Posts in category "fashion"

Photos: Rock the Runway 2016--Baby Models on the Catwalk!

Students of The Fieldcrest Dance, Acting, Modeling & Etiquette studio strut in Rock the Runway 2016.
The Fieldcrest Performing Arts (Dance, Acting, Modeling and Etiquette) studio threw its fabulous Rock the Runway 2016 event featuring its modeling students. The standing-room only crowd at Georgios in Orland Park, witnessed cuteness overload as the models strutted their stuff. Congrats to modeling instructors LaShanda Slay, Tyra DePillars and Keli Wells, on a job well... Read more »

All Inclusive Fashion at NYFW

All Inclusive Fashion at NYFW
By Kym B. Designer Ashley Chew, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, created a free hand purse stating “Black Models Matter”; which went completely viral.  As a fashion correspondent at the 2016 New York Fashion Week, I was able to take a look at if the frequent shun of African American artists, such as... Read more »

Chicago Designer Laurie Underwood Heads to Project Runway!

Be sure to tune into Project Runway this season! Chicago’s own Laurie Underwood will appear on Project Runway season 14; the show is slated to premiere on August 6th at 9pm on Lifetime. At the age of 9, Laurie began designing and creating her own clothing. Focusing on grace and feminine appeal, she birthed the fashion... Read more »
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Art For Life: Hamptons High Fashion

Always A-List Jawn Murray and Star Jones
Now this is high fashion! The Russell Simmons Art For Life benefit gala took place over the weekend in the Hamptons, New York. Cadillac was Valet Sponsor for the event that raised nearly $300,000 to fund art programs for needy students. Here are a few of the many stand-out styles from the event. Follow the... Read more »

Summer Fashion Tips for Curvy Chicks

Summer Fashion Tips for Curvy Chicks
How to look your best from the Beach to the Boardroom! By Toya Nicole Curvy Chicks! Summer is here and that means it’s time for vacations, concerts, retreats and beautiful summer nights that call for a new wardrobe! This summer I have a wedding in Texas, vacation to Cabo and a business conference in Miami... Read more »

The List: 10 Hot Designs from New York Fashion Week

The List: 10 Hot Designs from New York Fashion Week
Lincoln Center is abuzz with the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (#MBFW) happening now thru February 13th. A lineup of 100 designers are showcasing their Fall 2014 collections; take a look at 10 of our favorite looks–thus far! Follow the conversation on Twitter: #MBFW and #MBFWWeekStreetStyle. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this blog are those... Read more »
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Chicagonista Fashion and Fun at Bryson Milan

Chicagonista Fashion and Fun at Bryson Milan
by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster–  I love supporting and promoting all things Chicago. I recently attended a taping for ChicagonistaLive that was held at the beautiful Bryson Milan upscale clothing boutique.   Chicagonista is comprised of a group of four powerful Chicago women, Nancy Loo, Beth Rosenberg, MJ Tam, Duong Sheahan and newly added Chicagonisto... Read more »

Top Three Fashion Tips for the Perfect Fit

Top Three Fashion Tips for the Perfect Fit
By Cabryl Breotti Recently I spoke with fashion diva “Ashley” (a tall, perfectly shaped, size-2 young lady) about her shopping experiences. In my mind, there were visions of Ashley’s shopping excursions filled with boisterous laughter as she ripped garments from display mannequins to fit on her own frame. But then Ashley told me that she... Read more »

Saturday's Fashion and Arts Humanity Fete: Meet the Honorees!

Julie M. Holloway
by Lydia Katherine The Fashion and Arts Humanity Fete, an event that honors humane achievements in Chicagoland’s fashion and arts community, takes place on Saturday, October 26, at 5:00 p.m. at the all new Harmony Event Space, 1908 S. Millard Avenue. Three of the esteemed honorees are LaTonya Hubbard of LH Couture; Vau’ve Anais of... Read more »
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Curves Couture Chicago Reveals True Beauty

Curves Couture Chicago Reveals True Beauty
Editor’s Note: Curves Couture Chicago Fashion Show, presented by Project Thyck and Chevrolet, broke ground as the first full-figured fashion show to run during Chicago’s Fashion Week. The event took place at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel and was hosted by Val Warner of ABC’s Windy City Live. Noted designer Jack Cave, “Plus-size women are sexy... Read more »