More 7th In Chicago Designers

April 15, 2006 • Magazine

More 7th In Chicago Designers

More 7th In Chicago Designers

Sat, 2006-04-15 21:00

Ginny H

At the age of seven Ginny Hilfiger was folding jeans in her brother, Tommy’s first boutique. She went on to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology and work in various divisions of Tommy’s business for 15 years. As the daughter of a jeweler, Ginny continues to be influenced by elegance, subtle detail and beauty. She carries this tradition into her fashion. Expression through clothing concept, design and creation has become her life.

This past February, Ginny H debuted her own line featuring clothes that work around the clock. “When you get those pieces you can wear all different ways, you feel like you can justify spending money on them.� Ginny H is timeless fashion for the woman who wants to look elegant and pretty with ease.

The line embraces rich fabrics from around the world. High quality cottons, linens and silks are used for expressive skirts, tailored separates, elegant day dresses and beautiful blouses. Tailored jackets and stylish skirts are made with the most supple, hand-selected Italian leathers. This luxury line introduces polished and chic women’s wear, focusing on meticulous tailoring and clean silhouettes.
Source: Shop Etc.

Jill.i Designs

Jill Italiano breathes new life into the world of semi-precious jewelry with designs that range from pure fun to pure elegance. In paying close attention to detail, style and color, her pieces project a delicate yet bold impression.

Born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Jill initially wanted to be in the fashion industry, both in design and production. She created garments and accessories for herself, friends and school performing groups. Expanding this creative talent she explored the culinary arts and received an Associate of Science degree at the New England Culinary Institute in Essex Junction, Vermont. Working on both the east and west coasts for over ten years in the restaurant industry, she ultimately specialized in pastry arts.

After a short period in corporate business, Jill needed an outlet for her creative talents. Settling in New England, she started a jewelry design business, aptly named Jill.i Designs. Beginning with trunk shows and designer markets in Manhattan, her jewelry has been seen in magazines like Lucky, Harpers Bazaar and Shop Etc.

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