Chicago Events. W Hotel’s Global Glam Spring/Summer 2010 Collection Launch

May 25, 2010 • Events


The elegant W Hotel Lakeshore Store

The W Hotel Lakeshore has all the amenities that tourists and locals alike can enjoy. The hotel boats a sleek and modern design, a variety of stellar options for food and drink, and one of the most impressive panoramic views of the city. And as of last night, they now offer premium shopping as well! The Hotel rolled out the red carpet for an exclusive peek at the W Hotel Store's new Spring/Summer 2010 Global Glam collection. The launch party was set up in some serious style, as only it could be with hosts Michigan Avenue magazine's Susanna Negovan, CelebTV's Kelli Zink and "The Bachelorette" Jillian Harris at the reigns.

The scene at the W Hotel's Global Glam party

Held in the hotel's main floor lounge, the collection was displayed by live models, in addition to mannequins and vignettes. The pieces in the collection were grouped into three sassy sets, based on the stylings of other W Hotel cities: Sail Above the Blue: Barcelona, Downtown Daring: New York and Red Carpet Ready: Hollywood. Each city's set brimmed with drool-worthy items, perfectly in step with the stylistic theme.

Barcelona boasted crisp, beachy separates by Yumi Kim, accented with Dannijo jewelry in cool, ocean blues and a flirty turquoise bag by Rebecca Minkoff. New York set the bar for edgy chic with over-sized, structural jewelry by Kendra Scott, a sexy, cut out Dolce Vita dress and a Rebecca Minkoff clutch in a bold wash of purple. And the aesthetic of Hollywood was equal parts playful and elegant with full skirts by Wink, Suzanna Day's amazing Deco necklaces and a peek-a-boo pantie and caftan set by Deepa Gurnani. Needless to say, there was plenty to celebrate!

A model in the 'Barcelona' collection

A model in the 'New York' collection


Andy Conklin, Heather Steenge-Hart In the 'Hollywood' collection, and Mike Cassidy

Guests perused the pieces while indulging in cocktails and incredibly yummy appetizers. Even Bliss, the hotel's resident spa, got in on the fun by offering skincare samples which we were all to happy to try out! And if the VIP treatment at the party couldn't have gotten any better, the W Hotel Store offered 20% off any item in the Global Glam collection. That was plenty exciting, but we were even more thrilled when we found out the promotion would be available for the NEXT TWO WEEKS! So stylize your own Global Glam girl ensemble by checking out  W Hotels The Store and then head over the the W Hotel Lakeshore, where the collection is being offered exclusively in Chicago.


Michigan Avenue magazine's Jessica Girdwain (left) and Kimmy Wilson pick up a few Bliss Spa samples

Editor-in-chief of Michigan Avenue magazine and Global Glam host, Susanna Negovan

"The Bachelorette" and Global Glam host Jillian Harris

CelebTV reporter and Global Glam host Kelli Zink

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4 Responses to Chicago Events. W Hotel’s Global Glam Spring/Summer 2010 Collection Launch

  1. Suzanna says:

    Who the heck is Kelli Zink and why is her dress so tight? She’s popping out allover! Can’t people in Chicago dress? WTF? You guys still have your work cut out for you apparently. Jillian looks great though.

  2. CousinMimi says:

    LOL Suzanna!
    She’s some chick who runs around events in Chicago thinking she’s all that and a bag of chips when actually she’s not. You know, a poser.

  3. There some girl envy online for. I must Jillian Harris looks superb in her white gold dress.

  4. If you’re at a fashion event in NYC, be sure to check out the The Surrey. It’s unbelievably nice!

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