Take a deep breath everyone. Within a month and a half Fashion Focus Chicago 2012 will be taking place. The week long event is returning for its eighth year at Chicago’s fashion scene, taking place October 15th through the 21st.
“You saw it on the runway, now buy it!” is the theme and inspiration for the runway, trunk shows, presentations, and other events. Over 400 local designers and 300 independent boutiques are housed within the City of Chicago and given the opportunity to be exampled through Chicago’s fashion week. Fashion Focus is the fashion initiative that was created to support and promote fashion industry professionals, allowing Chicago’s best talent to be displayed during a week of fashion events.
Headlining shows include The Designers of the Chicago Fashion Incubator (CFI) presented by Macy’s, “Fashion Takes Flight” presented by Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas and vitaminwater, and The Art of Fashion 2012 presented by StyleChicago.com.The Designers of the CFI will take place Wednesday, October 17th, “Fashion Takes Flight” will occur on Thursday, October 18th, and The Art of Fashion 2012 will take place on Friday, October 19th. All shows begin at 6 pm for VIP or 7:30 pm each night at Millennium Park Chase Promenade North at 201 E. Randolph St.
If you need more of a style rush, other events include the Dress Code Fashion Show on Monday the 15th, Next Fashion Chicago 2012 on Tuesday, a Luncheon and Fashion Installation at Bridgeport Fashion Design Center on Thursday, SOiree CHICago taking place on Friday, and everything from exhibitions to trunk shows happening throughout the weekend. For a full list of what’s going on, visit Fashion Focus Chicago’s schedule here. If you would like to view more information about Fashion Focus and events during the week, be sure to visit the homepage here. There are so many different events and runway shows occcuring, everyone will find the perfect event to keep themselves busy during the week. Be sure to check it out – I know I will!
– Lindsay Grundy
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