As a Senior Interior Designer and Manager of Hospitality projects for over ten years, we look to many outlets of inspiration, but I have always said: "Interiors' follow fashion", and for one night only we plan on reversing that in an effort to support and inspire the Fashion Industry during Chicago Fashion Focus Week...
Collins Designs & Co. and a Laura Elvis present:
“Fashion Follows Interiors: A Mad Men Event” Twenty selected Designers will create a Mad Men inspired garment for début at our fashion evening and networking event from interior design materials.
This much anticipated event of 400+ will be raising awarded monies and student scholarships for the Columbia school of Arts and NEWH (National Education Hospitality Design Industry) through a deconstructed runway contest between 20 participates using Interior Design products from our great Chicago Merchandise Mart to create a 1960's inspired garment. These garments will be debuted the night of the event while you enjoy cocktails, h'orderves and the sounds of Elisa Hunt (songs of Ella Fitzgerald) and a guest DJ with elegant 60's interpretation at the historic Blackstone Hotel ballroom and gallery.
The attire and overall tone is chic, cocktail-retro as we'll have photographers roaming the party after a "red carpet" entrance and nothing less than a vintage car and Hollywood flavor line-up at the entrance steps.
I hope you enjoy this page as we unfold many more exciting, fabulous and mod delights to come!
"If you want to be a Mad Man, you've got to learn to pitch like Don Draper."
Christy Collins-Collins Designs & Co. & Laura Elvis-Executive Creative Director
Up-market Catering in Chicago
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