Posts tagged "Tina Koegel"

Jennifer Hudson Performs at Qatar Airways Gala to Celebrate its Inaugural Service to Chicago

Dr. Joaquin Brieva, Jennifer Sutton and Greg Hyder with friends.
The first direct route from Chicago to Doha, the capital city of the state of Qatar, opened for business on April 10th.  On April 11th Qatar Airways celebrated with a blow-out party for 580 guests at the Field Museum featuring Grammy and Academy Award winning artist Jennifer Hudson as the evening’s entertainment. The event began... Read more »

Lincoln Park Zoo Ball 2012: A $1 Million Record Breaker Featuring the Village People

The Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo hosted its 35th annual Zoo Ball in one of my favorite venues in Chicago.  As 1,000 black-tie clad guests entered the zoo grounds through the East Gate, they were greeted by more than 30,000’ feet of dramatic sweeping tents.  Earlier in the day, due to heavy rains, one... Read more »

2011 Lincoln Park Zoo Ball: "Hollywood & Vines" (PICS!)

Neiman Marcus' Wendy Krimins, Cynthia Holbrook and Tina Koegel.
This year’s Zoo Ball, themed “Hollywood & Vines”, brought out the wild side in almost 1,000  guests as they mixed and mingled amongst the animals on a warm summer night.  The carousel transported the black-tie attendees back to a kinder, gentler time as the Siberian tigers roared in the background.   Even the gorillas seemed to... Read more »
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Little City's BIG Fashion Show!

Hundreds of guests turned up at the Chicago Hilton recently to attend a Fashion Show Benefit for Little City.  Neiman Marcus unveiled the latest trends for 2011 from collections that included Diane Von Furstenburg, Tory Burch, Oscar de la Renta, Escada, Valentino, Vionnet, Vera Wang, Marchesa, Badgley Mischka, Carmen Marc Valvo and Alice & Olivia among... Read more »

Hearts-a-Bluhm Kick-Off Celebration Packs Neiman's (PICS!)

Artist Elliott From with Maggie Daley at Hearts-a-Bluhm Kick-Off Celebration. The Hearts-a-Bluhm Kick-Off Celebration Party at Neiman Marcus last week was packed to the brim on the 4th floor.  It was surprising because the event had been rescheduled due to the blizzard and, even on this night, the weather was horrible.  But this didn’t stop all of... Read more »

Pamella Roland's Spring 2011 Collection Evokes Old Hollywood Glamour

Part of designer Pamella Roland’s beautiful Spring 2011 Collection shown at Neiman Marcus recently. Designer Pamella Roland’s Spring 2011 Collection was previewed recently at Neiman Marcus at a chic holiday luncheon hosted by Helen Melchior and moi!  Neiman’s GM, Wendy Krimins, and PR Director, Tina Koegel, co-hosted this exciting afternoon of fun, food and fashion... Read more »
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Nigel Barker, Star of America's Next Top Model, Appears at Book Signing for the Joffrey Ballet

Nigel Barker surrounded by glam fans at his book signing. America’s Next Top Model judge and world famous photographer, Nigel Barker, appeared at Neiman’s this week to kick-off the Joffrey Ballet’s “Couture & Cocktails“.   Nigel charmed the guests, including many Joffrey Women’s Board members, with his new book, “Nigel Barker’s Beauty Equation: Revealing a... Read more »

Hats Off to the Parkways Garden Party's $300,000 Fundraiser!

Chicago milliners Loreta Corsetti and Carla Faso having fun at the 8th Annual Parkways Foundation’s Garden Party. (Fab pic by Steve Starr) This year’s 8th Annual Parkways Foundation’s Garden Party & Luncheon attracted over 600 well dressed movers and shakers from Chicago and beyond.  The hats were out in force, some stylish, some more on... Read more »

Neimans Makes Akris Modern Wing's First Fashion Show

The Modern Wing’s Griffin Court was the venue for the U.S. premiere of Akris’ Fall 2010 runway collection. The U.S. premiere of the Akris fall 2010 runway collection was shown last night at the Modern Wing.  It was presented by Neiman Marcus and W Magazine. This was the first fashion show to ever be held... Read more »
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Joffrey Ballet's Couture & Cocktails at the Palmer House

Designer Pamella Roland, Helen Melchior, Bill and Giuliana Rancic, moi and Sydney DeVos. Friday night’s event at the Palmer House for the Joffrey Ballet’s Couture & Cocktails was the party of the year!!!  The crowd of over 600 was SRO in the lobby for the glamorous Pamella Roland Spring/Resort 2010 show and it did NOT... Read more »