Tag Archives: Events

Recap: Chicago Textile Expo Fall 2014

On the tail end of Fashion Focus Chicago, the first Chicago Textile Expo was hosted by my friends at the Fine Fabric Sales showroom, Diana Muzzy and Flo Fiore-Battaglia. I was invited to be a speaker and my seminar was called, How to work with your Pattern Maker. I brought my experience as a freelance…
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Fashion Focus Chicago 2010

Chicago fashion has been growing steadily over the past few years. With the creation of the Mayor's Fashion Council in April 2006, interest from the community has exploded and things are greatly improving for local designers. This year the events are sure to be even better than in years past. A full listing of events…
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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…
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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…
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