Tag: Fashion

Fashion designer Maria Pinto unveils a 25 year retrospective at opening party

Fashion designer Maria Pinto unveiled a 25 year retrospective at opening party at City Gallery Water Tower Place.
Noted and beloved Chicago fashion designer Maria Pinto celebrated the opening of her exhibition, “Maria Pinto 25 Years,” at City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower on September 10. In collaboration with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, the exhibition celebrates Pinto’s first 25 years of working at the intersection of art... Read more »

A passion for fashion: SAIC's "The Walk" showcases 250 student designs (Awesome pics!)

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), one of the nation’s leading art and design schools, presented “The Walk 2014“, its annual fashion show that celebrated an astounding 80 years of fashion innovation this year!   The extraordinary runway show was presented three times throughout the day with more than 1500 people in attendance... Read more »

Chicagoan's celeb-filled fashion show, Emerge!, features up and coming designers during New York Fashion Week

Mikki Taylor, Phillip Bloch, Adam Leffel and Emerge! founder Dionne Williams.
Now in its 5th season, EMERGE! A Fashion Runway Show, created and produced by Dionne Williams of D. Williams Public Relations Group, featured an eclectic ensemble of artists during New York Fashion Week 2013. These aspiring fashion designers from around the world showcased their artistic genius with amazing collections that powered down the runway much to the... Read more »

Kim Kardashian, Heidi Klum and Rachel Zoe Highlight Shoe God Brian Atwood's Star-Filled Party Celebrating New Campaign and First Flagship Store!

Heidi Klum, Brian Atwood and Rachel Zoe
Handsome shoe god, Brian Atwood, celebrated his new campaign and first flagship store at 655 Madison Avenue in New York with a star-filled celebration at the Four Season’s Restaurant on Wednesday, September 5th.  More than 700 guests mixed with A-list celebs as DJ Mick Boogie played hot mixes but nothing could be hotter than the... Read more »

Shoe Designer Brian Atwood Opening First Stand-Alone Store in NYC!

Shoe Designer Brian Atwood Opening First Stand-Alone Store in NYC!
Hunky and talented shoe designer to the stars, Brian Atwood, will be opening his first stand-alone store in the fall!  According to proud mom, Dusty (Yolanda) Stemer, Brian’s store will be opening on New York’s Madison Avenue. I can’t imagine the lines!   Good luck Brian!  We wish you the best and hope Chicago is next!!!

Saks Fifth Avenue's Well-Heeled Walk-Off: Fierce Competiton on Watch312.com

Saks Fifth Avenue's Well-Heeled Walk-Off: Fierce Competiton on Watch312.com
Saks Fifth Avenue  hosted one of the best in-store events I’ve attended in a long, long time.  Watch312 was the media sponsor for the evening and I emceed the “Well-Heeled Walk-Off” contest while Watch312“DishIT” host Amanda Puck served as a judge along with Saks Director of Marketing Julie Selakovich and Francesca Moceri from Chicago Children’s... Read more »

Chicago's First Fashion Night Out: Celebs, Style, Brian, Brad and More!

Handsome designer, Brian Atwood,  and his darling fiance, Dr. Jake Deutsch, celebrate Fashion Night Out at Saks Fifth Avenue!
Chicago’s first Fashion Night Out had the stylish set running to their closets for the finale on Sept.8th,  of a two week long celebration.  The Magnificent Mile debuted the first shopping festival of its kind in the country with “In-Fashion:  The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival Presented by MasterCard.” During the course of two weeks over... Read more »

SAIC's "The Walk 2011" Fashion Show Benefit to Honor Ikram Goldman

  This Thursday, May 5th, the School of the Art Institute will present “The Walk” fashion show which will be held in Millenium Park for the first time.  The show, which will be the largest in its 77 year history, will feature more than 250 garments by SAIC fashion design students.  Ikram Goldman will be... Read more »

Kenmore Live's "So You Wanna Be a Designer": Facebook's Hottest Reality Show!

Kenmore Live’s “So You Wanna Be a Designer” has almost 300,000 fans and is the first fashion reality show live-streamed on Facebook!  This 8 week long series began on March 24th and its final show will be May 12st.  It began with 6 designers and now on Episode 5, which I judged, the show is down to... Read more »

Factor Models Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Brianna Peeples, Amanda Lyons, Marta Traskevych and Emily Marinelli. Congratulations to Factor Models on their One Year Anniversary!  Factor Women Model Management,  one of the leading high fashion boutique modeling agencies in the industry, recently celebrated their New Generation Division at the Hubbard Inn.  The campaign for the occasion was shot by Russell Hd and... Read more »