Posts tagged "Maria Pinto"

Chicago Tribune's Blue Sky Innovation Launch Party

Jane Hirt, Joycelyn Winnecke and Gerould Kern celebrate at Blue Sky Launch
The Chicago Tribune hosted a launch party for Blue Sky Innovation,  its premium website and newsletter aimed at the growing community of innovation-minded professionals in the Chicago area on January 29.   The site will serve as a gathering place for news, analysis and events related to innovation and entrepreneurship. The party, held at River... Read more »

Putting the Chic in Chicago: Fashion Focus Spotlights Local Designers

Agnes Hamerlik
Chicago is pulling ahead of the competition for the most fashionable city! One of the hottest events in town, Fashion Focus: Chicago’s Fashion Week was a citywide celebration of Chicago’s fashion industry presented in conjunction with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and the Mayor’s office. Highlights during the week included a... Read more »

The School of the Art Institute Chicago's "The Walk" 2013: Cutting Edge Fashion in the Windy City (Video!)

It was a night filled with fashion, but not the kind you are used to seeing on a runway.  No my friend, this was the 79th annual School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) “The Walk”, arguably the most creative and innovative fashion show of its kind in the country!  More than 90 design... Read more »
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Inside Burberry Chicago's "Art of the Trench" Campaign

Inside Burberry Chicago's "Art of the Trench" Campaign
I was contacted on October 11th.  The email read, “This autumn, Burberry is launching its new flagship store on Michigan Avenue and celebrating Burberry in Chicago by hosting an event on Thursday, November 29, with Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey.  This event will be a local celebration of our global platform, www.artofthetrench.com, and will feature... Read more »

"Chefs & the City" is a Foodies' Delight for Vital Bridges

Thirty chefs participated in this year’s Chefs & the City event benefitting Vital Bridges. Held this year at the Ritz-Carlton, this much-loved event attracted over 400 guests.   Chef Ryan Poli’s new restaurant, Tavernita (opening this summer), participated as well as newcomer prasino, RL, Bistronomic (with Chef Martial Noguier and his cute son Mathieu serving up... Read more »

SAIC's "The Walk 2010" Fashion Show

SAIC’s The Walk 2010 Fashion Show–Maggie Thoms and Lane Spodek designs.  (Photo by Daniel Tomei) The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) hosted its 76th annual fashion show, The Walk 2010, presented for the first time in the Renzo-Piano designed Griffin Court of the Art Institute’s Modern Wing.  This marked the return of... Read more »
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CELEBS AND FASHION RULE IN BRYANT PARK!

At Pamella Roland’s Show during Fashion Week in NY with NY Housewives LuAnn de Lesseps (the Countess) and Kelly Bensimon. Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in NY was sooooo incredibly exciting!  It seemed like everyone in the world was there!  We went to preview the Pamella Roland show but we also got an invitation from Alex... Read more »

Service Club of Chicago's "Day on the Terrace" Fashion Show at the Peninsula

With colorful designer, Yolanda Lorente. 35 years ago the Service Club of Chicago’s “Day on the Terrace” fashion show was created by Hazel Barr as just a simple get together with members.  They packed a lunch and brought lemonade and as Hazel said, “just sat there.”  Well, Hazel being Hazel knew this wasn’t nearly exciting... Read more »

Costume Council welcomes designer Ralph Rucci

Natasha Isaacs, Laurie Davis, Sherrill Bodine, Eva Jakubowski, Susanna Negovan and Dusty Stemer. The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum and Neiman Marcus joined together in hosting designer Ralph Rucci at a champagne reception and luncheon on Tuesday, May 5th. Almost 100 guests gathered to admire his elegant and perfectly tailored designs and view... Read more »
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