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Sunday, October 5, 2014

Akira’s 12th Annual Fall Fashion Show
With Celebrity Guest James Maslow (Big Time Rush & Dancing With The Stars)
Doors open at 4 PM / Show begins at 7 PM
Grossinger City Autoplex
1500 N. Dayton St., near North/Clybourn

Afterparty (at Japonais 600 W. Chicago Ave., near Halsted) starts at 9 PM
After-afterparty (at the Underground) starts at 12:30 AM

Enter the last dimension at AKIRA’s signature event of the season. First, enjoy small bites from local restaurants then, take in a breakdance performance from BRICKHEADZ, performance art by Anna Dominguez, and live painting by Andrew Leonardo & a resident artist from the Zhou B. Art Center. Next, get outfitted in fall’s freshest looks at our one-night-only pop-up shop. Immerse yourself in a virtual world at this year’s runway presentation, featuring special guest James Maslow (“Dancing With The Stars” & “Big Time Rush”) and thirty of Chicago’s top models.The fashion sponsors who made this event possible include: Original Penguin, DL1961 Denim, RNT23 Jeans, Minnetonka, Timberland, TOMS, Diesel, Lust For Life, Drifter, & Creative Recreation. A portion of the proceeds from The Last Dimension will go toward PAWS Chicago. This event is 16+, but attendees must be 21+ to consume alcohol. Tickets ($25 GA, $50 Guaranteed Seating, and $100 VIP) are available for purchase at all AKIRA stores & at


Friday, October 10, 2014    

Ashley Pittman Personal Appearance and Trunk Show
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Neiman Marcus
737 N. Michigan Avenue

View the amazing collection of jewelry designer Ashley Pittman. Her jewelry is made with materials such as natural horn carved by a women’s cooperative, fair trade semi-precious gemstones, bronze and other materials indigenous to South Africa. Meet the designer! Ashley donates 10% of all profits to help fund the operation of a health center and school in rural Kenya in an area hit particularly hard by prolonged drought.

October 1, 2014 through October 31, 2014

Chicago Premium Outlets® Pink Event

Chicago Premium Outlets® will host its second annual Pink Event this October, encouraging shoppers to think pink, and save green, in support of the Susan G. Komen Foundation®’s fight against breast cancer. For a $10 donation to Susan G. Komen, donors will receive a Pink Event Discount Card redeemable for 25 percent off a single item at one of more than 40 participating center stores. Pink Event Discount Cards will be available, Oct. 1-31, at the Information Desk in the Chicago Premium Outlets Food Court. Shoppers can make one donation and receive one card per day. One hundred percent of proceeds raised will go to supporting Susan G. Komen’s work in the Chicago area, including the funding of breast cancer research at a number of Chicago’s world-class medical research facilities. Complimentary Chicago Premium Outlets Shopper Shuttle service from Chicago’s Union Station will be available on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month of October with use of the promo code PINK. Shopper Shuttle reservations should be made 24 hours in advance by phone, 312-361-4111, or via the link on the Chicago Premium Outlets web site,
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