Xochil News: Press

Wed, Apr 8, 2020

Interview with BHAV

Designer Bhavana Jain, owner and designer of contemporary clothing brand BHAV, interviews Xochil about her Mexican heritage and her personal fashion style.


Tue, Mar 3, 2020

Refushe Fashion Challenge

RefuSHE's Fashion Challenge: Reimagined, a virtual runway competition featuring fabric handmade by young refugee women in RefuSHE's programs in East Africa.


Sun, Sep 15, 2019

BRAVA Magazine Feature: Meet These Entrepreneurial Businesswomen

Learn how Xochil helps the designers of LEV Apparel turn their ideas into finished garments.


Mon, May 6, 2019

Telling Stories Through Fashion

Hopefully my message inspired someone in the audience -- and I'm pleased to share highlights from this talk (edited down from an hour) for you!


Sun, Aug 26, 2018

Make+Create Ep. 8: Meet The Chicago Pattern Maker

I was interviewed by Jen Veguilla-Lezan for an episode of Make+Create Podcast. We talk about the transition from design school to entrepreneurship in a bad economy, balancing work and motherhood, and the role technology plays in fashion design.


Tue, Apr 10, 2018

Press: Voyage Chicago

I'm excited to share a recent feature in Voyage Chicago - which is a site dedicated to telling the stories of creatives, artists and entrepreneurs in the Chicago area.


Fri, Mar 23, 2018

The Full Color Life

Last month I met Hannah Lynn of The Full Color Life, and we sat down for a fun interview, where we discussed Chicago fashion, how I got my start in the industry and what it means to have a capsule wardrobe.



Mon, May 16, 2005

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!

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