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Day 1 THE SHOWS presented by FashionBar: S/S2019 Resort & Swimwear

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Tunnel Nightclub

151 West Kinzie Street

Chicago, IL 60654

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With a full schedule of shows and parties, Chicago’s Spring/Summer 2019 Fashion Week, powered by FashionBar Chicago, will be the biggest yet! Join us at our Resort and Swimwear Show featuring some of the hottest designs for S/S2019 showcasing three fashion designers. Walk the Red Carpet, strike a pose and tell us who you are wearing at our signature Red Carpet Interview before the show. Mingle and connect with fashion influencers at our VIP Cocktail Reception featuring delicious drinks and complimentary hors d'oeuvres an hour before the show begins.

Powered by FashionBar Chicago, this fashion presentation kicks off a week-long lineup of fantastic Fashion Week events as we present The Shows and 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!

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  • Theme: Resort and Swimwear

  • Doors open at 2p

  • Red Carpet and media interviews begin at 2:30p

  • VIP Cocktail Reception opens at 2:30p

  • The Show begins at 3:30

PRESENTING DESIGNERS:

Showcasing Designer: Anastasia is an American designer, creating a heritage level Collection one year at a time. Chicago-based fashion designer Anastasia Chatzka was born and raised in Detroit. Those early years spent exploring the expansive Detroit music & art scene helped shape the womenswear designer she is today. Rich colors/prints and textures are woven into the DNA that is recognizably an Anastasia garment. She is most known for her fun flirty dresses and separates - coining the term #soanastasia.

Showcasing Designer: Petra Poorova is the Lead Designer of Petra Poorova Fashion Studio. She belongs to the current generation of active Slovak fashion designers. Petra was born and raised in Slovakia in the capital city Bratislava. She graduated from Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava in 2004 and completed her Master degree in the field of Fashion design. While studying at the Academy she also studied abroad in Germany at the University of Applied Sciences in Trier, where she had the opportunity to attend fashion design department which was focused on knitted garments. After graduation she worked from external company for a while for the worldwide clothing brand ECSADA. The experience she obtained from working with a foreign clothing company helped her to decide to establish her own company and fashion brand. She founded Petra Poórová – Fashion Studio in 2005, where she has been working until now. Currently is Petra living in Chicago where she make new experience in foreign country and fell in love with the city Chicago where she collects inspiration for a new collection and where she would like in the future present her fashion brand. Petra Poórová Fashion Studio is focused on design and implementation of custom clothes, readymade clothes for individuals, couture dresses ,seasonal ready to wear clothes, custom clothes for companies, advertising agencies, theatre, advertisements, fairs, and music clips. She design and produces limited collections with the aim to attract a wide range of opportunities, her models are suitable for different age categories. She also designs her fabric for her clothes collections. Typical for garments from her studio is an interesting minimalistic dressmaker´s detail and playful authors printing and textile application. She focuses on the details and quality of her products and she expresses herself in her designs and apparel through symbolism, unusual graphics, and secret textile details on clothes, which you can find on different part of the clothes.

Headline Designer: Yola Gray-Baker established her fashion designing venture – House of Flayva Fashions – in the year 2000 and debut her first fashion show, ironically at a Catholic Church charity function, that was a raving success. In continuing to demonstrate her potential, the years after, took Yola and her designs from Kingston, Jamaica to Chicago, Florida, Barbados, Belgium, to name a few, and with each show and exposure, and the evolvement of her designs, she kept leaving her “flayva-ed” fans on a new high, always looking forward to “what next”.

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Media/Sponsors/Vendors or general questions and requests, please email fashionweek@fashionbarchicago.com.

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