Tag: Peach Carr

Lights, camera, action! Apparel Industry Board presents Rev UP Chicago!

Lights, camera, ACTION! I just can’t wait to host the Apparel Industry Foundation‘s Rev UP Chicago 2020 virtual fashion show/fundraiser tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 29, from 6-7 pm! See amazing fashion segments, filmed by Francis Son at Perillo Bentley Gold Coast, from some of our city’s top designers: Elda De la Rosa, Lauren Lein Cavanaugh (AIBI... Read more »

Fun, fashion and philanthropy: The Chicago Lighthouse presents FLAIR

Fun, fashion and philanthropy: The Chicago Lighthouse presents FLAIR
My Candid Candace Blog will now be shared here on Chicago Now as well as online. Since 2008, this award-winning blog has shined a light on Chicago and all the people who make it great. Hope you can subscribe here to enjoy news from around town that includes arts and culture, the dining scene, nonprofits,... Read more »

Peach Carr and fellow Project Runway Stars unite for JourneyCare

Project Runway All Stars Johnathan Kayne Gillaspie, Peach Carr, Christopher Palu, Korto Momolu and Joshua Christensen.
The love in the room was palpable for fashion designer and hometown hero Peach Carr, three of her fellow Project Runway All Stars and the nonprofit they came together to support, JourneyCare, the country’s largest non-profit organization providing hospice, home health, palliative and pediatric hospice care. The event at Theater on the Lake on Saturday,... Read more »
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Chicago House hosts an afternoon filled with feathers, fashion and fun

Design by Redaggio.
Chicago House hosted its annual spring brunch and fashion show on May 7 in the sunny Winter Garden atop the Harold Washington Library. Over 350 guests enjoyed a fashion show featuring designs by Peach Carr, Mark Roscoe + Black Tie Formalwear, Soundoff, Ricorso, Iridium Clothing Co. and Redaggio and a delicious brunch created by Inspired... Read more »

The Chicago Pet Project Book: A tail wagging good read to benefit puppy mill dogs

Millie, a breeding mill mother who spent 8 years in a mill, the inspiration for Millie's Mission.
The Chicago Pet Project: Portraits and Letters from the Heart is a beautiful coffee table book filled with hundreds of pages of notable Chicagoans (64) and their pets photographed exquisitely by Karen Morgan. The book was created by Cari Meyers, founder of The Puppy Mill Project, along with Kim Williamson and Morgan to raise funds for... Read more »

Mythical Proportions: Nora Dunn's One Woman Show Comes to Chicago

Mythical Proportions:  Nora Dunn's One Woman Show Comes to Chicago
An Asian pig with a penchant for liquor, a wooden leg discovered in the corner of a dank cellar and the deadly rampage of a desperate middle-aged bookkeeper becomes the stuff of legend in Nora Dunn’s “Mythical Proportions.”   Written and performed by Dunn, this one-woman show that has been two years in the making, will... Read more »
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Strike a Pose: Chicago Cubs players and their wives hit the runway for charity

Event hosts Kim and David DeJesus
Chicago Cubs outfielder David DeJesus and his wife Kim hosted more than 275 guests at the River East Arts Center on January 17 for their inaugural “Strike a Pose” fashion show benefitting their non-profit, David DeJesus Family Foundation.  The show featured Cubs players and their wives walking the runway in fashions from the 900 North... Read more »

Fashion Meets Flowers at Fleurotica 2012

Spring was literally in the air at the recent Fleurotica Fashion Show where all of the breathtaking designs were constructed of flowers, leaves and other plant materials!   More than 300 people enjoyed this runway competition benefitting Garfield Park Conservatory presented by leading floral designers and one real life fashion designer, Peach Carr. The evening... Read more »

Chicago Fashion Foundation Showcases a Street Style Shootout for Scholarships

Winning student designers with outgoing CFF VP Sandra Enimil and President Kristen Amato.
The Chicago Fashion Foundation celebrated local student design at the 5th annual Future of Chicago Fashion event at the Chicago Cultural Center on March 7th.  The night included a cocktail reception in Preston Bradley Hall, an extensive silent auction and more than 350 chicly clad guests. Judging began backstage before the show with Macy’s Andrea... Read more »
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Chicago Fashion Foundation Presents "A Street Style" Fashion Show

Chicago Fashion Foundation Presents "A Street Style" Fashion Show
The Chicago Fashion Foundation is hosting its annual scholarship event on Wednesday, March 7th, at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington from 6-9 pm.  “Street Style: Chicago Fashion through Chicago Communities” will showcase the work of ten local fashion students who will present looks representative of the signature street style of Chicago’s neighborhoods including... Read more »