Ho...Ho....Holiday (Fashion) Events in Chi!!!!

Ho...Ho....Holiday (Fashion) Events in Chi!!!!

Just because we are getting close to the holidays doesn't mean that the Chicago Fashion Industry just stops, it is actually quite the opposite. Despite this warm weird weather we are getting lately, Holiday Fashion events are at full effect. Today I am going to write about 3 UPCOMING events that are sure to make you merry!!! So grab that coat (or not lately) and get ready to get jolly!!!

Thursday December 6th

Fête Chicago

Thursday, December 6th from 6-10pm Room 1520 1520 W. Fulton St.

Come to this annual shopping gathering!! They have  vendors from in and around Chicago so you can get that holiday shopping done at one place.  Here are a few vendors selling gift ideas for your loved ones.

Gifts for food-lovers
Pear Tree Preserves
Southern pickles from Mark Stueur of Carriage House
Indian as Apple Pie spice tiffins
Salsas, relishes and Bloody Mary mix from Sauce & Bread Kitchen, the new line from Co-op
Teas, vinegars and assorted pantry-stuffers from Rare Tea Cellar
ByM Desserts’ cookies, granola and sweets
Gelt for Grown-ups and Champagne truffles from Veruca Chocolates
Wild-caught Alaskan smoked salmon
Local honey and seasonal snacks from City Provisions Bold-flavored popcorn from Posh Corn

Gifts for the design-savvy

Quirky antique kitchenwares from Martyn George
Heirloom-quality wood toys for tots from Noble Toy Company
Dinner Party’s vintage entertaining pieces
Hand-dyed scarves from Heshima Kenya
Dorus Mhor jewelry
Beauty and body from Arch Apothecary
Gifts for gents & gals from Sir & Madame
Food, design and children’s books from City Lit

PLUS there are Snacks on-site such as:  Complimentary bubbly from Illinois Sparkling Co.,  Mindy Segal’s hot chocolate and sweet treats,  Old Town Social charcuterie,  Sauce & Bread Kitchen nachos,  Bang Bang pie and biscuits and  La Sirena Clandestina alfajores

A portion of the proceeds from ticket and vendor sales will benefit Fresh Moves (freshmoves.org), a Chicago nonprofit that delivers fresh produce to local food deserts by converted CTA bus.

Get your tickets here. They are ONLY $5 online or at the door!!!

Another event going on that night................................

Green Ribbon Gala

Thursday December 6th from 7pm-??? at Bevy Chicago 215 W. Ontario in Chicago.

Come celebrate green businesses with red carpet style hosted by Ms. Illinois Amber Autumn!!! Proceeds benefit Chicago Gateway Green (so yes it is for a good cause).  Also  Enjoy luscious cocktails by PAMA and organic hor d'oeuvres by Karyn's on Green and more (You all know I am for sure there now, you had me at Hor d'oeuvres).  Don't forget the fab
Fashion Show planned with some of Chicago's finest in eco-friendly designs with emcee's Jen Weigle and Amber Autumn and  Direction by Marco Foster. PLUS that's not all, enjoy Sensational sounds by guest DJ Kamil. and Special acoustic performance by The Bergamot. Last but not least Emmy Nominated Correspondent Jeff Conway of NBC's 24/7 will be in the house!!!!!

Designers featured in this fashion show include; Stix and Roses by Sararose Krenger, The Green Goddess Boutique, Silk Utopia by Crystal Brook and Victoria Larkin.

Tickets are only $28 for General Admission and $75 for VIP (which include private seating, cocktail service and a VIP gift bag). Get your tickets here.

Saturday December 8th

Meet Me Under the Mistletoe

Saturday December 8th from 7-9pm.  Stix and Roses Boutique located at  3854 W. Irving Park Rd, Chicago.
Tickets:  General $10 VIP: $20 can get them here.

A holiday fashion show you don't want to miss, come and see a dash of sparkle and faux fur in the winter collection by Stix and Roses.  The Runway show begins at 7:00 at Stix and Roses Design Studio at 3854 W. Irving Park Road followed by a memorable cocktail party. Guests can order their wish list that evening and plenty of other gorgeous accessories and beauty products ready for purchase.

This holiday season Stix and Roses pays tribute to women to watch in Chicago. These lovely ladies demonstrate beauty, confidence, dedicated to making a difference in communities and are perfectly poised in their professions. Also enjoy beautiful musical performance from Miss Chicago, Marisa Buchheit. Special guest appearances on the runway include: Ms. Illinois Amber Autumn, Karyn Calabrese owner of Karyn’s, Tami Conway, owner of The Daily Method , Lisa Nigro founder of Inspiration Café, Janiece Noel principal of J. Noel Public Relations, Miss Illinois Nancy To and Lisa Walt from Prevail Clinical Research and Rush University Medical Center. So come make a memorable moment this holiday season!!!

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