Head to the Chicago Fashion Fest on August 29-30


Chicago Fashion Fest invites you to two days of non-stop fashionista action celebrating Chicago’s top designers, boutiques, and latest looks.

The highlight of Chicago Fashion Fest will be the dazzling runway shows each night called Wicker Park After Dark where bands and DJs will set the tone as models tout “What’s in” for end of summer and fall 2015. Over 20 unique fashion runway shows (15-20 minutes each) will be included over the two days, including segments like: vintage, kids, teen, back-to-school, curvaceous, bridal, ‘Do-Fashion’ (with only Division Street boutiques) and more.

An on-site “Shopper’s Row” will also be home to exclusive booths of local fashion designers, boutiques, and salons, as well as food and drink tents, a VIP Fashion Suite & Sangria Lounge, a dedicated kids area, and live music programmed by Wicker Park’s own Subterranean.

Headling the music on Saturday will be The Mowgli’s, while on Sunday, the music headliner will be The Black Lips. Featured boutiques include fashion for humans and their pets:

Kuhfs: Amy Olson is the Chicago-based designer of Kuhfs, an entirely new accessory line that is revolutionizing the fashion industry. Kuhfs has a unique and adaptable design which allows women to express their style in a distinctive and dynamic way. Kuhfs are made to enhance the look and character of any outfit, increasing the versatility of a single pair of boots, jeans, yoga pants, or capris. Each handmade Kuhf is personally designed by Amy with high quality stylish fabrics designed to elevate a woman’s personal style effortlessly.

Enifiti – Clothing and Accessories: Hand Made Clothing, Art, and Decorative Pillows of Architectural Drawings of the Chicago Skyline.

Baraka Ethnic Jewelry: Unique ethnic handmade jewelry made from wood, horn, bone, etc. and custom designed clothing in silk and hand-painted stone-washed cotton.

Nest Hill: Nest Hill creates one of a kind performance wear. Randall Hill is a local Designer living and producing clothing in Chicago. Nest Hill is a unique partnership between stylist and photographer Nestor and Fashion Designer Randall Hill. Together they combine over 10 years of industry experience to bring their talents to you with conceptual photo shoots, styling, and custom designed pieces.

Pamperedpooch-Chicago: As a conscientious pet owner, you should be searching for pet services that are reliable and prioritize your pet’s specialized needs. Living in Chicago, pet care that keeps your needs in mind is hard to find. PamperedPooch-Chicago is a small and private dog walking service that is dedicated to ensuring that your pets enjoy their time with us. We also are dedicated to ensuring your peace of mind from knowing your pets are in good hands. We provide the best pet sitting Chicago residents need, as part of their busy lifestyle.

Bentley’s Corner Barkery: It all started in 2008 in Arlington Heights, Illinois with the health of our own pet. Our best friend, our first child, and the inspiration for our passion – Bentley’s Corner Barkery.

Notyers: Notyers is made for animals and for humans. Made in the USA! Visit our website and learn more about this exclusive brand.

Chicago Fashion Fest will be held on August 29-30.

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