Posts tagged "Chicago designers"

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 »

The School of the Art Institute Chicago's "The Walk" 2013: Cutting Edge Fashion in the Windy City (Video!)

It was a night filled with fashion, but not the kind you are used to seeing on a runway.  No my friend, this was the 79th annual School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) “The Walk”, arguably the most creative and innovative fashion show of its kind in the country!  More than 90 design... Read more »

Fashion Columbia 2012: Biggest, Greenest and Record Breaking!

Fashion Columbia 2012 raised record funds, was the greenest fundraiser and the largest event at the college to date!  Proceeds from the event, which brought out over 200 guests, will benefit the Eunice W. Johnson Scholarship in Fashion Studies.  All of this good news must’ve made event chair, Desiree Rogers, very, very happy along with... Read more »
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Columbia's "Red Hot Runway" Designers Strut their Stuff for Charity

  The “Red Hot Runway” fashion show was held at Columbia College recently as a Kick-Off for the upcoming “Chicago Red Dress Party” (April 16th).  13 designers participated and included Jiayin Zheng, Sadie Smith, Kelly Coll, Dana DuPree, Chloe Flora, Kristin Gillespie, Jacqueline Amezcua, Omotola Akinbiyi, Russell Yost, Katya Flores, Ruth Reyes, Amy Hilber and... Read more »

Fashion Launch Celebrates CFI's 2011 Designers in Residence at 900 Shops (PICS!)

                                         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... Read more »