Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Chicago Fashion News

Maria Pinto who dresses Michelle Obama (pic above) in her chic designs is having a moving sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 18 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 19 at 19l5 N. Clybourn. She will be moving to: North Jefferson Street in the West Loop this summer

"Glamorama 2008" gala Aug. 22 at the Chicago Theatre. With performances by
Cyndi Lauper and MC Hammer.
Presented by Macy's. For tickets ($50-$1,000), call (312) 902-1500 or visit

“Fashion Focus,” Chicago’s Fashion Week, Oct. 1-8. Pete Wentz will be majorly involved in helping bringing media attention to the event as well as showcasing one of his lines (pic). He told the crowd he hoped by being involved to draw attention to “Chicago burgeoning, champagne fashion market.”

Michael Kors, has signed a lease to open a 2,594-square-foot namesake "lifestyle" store on the first floor of the 900 Shops at 900 N. Michigan Ave.
Michael Kors also plans to open a boutique next door in fall 2009 to house his collection.

BORIS KODJOE will be at Joe's Bar ---- July 4 and will present his new Ziami clothing line. Also, DJ Kid Capri will be in the house, spinning the hits.

"CIRQUE du Soleil Kooza" is opening June 26 at the United Center

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