Fashion Focus Prepares for Takeoff

Four headlining shows set for stylish extravaganza

By Marcus Riley
|  Monday, Oct 17, 2011  |  Updated 2:17 PM CDT
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It's way past time to get familiar with Spring/Summer 2012.

And that's where  Fashion Focus Chicago comes in.

Chicago's unofficial fashion week will be held Oct. 17-23, and includes four headlining runway shows in addition to a plethora of shopping/trunk shows and industry events.

The four headlining shows include:

  • Oct. 18th: The Chicago Fashion Incubator Show -- Features looks from current and former designers from the incubator program.
  • Oct. 19th: InspireDESIGN -- Five Chicago fashion lines will be featured, and also includes the conclusion of the 4th annual Mario, Make Me a Model contest.
  • Oct. 20th: Vert Couture -- Feature the Spring/Summer 2012 eco-collections of five top Chicago designers.
  • Oct. 21st: The Art of Fashion -- Preview contemporary to couture Spring 2012 collections of accomplished Chicago designers such as Borris Powell and Lara Miller.

VIP and general admission tickets are available for each individual show and are close to selling out if not already sold out.

Click here for a full list of additional Fashion Focus events throughout the week.

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