Winter has officially arrived and while other venues yearn for the return of warmer months, Vertigo Sky Lounge transformed the season with the January 13th re-launch of the Fire and Ice winter patio. To commemorate its return, the dana hotel and spa’s penthouse lounge partnered with Akira for an exclusive fashion presentation.
Fire and Ice converted the 1,000 square foot patio to feature a fully customized ice bar and signature menu of sizzling fire shots. The night kicked off with the Flaming Dr. Pepper shot and savor the mixture of amaretto and 151 dropped into a pint of Guinness. Patrons feeling especially bold sampled Vertigo’s Flaming Irishman and Jaeger bombs. Beyond the standard bottle service clichépatrons booked reservations inside the lounge’s custom igloo, no better way to warm up! the heat was raised with the patio’s signature maroon robes and fur blankets, the crystallized fire pit added the final warmth needed when temperatures reached an arctic low on Friday.
The launch culminated with a premier fashion presentation by the iconic Chicago retailer Akira. AKIRA’s Ice Bar fashion presentation featured FORD models outfitted in of-the-moment technicolor furs, gilded cocktail dresses, & moon boots. The local retailer will also offered guests a sneak preview of spring’s princess chic styles, surreal floral prints, & sporty nylons.
With a one hour hosted Svedka bar with RSVP, live ice sculpting, and a few surprises. Guests at Vertigo Sky Lounge may visit the Fire and Ice patio nightly until midnight throughout the duration of the season.
ABOUT VERTIGO SKY LOUNGE | Vertigo Sky Lounge,occupying the 26th floor of the Dana Hotel and Spa, gives Chicago a taste of the high life in an exclusive penthouse environment. Featuring wrap-around floor-to-ceiling windows with gorgeous views, an expansive outdoor patio with open fire pit and an array of seating options. Vertigo Sky Lounge is open Monday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 12 midnight; Friday from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Saturday from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m. and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Valet service is available during all hours of operations. For more information please visit www.vertigoskylounge.com.
ABOUT AKIRA | AKIRA is an innovative women’s & men’s clothing and footwear retailer based in Chicago. Since its inception as a single women’s store in 2002, AKIRA has amassed 16 boutiques in the Chicagoland area and a prominent e-tail website (ShopAKIRA.com). Its stores are located in, on, or at Bucktown, Lincoln Park, Andersonville, Block 37, State Street, Water Tower, Woodfield, Old Orchard, Hawthorn, & Fox Valley. In addition to its brick & mortar boutiques, the company is well-known for its host of fashion shows, singles parties, and charity events in the city. For more information on AKIRA, please visit www.AKIRAChicago.com or www.ShopAKIRA.com