Recent Posts by Xochil

Press: The Real Chicago – New Style In Old Town

I was interviewed by The Real Chicago about re-styling garments as the Design and Re-Styling manager at the Chicago boutique, Eliana Lily. I discuss the process of working with clients to bring new life to their treasured and oftentimes expensive or sentimental items, from bridesmaid dresses to fur coats and heirloom items.
Read more

Press: Honorable Mention in New City Chicago

I was mentioned by Melissa Turner in an interview with writer Jennifer Berg, in this article that appeared in NEWCITY CHICAGO on 6/13/2006.   First Fashionista: A conversation with Melissa Turner, Chicago's new fashion director Jennifer BergLast week, Mayor Daley announced the formation of Chicago's Fashion Advisory Council, a group dedicated to keeping local talent…
Read more

Press: Unity in Diversity Fashion Show

I had the opportunity to produce a fashion show at the Foundation Room at House of Blues Chicago, while still a student. I created looks using re-designed t-shirts, hats, accessories and other materials, and invited two of my friends and classmates, Crystal Ocegueda and Casey Cox, to join me. After the show, we had our…
Read more

Press: Chicago Sun Times – Co-Ed Couture

I participated in the student fashion show at The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago, and imagine my surprise to find that the show, and my Feathered Femmes collection, were featured in a large full color photo in the article "Co-Ed Couture" in the Chicago Sun Times! My designs featured re-purposed fedora feathers in red…
Read more

Recent Comments by Xochil

No comments by Xochil yet.