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Thirteenth Annual Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence

When: May 9, 2014 6:30 PM
Price: $175-$300
Where:
Driehaus Design
700 S. Des Plaines Street
Chicago IL
What:

Driehaus Design Initiative celebrates student achievements in fashion design of twenty-five emerging fashion designers at The Thirteenth Annual Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence. This high energy design competition is judged by industry insiders: Project Runway star Kate Pankoke, creative director at Elaya Vaughn Bridal by Kate Pankoke; and Lindsay Segal, co-owner of Luxury Garage Sale. The elegant fashion fête also includes a pre-party with hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, a live auction conducted by Bill Kurtis and Donna LaPietra, and a VIP after-party sponsored by Northern Trust. ABC 7's Linda Yu returns as master of ceremonies.

In addition to the top designers winning cash honorariums, one will receive the Neiman Marcus Distinguished Designer Award with a showcase at the Michigan Avenue location.

Reserved seating VIP tickets are $300 and include access to the after-party. General seating tickets are $175.

 


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