Tag: Marcus Riley

Fashion Focus Week Opens with "NEXT Fashion Chicago" Show at Germania Place

Fashion Focus Week Opens with "NEXT Fashion Chicago" Show at Germania Place
Next Fashion Chicago is the first full–length group show of Fashion Focus Chicago which begins on Monday, October 17th.  This European style runway show will showcase some of the city’s brightest designers and boutiques and include  Sahar Dada, Mira Couture,  Elda de la Rosa,  Sujata Gazder,  Hector-Javier MonArrez, Fraley Le, Gary Gonzales,  Cleons, Bottega Contessa,... Read more »

Chicago's First Red Dress Party Sizzles! (PICS!)

  Over 300 people came out to support Chicago’s First Red Dress Party benefitting the Aids Foundation of Chicago and the Equality Project.  This party began in the 1990’s when two gentlemen who were dating discovered they had both contracted HIV/AIDS.  They swore to one another they would each wear red to their partner’s funeral.... Read more »

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 »
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Chicago's First Ever Red Dress Party!! BE THERE!

This party will be OVER THE TOP!!!  SAVE THE DATE NOW!!! You won’t want to miss the first Annual Chicago Red Dress Party on Saturday, April 16th, at 525 W. Monroe from 8:30 PM to 2 AM!  It is sure to be one of the most DYNAMIC events of the year!  It will feature international recording artist... Read more »

Maxim Party Steams up Spybar! (Sexy Pics!)

A bevy of beauties at the Maxim Chicago Party! Over 500 guests jammed into Spybar to celebrate the biggest weekend in football.  This VIP event was hosted by NBC Chicago’s Marcus Riley along with Maxim spokesmodel, April Rose.  The Chicago Ice Girls and Maxim models upped the party’s glam factor along with Playboy Cyber Girl Danielle Fornarelli... Read more »

Sexy Maxim Party Set for February 4th!

Sexy Maxim Party Set for February 4th!
Blackhawk’s Ice Crew The Maxim Chicago Party, celebrating the biggest weekend in football, is scheduled for Friday, February 4th.  This VIP event will be hosted by NBC Chicago’s Marcus Riley along with Maxim spokesperson April Rose.  The Chicago Ice Girls and Maxim models will be featured at this event along with world renowned DJ D... Read more »
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Michigan Avenue Magazine's Holiday Bash at Horseshoe Casino

Mich Mag party host, DC Crenshaw, surrounded with holiday cheer! I knew when host D.C. Crenshaw, founder and Prez of Fete, the world’s premier dining network, called me that this party was going to be something special!  Sadly, I couldn’t participate since I was already booked but, as you can see from Steve Starr’s photos, it was a party... Read more »

Latino Fashion Week is Mucho Caliente!

Designer Alexandre Chandona created this unusual fantasy piece. The 4th Annual Latino Fashion Week culminated with an exciting Fashion Ball at Mercedes-Benz of Chicago and showcased designs by Lazaro Perez, Jaer Caban, Carlos Campos, John Dunn, Jose Jhan, Magaly Tiburcio, Alexandre Chandona, Hector MonArrez and Gutierrez-Marcano among others.  There were also amazing dresses displayed made out of... 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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Factio Magazine's "Islands of the World Fashion Tour Chicago"

  This fashion show originally began in Nassau, Bahamas in 2008. Now, for the first time, it has come to Chicago thanks to organizers Mode Isles Ltd.  President Owen Bethel is thrilled to once again showcase talent from island nations which includes award-winning Eric Raisina (Madagascar), Harl Taylor BAG (Bahamas), K. Bobby (Jamaica), Nadya (Bali, Indonesia)... Read more »