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The transition from dance to fashion is quite seamless. Amid all the stretching, memorization of choreography, and tireless rehearsal, it would seem as though style would be a priority, right?
When she is not studying books, this Psychology major has a lot of people checking her out. Andreanna Rice is an up-and-coming model that is lighting up the stage as part of the popular Chicago-area Picture Perfect Modeling Troupe.
Chicago designer Shemeka Buckner adds purity to the fashion scene with her line Kiyoko Linden. With a name derived from a Japanese word that means “pure child” and a sacred tree referenced in the Bible, she makes a statement that says she’s not the average plus-size clothing line. Shemeka’s says her work and her mission are cut from a different cloth.
Combining her love for fashion and philanthropy, wardrobe stylist and model coach Aaja Corinne Carr selected four young ladies with unique backgrounds and stories to feature in her “She’s in Color” Women's Empowerment Campaign editorial. Read how these ladies define beauty and empower women in their own lives, and in their own words.
Guests gathered on May 19 at Chicago’s Zhou B Art Center to support local fashion and a great cause at the 4th Annual Dangerous Curves Ahead Charity Fashion Show & Women’s Expo (www.dangerouscurvesahead.org).
Spring is here, which means it’s time to clear those closets of winter wear! Pack away those down coats to make room for those lightweight leathers. As you switch from winter to spring, purge in order to make room for other fabulous pieces for the new season.
As graduation season looms near, fashion usually takes a front seat. There are several styles and fashions this spring/summer to check out for that special day, including color blocking and the comeback of the shirtdress. Clean lines with splashes of color are definitely in, and can be played up or down with the right accessories. Your decision to go “simple” or go all out is a personal one, however, here are a few considerations you should keep in mind:
American designer Robert Sharod, Founder and Creative Director of Atha Sharod Bridal, is changing the way we see bridal. Only using silk and French-imported lace, his custom-made gowns set him apart from his peers in the bridal industry.