The Week in Fashion

Here's where you'll find your fabulous self in the next seven stylish days

Fashion shows abound in the next few days, so put on your best party dress and check out these stylish soirees. As Heidi would say: See you on the runway!

Designer boutique Veruca Salt will bring the fierce with its first-ever Walk-Off showdown on Friday, May 29. (We can hear Tyra audibly posing in our well-coiffed heads.) The exciting event will take place at 9PM at Griffin Lounge in River North, with all aspiring models receiving the glam squad treatment: hair styling, makeovers and, of course, wardrobe.

The victorious catwalker will win a $200 gift certificate to Veruca Salt, with locations in Bucktown and River North, as well as a personal shopping session with ShopWalk, a Chicago shopping tour company. Prospective models should email to register.

Also on Friday, May 29 (plan accordingly!) is le Dress' "City of Lights" runway show at Vertigo Sky Lounge at the Dana Hotel & Spa in River North. The event celebrates the Wicker Park frock shop's one year anniversary with $5 SKYY vodka cocktails from 9-10PM and V.I.P. cards that entitle attendees to 30 percent off in the boutique and a chance to win one of the 10 dresses featured in the fashion show. RSVP required to Also, pop into le Dress Friday through Sunday to receive a complimentary gift with purchase. Happy birthday to them!

Style won't take a day off on Sunday, May 31, as SoKo Fashion, an East Village boutique offering affordably fashionable trends, and the nearby Chicago Avenue Salon host "Fashion Rocks," a high-energy night of live music and runway looks, at Darkroom, a photography-focused nightspot. Guests will have a shot at door prizes, and everyone will get a flyer for 25 percent off of services at Chicago Avenue Salon through June 15.

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