Posts tagged "ZZazz Productions"

The Service Club of Chicago's "Day on the Terrace" Fashion Show Comes to Life on Watch312.com Video! !

The Service Club of Chicago's "Day on the Terrace" Fashion Show Comes to Life on Watch312.com Video! !
This event has been a longtime labor of love for Service Club’s Chair Emeritus and event founder, Hazel Barr, who along with co-chairs Jean Antoniou, Saira Cooper and Tracey DiBuono (Tarantino), planned a fashion extravaganza that was a sell out with more than 260 guests.  The perfect summer day, themed “C’est Magnifique”,  started on the... Read more »

Festa Italiana 2012: A Fun-Filled Video Tour on "Candid Candace Chicago"

Festa Italiana 2012:  A Fun-Filled Video Tour on "Candid Candace Chicago"
(Video courtesy of Watch312.com, Chicago’s only online network.  Enjoy the Fest!)

Festa Italiana 2012: Bigger and Better Than Ever!

Festa Italiana 2012: Bigger and Better Than Ever!
I’d never been to Festa Italiana, but according to locals, this was the year to go since it was “bigger and better than ever”!  Produced by Vasta & Associates, this year’s 6th Annual Taylor Street Festa Italiana had something for everyone, attracted more than 50,000 during its four day run and was bigger by five... Read more »
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The Service Club of Chicago's "A Day on the Terrace": A Fashionable Summer Soiree (PICS!)

This event has been a longtime labor of love for this year’s Chair Emeritus and event founder, Hazel Barr, who along with co-chairs Jean Antoniou, Saira Cooper and Tracey DiBuono (Tarantino), planned a fashion extravaganza July 30th that was a sell out with more than 260 guests. The perfect summer day started on the Peninsula... Read more »

Gene & Georgetti's Celebrates 70th Anniversary With VIP Party at Park West

Michelle surprised her parents with a cake for their 43rd wedding anniversary.
Steakhouse icon, Gene & Georgetti’s,  celebrated their 70th anniversary in grand style recently with a by-invite-only party at Park West.  More than 300 guests gathered together on Sunday night, January 29th, to honor this venerable institution with a bash produced by daughter and event planner, Michelle Durpetti.  Michelle spared no expense to make this party... 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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Designer Elda de la Rosa Presents her Spring/Summer 2011 Collection to an SRO Crowd!

  Designer Elda de la Rosa’s Spring/Summer 2011 collection brought the house down recently at a cocktail reception and fashion show at the Allerton Hotel.  The standing room only crowd cheered wildly at each exquisite design and, while Elda specializes in evening gowns and bridal wear, her cocktails dresses and daytime wear were big hits as well. ... Read more »

Common Threads' World Fest 2011 Begins with Black Tie Dinner at Elysian

The magnificent ballroom of the Elysian Hotel. Last Sunday night was the opening night Black Tie Dinner to kick off Common Threads’ Sixth Annual World Festival the following day at Soldier Field.  It was an intimate (100 guests), star-studded affair that included celebrity Chefs Marcus Samuelsson, Anita Lo, Michelle Bernstein, Nicole Pederson,Stephanie Prida and Ria’s... Read more »

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 »
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The Chicago Art of Fashion 2010 Shows Visions of Spring

Front row fashionistas at the Art of Fashion show in Millenium Park. The Art of Fashion 2010 show, presented by StyleChicago.com,  introduced established designers as well as some amazing emerging designers to a packed tent in Millenium Park recently.  Designers Elda de la Rosa, Lauren Lein, Borris Powell, Kirk James, Lara Miller, Paul Sisti, Hector-Javier MonArrez, Fraley... Read more »