Fashion Show 2012
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago presents their annual fashion show, today at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. Hosted in Millennium Park, this year’s fashion show will be the largest ever in its 78-year history. The show will feature more than 300 garments from SAIC’s Fashion Design BFA candidates showcased by more than 70 professional models from Factor Runway.
Seniors from SAIC’s acclaimed fashion department will showcase complete collections of five garments. With more than 40 seniors presenting, these elaborate creations come from the largest graduating class in SAIC history. Juniors will show three designs and sophomores will present one design in white and silver.
This year, the runway show will sparkle as a selection of students use Swarvoski crystals in their designs. Art enthusiasts and fashionistas from across the country are sure to enjoy this dazzling runway show of cutting-edge creations from the next generation of designers.
Dress Rehearsal: 9 a.m. Tickets are $40. Afternoon Fashion Shows: 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets are $75. For more information about Fashion 2012, contact the Fashion Design department at 312.629.6897 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE WALK 2012
Following the runway show, SAIC will host their annual benefit gala supporting student scholarships. THE WALK 2012 begins at 5:30 p.m. with a VIP reception, followed by a cocktail welcome at 6 p.m., the complete runway show at 7 p.m. and an elegant dinner on the rooftop terrace at 8 p.m.
THE WALK 2012 is made possible in part by Presenting Sponsor Swarovski. CS Magazine is the Exclusive Media Sponsor of THE WALK 2012.
Tickets start at $500. To purchase tickets and for further information about THE WALK 2012, call 312.499.4194.
Emmaline Niendorf is an Integrated Marketing Associate with Otherwise Incorporated.