Category: Art

Funky Couture/Custo Barcelona-Toast To Summer-Rejuvenate Fashion Show at Sushi Samba!

Funky Couture/Custo Barcelona-Toast To Summer-Rejuvenate Fashion Show at Sushi Samba!
Set to take place this Sunday, June 26th at 5pm-Eric Hurlburt is back with his annual fashion show featuring Custo Barclelona Summer 2011 Collection at Sushi Samba rio 504 N. Wells. Toast to Summer promises to be even better than last year.  Hosted by Tsitiki Felix of Telemundo-guests will be treated to a Champagne Reception... Read more »

Melissa Gomez on the M.GO Fashion Show 2011...Vive Latino!

Melissa Gomez on the M.GO Fashion Show 2011...Vive Latino!
Ok, so I know Melissa G. from a mutual friend who I will call for the time being Jenny S(exy).  And I have followed M.GO fashion since I could follow it.  I must give props to the Cirque de la Mode fashion show at Tantrix this past Friday night-it worked on many levels. I could... Read more »

Revamped Chicago 2011...a Fashion Show for the Hip Society and it was so much fun!

Revamped Chicago 2011...a Fashion Show for the Hip Society and it was so much fun!
The evening was set at the recently opened Bridgeport Art Center-in an amazing loft space that set the stage for one of the most entertaining fashion/art shows I’ve attended.  In it’s second installation-Revamped was reworked and so much better than the first. It’s hat off to the producers at Earth Share of Illinois-whose mission this... Read more »
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GOT D.A.M....by Maya the Divine.

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GOT D.A.M....the Next Big Thing???

GOT D.A.M....the Next Big Thing???
We’ll I can’t say for certain…I’ve been persuaded into attending this experimental exploration of Dance, Art and Music presented by the young Howard University upstart-Maya-Camille Broussard and her partner Chrishon Lampley-who’ve founded Three Peas Art Lounge in the South Loop. I’ll keep an open mind-before judging. If you love experimenting-then GOT D.A.M…we’ve got something in... Read more »

Lauren Jenkins is fine art...

Lauren Jenkins is fine art...
Set at the Per Populous Gallery as part of the 2nd Friday Pilsen ArtWalk-Lauren Jenkins made her return to showing art work with “Quiet Language”.  An amazing exhibit of fine art-this solo showing of illustrations and paintings had the look and feel of an artist whose work is well beyond her years.  Many of the... Read more »
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J. Cheikh Launches Collection at Loft on Lake

J. Cheikh Launches Collection at Loft on Lake
Hosted by Marcus Riley of NBC Chicago–J. Cheikh premiered their fall/winter collection last night before a hip crowd of fashionistas.  Just ahead of their showing at New York Fashion week in February-it was a night for mixing, mingling, flirting and of course networking.  The event took place at Loft on Lake with special performances by... Read more »

Rosina Mae-Fashion for the girl on the go

Rosina Mae-Fashion for the girl on the go
Set at the Deboniar Social Club this past Saturday night-supreme fashionista Rose Mae Turner-produced her second annual fashion show for her Chicago based clothing line Rosina Mae.  I missed her inaugural event last year-and made sure I didn’t let that happen again.  Known for her swimwear, cover-ups and party dresses; the show on Saturday also... Read more »

A Passport to Design Fashion Ball by Latinos...fun for everyone.

A Passport to Design Fashion Ball by Latinos...fun for everyone.
Latino Fashion Week saved the very best for last with the grand finale-A Passport to Design, Fashion Ball.  Staged at the Mercedes-Benz on North Avenue-this was surely the biggest night of the week. The premiere designers on the Runway included Lazaro Perez, Jaer Caban, Carlos Campos and John Dunn; along with STITCH Designs by Jose... Read more »
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IMPACTO-Kickoff to Latino Fashion Week was Moda in the City and much more...

IMPACTO-Kickoff to Latino Fashion Week was Moda in the City and much more...
The 4th installment of this brilliant fashion conception-the vision of it’s founders Cesar Rolon and Arabel Alva Rosales is clear: Latinos are making their mark in Fashion here in Chicago and around the world.  Their artistry is evident and it is quite exciting to see it unfold. “Moda in the City” was an invitation only... Read more »
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