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Chicago Fashion Week Powered by FashionBar: THE SHOWS APRIL 2021

Designer Reveal


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Chicago Fashion Week Powered by FashionBar:  THE SHOWS APRIL 2021


About the Show/Event Description:

This a Chicago Fashion Week Designer Reveal hosted by Florinda Fiore of House of Fiore and Company. This will be a Meet and Greet of fashion designers showcasing their collections during Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC. The Shows are scheduled from April 18- April 25th  at Water Tower Place.

Join is and meet the router of designers who will be showcasing at Fashion Week. This event will be open with a cocktail reception promoter at 4:30pm , viewing of designer samples with press, media models as we close with our yearly acclaimed Avant Garde competition!!

Our annual Garde competition features original designs inspired by the City of Chicago. Innovative and visionary designers are challenged to use the city and its architecture, culture, diversity lakefront, and landmark's as inspiration for their designs and go head-to-head in a Project Runway-like competition. The winner will receive a $750 award of FashionBar's consulting business services and a certificate recognizing their original, creative design. The Judging is based on coherence with the theme, skill level, creativity, artful expressiveness and overall execution:

Participants will not only represent themselves, but also their designer brand. Candidates must be a current resident of Illinois and can be professionally employed in the design industry at the time of the submission of their project. Candidates must design their own original projects completely by themselves. Candidates must follow the design and specifications outlined in their application for realization of their final project. Registration must be submitted on an individual basis. Online registration, applications, and final projects received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Powered by FashionBar Chicago, this event is part of a week-long lineup of fantastic Fashion Week events as we present The Shows. The Marketplace, a Chicago fashion experience which showcases amazing designers, apparel, and products, giving you fashion, wellness, and beauty in uniquely Chicago venues. Love the Fashion. Raise the Bar!

Avant Garde Competitors:

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Our panel judges include:

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When purchasing your tickets please feel free to add a donation to our non-profit beneficiary Howard Brown Health Clinic. Click the following link to learn more Howard Brown Health exists to eliminate the disparities in healthcare experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness.


Howard Brown Health was founded in 1974 and is now one of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) organizations. With an annual budget of over $59 million, the agency serves more than 27,000 adults and youth each year in its diverse health and social service delivery system focused around seven major programmatic divisions: primary medical care, behavioral health, research, HIV/STI prevention, youth services, elder services, and community initiatives. Howard Brown serves men, women, trans and gender non-conforming folks, infants, youth, and children through a multi-site operation based in Chicago that includes a main health and research center in the Uptown neighborhood, Howard Brown Health Sheridan, and our other clinics Howard Brown Health Halsted in Lakeview, Howard Brown Health Clark in Rogers Park, Howard Brown Health 63rd Street in Englewood, Howard Brown Health 55th Street in Hyde Park, the Broadway Youth Center, and three Brown Elephant resale shops in Chicago (Lakeview and Andersonville neighborhoods) and Oak Park.


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We believe in diversity inclusion and culture that will drive the Chicago fashion industry to a national level. The Shows, celebrate the various different lifestyles Chicago has to offer. Attend The Shows and shop The Marketplace and celebrate Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar.


Water Tower Place, Level 3

835 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

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