Tag: Chicago fashion

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 »

Saks Fifth Avenue's Well-Heeled Walk-Off: Fierce Competiton on Watch312.com

Saks Fifth Avenue's Well-Heeled Walk-Off: Fierce Competiton on Watch312.com
Saks Fifth Avenue  hosted one of the best in-store events I’ve attended in a long, long time.  Watch312 was the media sponsor for the evening and I emceed the “Well-Heeled Walk-Off” contest while Watch312“DishIT” host Amanda Puck served as a judge along with Saks Director of Marketing Julie Selakovich and Francesca Moceri from Chicago Children’s... Read more »

Swarovski Hosts Kick-Off Party for SAIC's The Walk 2012

Swarovski recently hosted a cocktail reception at its Michigan Avenue flagship boutique to view the unique window installation created by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago grad students mentored by Nick Cave, Professor and Chair of SAIC’s Fashion Design Department. Swarovski donated the window space and jewelry for the installation as part of... Read more »
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Fleurotica Fashion Show Gala: You've Read About it and Heard About it, Now SEE it on Watch312.com!

Fleurotica Fashion Show Gala:  You've Read About it and Heard About it, Now SEE it on Watch312.com!
You’ve read all about it and heard about it, now see it on Watch312.com!   Hope you’re having a happy holiday weekend!  (Seen in photo from L to R, Event Chair Richard Wester, Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance President Eunita Rushing and emcee NBC 5’s LeeAnn Trotter.  Photo by Caitlin Saville Collins).  

SEE the Latest Watch312.com Video of Borris Powell's Fashion Show and Party! (Part One)

SEE the Latest Watch312.com Video of Borris Powell's Fashion Show and Party!  (Part One)
Check out the latest Watch312.com’s “Candid Candace Chicago” video here!!  Designer Borris Powell’s fashion show and party was a magical night in Chicago!  See for yourself!  (There was so much fun we couldn’t do it all in one segment!  Part Two coming soon!  🙂

"Without a Shadow of a Doubt" Designer Borris Powell Puts Chicago on the Fashion Map, and the Ferrari Wasn't Bad Either!

The one and only, Borris Powell!
“Without a Shadow of a Doubt” Fashion Show, presented by local designer Borris Powell,  set a very high standard for Chicago fashion shows at the River East Art Center recently.  Opening with chic fashions from Lincoln Park’s newest boutique, STRUT, owner Niala Conte sent models down the runway in wearable and accessible outfits that made... Read more »
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SAIC's "The Walk 2011" Fashion Show Benefit to Honor Ikram Goldman

  This Thursday, May 5th, the School of the Art Institute will present “The Walk” fashion show which will be held in Millenium Park for the first time.  The show, which will be the largest in its 77 year history, will feature more than 250 garments by SAIC fashion design students.  Ikram Goldman will be... Read more »

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 »

Designer Elda de la Rosa Presents her Spring/Summer 2011 Collection to an SRO Crowd!

  Designer Elda de la Rosa’s Spring/Summer 2011 collection brought the house down recently at a cocktail reception and fashion show at the Allerton Hotel.  The standing room only crowd cheered wildly at each exquisite design and, while Elda specializes in evening gowns and bridal wear, her cocktails dresses and daytime wear were big hits as well. ... Read more »
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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 »