The Underground (56 W. Illinois), known for its hugely successful style showcases in the past, is taking its Style Series to new heights every Thursday this September.
Kicking off on Thursday August 29th at 10PM, guests will experience an array of national and local style brands for men and women through this fashion showcase. Past Style Series partners include high profile brands such as Furla, NARS, Adidas and more.
Each week, highly curated looks will take center stage as The Underground is transformed into Chicago’s fashion mecca. September Style Series brands include:
Thursday August 29th
o Macy’s Chicago Fashion Incubator - The Underground is proud to host Macy’s Fashion Incubator’s first runway show outside of the tents of Chicago Fashion Focus Week. The incubator provides six emerging Chicago-based designers with mentoring, resources and business acumen to launch their careers in fashion. Music will be provided by DJ Jessica Who and will set the stage for SplashMagazine’s 1 year anniversary.
Thursday September 5th
o Archer Townsend – Archer Townsend is an up-and-coming contemporary knitwear line designer for the girl who doesn’t need a cocktail dress to be fabulous! Celebrate the launch of the Fall ’13 collection full of chic dresses and separates that transition perfectly from day to night. Music by DJ Irie will set the mood for the show.
Thursday September 12th
o AllSaints – The Underground welcomes AllSaints for their first Chicago runway show courtesy of their Michigan Avenue flagship store. The show will feature the British brand’s signature new looks for fall as well as a special live musical performance and sponsored by Michigan Avenue Magazine.
Thursday September 19th
o Chicago Curated – Hosted by Marco Foster, Chicago Curated features three up-and-coming local designers, including Sebastian Grey and Gentleman’s Cooperative. Proceeds from the event will benefit Charity 4 Life, a charity committed to providing resources to rehabilitate street kids worldwide.
Thursday September 26th
o Azza – Chicago born designer, Azeeza Khan, has been labeled a “Rising Star Designer” by Vogue and has received high praise from outlets such as Wall Street Journal, Marie Claire, Glamour and Elle. She will be closing out the September Style Series with looks that are not-to-be-missed.
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