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2 years
ago

Carson’s Spring Trendevous

March 10, 2012–Carson’s fashion and shopping event of the season showcased must have trends for spring in their annual runway show. The event took place at the Yorktown location and was emceed by Heiji Choy Black, the new fashion director of Chicago magazine.

2 years
ago

Common Threads’ Chefs’ Charity Dinner

March 11, 2012–On Sunday, March 11th, Gail Simmons, a 2012 Top Chef, hosted Common Threads Chefs’ Charity Dinner at The James hotel. Chicago’s best chefs created a family style dream meal for 150 guests. The event raised over $70,000 for the program.

2 years
ago

Illinois Super Lawyers

February 8, 2012–Chicago magazine and Illinois Super Lawyers hosted an exclusive reception at The Fairmont Chicago Hotel honoring the top Attorneys in Illinois as featured in the February 2012 issue of Chicago magazine. Mercedes-Benz Chicagoland Dealers was the exclusive sponsor of the evening.

2 years
ago

Top Doctors 2012 Reception

February 2, 2012–Chicago magazine and Cadillac, the presenting sponsor, hosted an exclusive reception honoring the doctors featured in the January 2012 editorial cover feature, “Chicago’s Top Doctors”. Guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’ oeuvres as they enjoyed a private performance by 3-time Grammy nominee, Frank Catalano. Attendees were also treated a viewing of the all-new Cadillac XTS.

2 years
ago

Chicagoans of the Year 2011 Luncheon

January 26, 2012–For the 18th consecutive year Chicago magazine honored its Chicagoans of the Year, six individuals who have changed life in the city for the better. The magazine celebrated their achievements at its annual Chicagoans of the Year Luncheon at the Peninsula Hotel, sponsored in party by American Airlines and emceed by ABC 7 News reporter Leah Hope.

3 years
ago

Eve Alfillé Gallery and Studio Celebration

November 19, 2011–Eve Alfillé Gallery and Studio unveiled Eve’s newest collection “Dancing Under the Stars” during an open house. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, courtesy of Donna Goodman catering, and purchased one-of-a-kind, kiln-fired, art glass pieces created by Eve’s daughter, Diane Alfillé. Attendees enjoyed music by a local guitarist while taking in the newly renovated gallery

3 years
ago

David Yurman

November 3, 2011–David Yurman, in partnership with Chicago Saint Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, hosted the second annual shopping event at their Oak Street location. Proceeds from the evening were donated to support the medical center.

3 years
ago

Chairs for Charity 2011

November 2, 2011–Chicago Home + Garden’s second annual Chairs for Charity event was a hit, as more than 250 of Chicagoland’s design lovers came out in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Hosted at Chicago Art Source in Lincoln Park, Chairs for Charity featured re-imagined vintage chairs from 15 of Chicago’s top designers, architects, and artists. Guests enjoyed delicious bites from chef Jared Van Camp’s highly anticipated restaurant, Nellcôte, while bidding on chairs throughout the evening. The event raised more than $7,000 to support research to find a cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications. Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams was the sponsor of the auction program book.

3 years
ago

PAWS Fur Ball

November 11, 2011–A record 650 guests, escorted by 200 pet companions, gathered at The Drake Hotel on Friday, November 11 for a special evening of elegance and compassion at PAWS Chicago’s tenth annual Fur Ball. As Chicago’s premier pet-friendly black tie gala, the event raised more than $750,000 which will go directly to saving the lives of Chicago’s homeless animals, making it the most successful Fur Ball to date.