Fashion Focus Chicago kicked off last night with a reception to toast the headlining runways show partners and designers at the chic and spacious Public Chicago at 1301 N State Parkway. This is the seventh year of Fashion Focus Chicago and Second City Style has been right along side reporting for the last six! It was great to see designers who are established in Chicago as well as new faces at the event. This entire week there will be fashion shows and industry related events all over town.
Fashion Focus Chicago: Monday, October 17, 2011 – Sunday, October 23, 201
Headlining Shows at Millennium Park, Chase Promenade Central – 201 E. Randolph St.
For one full week Fashion Focus Chicago showcases some of the city’s top designers, and features runway shows in Millennium Park and at various locations around the city, shopping events, and industry seminars. The week’s activities are coordinated and directed by the Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture in partnership with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.
Headlining shows include:
Designers of the Chicago Fashion Incubator presented by Macy’s
– Tuesday, October 18; general admission tickets $35 and VIP tickets $80
InspireDesign presented by Mario Tricoci and vitaminwater® – Wednesday, October 19; general admission tickets $35
Vert Couture Eco-Fashion Show & Benefit – Thursday, October 20; general admission tickets $35 and VIP tickets $95
The Art of Fashion 2011 presented by StyleChicago.com – Friday, October 21; general admission tickets $35 and VIP tickets $95
To order tickets go to: explorechicago.org
More Information on all of the events visit Chicago Fashion Resource
— Carol Calacci
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