Friday, March 7, 2014

Racked Chicago Features Local Designer Gabrielle Zwick

                             Racked Chicago Features Local Designer
            Gabrielle Zwick 
On February 13, designer Gabrielle Zwick showcased her Fall/Winter 2014 women's ready-to-wear clothing and jewelry line in partnership with FashionBar Chicago at the Drake Hotel. She has been featured in Fashionista Chicago, Seventeen Prom, The Fashion Appeal, and most recently, Racked Chicago. 

The collection features a mix of hand-beaded fabrics, woven and jersey knits, velvet, lace and reversible tops. The jewelry collection is a nod to Gabrielle's experience with rebellion for Catholic school dress codes, in addition antique recycled gems made from golden drawer pulls and key holes. Her Spring/Summer collection is available at www.GabrielleZwick.com.




Lori Andre, owner of Lori's Shoes, 
named a "Remarkable Woman" by Chicago Tribune


We continued to work with Lori's Shoes on press for the boutique's 30th anniversary, securing placements in Modern Luxury North Shore's January/February "Arts and Culture" issue and an upcoming interview in the Chicago Tribune's "Remarkable Woman" feature. 


Shontay Pinder Debuts Spring/Summer 2014 Line

Shontay Pinder kicked off her five-year anniversary with an exclusive preview of her Spring/Summer 2014 collection on Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 4-6 p.m. at the Society Art Gallery. She has been featured in Now You Know Events, Chicago Hustles Magazine, Chicago 3 Media, Classic.City.Chic and more! 



From a custom press release that speaks to the heart...or planning an event that is truly like no other our services include:

  • Creative Marketing
  • Press Relations
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Branding
  • Event Planning
  • Content Creation

CChic LLC is what you expect in quality client service, with 100% client satisfaction reputation-We LOVE What We Do!



Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Love What We Do!

CChic LLC has now grown to a full service Creative Marketing & PR Company based in downtown Chicago! We've had some exciting projects in 2013 & already eagerly at work on projects for 2014-Cheers!

Lori's Shoes 30th Anniversary

We acquired client Lori's Shoes in late October and worked with owner Lori Andre and her staff to create and implement a PR and social media campaign for her business' 30th anniversary. Find Out More. 


SAG-AFTRA Actress Jenny Sauer


We have also worked with new client, Naperville-based actress and model Jenny Sauer. We launched her Instagram and Pinterest pages, and secured a gift-wrapping feature with Fox 32 News. Jenny is currently finishing her self-published novel, "Snickering Out Loud", which will be released in February! Learn More About Jenny Sauer

gidi

Chicago fashion designer Taneasha Prunty has been very active with her line, gidi. This past spring, Taneasha unveiled her "Fall in Love" Autumn/Winter Collection at the 312 Chicago Tasting Room. A portion of the sales benefits non-profit organization Live out Loud.


Taneasha also debuted her Summer 2013 collection, "Fashion in the Street" at the Niala Conte boutique in Geneva, IL. 
In the fall, GIDI launched their e-commerce business and debut at Niala Conte boutique at the Shops at North Bridge on the Magnificent Mile!
Taneasha is currently busy preparing for awards season. She is dressing actress Jilly Blaire, who will be walking down the red carpet for at the 2014 Grammy Awards this month.
gidi has been featured in Cheeky Chicago, Fashionista Chicago, WCIU You & Me This Morning, Racked Chicago, Michigan Avenue online and more. 

From a custom press release that speaks to the heart...or planning an event that is truly like no other our services include:

  • Creative Marketing
  • Press Relations
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Branding
  • Event Planning
  • Content Creation

CChic LLC is what you expect in quality client service, with 100% client satisfaction reputation-We LOVE What We Do!


Monday, December 9, 2013

LORI'S Shoes 30th Anniversary Event

In honor of “The Sole of Chicago” Lori’s Shoes and the business’ 30th Anniversary, CChic LLC worked with owner Lori Andre and her staff to create and implement a PR and social media campaign. We researched and wrote the press release, built a media list of fashion bloggers and reporters from newspapers, magazines and television stations. Using traditional pitching to those publications for potential coverage of the event. 
In just one week, CChic was able to get placements for the event into the online calendars of Michigan Avenue, Make it Better, My Daily Find Chicago, 97.1 The Drive, Chicago in Stilettos, CS Chicago Social, NS North Shore and Now You Know Events. 




In addition, we worked with Fox 32 News on a television segment featuring Lori and highlighting Lori’s shoe drive with Dress for Success Worldwide-Central. Attendees who donated a pair of shoes for the initiative received a $10 gift card off their next purchase of $50 or more. 


Chicago News and Weather | FOX 32 News

Throughout the week leading up to the event, CChic launched an Instagram campaign, in which Instagram users had to tag both CChic and Lori’s Shoes in a picture featuring their favorite fall boots. The winner received a $100 giftcard to Lori’s Shoes. Designing the contest logo and also promoting the event through our social media platforms Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 




On Thursday, November 13, 2013, Lori’s flagship store, 824 Armitage Ave., in Chicago held a private celebration to kick off the celebration of 30 years in business. Guests sipped champagne and mingled with friends, enjoying special deals and discounts on select merchandise, music by D.J. Lugo Rosado, hoer d’oeuvres from locally owned Interurban CafĂ© and Pastry Shop and floral design by Rose Darling Florists in Glenview. Events With a K provided the event production and Dean Paul Photography provided the photography. Press guests included Elly Fishman of Chicago Magazine, Farissa Knox and Sara Visser of What R U Wearing, Suzanne Kopulos of Garmental and Nicki Brashear of Fashionista Chicago. 


More than a dozen shoes were collected that night for Dress for Success, with more shoes added throughout the weekend. 
The celebration continued Saturday, November 16, 2013 with a public shopping party at 824 Armitage Ave., Chicago. 
CChic worked with TCW magazine, Michigan Avenue magazine and Sun-Times Splash on post-event coverage. The magazines featured the event on their online events webpage, while Splash featured the event in their “Cheers” section. 







Thursday, December 5, 2013

Freelance Writing Services


Creative Writing Services:
The Girlfriends Code 101

As part of our creative writing services division, CChic recently teamed up with Sophia Lorraine to co-author her first self-published book titled “The Girlfriend Codes 101: Fundamentals of Friendship & Fashion"

For this project, CChic started by creating a general outline and Table Of Contents for the manuscript. CChic worked with Sophia on content and edits for each chapter. 
CChic also worked on content for “Real Life Letters from Girlfriends”, who shared their experiences exclusively for the book.

TGC is a great "girlfriends" book, and is perfect for an entertaining book club night complete with wine and strawberries!



*Disclaimer CChic did not do Marketing/Media Relations for "The Girlfriends Code" or cover design. CChic solely provided Creative Writing for this project.




Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Happy Holidays!

It's the most wonderful time of the year! 
Happy Holidays to you & yours.

With Love,
CChic

 

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