Some of Chicago's top boutiques will have their game faces on Friday at the 2nd annual Battle of the Boutiques at Lumen nightclub.
The goal is to create the most stylish and economical ensembles, and each boutique will present five looks for less than $100 apiece.
Judges include including former Project Runway contestant Steven Rosengard.
Participating boutiques include Wolfbait & B-Girls, 2Sisters, Hubba Hubba, Dress Up Boutique, Re.Stock Shop and defending champion Le Dress.
Tickets cost $25 and include complimentary cocktails, passed apps, a fashion show and swag bags.
7:30 p.m., Lumen, 839 W Fulton Market
Published at 5:30 PM CST on Feb 24, 2010