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CFF Sponsored Events

CFF Scholarship Competition 2015

For a limited time only get $25 off

VIP Tickets now $75 (reg $100) - promo code Fashion

GOLD Tickets now $50 (reg $75) - promo code Fashion2

Chicago Fashion Foundation 2015 Scholarship Showcase & Competition

Chicago Fashion Foundation Presents

A City Within A City

8th Annual Design Competition & Fashion Show

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602

6:30 PM
VIP & Press Reception
Silent Auction & Raffle

7:30 PM
General Admission

8:00 PM
Fashion Presentation & Awards

Join Chicago Fashion Foundation at our 8th Annual Design Competition & Showcase as we celebrate all the exciting talent in Chicago's fashion design community! You won't want to miss our fabulous runway collective of emerging, alumni and established Chicago fashion designers.

Fourteen finalists—our Chicago emerging designers created outfits inspired by the historic Merchandise Mart. The winner will receive a $5,000 fashion design scholarship, with smaller scholarships being awarded to second and third place.

We are very proud of our winner from last year, 22 year old Alexander Knox, who became a contestant on season 13 of "Project Runway". Knox made it through ten challenges before being eliminated.

Interspersed throughout the competition, we will feature collections from our outstanding alumni designers and several of Chicago's exceptional fashion designers. You won't want to miss these gorgeous designs gliding down the runway!

Before the fashion presentation mingle with the who's-who of the Chicago fashion industry while enjoying premium cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, silent auction and raffle and photo opportunities by our step and repeat.

To keep the cycle of excellence and innovation alive, all ticket sales go towards student scholarships and special fashion programming.


Hosted by

Tisha Lewis - Reporter, FOX 32 News Chicago

 

Future of Chicago Fashion Design Competitors

Alyson Montemayor, Harper College

Anna Ramirez, Columbia College Chicago

Courtney Batio, Harper College

Delvin McCray, Columbia College Chicago

Faina Stefadu, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Ginte Sabaliauskaite, Harper College

Hannah Linder, Harper College

Kelcie McCurdy, Columbia College Chicago

Lisa Nahhas, Columbia College Chicago

Myra Chung, Harper College

Nicole Dieshnbourg, Columbia College Chicago

Nicole Ramos, Harper College

Stephany Munoz, Harper College

Yesenia Villarreal, Columbia College Chicago

 

Alumni Designers

Elena Bobysheva - Elena Bobysheva
Columbia College Chicago
www.elenabobysheva.com

LaTonya Williams - Elizabeth Smith Fashions
International Academy of Design & Technology
www.esfashions.com

Robert Noia - Robert Noia
Columbia College Chicago

 

Top Chicago Fashion Designers

Mark Roscoe Design
www.markroscoedesign.com

Daniel George (menswear)
www.danielgeorgecustomsuits.com

Gidi
www.gidionline.com

Gabrielle Zwick Designs
www.gabriellezwick.com

 

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Chicago Fashion Foundation

SHOW PRODUCER/DIRECTOR & EVENT CONSULTANT

Rose Mandel, Mandel Productions

SOUND & LIGHTING

Soundz AVL

SOUNDTRACK

DJ Laura Bee

HAIR TEAM

Jennifer Simonis, Artistic Director

Custom Hair Lounge + Spa

MAKEUP TEAM

Brenda Arelano, Artistic Director

SPECIAL BUSINESS AWARD PRESENTED BY

Pilar Saiki

Fashion Stylist & Faculty at Fashion Department at Harper College

JUDGES

Andrea Schwartz-VP of Media Relations of Macy's (Marshall Field's) (North & Midwest Regions, Diego Rocha-Designer, Diala Joseph-Fashion Blogger forwww.rosesandheels.com, Frances Renk-Fashionista and more TBA.

 

PR / MEDIA INQUIRIES
Kristin Tuerk
kristintuerk@gmail.com - 312-622-7327

 

Get your tickets early, this event always sells out!


Tickets can be purchased on eventbrite.

Use PROMO code Fashion to receive your VIP discount

Use PROMO code Fashion2 to receive your GOLD discount

 

Visit our website at www.chicagofashionfoundation.org

Chicago Fashion Foundation Sponsors and Partners

 
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Don’t miss this exciting event. Purchase your tickets now.
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CFF 6th Annual Scholarship Competition & Showcase - March 21, 2013

 
Fashion Focus Chicago Volunteer Ops

Fashion Focus Chicago 2011 is right around the corner, taking place October 17-23, 2011, and there are some exciting events for you to volunteer at to get more involved in Chicago fashion!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Thursday, October 20, 2011 - Vert Couture Eco-Fashion Show & Benefit presented by Conscious Living TV Millennium Park, Chase Promenade North

Volunteer Coordinator: Sarah Markgrad, sarah.markgraf@greenmarkpr.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Friday, October 21, 2011 -The Art of Fashion 2011 presented by StyleChicago.com Millennium Park, Chase Promenade North

Volunteer Contact: Lynna Smith, talent@stylechicago.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Saturday, October 22, 2011 - FashionChicago presented by StyleChicago.com Millennium Park, Chase Promenade North

Volunteer Contact: Lynna Smith, talent@stylechicago.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 Sunday, October 23, 2011 - Education Day hosted by the Mayor's Fashion Council Chicago Cultural Center

Volunteer Contact: Kiran Advani, kiran.advani@explorechicago.org

 

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