Fashion Focus Chicago 2010. Presents 'The Art of Fashion'

One of the most awaited events of the year finally emerged Friday night. The Art of Fashion premiered with the newest Chicago designers. With several featured designers, one could see the range between all of them, while still taking in each one's aesthetic. 

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Lara Miller

Lara Miller was heavily influenced by the city's architecture and cultural landscape. One can certainly observe this in her fascination with both the build and flow through each piece.


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Kirk James Collection

The Kirk James Collection by Daryl (Kirk) Sneed and Richard (James) Morse reflects their signature classic meets contemporary style, i.e.  modern chic made effortless.

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Paul Sisti

The modern woman has always been Paul Sisti's inspiration. But with creating designs for the modern woman, also keeping in mind of fusing art with fashion and keeping elegance simple.


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Lauren Lein's Tilted Global Fashionista

The avant garde flair come through for Lauren Lein. Her signature style is a mix of eclectic blends of textured fabrics mixed with timeless and classic designs. And now collection would be complete without feathers, beading or fur trim… just enough embellishment to keep it fun.


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Borris Powell's The Life of Two Fairies

Borris Powell's collection strives to connect the simplicity of living in the moment and seeing the beauty of it. His current spring line takes the ideal of being connected to each ideal and striving to make his fashion vision seen.

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Elda de la Rosa

Designed strictly on inspiration, Elda de la Rosa's collection is heavily influenced by the French couture of the 1950's. While taking classic designs and incorporating flowy, organic fabrics, she creates pieces that every woman would love to own.

The show continued with some designs from three new and emerging designers. Each collection proved with high quality embellishments, fit and fashion aesthetic, these could have been seasoned veterans in their element.

Hector-Javier MonArrez

Lydia Wawrzyniak

Fraley Le

-Taneisha Jordan

Photos: Second City Style


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