“Fashion Focus 2009 builds on the successes of the past five years and moves us closer to our goal of helping this industry reach its maximum potential in our city,” said Mayor Daley at press conference at Macy’s.
One of the shopping events, Style Shop, was at 72 E. Randolph. Chicago Designers took turns hosting trunk shows to display their collections.
Lesley Timpe was first up, owner and designer of Squasht, represented nation-wide in a variety of boutiques. The collection of clothing and accessories are made with vintage fabrics the designer sources and draws her inspiration from.