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Saturday, February 19, 2011



Fellow blogger Amy Creyer from Chicago Streetstyle Scene will host a private Spring '11 preview event at the Bucktown Cynthia Rowley on 1653 N. Damen (close to the Damen blue line station).

Enjoy beauty tips from Halley Nop, Anthony Maslo and Matt Kasin with complimentary manicures, hair styling and mini-makeovers. Guests will receive a 20% discount on purchases of clothing and accessories.



Nikia from ChiTown Fashionista invites to the annual Rock Away Racism promoted by the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago. The event will be held at the Hard Rock Hotel and will feature SB, Kamilah Sumner and Model Stranger . It will benefit the numerous YWCA programs that have been established to eliminate racism and empower women. More info here.


The Chicago Fashion Foundation (CFF) presents their Fourth Annual CFF Scholarship Event from 6-8 p.m. hosted by Project Runway’s Peach Carr at the Chicago History Museum. During the event, guests will be able to view designs created by Chicago’s local student designers. This year’s theme is centered on Chicago’s music scene.

The ensembles will be judged by some of Chicago’s fashion contributors and enthusiasts including local designer Lara Miller, 24/Chicago’s Catie Keogh, Amanda Monteiro of Georgio Armani and fashion enthusiast and blogger Candace Jordan. Scholarships will be awarded to the second and third place winners as well as a $5,000 fashion design scholarship to the first-place winner of that evening.

The event will feature a cocktail reception with drinks and light hors d’oeuvres compliments of Absolut Vodka and Little Black Dress wines. Guests will also be able to participate in a silent auction perusal and the first 50 to arrive will receive gift bags with goodies from event sponsors. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door and are $25 for students, $35 for CFF members and $45 for non-members. Those who buy tickets online will receive $5 off their ticket price. For more information or to purchase tickets to this event, please visit

About Chicago Fashion Foundation:

Chicago Fashion Foundation (CFF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides academic scholarships to Chicago-area college students majoring in fashion related studies and coordinates educational programs for the Chicago fashion community. CFF's goal is to maintain and develop the fashion industry in Chicago through an annual scholarship competition, yearly fundraiser, continuous professional networking events, and mentoring programs. CFF is comprised of professionals and students who are dedicated to developing and retaining local fashion talent in order to raise the caliber of the Chicago fashion industry.

If you would like to become a member of the Chicago Fashion Foundation, please visit