The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Annual Fashion Show Thursday, May 5, 2011 Millennium Park, 201 East Randolph Street 9 a.m.: $40 noon, 3 p.m.: $75 Tickets are available now.
Taking place in Millennium Park for the first time, this year's fashion show—featuring more than 250 garments from SAIC's Fashion Design BFA candidates showcased by 60 professional models from Factor Runway—will be the largest ever in the show's 77-year history. Fashion and art lovers from across the nation will have three opportunities to enjoy a spectacular runway show featuring cutting-edge garments by the next generation of up-and-coming designers, presented against the backdrop of beautiful Millennium Park.
The fashion scene in Chicago has been gaining steam every year, thanks in no small part to the avant-garde work done at the SAIC's fashion program; and this year's Fashion Design BFA showcase is its most ambitious to date. more at flavorpill.com
The 77th annual multimedia style and art event moves to Millennium Park this year. The runway show features more than 250 School of the Art Institute of Chicago student-made garments worn by 60 models. more at metromix.com