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Chicago’s Fashion Follows Interiors: A Mad Men Event

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Fashion events are always fabulous…but fashion events that focus on the chic styles of the 60’s are even better!

That being said Chicago’s Fashion Follows Interiors: A “Mad Men” Event didn’t disappoint held October 16th at The Blackstone Hotel.  Raising money and student scholarships for the Columbia School of Arts and NEWH (National Education Hospitality Design Industry), 9 designers competed in a runway contest using interior design products from the Chicago Merchandise Mart, each creating a 1960’s inspired garment.

After a red carpet entrance, guests mingled and sipped Hennessy Black drinks, including my favorite, a strawberry and jalapeño margarita.  With a clear 60’s vibe the attendees danced to music of the era, many of whom donned modern-retro garb as well.  Elisa Hunt, entertained as well, with songs of Ella Fitzgerald.  The Glossed and Found photo booth provided a fun opportunity for guests to play it up Mad Men Style, posing with props common for the era.

Which of the above designs are your favorites?  I reveal mine below!

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These ladies were adorable in their modern-retro apparel!

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The Glossed and Found Photo Booth (that’s me, center)!

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I loved this updo!

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One of my faves…made with glass and tile pieces!

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My favorite was this asymmetrical velvet number.  Hot-ta-ta!

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