SA Style Studio Rocks The House For Chicago Fashion Loves Art Fashion Show & Art Collaborative Event in Chicago.
Guests and Designers turn out for Fashion Show and Art Auction to Benefit The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana.
Designer Mark Roscoe
SA Style Studio hit a home run on Friday evening for the presentation of the Chicago based Fashion Loves Art event, (fashionlovesart.org), that took place at Moonlight Studios on Friday October 23rd 2015 from 6pm to 10pm. A portion of the proceeds from all ticket sales from the evening as well as a portion of the proceeds from the evening stunning silent auction item will go to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana , (rmhccni.org), to assist them in their cause of helping children that are battling chronic illness. Doors opened promptly at 6:00pm with VIP guests led directly in for seating. With a turn out of 250+ attendees, the fashion show collaborative began promptly at 7:00pm and featured a handful of both emerging and well-known designers. Tickets for the event began at $50 per person and featured gorgeous pieces from designers Silvia Bours, Chicago Playground, Filthy Haanz, Nicole Andrews, Ria Bulga, and stunning gowns by Mark Roscoe. Models hit the runway to upbeat songs such as Levels by Nick Jonas, I cant Feel My Face by The Weeknd, Style by Taylor Swift and Walk Away by Kelly Clarkson.
Ronald McDonald House Representatives, Mark Shouger, Kurt Yunker
“The event was such an outstanding success. Fashion and art are alive and thriving in the Chicago area, and I wanted to be sure to showcase this to the public. It is an honor to be able to give back to the community with these combined passions by way of the Ronald McDonald House. It was an amazing feeling to see people showing their support following the show and actively bidding.” States creator of Fashion Loves Art and SA Style Studio Founder, Stephanie Alexis. “This was an incredible opportunity to unite people from expressive industries for a great cause.”
Immediately following the fashion show attendees were led to a gallery with two open bars, an array of delectable hors d’oeuvres, and music provided by the live band Marcus Matteo ft. SWAY. Breath taking art pieces covered the majority of the walls and were auctioned off via a silent auction using cell phone bidding. Artists that provided art for the silent auction included Katrina Jackson of VH1’s Black Ink Crew, Jules Muck, Artistic Views, Joey Africa, Miriam Zuckerman, Rome Won. The Chicago based Fashion Loves Art event was presented by Stephanie Alexis, Founder and Stylist of SA Style Studio. The event was produced in full by US PR Firm Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR. Sponsors for the evening included HALFSTACK Magazine, Dolce Vita shoes seen on the runway, Z Skin Cosmetics, Casetify, The Pure Bar, Personalities Inc., Harkiss Designs Jewelry, Aurelia Garza Handbags, and Nicola. Hair for all models was provided by Salon U.
Ria Bulga Designer Hristo Pepelanov
“Our Ronald McDonald House near Lurie Children’s Hospital has had the opportunity to host over 22,000 family room nights annually since opening as what was the world’s largest Ronald McDonald House in 2012. Our ability to offer the comfort, care and compassion to so many families only happens with the support of the local community and families, an event such as Fashion Loves Art is a prime example of this. We are thrilled to have partnered for this special event,” states Managing Director of Ronald McDonald House near Lurie Children’s Hospital, Mark Shouger.
For more information on Fashion Loves Art visit fashionlovesart.org
On the right, Halfstack Magazine Rep Catie Coscino
Exhibiting Designer, Mark Roscoe
On the left: Showbiz Shelly from Chicago’s B96
Photo Credit: Isabel Souza