Posts tagged "Whitney Lasky"

Why doesn't Chicago have a "Real Housewives" show? Here's why.

Why doesn't Chicago have a "Real Housewives" show?  Here's why.
I remember the day very well, it was a sunny Thursday, June 18, 2009.  Rumors had spread like wildfire all through Chicago.   Bravo was looking for a group of local women to represent our city for an edition of “Real Housewives“.   Girlfriends were bringing their posses together for auditions with Towers Productions, the production company... Read more »

Watch The Joffrey Ballet's Fashionable Fundraiser, Couture & Cocktails, Come to Life on Watch312.com!

Watch The Joffrey Ballet's Fashionable Fundraiser, Couture & Cocktails, Come to Life on Watch312.com!
What better way to share the story of this glorious night of fashion in Chicago than through the eyes of a camera!  Come along with me and let me show you what the Joffrey Ballet’s Couture & Cocktails is all about right here on Watch312.com’s  “Candid Candace Chicago” (Photo by Mila Samokhina).  To read more,... Read more »

The Joffrey Ballet's Couture & Cocktails: A Fashion Extravaganza at New McGrath Acura

For the Joffrey Ballet’s 7th Annual Couture & Cocktails, glamorous co-chairs Sonya Jackson and  Kristina McGrath planned quite a memory making event!!!!   For starters, they held the party in the brand new McGrath Acura of Downtown Chicago dealership with more than 50,000 sq. ft. of space to play with and then opened the show... Read more »
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Stella Foster's BIG Retirement Party Leaves Fans With Hope (PICS!)

Stella Foster always signed off on her column with “yeah, I said it” and at her BIG retirement party August 28th, she did indeed say it to NBC president and general manager, Larry Wert, when he asked her point blank if she was really retiring.  Her hesitation and half-hearted “yeah” gave everyone in the room... Read more »

The Costume Ball Honors Ralph Rucci for Design Excellence (PICS!)

Co-chair Robin Berger, looks stunning!
The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum revived their signature black tie ball for the first time in over ten years, and from the looks of these photos, it was a GREAT decision! The Ball celebrated the opening of Charles James: Genius Deconstructed with a black-tie affair that included dinner, auction and exhibition preview... Read more »

Chicago Goes to NY Fashion Week (Pics!)

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center (pic by Jamee Gregory for NYSD.com) What a thrill it must’ve been for all of the Chicagoans who went to NY Fashion week this season!  The Lincoln Center venue is majestic and much more impressive than the tents were, at least in my opinion.  Whitney Lasky and Robin... Read more »
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My Favorites of 2010

Mikey Mishlove strikes a buddha-like pose! Christmas cards, that is!  Welcome to 2011 and I hope your New Year’s Eve was all you had hoped it would be!  I received so many fantastic, beautiful, touching and creative cards this year.  I loved looking at all the family photos and how fast all of my friends’... Read more »

Beaming Faces and the Warmth of Christmas at Joffrey's Nutcracker and Dinner

At play in the “Land of Snow” with Lego Bob! Every year, I can’t wait to see the Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker performance since it puts me in the spirit of the season.  This year was better than ever with some slight tweaking and even more outstanding dancers added to the roster.  The sets are pure magic... Read more »

Town & Country Magazine's Haute Launch Party Features Fashion and Fun!

Designer Mary Ann Murphy (House of MAM) with her glam models. Town & Country Magazine’s new Editor-in-Chief, Stephen Drucker, greeted each guest with a smile at the recent by-invite-only Haute Launch Party presented by the House of MAM, Graff Jewelers, Park Hyatt and handbag designer Alexandra Knight.  The party was hosted by Hollye Jacobs, Lynne Bredfeldt... Read more »
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Haute Launch Presents a Day of Fashion

  For one day only, on Thursday, November 11th from noon–5 PM, immerse yourself in the world of fashion when star designers Graff Jewelers, Alexandra Knight and Mary Ann Murphy come together to showcase their collections at 1205 N. Astor.  Mary Ann will be presenting her House of MAM line (which includes fashion and home... Read more »