If you have ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes in the exciting world of window display, look no further! The Summer Window Contest provides a glimpse into a craft that adds a touch of charm to the pedestrian life. The contest celebrates the glamour, theater, fashion and fun that goes into creating the top displays on Michigan Avenue and Oak Street.
Eleven prominent people from Chicago's design, retail and education community will offer their expertise, evaluating each window display during the week of May 11 - 18, 2011 in twelve categories pre-determined by Oak Street Design.
Amy Meadows, Independent Design Consultant, Windows Matter
Dee Brodlo, Owner, Windows by Deesign
Erin Quinn, Advertising Art Director, Modern Luxury
Jeanne Steen, Owner, Figaro Parisian Interiors
Kiran Advani, Director of Fashion Programming, Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture
Laura Barnett, Owner, Laura Barnett Designs Inc.
Lindsay Segal, Partner, Luxury Garage Sale
Nicole Leinbach Reyhle, CEO/Founder, Retail Minded
Peach Carr, Fashion Designer, Project Runway Season 8
Peg Callard, Owner, Callard & Associates
Susan Glick, Vice President, Women's Apparel at Merchandise Mart Properties
Winners will be honored at a cocktail reception on The Terrace Rooftop, Bar and Restaurant at the Conrad Chicago on May 25, 2011 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.
Join us as we celebrate the designers, artists and retail professionals who make it all possible!
Visit www.facebook.com/showyourstylechicago between May 11 - 22, 2011 to place your own vote for The People's Choice Award!
-The Oak Street Design Team