Posts tagged "Debi Lilly"

Launch party kicks off Macy's Glamorama in style

Nearly 300 fun-loving guests attended the 6th annual Glamorama Launch Party at the chic new venue, Chez, 247 E. Ontario, on June 19.  This party kicked off the main event, Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama, which will be at the Harris Theater on Friday, August 8,  and feature cool recording artist Jason Derulo along with fabulous... Read more »

The Stanley Paul Foundation Benefit: An Unforgettable Night with Friends (Video)

With Rhonda Sanderson, Helen Melchior, Joycelyn Winnecke, Leslie Hindman, Donna LaPietra and Bill Zwecker
I’ve never done this before so please forgive me, but I’m writing about the recent Stanley Paul- Raelene Mittelman Scholarship Benefit. Why you ask do I beg forgiveness? Because, this year, I was the evening’s honoree and it was such a wonderful night with so many friends who turned out that I would like to... Read more »

Love in Bloom at Engagement Party for Windy City Live's Val Warner and Jeff Cartwright

The happy couple, Val Warner and Jeff Cartwright (Smile Booth photo)
The penthouse at Hotel 71 was packed with friends and family who turned out to wish Windy City Live’s Val Warner, and her longtime love, handsome Jeff Cartwright,  a life filled with happiness at their recent engagement party.    A Perfect Event’s Debi Lilly had created, well, a perfect event!  A charming cupcake bar,  ice cream,... Read more »
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"Women Driving Excellence": An Inaugural Event for the Chicago Auto Show

Trailblazer Awards await the honorees.
The Chicago Auto Show was THE place to be this year for Women’s Day on February 12.  Hundreds of women came out to peruse the latest auto trends and attend this inaugural event,  “Women Driving Excellence”.  This first-time networking event was hosted by Debi Lilly, Elisa All, Jill Salzman, Barbara Rozgonyi, Saya Hillman, MJ Tam... Read more »

Chefs Art Smith and Eric Lanlard "Tart it Up" at Celebratory Brunch

Chef Art Smith, Paul, Jesus Salgueiro, Chef Eric Lanlard
There is nothing quite like a party with legendary Chef Art Smith, but when’s it’s at his charming Hyde Park  home, by-invite-only and planned with his partner Jesus Salgueiro, you know it will be something very, very special from beginning to end.  Throw event planner extraordinaire, Debi Lilly (A Perfect Event),  into the mix and,... Read more »

"A Perfect Event eMagazine" Launch Party fit for Marie Antoinette!

The Hostess with the Mostest, Debi Lilly, founder "A Perfect Event", "A Perfect Event eMagazine" and Debi Lilly Designs.
Debi Lilly is a nationally renowned event-planning expert based in Chicago. She is the founder and president of A Perfect Event – one of Chicago’s most successful special event companies with a faithful (and famous) following, including Oprah Winfrey!  She regularly appears on The Nate Berkus Show with delightful party planning tips and now, for... Read more »
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Inside Windy City Live's First Year Anniversary Party!

It’s one of my favorite shows in town and I’m so glad they are doing SO well!  Windy City Live hosted its one year anniversary Wednesday night, June 11th, at Epic on Hubbard.  I was expecting this by-invite-only party to be jam packed but it was the perfect amount of people, not too many and... Read more »

Cake Boy Eric Lanlard is one Sweet Chef!

Chef Eric Lanlard (center) with hosts Jesus Salguiero (L) and Naushab Ahmed.
I’d never been to a “Disco Dessert Tea Dance” but who could ignore an invitation from hosts Jesus Salguiero, Chef Art Smith, Naushab Ahmed and Stephen Hamilton?  The party, at the Stephen Hamilton Studio on West Fulton,  introduced Brit Chef Eric Lanlard and his latest book, “Cake Boy“, to Chicago with a sweets spread the... Read more »

My Favorites of 2010

Mikey Mishlove strikes a buddha-like pose! Christmas cards, that is!  Welcome to 2011 and I hope your New Year’s Eve was all you had hoped it would be!  I received so many fantastic, beautiful, touching and creative cards this year.  I loved looking at all the family photos and how fast all of my friends’... Read more »
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