Posts tagged "Marcus Riley"

New Year's Eve Plans of Chicago's Movers, Shakers & Just Plain Cool

New Year's Eve Plans of Chicago's Movers, Shakers & Just Plain Cool
New Year’s Eve parties have always seemed so special to me.  They herald in a brand new year and set your focus for a new beginning.  It’s a chance to grow in a new direction and make plans/ resolutions to help you get there.  My plans this year include co-hosting a party at Public Chicago... Read more »

Burberry Chicago's Grand Opening Party (PICS!)

Burberry’s BIG Grand Opening Party last night, November 29, had every A-lister and fashionista in town in attendance!  The Red Carpet was filled with paparazzi as guests made their way into the event amid flashing cameras.   Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey, who couldn’t be cuter, greeted guests with a smile as he moved through the... Read more »

Local Designers and PAWS Chicago Doggies Wow Crowd at NEXT Fashion Chicago

Germania Place was filled to bursting on October 16 with more than 400 of our town’s most stylish for the second NEXT Fashion Chicago show that featured some of our town’s top designers and boutiques.  The show kicked off at 8:30, after NBC’s Marcus Riley and I welcomed the crowd.  The lights dimmed, the music... Read more »
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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 »

TCW Magazine's A-List: 60 Chicagoans of Style

TCW Magazine's A-List:  60 Chicagoans of Style
TCW Mag:  “These women and men about town are fashion standouts They’ve got the look. Impeccably attired, perpetually polished and with an uncanny sense of personal style, these women and men about town are fashion standouts. They turn heads, and for all the right reasons. Click below to see who made TCW’s list of Chicago’s... Read more »
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RPM Italian Restaurant's Opening Night With Giuliana and Bill Rancic and the Melman's!

The proud partners of RPM Italian, Bill Rancic, RJ Melman, Molly Melman, Jerrod Melman and Giuliana Rancic.....
RPM Italian Restaurant, 52 W. Illinois, was THE place to be for the opening night party on Saturday, February 18th.  More than 500 friends, celebs and VIP’s crowded into this new  River North hotspot to congratulate the partners who included celebrity couple Giuliana and Bill Rancic, acclaimed Chef Doug Psaltis and restaurateurs RJ, Jerrod and... Read more »

What VIC's (Very Important Chicagoans) Did for New Year's Eve!

Freelance writer and Chicago Magazine nightlife reporter, Amalie Drury, partied with friends Alex and Megan Menocal at their Albany Park apartment with champagne, singing and board games. Grilled rib roast, smoked salmon and squash Wellington were on the menu.
I’ve always been a fan of New Year’s Eve.  Granted, my plans have changed dramatically through the years from staying out all night, to dinner with friends to fun in the sun like this year.  Newlywed/friends , Kim and Bob Mills, were recently married but decided to wait to combine their wedding celebration with a... Read more »

Candid Candace Takes you to the NEXT Fashion Chicago Show on Watch312.com!

The week was filled with fashionable fun starting with the NEXT Fashion Chicago Show at Germania Place last week (video coverage follows)!  I was thrilled to co-emcee along with NBC’s Marcus Riley.   Produced by Rose Mandel, of Mandel Productions, the show included collections from local designers  Elda de la Rosa, Fraley Le, Gary Gonzalez, Sahar... Read more »
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NEXT Fashion Chicago 2011 Plus Fashion Focus Kick-Off Party Pics!

The first NEXT Fashion Chicago Show was held at Germania Place, a venerable venue steeped in legend.  Rumor has it that Al Capone spent quite a bit of time here since the building was easily guarded.  On this night of fashion, I couldn’t imagine old Al sitting in the corner but I did see stylish... Read more »