Thursday, September 30, 2010

October Events

It's hard to believe October is almost here! We have so many amazing events coming up in October that we are so excited for...including the Macy's CFI Fashion show where the KBO Spring 2011 collection will be revealed on the runway!

Check out the list below for all the details and dates about each event.

Pretty in Pilsen

What: The 2nd Friday of every month, shop your favorites including: Kate Boggiano, Objets d’Envy jewelry, ColeHaddon Showroom, Jess Audey and Anna Hovet.
Where: 2150 S. Canalport Ave, 3rd and 4th floors, Chicago, IL 60608
Friday, October 8th, 2010, 5:30-8pm

Get a jump start on Holiday shopping for everyone on your list, including you! Shop great dresses, jackets, blouses, jewelry and more from these Chicago studios for all your Holiday events!

Chicago Designer Trunk Show Benefiting BRIGHT PINK | Breast Cancer Month

What: 11 Chicago designers (clothing, jewelry, handbags, accessories) will have Fall merchandise for sale with proceeds benefiting Bright Pink's Educational and Support Programs.
Where: The Affinia Hotel - Chicago, 166 E. Superior, 2nd Floor Superior Room, Chicago, IL
When: Tuesday, October 12th, 2010, 5:30-8:30pm

Please join Chicago designers as they come together for a special Trunk Show during October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month with proceeds benefiting BRIGHT PINK - national Brea
st & Ovarian Cancer Charity []

FREE: Entry, Appetizers & your first drink is FREE! Open to the Public!

Participating Designers:
jules. | Marisa Swystun | C/Fan | Kate Boggiano | Love, Lulu Mae | Brynn Capella | Nonnie Threads | Miriam Cecelia | Anna Hovet | Zamrie | Paoo

A very special thanks to our sponsors: The Affinia Hotel & Chicago Collection Magazine!


Pilsen open studio

What: An open studio day where you can shop and peruse the artist and designer studios at 2150 S. Canalport Ave.
Where: 2150 S. Canalport Ave, in Pilsen, Chicago IL 60608

When: October 16-17, 2010

Macy's CFI fashion show

What: A runway show featuring Kate Boggiano and other great Chicago designers!
Where: Millennium Park Tent
When: Tuesday, October 19th, 2010, 6pm-9pm

Enjoy cocktails and watch Kate Boggiano's Spring 2011 collection strut down the runway!

AIDS Fashion Show

What: A runway show with Kate Boggiano and other great designers, all to benefit a great cause!
Where: River East Art Center, 435 E. Illinois St., from 7-10pm

When: Thursday, October 21st, 2010

A Night of Fashion, Cocktails and Advocacy Hosted by the AIDS
Foundation of Chicago’s Junior Board Encourages Young Adults to Get Tested in Lead-up to National HIV Testing Day

Style Chicago shopping event in the tents

What: A shopping event featuring Kate Boggiano and other great designers!
Where: TBA, check back for details!

When: October 23rd, 2010, 10am-6pm

Fun Fashion Fact of the Day:

Elizabeth I loved hats so much that she made it mandatory for all fem ales over the age of 7 to wear a hat on Sundays and holidays. Anyone who refused to do so was stiffly fined.

Who doesn't love a good hat when the occasion is fitting (ahem the Kentucky Derby *see below*)? Personally, though, I would prefer crowns and tiaras if the absurd tyranny of the hat law was in place today.

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