Posts tagged "Andrea Schwartz"

Ryan Seacrest and American Idol's Lee DeWyze kick off Macy's awesome holiday festivities in Chicago

Lee DeWyze and Ryan Seacrest take selfies before Macy's State Street's 107th Great Tree Lighting festivities.
It doesn’t take much to get me in the mood for the holidays.  Heck, a pine scented candle will throw me into a deep reverie about Santa, Christmas, holiday decor…I could go on and on.  So, it was no surprise that Macy’s State Street’s recent (107th!) Great Tree Lighting and its animated windows unveiling just... Read more »

Go behind the scenes at Macy's Glamorama 2014 with Jason Derulo and Before You Exit (Video and Lotsa Pics!)

Before You Exit with Jason Derulo
For this year’s Glamorama presented by Macy’s, a sell-out crowd of nearly 1,500 enjoyed an hour long show at the Harris Theater that featured fall fashions from Calvin Klein, Ryan Seacrest Distinction (is there anything this guy isn’t involved in?), I.N.C., Tommy Hilfiger and more!  For the 5th year, this high profile event benefited Ronald... Read more »

New Year's Eve Plans of Chicago's Movers, Shakers & Just Plain Cool

New Year's Eve Plans of Chicago's Movers, Shakers & Just Plain Cool
New Year’s Eve parties have always seemed so special to me.  They herald in a brand new year and set your focus for a new beginning.  It’s a chance to grow in a new direction and make plans/ resolutions to help you get there.  My plans this year include co-hosting a party at Public Chicago... Read more »
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A Fun-Filled GLAM Launch Party: The Kick-Off for Macy's Passport Presents Glamorama!

The Launch Party for Macy’s Passport presents Glamorama was all I had hoped it would be and more! The illustrious Host Committee who supported this beloved event on June 13 spread the word, showed up and played all night! The love in the room for this event was obvious and Ronald McDonald, who was on... Read more »

Macy's Passport Presents Glamorama 2013 with Sheryl Crow and Cirque du Soleil!

Macy's Passport Presents Glamorama 2013 with Sheryl Crow and Cirque du Soleil!
This year’s Glamorama promises to be one exciting night of fashion and fun in Chicago with the addition of Sheryl Crow as the featured entertainment!  Held this year at the Harris Theater on Friday, August 9th, the ever-popular after-party will be held under the stars on the Rooftop Terrace following the fashion show and performances... 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 »
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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 »

Stella Foster's BIG Retirement Party Leaves Fans With Hope (PICS!)

Stella Foster always signed off on her column with “yeah, I said it” and at her BIG retirement party August 28th, she did indeed say it to NBC president and general manager, Larry Wert, when he asked her point blank if she was really retiring.  Her hesitation and half-hearted “yeah” gave everyone in the room... Read more »

Hotel Lincoln's Grand Opening Party!

Chicago’s newest boutique hotel, Hotel Lincoln,  hosted its official Grand Opening Party at 1816 N. Clark Street on Thursday, August 16th.  Hundreds of locals and hotel guests partied on three floors including the J. Parker Rooftop, which has one of the best views in the city.  Looking out over Lincoln Park, the zoo and lagoons... Read more »
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See the Fun From the City Porch on Watch312 Right Here! (Video)

See the Fun From the City Porch on Watch312 Right Here!  (Video)
We’re all still basking in the afterglow from this great opening party for City Porch, Navy Pier’s newest hotspot!  See all of the fun on Watch312′s Candid Candace Chicago!  Congrats to owner Manolis Alpogianis for giving locals a reason to visit one of our town’s top tourist attractions! (Click here to see more of my... Read more »