Each year the fashion schools in Chicago hand select the most talented of their students to show their collections at the Fashion Focus’ opening show called “Dress Code”. The show featured 20 of the soon to graduate up and coming fashion designers.
SAIC’s annual fashion shows are some of the biggest and most attended fashion events in Chicago. Coming back to Millennium Park for the second time on April 19, 2012, the fashion show featured more than 300 original garments created by undergraduate students in the internationally renowned Fashion Design program.
On Mar 7, 2012 Chicago Fashion Foundation hosted its 5th annual Future of Chicago event, titled “Street Style: Chicago Fashion through Chicago Communities.” At the Chicago Cultural Center 10 student designers have competed for the scholarship award.