Tag: Missoni

Second City Style

Angela Missoni Visits Chicago to Celebrate 20 Years Of Design

Angela Missoni visited Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue last week in celebration of her 20th anniversary as creative director for Missoni. As granddaughter of the founders of the iconic Italian fashion knitwear brand, Angela has kept the brand fresh and ever changing with new innovations as well as staying true to Missoni’s aesthetic. Guests at the event milled about the second…

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Chicago, Giveaways, Second City Style

Gilt City Chicago Warehouse Sale Oct 16-17: Enter to Win A Pair of Sold Out Tickets!

Sign up for our favorite sale of the season, the Gilt City Chicago Warehouse Sale! Second City Style has a pair of tickets (two tickets) for the 9:30pm shopping session on Friday night to give away to one lucky winner! Enter below now through 11pm CST 10/14/15. We will announce the winner on Thursday October 15th! Also sign up for…

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Second City Style, Trends

Fall '15 Fashion Trend: Peace-ing It Together With Patchwork

Of all the Fall ’15 “70’s Trends” this one is probably my personal least favorite because it can be too literal, but you will find patchwork apparel, shoes and bags everywhere this season. Designers have looked to the decade that brought us Woodstock for inspiration when piecing together their collections. If you don’t want to be too obvious try something…

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Sample Sales, Second City Style

New York Sample Sales & Such for the Week of 8/24

Tuesday, August 25th Scoop NYC Up to 80% off retail prices on men’s and women’s apparel, handbags, and shoes from brands including Theory, Helmut Lang, Iro, Paul Smith, Missoni and more. This sale is also taking place online at Scoop. Tuesday, August 25th through Tuesday, September 8th Tue Aug 25th 9am—9pm; all other days: Mon—Sat 11am—8pm (Thu until 9pm), Sun 11am—7pm…

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Second City Style, Trends

Summer '15 Fashion Trend: The Zigzag Print

Yes, one tends to immediately think of Missoni when a “zigzag” print is mentioned. After all, they have perfected it. However, we have begun to notice zigzag prints everywhere – for summer and Fall ’15. So if you are not a wallflower and are not afraid of patterns, the zigzag is one you should definitely consider. Here are some zigag…

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Magazine, Pret Reporteur

Pret Reporteur: Fun and Flirty Summer Dresses

Yesterday marked the first official day of summer. Which means that it’s the season of patio parties, beach adventures and family cook-outs. There’s no better way to celebrate the festive season than with a fun and flirty new frock. Summer and dresses complete each other like marshmallows and s’mores – it just isn’t one without the other! So, celebrate the…

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Fashion News, Second City Style

Today's Fashion Headlines: Farfetch Buys Boutique, Italian Chamber of Fashion Plan Announced, H&M's New Beauty Concept

Farfetch Buys London Boutique Fashion retail site Farfetch.com has bought Browns, a 45-year-old boutique in London. Unsurprisingly, Farfetch will use the space as a multi-brand, luxury concept store and expand Browns’ online business. Joan Burstein opened Browns in 1970 and played a major role nurturing designers and labels including Alexander McQueen, Missoni, Prada, John Galliano and Donna Karan in Britain.…

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Chicago, Second City Style, Shopping

The GILT City Warehouse Sale Chicago: We Came, We Saw, We Conquered!

Nothing makes our hearts race more a than a fantastic sale and the GILT City Warehouse Sale makes them actually skip a beat. On Friday evening in Chicago, Second City Style was armed and ready to navigate through the handbags, shoes, apparel and jewelry to find something fabulous, for a fraction for the cost. You can find designer pieces for…

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Fashion News, Second City Style

Today's Fashion Headlines: Heidi Klum Joins Bendon, Karen Margolis' Missoni Sculptures Revealed, Pierre Cardin Opening New Museum

Heidi Klum Joins Bendon Intimates giant Bendon has signed on Heidi Klum as the new creative director and ad campaign model for the company’s newest celebrity licensed line, Heidi Klum Intimates, launching in January. Klum will replace Australian model Elle Macpherson, who will continue her line with new partners. The line will retail between $59 to $99, and will be…

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Blahnik Tonic, Chicago, Second City Style

GILT Puts Its “Best Foot Forward” For Fall!

Select Chicago fashion editors had the opportunity to meet Tracey Lomrantz Lester, Senior Editorial Director of GILT.com at a special event last Thursday at ZaZaZoo Salon. Tracey was in town to celebrate the launch of the GILT Best Foot Forward for Fall shoe sale! We enjoyed pedicures, snacks and shoe talk! What a perfect combination. This sale centers around GILT’s…

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Chicago, Events, Second City Style

Gilt City Warehouse Sale Is Coming Back To Chicago! Oct 17-18

Save the date for one of Second City Style’s favorite designer discount sales! The legendary Gilt City Warehouse Sale is coming back to Chicago on Friday, October 17 and Saturday, October 18 at the MCA Warehouse (1747 W Hubbard St). Don’t miss this pop-up shopping party! Purchase tickets on Gilt City starting today at www.giltcity.com/chicago!  For the first time, the exclusive VIP media preview session  on Friday night is open to Gilt City members.…

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Fashion, Fashion News, Second City Style

Today's Fashion Headlines: Tuesday, May 14, 2013

  Donna Karen’s Fall Campaign an Artist Affair Donn’s a Karen Fall Campaign is quite steamy and sensua. The images, shot by Mikael Jansson, captures models Catherine McNeil and Andres Velencoso in a very sexy position in an artists environment. After staging a show of her late husband Stephan Weiss’ work recently, Karan became more acutely aware of her connection to art than…

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Fashion, Second City Style

Neiman Marcus Art Of Fashion Campaign

Neiman Marcus has named Walter Chin as the photographer for the spring 2013 Art of Fashion Campaign. Jamaican-born Walter Chin was raised in Toronto and graduated from art school specializing in contemporary painting. He then received a master’s degree in photography. Today, Chin’s portfolio encompasses fashion photography, celebrity portraits and advertising campaigns for big names like Hermes, Chanel and Missoni.…

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Designers, Lifestyle, Second City Style

Take a Peak Into A Condo Designed by Missoni!

Fashion designers have often turned to interior design as a way to extend their creative prowess. Betsey Johnson created an “Eloise”-themed suite at The Plaza hotel in New York and Martin Margiela has revamped rooms at an uber-luxe hotel in Paris. But not many have lent their craft to a residential condo before, which makes us excited for the new property…

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Designers, Fashion News of a Third Kind, Second City Style

The First Missoni Home is Being Made!

With the upcoming collection from Target coming up, wouldn’t it be great if you had a matching house to put all that Missoni in? You’re in luck! There is just the one almost readily available! Century Properties, the Philippine’s foremost developer of luxury real estate, officially announced its collaboration with Missoni Home for a project that the former plans to…

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