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 Berg Last week, Mayor Daley announced the formation of Chicago's Fashion Advisory Council, a group dedicated to keeping local…Read more
The Chicago Pattern Maker: Xochil Herrera Scheer is a professional product developer, passionate about ethical sourcing and manufacturing, and Made In USA products. She is involved in the fashion community through connecting resources, sharing experiences, and professional development events. Xochil is a lover of slow fashion, collaboration, and is always game for a peanut butter dessert.
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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
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