December 4, 2013 |
EAT Repeal Day Whiskey Pairing The Drawing Room 937 N. Rush St. 312-266-2694 Small plates from executive chef Tommy Sheean complement four tastings from the Scottish small-batch distiller Compass Box - including a limited edition tribute to iconic Chicago bar Delilah's 20th anniversary - in celebration of the 80th anniversary of the right to legally raise your glass with. 7 p.m. $45. Phone RSVP required. DRINK Sofia Boutique Fashion Show The Underground 56 W. Illinois St. 312-644-7600 Attend a reception with two Prohibition-era cocktails (10-11 p.m.)
November 13, 2013 |
Taylor Swift and Fall Out Boy will hit the runway tonight for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The lingerie maker announced Swift and the Boys as the musical headliners for the annual show, which tapes Wednesday night and airs on CBS Dec. 10, according to Entertainment Weekly. They will be joined by A Great Big World and Neon Jungle. Insert terrible joke about any of them dressing up in panties here. Last year's performers included Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Bruno Mars. Want more?
October 10, 2013 |
Manny confidently strutted down the hallway of the Tribune Tower. When he got to RedEye's offices, he was greeted by a number of staffers rushing up to him, snapping iPhone photos and gushing over him. If you don't know, Manny is a kind of a big deal. This 22-pound well-behaved French bulldog named after boxer Manny Pacquiao is even the head of his own Chicago-based company. He sells t-shirts with his face on them. On this day, he was ready for his photo shoot and modeled costumes he might wear to his #MonsterCute Halloween...
August 28, 2013 |
The Chicago fashion scene isn't short of talent, and one of its young standouts is giving a lucky bidder a unique look at the industry through the eyes of a designer. Local designer Anna Hovet has teamed up with United Arlines' Mileage Plus Program to give the highest bidder a behind-the-scenes look into the work of an independent designer and Chicago's fashion week, Fashion Focus Chicago. "It's pretty cool that they're highlighting me," Hovet said. "I'm really not that cool, but the people from United said,...
March 5, 2013 |
Expect style emergencies, celebrity A-list cameos and above all, high fashion. And yes, even baby couture onesies. Rachel Zoe, the famous stylist-cum-designer, is back for another season of "The Rachel Zoe Project," which premieres 8 p.m. CT March 6 on Bravo. She tries hard to balance both of her babies--her fedora and bloomer-wearing son Skyler ("Sky-Sky" for eyeroll) and her iffy fashion line. But it's her other lines, from "having a moment" to "I die," that make the show a fashion don't.
April 20, 2012 |
This year is Nick Cave's last as chair of the School of the Art Institute Fashion Show. As part of the school's fashion-design faculty, he spent the past seven years mentoring sophomore, junior, and senior design students to create garments that reflect a particular point of view. And he doesn't make it easy for them. "We've got to give them a bit of the rigorous behaviors that exist in the world of fashion and design, " Cave said. "You have to be able to work at a particular level.