Posts tagged "Rose Mandel"

Hot Chicago Models, Celebs and Cool Local Fashions at NEXT Chicago! (Watch video!)

Hot Chicago Models, Celebs and Cool Local Fashions at NEXT Chicago! (Watch video!)
NEXT Fashion Chicago 2012 hit the runway at Germania Place this month and featured hot local talent, great fashions, celebs and four-legged friends, too!  Produced by Rose Mandel and Marco Foster, a portion of the night’s proceeds went to PAWS Chicago.  I co-hosted with NBC’s Marcus Riley.  See video below and for more photos by... 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 »

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 »
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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 »

Designer Borris Powell Introduces Winning Oscar Dress to Chicago!

Designer Borris Powell brings the “Black Swan” back to Chicago. Everyone was waiting in anticipation…..  I’ve never seen such a bank of photographers and press people outside of NY Fashion Week but this was the scene at top Chicago designer Borris Powell’s first fashion show since winning the Oscar’s Designer Challenge 2011“!  I was privileged to... Read more »

Starrlight Studios Presents Seductresses of Old Hollywood

Author Steve Starr and Elena Samokhina at his book launch party at Rumba. (Pic by Mila Samokhina) Steve Starr’s book party this week at Rumba celebrated beloved Hollywood Latin legends with the launch of his latest book, “Steve Starr Studios Presents Starrlight: Glamorous Latin Movie Stars of Early Hollywood.”  These cinematic stars included Rita Hayworth,... Read more »
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