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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Chicago's Most Fashionable Time of The Year...Night One Chicago Fashion Incubator presented by Macy's Fashion Focus

Last Night Six Designers in Residence at 
The Chicago Fashion Incubator made their debut at Millennium Park along with alumni.

Family, Friends, Editors, Buyers and Designers alike celebrated the night at a Luxe VIP Reception before the Presentation. Produced by Amy Olsen The CFI Showcase Is Always THE Must See Show at Fashion Focus Chicago.

Black Nation Apparel 
Hit the stage & the show began. 
Immediately immersing the stage with blue, black & white striped comfy summertime dresses;

Sarah Church 
Yes! This woman understands how to accentuate our curves in a complimentary fashion! 
With Hi-low dresses, ruching that accentuates and perfect placements of prints;

Elizabeth Smith Fashions
If I could afford to, I would purchase every look that walked down that runway by Elizabeth Smith, her designs are Classic Timeless Glam. This designer has perfected the white dress shirt and how to wear it! Each look that walked out onto the stage I fell in love with and I could instantly see exactly where & how I would wear them. The looks transition easily from day wear to evening attire;

RFD by Rachel Frank 

This beautiful blue circle skirt with stunning sheer mesh is the perfect party dress;

Christina Karin 

Sparkled the Tent with her signature shimmer dresses;

Lagi Nadeau 

Simply Smitten with the fun florals & colors;

Loved the curvy hi-low shaped skirts;

Anna Hovet 

Premiered her SS 13 Collection with swimsuits that flatter, Super Comfy sweaters---
Just think clothes you can live in! 

Hi-low dresses: beautiful geometric get the idea;

C/FAN Who doesn't love C/FAN?!

Beautiful Prints, Dreamy materials, 

Pretty cherry red leather separates;

Crystal B Designs 

Bold shapes, amazing shoulders & can we talk about how
 I need this sweet fuchsia with turquoise bodice dress in my closet for S/S 13!!


Love the Pop of Fuchsia & the Geometric shapes;


Grays, White Lace embroidery dress that leaves me dreaming for a sweet spring tea party;


The collection just exuded a regal aura...the colors very pure yet refined. 
Her finale gown was just Majestic;

Miriam Cecilia

If there ever were a designers world I'd love to live in would be The World of Miriam Cecilia:
 Complete with a mica crown. 
Inspired by nature her designs exude an effortless beauty that is both wondrous and whimsical;

Brava...CFI Fashion Focus!


{Photography by Philip Minefee Photography for CChic}