Monday, June 30, 2014

La dolce vita in Dolce & Gabbana!

David Syrek, Fashion Editor for the Chicago Tribune, Alli Chapman in a Dolce and 
Gabbana dress and James Pike, The Graham Foundation enjoy Le Melon cocktails
at the Grey Goose Vodka event at the Wit Hotel rooftop lounge. 

Friday, June 27, 2014

The Wit, Le Melon and Le Party!

Danielle Darah joins Vincent Anzalone co-owner of Genuine Entertainment and a guest 
at The Witt Hotel for the Fruit of Kings/Grey Goose Le Melon/Urban Daddy event.

Guests at the Fruit of Kings Grey Goose party at the Wit Hotel.
Ron Villa with Jodi Leahy in a Cynthia Rowley dress and Lonnie Rodriguez co-owner 
of Genuine Entertainment at the Grey Goose Le Melon party.

Danielle Darah and Nishi Patel with Le Melon cocktails at the Urban Daddy/Genuine 
Entertainment/Grey Goose party at The Wit Hotel.

Partying at the The Wit Hotel Party Fruit of Kings /Urban Daddy Grey Goose 
Le Melon/Genuine Entertainment event on the roof at The Wit Hotel. (Top right) 
DJ Timbuk2 and Your Phhhoto Urban Daddy camera. (Bottom right) Hip Hop artists 
Mikkey Halsted RhymeFest and guest.

Party people enjoying the Fruit of Kings /Urban Daddy Grey Goose Le Melon/Genuine 
Entertainment event on the roof at The Wit Hotel.

Monday, June 23, 2014

All that glitters is at Alexis Bittar.

Michelle models cuffs and bracelets at the new Alexis Bittar designer jewelry 
store on Oak Street.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Red carpet style on four wheels. Ferraris On Oak!

Just some of the amazing Ferraris and sports cars on display at the "Ferraris On Oak" 
Red Carpet car rally. David A. Marcus (center) poses with his Ferrari 458 Spider.

A member of the Oak Street Council works the "Ferraris On Oak" Red Carpet car rally 
wearing a Dolce and Gabbana dress.

This creative looking couple attended the "Ferraris On Oak" Red Carpet car rally.

Members of the Ferrari Club enjoyed the "Ferraris On Oak" car rally. Bob Petkus 
is wearing Ermenegildo Zegna and Gianna Mangiaracina is in a Sky top and Fly 
London Shoes.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Political Statements. Cocktail to Techy was the look at Mayor Emanuel's fundraiser at the Paris Club.

This stylish couple are at the Paris Club waiting to attend the fundraiser for Mayor 
Rahm Emanuel featuring his guest former President Bill Clinton. Little dresses and 
business suits sans ties was the look du jour.

Howard Tullman, CEO and General Managing Partner of 1871 goes tech casual to see 
former President Bill Clinton at the Mayor Emanuel fundraiser at the Paris Club.
She may have just come from work in this nice little wrap dress with a leather 
backpack and bike helmet as she heads to the Mayor Emanuel fundraiser featuring 
former President Bill Clinton at the Paris Club.

The little black vintage dress at the Paris Club fundraiser for Mayor Emanuel.

A brightly colored shift dress with aviator sunglasses was a popular look for many 
women at the Mayor Rahm Emanuel fundraiser. 

Patrons heading to Mayor Emanuel's fundraiser at the Paris Club.

Alli Chapman in a very interesting St. John dress worn to the Mayor Emanuel 
fundraiser at the Paris Club.

Just some of the patrons and press waiting at the Paris Club for the Mayor Rahm
Emanuel fundraiser featuring former President Bill Clinton as his guest.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Monday, June 16, 2014

Buttoned up. The polo trend.

NYC hair and makeup stylist, Steven Rice was in Chicago recently with his client 
Marlo Thomas. He's wearing a Marc Jacobs jacket, polo shirt, Diesel jeans, Gucci 
shoes and rapp glasses.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

An eye for shiny objects!

Debbie McHugh wears eye-catching Versace Mirrored Cat Eye Sunglasses, 500 by 
Gucci black GG imprimé backpack, Helmut Lang wrap cardigan, Lululemon tights 
and Nike sneakers.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Casual Friday! Lonnie Rodriguez stretches his legs!

Caught up with Lonnie Rodriguez, Co-founder of Genuine Entertainment stretching 
his legs, literally, after a workout while he waits to meet his partner Vince at the 
Starbucks on Rush. He's often seen entertaining at one of Genuine's fabulous late 
night events in a designer suit.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The cocktail dress may not be a dress at all.

Melissa Erke, Partner in Renee & Melissa - film talent reps, entertains clients and 
advertising industry folks wearing a Leith crisscross crop top and long skirt from 
Topshop. She's with JP McIntosh, a Producer at Company 3 Chicago productions.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Wife - Why do you wear jeans to work? Vincent - Because I can.

Executive styles vary for these two best friends. Gregory A. Frezados, Principal at 
Chuhak&Tecson attorneys at law, works in a Brooks Brother's suit.Vincent Geraghty,
Leo Burnett Chicago's ‎EVP Executive Director of Production, works in A.P.C. Jeans
and a Tommy Hilfiger shirt and sports jacket.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

NYC cycling gear a la Marion Lange!

Executive producer, Marion Lange is often photographed by fashion bloggers like 
The Sartorialist as she bikes to work from the financial district to the DDB office in 
mid-town in outfits from witty to wild! Even she admits the cab drivers are worried! 
Here she's wearing a leopard print, vintage jumpsuit, H&M children's necklaces, 
an H&M leather collection bag and Loeffler Randall Dahlia Platform sandals… 
that for her, serve as bike shoes! Can't wait to see her helmet choices!

Saturday, June 7, 2014

From Cannes to Capri, Janice Scarpelli is picture perfect!

Happened upon globetrotters, Janice and Bob Scarpelli on Oak Street looking 
amazing as usual. Janice is wearing this adorable white eyelet dress from A.P.C., 
a Prada bag and her very own custom designed sandals from the Isle of Capri.

Monday, June 2, 2014

"A cataclysm of style!…" is putting it mildly! SAIC THE WALK 2014 credstyle films

Myself and cameraman, Bob Jackson were amazed and awed 
as we captured the show behind the show using video and dslr 
with interview help from Chris Hunter. 

The School of the Art Institute's Fashion Design students 
created "A leviathan of fashion!..." according to Instructor, 
Tommy Walton for their runway show THE WALK 2014. 
Co-Chair's Debbie Jagel and Margaret MacLean joined 
Sage Chair and designer, Katrin Schnabl to bring together 
all departments to design the show. Honored alumni and
 faculty member, Nick Cave performed his moving works of art. 
Factor Models and Ulta made everyone look beautiful. Swarovski, 
Council of Fashion Designers of America/Teen Vogue, Perry Ellis, 
Robin Richman and other patrons offered scholarships and awards.