Posts tagged "Peach Carr"

Mythical Proportions: Nora Dunn's One Woman Show Comes to Chicago

Mythical Proportions:  Nora Dunn's One Woman Show Comes to Chicago
An Asian pig with a penchant for liquor, a wooden leg discovered in the corner of a dank cellar and the deadly rampage of a desperate middle-aged bookkeeper becomes the stuff of legend in Nora Dunn’s “Mythical Proportions.”   Written and performed by Dunn, this one-woman show that has been two years in the making, will... Read more »

Strike a Pose: Chicago Cubs players and their wives hit the runway for charity

Event hosts Kim and David DeJesus
Chicago Cubs outfielder David DeJesus and his wife Kim hosted more than 275 guests at the River East Arts Center on January 17 for their inaugural “Strike a Pose” fashion show benefitting their non-profit, David DeJesus Family Foundation.  The show featured Cubs players and their wives walking the runway in fashions from the 900 North... Read more »

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 »
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Chicago Fashion Foundation Showcases a Street Style Shootout for Scholarships

Winning student designers with outgoing CFF VP Sandra Enimil and President Kristen Amato.
The Chicago Fashion Foundation celebrated local student design at the 5th annual Future of Chicago Fashion event at the Chicago Cultural Center on March 7th.  The night included a cocktail reception in Preston Bradley Hall, an extensive silent auction and more than 350 chicly clad guests. Judging began backstage before the show with Macy’s Andrea... Read more »

Chicago Fashion Foundation Presents "A Street Style" Fashion Show

Chicago Fashion Foundation Presents "A Street Style" Fashion Show
The Chicago Fashion Foundation is hosting its annual scholarship event on Wednesday, March 7th, at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington from 6-9 pm.  “Street Style: Chicago Fashion through Chicago Communities” will showcase the work of ten local fashion students who will present looks representative of the signature street style of Chicago’s neighborhoods including... Read more »

St. Jude "Dream a Little Dream" Fashion Show & Luncheon

St.Jude Host Family 2011, Anne and Michael Brady with son Michael.
It was a day filled with emotion, fashion, fun and fundraising to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on a sunny Sunday afternoon in Rosemont last week.  Over 1500 people opened their hearts and wallets to attend the organization’s largest fashion show in the country produced by Tracey Tarantino of  Zzazz Productions.   Runway highlights included... 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 »

Fashion Through Music: Chicago Fashion Foundation Scholarship Awards

Scholarship winners Ana Leon, K’Lynn Kennedy and Rebecca Lopez. The Chicago Fashion Foundation and Project Runway contestant Peach Carr hosted their Fourth Annual Scholarshop Event at the Chicago History Museum on March 3rd.  The event, which showcased local fashion students’ original designs inspired by Chicago’s music scene, awarded $6500 in scholarship money to the top 3... Read more »