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Fashion Focus Chicago: A roundup of this weekend's events

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Chicago's answer to New York Fashion Week is back, but it's a little more compact this year.

While last year's Fashion Focus Chicago event was sprawled out over a week, this year everything's happening in one action-packed weekend.

Here's a quick rundown of the four major fashion shows. (But there are plenty of other events, including shopping parties and free seminars. Go to Chicagofashionresource.com).

TONIGHT: MACY'S PRESENTS THE DESIGNERS OF CHICAGO
7:30 p.m. at Millennium Park, Chase Promenade North, 201 E. Randolph
See what Chicago's fashion designers have to offer. This show highlights the spring collections of local designers. Designs will be available this spring at Macy's.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23: DRESS CODE
7:30 p.m. at Millennium Park, Chase Promenade North, 201 E. Randolph
Celebrate up-and-coming talent! Catch the runway debut of students from the city's fashion design schools: Columbia College Chicago, The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago, Academy Chicago and the School of the Art Institute Chicago. Go to www.stylechicago.com for tickets.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24: GEN ART'S FRESH FACES IN FASHION

8 p.m. at Millennium Park, Chase Promenade North, 201 E. Randolph
Gen Art's event will showcase the brightest stars in the fashion industry. See www.genart.org for ticket information.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25: VERT COUTURE, SPRINGTIME IN CHICAGO: "AN EVENING OF FABULOUS ECO-FASHION AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY"

6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. runway show, Chicago Cultural Center, Yates Gallery, 77 E. Randolph
What would the world be today without a green fashion show? This event will highlight the best of Chicago eco-fashion. Go to Conscious Planet Media for ticket information.

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Fashion Focus is a joke! The clothes are hideous! The runway season ended in September!

Be sure to also check out Style Admirer, Chicago's new fashion one-stop-shop, for a roundup of Fashion Focus. See www.styleadmirer.com


Hi,
Fashion is the best way to show out our personality and also glamour..
so i will take this article in my life...
Thanks for sharing valuable info..

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