Daley Plaza Sidewalk Sale Spotlights Local Designers

Forty-four local designers sold their wares from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 23 and 24. The sale serves as a preview of Fashion Focus: Chicago’s Fashion Week, held Oct. 15-20.

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Lesley Timpe, owner and designer of Squasht by Les, shows off her hat and clothing designs at the Chicago Sidewalk Sale and Fashion Show at Daley Plaza.
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Forty-four local designers sold their wares from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 23 and 24. The sale serves as a preview of Fashion Focus: Chicago’s Fashion Week, held Oct. 15-20.
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"Project Runway" alum Sweet P Vaughn talks to NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter about her collection.
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Milliner Tonya Gross (left), owner of Tonya Gross Millinery, models two of her creations. Gross, who left the hedge fund industry to pursue fashion, makes hats for men and women.
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Elizabeth Pham, of See Song Designs, displays an array of bright, bold jewelry she says is inspired by floral and geometric patterns.
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A sample of the whimsical, vintage-inspired aprons by Ann Perry Designs.
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Michelle Tan poses in her booth, featuring on-trend bags, jewelry and clothing.
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