalists, all students at local fashion colleges, competed for scholarship prizes amounting to $7K in front of a sold-out, standing room only crowd. I was thrilled to return as a judge for this sixth... Read more »
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