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2015 Islamic Fashion Festival Takes on Cannes

Thanks to the crafty works of the media, Islam has been programmed into the minds of most Americans as a faith passionate about war, darkness, oppression, and terror. Those who truly know Islam, however, see past the bad seeds that exist in every country. Focusing on the rich origin of …

Motor Mania: Monaco Grand Prix 2015

  With a history dating back to 1929, the Monaco Grand Prix is highly regarded as one of the most challenging and prestigious auto races across the globe.  Unique and proud in its location, the race is held annually in the streets of Monaco.  Featuring extraordinary topography, the Grand Prix …

Recapping the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and amfAR Gala

A highlight of my year is traveling to the beautiful French Riviera to attend the Cannes Film Festival and amfAR gala. Springtime in this beautiful southern region of France becomes the perfect setting for one of the most prestigious events of the movie industry. Actors, filmmakers, activists, and enthusiasts gathered …

Future Foundation’s Associate Board

Face the Future Foundation’s Associate Board

Face the Future Foundation’s Associate Board’s 6th annual Derby Party at the Fortnightly Club. Held the first Saturday of May, and known as the first jewel of the Thoroughbred Horse Racing Triple Crown, the Kentucky Derby brings out fashion and horse racing fans alike. Over 150 of Chicago’s most fashionable young …

The Puppy Mill Project Hosts “Mothers in the Mills” Benefit

The Puppy Mill Project brought together animal lovers from all over the world-class city of Chicago to share in their passion and love for puppies. Founder of the life-saving project Cari Meyers managed to take a dark cause, set in a downtown concrete warehouse, and fill it with live entertainment, music, …

Driehaus Design Initiative

Over $170,000 Raised By the Driehaus Design Initiative

The Driehaus Design Initiative has been working “to promote and encourage design education and to foster public appreciation and understanding of all aspects of fashion design and history” for over a decade. Since 2002, the nonprofit has organized the Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence, a fashion and award show that …

Alhambra Palace

Alhambra Palace Hosts Silent Auction & Fashion Show

The evening was a night to remember, taking every human being that attended the event on a journey of self-reflection, mourning, and a celebration of life.

Garfield Farm Museum Dinner

Garfield Farm Museum Dinner

The 27th Annual Friends of Garfield Farm Museum Dinner and awards ceremony at Dunham Woods Riding Club in Wayne, Illinois was recently celebrated as the largest farm in Illinois to be listed in the National Register of Historic Sites, the Garfield Heritage Society and Campton Historic Agricultural Lands. This year’s …

Celebrity Fight Night

Celebrity Fight Night

It wasn’t the Thriller in Manilla, but it was a Muhammad Ali extravaganza: the 21st Annual Celebrity Fight Night event at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix ….

A Silver Lining Foundation : “Glitz and Glamour”

A Silver Lining Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing mammograms and additional diagnostic testing to those in need. Last month I had the pleasure of attending a fashion show fundraiser and luncheon that benefitted a very worthy cause. On Wednesday, March 18th, guests filled the Gold Coast Room of the …