Aspiring Designers to Rock Imagine Fashion Show

Student-produced show takes place Thursday

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Meredith Gregory
    Student fashion takes over the runway Thursday.

    When we hear of new emerging talent in Chicago, we're all over it—especially when it comes to fashion.

    On Thursday, the International Academy of Design and Technology hosts Imagine '11, a student-produced exhibition that will showcase around 100 original student designs by over 40 designers. 

    Every element of the show -- from the logo to the stage design and the fashion -- is produced by students.

    Miss Illinois USA 2011 Angela Sparrow will lend a hand on the runway while musical guest Kristinia DeBarge performs during the night of fashion, fun and inspiration.

    Former IADT graduate and locally acclaimed designer Nora del Busto -- who won Latino Fashion Week in 2008 and was chosen for Macy’s 2009 Fashion Incubator program -- will present a  fashion installation.

    Tickets are $25 for general admission, $30 for VIP under 21 and $50 for VIP over 21 (includes drink tickets) and can be purchased by calling 312-980-9295.