Friday, September 10, 2010

Fashion Focus Chicago!

Fashion Focus Chicago, a celebration of the city's thriving fashion industry, returns for its sixth year in October!  From October 18-24, Fashion Focus Chicago 2010 will showcase the city's top designers and upcoming talent.  Enjoy runway shows, industry seminars and exclusive shopping events in Millennium Park and venues throughout the city!

The Fashion Focus Chicago 2010 line-up includes:

Headlining Runway Shows at Millennium Park

•Macy’s presents the Chicago Fashion Incubator Designers Past & Present with CS Magazine

Tuesday, October 19, 7:30 pm

•smartwater® & Chicago Magazine present Mario, Make Me a Model and WAVE OF FASHION

Wednesday, October 20, 7:30 pm

•Dress Code

Thursday, October 21, 7 pm; $10-$25

• Presents the Art of Fashion 2010

Friday, October 22, 7:30 pm; $35-$95

Independent Designer & Fashion Events:

•Horacio Nieto “The Desert & The Sea” Fashion Exhibition

Monday, October 18, 7 pm; $25

•Fashioning Desire: Chicago Fashion Photographers Reception

Tuesday, October 18, 6 pm

•Borris Powell “Life of Two Fairies” Runway Show

Wednesday, October 20, 9 pm; $15-$40

•Make A Statement: Design for a Cure

Thursday, October 21, 9 pm; $50


•Bloomingdale's “Love Where You Live” 15th Annual Charity Event

Wednesday, October 20 & Thursday, October 21, 10 am - 10 pm; $10

•Studio-808 presents the Accessory Style Lounge

Thursday October 21, 3 - 6 pm

•The Apparel Industry Board Inc. presents the Chicago Fabric and Trim Show

Thursday, October 21, 9 am - 5 pm & Friday, October 22, 9 am - 4 pm

•Modern Vintage Chicago: Fall Fashion & Jewelry Explosion

Saturday, October 23 & Sunday, October 24, 10 am - 5 pm; $10

•FashionChicago® presented by

Saturday, October 23 ,10 am - 6 pm

Industry Events:

•Education Day hosted by the Mayor’s Fashion Council

Sunday, October 24, 10 - 4 pm

Fashion Focus Chicago 2010 is a collaboration between the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Macy's, the Chicago Fashion Incubator, Mario Tricoci, and the city's four fashion design schools: Columbia College Chicago, the Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago, the International Academy of Design and Technology and the School of the Art Institute Chicago.

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