Chicago Fashion Incubator's Launch Shop has landed at 900 N Michigan Ave, level 5, and it provides the city with one-of-a-kind style options through April 23.
CFI, which started in 2008, offers a select group of designers the resources, workspace, showroom, curriculum, and mentoring to grow their businesses and establish networks in the community.
The Launch Shop features merchandise from CFI designers of the last four years. It is open from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays. The store has 2,800 square feet of retail space and 3,000 square feet of event space, and it plans to host exclusive events, fashion shows and trunk shows.
Get that calendar ready! Fill it with Chicago fashion:
- AGGA B Trunk Show. March 24, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
- AGGA B Trunk Show. March 25, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
- Evil Kitty Trunk Show. March 26, noon-3 p.m.
- Anna Hovet Fashion Show. March 26, 5-10 p.m.
- Dottie’s & Miriam Manicures & Mocktails. April 1, 3-8 p.m.
- Spring into Glamour & Future with Evil Kitty. April 2, noon-5 p.m.
- Anna Hovet Trunk Show. April 3, 1-5 p.m.
- Kristin Hassan Fashion Show. April 7, 6-9 p.m.
- ZAMRIE. April 7, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
- Alidade Trunk Show. April 8, 4-7 p.m.
- ZAMRIE Fashion Show. April 8, 8-10 p.m.
- Dottie’s Delights Spring Pin Up Photo Shoot. April 9, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
- ZAMRIE Designer Meet and Greet. April 10, noon-3 p.m.
- Nonnie Threads Trunk Show. April 15, 6-9 p.m.
- Miriam Cecilia Fashion Show. April 15, 6-9 p.m.
- Alidade Trunk Show. April 16, 2-6 p.m.
- Kristin Hassan Trunk Show. April 17, noon-5 p.m.
- Nora del Busto Fashion Show. April 17, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
- Killian Gui Information Presentation. April 21, 6-9 p.m.