Mimi So Visits Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue Chicago

Jewelry designer Mimi So was in Chicago on Thursday for a trunk show, luncheon and special presentation of her collection. The lively and talented designer styled the models herself, including pieces from her collection. It demonstrated how beautifully her diamonds and fine jewelry can be worn from day to night. You may have seen her …

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Brian Stanziale Book Designs At The Collection by eDrop-Off

A special reception was held for artist & interior designer Brian Stanziale at The Collection by eDrop-Off yesterday. His book designs are on display and available for purchase at the store and make  fantastic and thoughtful holiday gifts. Brian showed me how he starts with a hard cover books, adds some extra backing to the front …

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CFDA's Star-Studded Fashion Awards Honor Newcomers and Veterans

Michael Kors is the CFDA's 2010 Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree Tonight’s 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards is slated to be particularly fabulous! The schedule for the Lincoln Hall ceremony is jam packed with a slew of stars both presenting and being honored. Jessica Biel will present the Womenswear Designer of the Year award, while …

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Chicago Events. 'A Fine Day of Beauty' With Celebrity Makeup Artist Sam Fine!

  Second City Style caught up with celebrity makeup artist, Sam Fine over the weekend during the promotional tour for his new DVD, 'FINE: The Basics of Beauty.' Fine is one of the beauty industries most sought after makeup artists for women of color including the likes of Tyra Banks, Patti Labelle, Vanessa Williams, Iman, and …

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Designer News. CFDA's 2007 Fashion Awards Are Over. And the Winners Are…Second City Style Fashion Blog

Host Ellen Barkin Whoops. Nothing like being late to your own party. Host Ellen Barkin arrived fashionably late (as did Oprah) to last night’s 2007 CFDA Fashion Awards at the  New York Public Library, however…the red carpet show did not disappoint. Oprah delivered the American Legend Award to Ralph Lauren and he picked up this …

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