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Events This Weekend in Fashion


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A few of the items availabe at the FEED pop-up shop at Cynthia Rowley
  • A few of the items availabe at the FEED pop-up shop at Cynthia Rowley
Through October 28, the Cynthia Rowley boutique in Lincoln Park is hosting a pop-up shop for FEED Projects, a charitable organization that works to end hunger among children around the world through the sale of bags made with organic cotton and natural burlap that are produced at certified fair-labor facilities. Bags, teddy bears, and T-shirts will be on sale at the opening party for the pop-up, which is tonight from 7 to 9 PM at the boutique, 810 W. Armitage.

Also tonight, local designers Agga B, Anna Fong, and Lidia Wachowska of Evil Kitty are joined by the designers behind the Thai lines Kunitar and 8E88 for a pop-up shop at Creative Lounge Chicago, 1452 N. Milwaukee. It's from 5 to 8 PM (a fashion presentation begins at 6). RSVP to

Friday evening, Anastasia Chatzka holds a fashion show and dance party at Beauty Bar, 1444 W. Chicago, from 6 to 10 PM. Chatzka's designs for fall/winter 2010 will be available for purchase and staff from the salon Strange Beauty Show will be offering hair and makeup treatments.

Also on Friday, the Lincoln Park Young Professionals, Manny B Diamonds, and Choosey Jewels host a Chicago Fashion Kick-Off Event in anticipation of Fashion Focus next week. It includes cocktails, giveaways, wine tastings, raffles, and more. It's from 6 to 8 PM at Grossinger City Autoplex, 1561 N. Fremont. Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 at the door. Call 312-642-5097 for info.

On Saturday, Eskell celebrates its fifth birthday with drinks and discounts from 6 to 10 PM at the boutique, 1509 N. Milwaukee.

Downtown denim boutique DNA 2050, 900 N. Michigan (third floor), celebrates its one-year anniversary Friday through Sunday with discounts of 15 percent, giveaways with a denim purchase, and raffles.