September 16, 2006 – Carson Pirie Scott showcased top fall fashion trends in ready-to-wear, shoes, and handbags for 2006 in a runway fashion show. Carson’s customers viewed fashions from lines such as Lauren Ralph Lauren and Jones New York Signature and enjoyed expert trend advice, inspired by the runway show, from host, Stacey-Wallace Albert. Attendees also delighted in complimentary breakfast, mini makeovers, and gift bags with store goodies.
August 31, 2006 – Your Chicagoland BMW Centers and Chicago magazine celebrated the launch of the 2007 BMW 3 Series Coupe. Hundreds of guests gathered at the Museum of Science and Industry to preview the new vehicle. BMW invites you to experience the “Ultimate Driving Machine” at your local Chicagoland BMW Center.
May 11, 2006 – bebe and BEBE SPORT hosted its top clientele to an evening of celebration in honor of bebe’s new store and BEBE SPORT’s newly remodeled space. Guests enjoyed champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and a special 10 percent discount as “thanks” for their on-going business.
April 6, 2006 – Seven-time Olympic medalist Amada Beard chatted with special guests of Chicago magazine and Axcelerate, the brand of the most technologically advanced athletic gear engineered by Speedo, at a party at the East Bank Club.
Photos by Randy Belice
March 23, 2006 – Chicago magazine celebrated the Spring 2006 edition of Chicago FASHION on March 23, 2006 with “Backstage.” More than 200 guests were transported to the backstage of a fashion show, complete with models dressing on raised platforms, a Green Room for VIPs, and a giant painting of the issue’s cover. Advertisers took to the catwalk flaunting fashions for spring. Photos by Randy Belice and Bridget Cicenia
May 25, 2007 – 10 Cane Rum and Chicago magazine hosted a summer soiree at Le Passage. One hundred-fifty guests “sipped” away to summer as they enjoyed signature 10 Cane Rum mojitos and pink lemonade cocktails.
On Wednesday, August 30th, Chicago magazine, the Hard Rock Hotel, and China Grill hosted an indoor/outdoor rooftop rendezvous in the Hard Rock Hotel’s Hamer Room, an intimate space with a view of Michigan Avenue. This two-hour cocktail reception welcomed nearly 100 guests, including the Hard Rock Hotel’s VIPs and Chicago magazine agency clients. Partygoers relaxed after a hard day as they sampled cocktails and hors d’oeuvres compliments of China Grill.
October 18, 2006 – Chicago magazine helped to celebrate York Furrier’s 75th Anniversary with an event on October 18, 2006. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and cocktails while browsing the exceptional collection of furs and fine outerwear. Raffle tickets were sold throughout the night for chances to win fabulous prizes. Proceeds from the raffle and a portion of sales throughout the holiday season benefited the Lizzadro Museum of Lipidary Art in Elmhurst, IL.
July 11, 2007- Blue Plate, Chicago’s premier catering and event management company, introduced bluprint. The grand opening of bluprint, the only full-service restaurant in the Merchandise Mart, welcomed Chicago’s elite to walk down the blue carpet to the fusion of innovative taste and design. The event welcomed more than 500 of the city’s movers and shakers, who enjoyed signature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres throughout the night.
July 17, 2007- Chicago magazine and Ciroc hosted “A Mid-Summer’s Night” cocktail reception at Aigre Doux, a Chicago magazine “Best New Restaurant 2007.” Featuring signature martinis complements of Ciroc and tasty bites provided by Aigre Doux, the event welcomed guests to sample refreshing summer cocktails and delicious appetizers from a rising star on the Chicago restaurant scene.