Tag: Cindy Burns

Pamella Roland's Spring 2011 Collection Evokes Old Hollywood Glamour

Part of designer Pamella Roland’s beautiful Spring 2011 Collection shown at Neiman Marcus recently. Designer Pamella Roland’s Spring 2011 Collection was previewed recently at Neiman Marcus at a chic holiday luncheon hosted by Helen Melchior and moi!  Neiman’s GM, Wendy Krimins, and PR Director, Tina Koegel, co-hosted this exciting afternoon of fun, food and fashion... Read more »

Service Club of Chicago's Annual Holiday Luncheon (PICS!)

Service Club of Chicago members donated children’s books at their annual holiday luncheon at the University Club. This year’s annual Service Club Holiday Luncheon was held in one of the most beautiful rooms in the city, Cathedral Hall at the University Club.  The sell out crowd of over 200 were enchanted by the soaring stained... Read more »

The Chicago Art of Fashion 2010 Shows Visions of Spring

Front row fashionistas at the Art of Fashion show in Millenium Park. The Art of Fashion 2010 show, presented by StyleChicago.com,  introduced established designers as well as some amazing emerging designers to a packed tent in Millenium Park recently.  Designers Elda de la Rosa, Lauren Lein, Borris Powell, Kirk James, Lara Miller, Paul Sisti, Hector-Javier MonArrez, Fraley... Read more »
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Jennifer Hudson Performs for Michigan Avenue Magazine's 2nd Anniversary Party!

The House of Blues last night before Jennifer Hudson’s appearance. The House of Blues was literally packed to the rafters last night when Michigan Avenue Magazine celebrated their 2nd anniversary in grand style.  Their September cover girl, Jennifer Hudson, made an appearance and performed.  She looked stunningly gorgeous and so slim!  As one friend put... Read more »

Hats Off to the Parkways Garden Party's $300,000 Fundraiser!

Chicago milliners Loreta Corsetti and Carla Faso having fun at the 8th Annual Parkways Foundation’s Garden Party. (Fab pic by Steve Starr) This year’s 8th Annual Parkways Foundation’s Garden Party & Luncheon attracted over 600 well dressed movers and shakers from Chicago and beyond.  The hats were out in force, some stylish, some more on... Read more »

Macy's Passport Presents Glamorama Chicago 2010 (Plus All-Access PICS!)

This year’s Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama show was all about fashion, fantasy, music and magic and was so over-the-top fabulous that it left guests breathless!  I was fortunate to attend the rehearsal earlier that day and I left the theatre with goosebumps.  This show began in Minneapolis and will go on from here to L.A.... Read more »
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Top Chicago Chefs Highlight Service Club Fashion Show

Top Chicago Chefs Highlight Service Club Fashion Show
Chefs Ryan Poli (Perrenial) and Ryan Pitts (RL) strut their stuff in the finale of The Service Club of Chicago’s fashion show. I think this year’s “Day on the Terrace” Fashion Show, benefitting The Service Club of Chicago, was the best one yet!  There were gorgeous fall/winter collections presented from designers/stores such as Dennis Basso,... Read more »

Macy's Glamorama Launch Party Features Naturally 7 and GLAM Guests!

Dancer Fabrice Calmels surrounded by beautiful models at the Macy’s Glamorama Launch Party. The Kick-Off party for Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama 2010 was a truly GLAM affair!  Singing sensation, Naturally 7, wowed the crowd with their “vocal play” which consists of using their voices alone to recreate the sounds of different musical instruments.  With four... Read more »

Victory Garden Theater's "Chicago Stories" 2010

With Bernie Sahlins, NPR’s Peter Sagal, renowned theater critic Richard Christiansen, Victory Garden Theater’s Executive Director Jan Kallish and Artistic Director Dennis Zacek. Victory Gardens Theater hosted their 20th “Chicago Stories“ fundraiser at the Fairmont this weekend.  I was so honored to be one of the three celebrity (their word, not mine!) playwrights chosen for... Read more »
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Palmer House Party Celebrates Chicago Magazine's "Belle of the Blog"

With blog party co-hosts Rich Gamble, Publisher of Chicago Magazine, Cindy Burns and David Brandt, Director of Catering for the Palmer House. Chicago Magazine, the Palmer House and friend Cindy Burns co-hosted a party in Lockwood Restaurant to celebrate my March Chicago Magazine feature, “Belle of the Blog.”  It was so much fun and I... Read more »