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Fashion Focus Chicago

The City of Chicago’s Fashion Program is supported by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and partners with the Mayor’s Fashion Council, other City agencies, and the fashion community to:

    • highlight the vibrancy and sustainability of the Chicago fashion industry and the business of fashion
    • provide resources and facilitate opportunities for fashion professionals through advocacy, education and industry data collection and distribution
    • strive to establish Chicago as a fashion destination and elevate the brand of fashion in Chicago
    • partner and advise sister City agencies and industry organizations to work together to overcome challenges
    • appoint, guide and direct the Mayor’s Fashion Council and its committees
    • develop and execute Fashion Focus Chicago program initiatives each year and assure that they are aligned with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Cultural Plan for the City of Chicago. These programs include Fashion Focus: Chicago’s Fashion WeekChicago Fashion Industry Town HallAnnual Sidewalk Sale & Runway, and fashion education programming at events such as Creative Chicago Expo.

 

Upcoming Events

December 15 & 18: Fashion Focus Chicago Holiday Artisan Market at Chicago's Airports

The Fashion Focus Chicago Holiday Artisan Market at Chicago's Airports is presented by the Department of Aviation and the Fashion Focus Chicago program of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. 

Schedule:

December 15, 2014
Midway Airport, Concourse A (5700 S. Cicero Ave., Chicago, IL 60638)
10am-4pm

December 18, 2014
O'Hare Airport, Terminal 2 (10000 W. O'Hare Ave., Chicago, IL 60666)
10am-4pm

 

 

Fashion Town Hall: A Celebration of the Art + Industry of Fashion in Chicago

 

Fashion Town Hall

This kick-off event will showcase the Chicago fashion industry and its supporting agencies.

 

2014 Fall Fashion Guide

 

2014 Fall Fashion Guide

A complete list of fashion events taking place this fall.

 

Photo Gallery (Photo: Jack Perno; Model: Bria Condon of Factor Model Management; Factor Artists: Cammy Kelly and Galina; Designers: Eva Pazola and Shernett Swaby)

 

Photo Gallery

View photos from the 2014 Fashion Focus: Chicago’s Fashion Week.

 


 
Chicago Fashion Directory

 

Chicago Fashion Directory

Helpful list of fashion links.

 

 

Media (Lagi Nadeau pictured)

 

Media

Fashion Focus Chicago media credential instructions.