Posts tagged "Garfield Park Conservatory"

5 cool reasons to attend Fleurotica (Video!)

5 cool reasons to attend Fleurotica (Video!)
What is Fleurotica?  This flowery fundraiser will be held on Thursday, June 12, at the Garfield Park Conservatory  and I think it’s one of the coolest events around for many reasons, but here are my top five: 1)  If you love fashion and flowers, this show will send you into ecstasy!  Every single “garment” is... Read more »

Garfield Park Conservatory's Fleurotica 2013: Fantastic Flowery Fashions (Video!)

Garfield Park Conservatory’s Fleurotica 2013 was a visual feast at the MCA with almost 500 stylish guests in attendance on Wednesday, June 12. Co-chaired by Deirdre Koldyke, Whitney Lasky and Shauna Montgomery, this “haute” fashion show featured flowery designs by 30 of Chicago’s top floral and landscape artists. It was thrilling to go behind the... Read more »

Fleurotica Fashion Show Gala: You've Read About it and Heard About it, Now SEE it on!

Fleurotica Fashion Show Gala:  You've Read About it and Heard About it, Now SEE it on!
You’ve read all about it and heard about it, now see it on!   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).  

Fashion Meets Flowers at Fleurotica 2012

Spring was literally in the air at the recent Fleurotica Fashion Show where all of the breathtaking designs were constructed of flowers, leaves and other plant materials!   More than 300 people enjoyed this runway competition benefitting Garfield Park Conservatory presented by leading floral designers and one real life fashion designer, Peach Carr. The evening... Read more »