Yes I know that I haven't written much lately; I have been hibernating like a bear. But I am back and I wanted to remind you all that we DO have fashion here in Chicago. The Midwest, yes we are not exactly known for cutting fashion, but we do have some new upcoming designers and brands! We also have extraordinary established designers are are cutting edge. One of the ways our city is building on promoting fashion is the Chicago Fashion Incubator at Macy's on State Street. Born in 2008, the Chicago Fashion Incubator was created to help aspiring local fashion designers build sustainable businesses that can compete in the global fashion industry. The designers in residence, are given technical product development, business tools and training to create innovative products and launch globally competitive businesses based in Chicago. If you want more information on this program and or if you want to apply for it (do it!) visit their website here.
Also happening in the Chicago fashion world, is a Spring Fashion show, otherwise known as the Launch Spring Fashion Show! this Sunday March 10, 2019 at the Autohaus on Eden. This yearly show starts at 4:30 PM with the runway show starting at 6 PM for an up close first look of whats hot for spring! The car showroom transforms into a dynamic catwalk and fashion hub (which I may add is very cool.) Plus they are hosting an emerging designer segment showcasing an amazing "Project Runway" type emerging designer competition with 6 finalists from The Chicago Fashion Incubator! How cool is that??? The young designers compete to win a $1,000 cash prize sponsored by Northbrook Toyota to celebrate emerging designers in the Chicagoland area!!!
Guests also enjoy light bites from Morton's Steakhouse and the The Happ Inn along with wine tasting provided by Knightsbridge Wine Shoppe and delicious cupcakes created by Bent Fork Bakery. You can also bid on silent auction items such as the coveted VIP Mercedes Experience to the US OPEN for 2 including airfare, hotel and VIP court side seats! All proceeds benefit Humble Design. Get your tickets today HERE!
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