The six emerging Chicago-based designers from the Chicago Fashion Incubator Show-showcased their Spring 2014 preview at the Underground venue in downtown Chicago on August 29, 2013. It was a perfect summer evening when 200 invited guests viewed the runway show celebrating Splash-Sun-Times 1 year anniversary-sponsored Macy’s Chicago Fashion Incubator. Macy’s VP Andrea Schwartz took to the mic to welcome guests, who enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and a fashion presentation by the 2013 Chicago Fashion Incubator’s lovely designers, including Agnes Hamerlik, Takako Yamanaka , Olivia Hwang, Lagi Nadeau, Shelby Steiner and Elaya Vaughn .
The Designers Agnes Hamerlik- Showcased 5-looks, one of my favorite looks was the Black heavy silk cotton dress with hand-dyed silk tulle petticoat, black leather leggings, and black steel boned bustier.
Complimentary Goodie Bags were given to guests with the sponsor of-h20+ The Science of Marine Skincare, included a gift bag of Sea Results, Marine Calm, Aqualibrium, and Targeted Care.
Upcoming events The Underground Style Series –Fall 2013 is one of Chicago’s Finest Trend Setters will be celebrating fashion every Thursday night from August 29th through September 26th featuring new apparel and accessories each week.
- Macy’s Chicago Fashion Incubator- August 29th
- Archer Townsend-September 5th
- Allsaints- September 12th
- Chicago Curated- September 19th
- Azza- September 26th
About The Chicago Fashion Incubator (CFI) at Macy's on State Street provides six emerging Chicago-based Designers in Residence (DIR) with the resources, business acumen, and mentoring to launch their careers in fashion.