Fashion Focus Chicago. Sister Cities Shows a World of Fashion. Second City Style Fashion Blog

October 4, 2006 • Magazine


By Ann John Second City Style

Fashion Focus wasn’t just all about Chicago. On Tuesday night, the Sister Cities International Program hosted a runway show at the Chase North Promenade in Millennium Park honoring fashions from its 25 participating global cities.
In the words of Fashion Advisory Council Chair Melissa Turner, who gave
a short speech before the show, the aim is to put “a spotlight on
designers with ties to a sister city.” But with familiar names such as
James de Colon and Basia Frossard in the evening’s roster, it soon
became clear that these designers also shared ties to Chicago. For many
of them, it’s now their home. And all of them, in fact, sell their
pieces in stores and boutiques throughout the city. Read More

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