LATINO FASHION WEEK: “BEYOND EXCEPTIONAL” HAS ARRIVED 8th Annual Latino Fashion Week Tour

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Latino Fashion Week® (LFWTM) is now in its Eight Year will take place from Wednesday, October

1st – October 4th, 2014, at Block Thirty Seven, 108 N. State St., 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60602. Teen

World: Expo 15 & Sweet 16, Sunday, October 5th, will take place at the Midwest Conference

Center, 401 W Lake St., Northlake, IL 60164.

As the only Fashion Week and Tour in the United States dedicated to the Latino Fashion Industry

locally, nationally and internationally, we are proud to say, “By Latinos for Everyone”. This year’s

theme is “Beyond Exceptional”, which exemplifies those in the Fashion Industry that continuously

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Latino Fashion Week is excited to announce they will once again be showcasing a number of local

designers from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, as well as national and international

designers. In addition, there are a number of new and interesting highlights that will take place

during LFW.

BENEFACTORS

LFW will raise awareness for local non for profit organizations throughout the week.

Our national non for profit organization is Unlikely Heroes, providing safe homes and restoration

for child victims of sex slavery.

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Opening Day, Wednesday, October 1st

Latino Fashion Week kicks off with some exiting news and for the first time ever, the LFW

Professional Beauty Glam Workshops, which will include an opportunity for Professional Make

Up artists and Hairstylists to be a part of the LFW movement and learn specific techniques that will

be taught by some of the most sought after national and local MUAH STYLISTS: Alex Lopez –

Founder & Owner, Alex Lopez Salon, Benjamin Gonzalez – Founder and Owner- Glam Studio, Jill

Glaser, Founder & Owner – Make Up First, Tyzza – National Beauty Professional & Cosmetologist. WEB-LFW-2014-saturday

Upon Completion: LFW PRO MUAH Certificate

1:00 to 4:30 PM, Appetizers and Refreshments

Opening Night, Wednesday, October 1st

Join the LFW movement with a Purple Carpet Media Reception, followed by the collections of

local designers on the runway, and our annual local celebrity catwalk.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Sophisticates Luncheon and runway show for the fashionable woman that is 35+. “It’s not about

age; it’s about your mindset.”

Love Your Curves Runway Show

Highlighting the latest in Fashion for the full-figured and super-curved woman.

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Friday, October 3rd, 2014

“Moda Que Mueve”, an evening full of fashion provided by some of the best known national and

international designers. The emphasis tonight includes menswear fashion. Benefitting the Mayor’s

Office for People with Disabilities, a City of Chicago program that helps low-income Chicagoans

with disabilities by providing home modification services to make their homes more accessible.

Closing Night, Saturday, October 4th, 2014

“Beyond Exceptional”, this illuminating evening will include the finale runway shows, featuring

collections of national and international designers. Benefitting the Girl Scouts, to build girls of

courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Closing Day, Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Teen World: Expo 15 & Sweet 16 will promote a healthy lifestyle and improved self-esteem

featuring an AWSUM Panel with teen-savvy motivational speakers. Fashion runway shows will

include some of the best and unique designs for Teens.

Pop-up stores and fashion vendors will provide a unique shopping experience on the 3rd floor

during LFW. Open one hour prior to reception Wednesday through Saturday.

Latino Fashion Week’s Co-Founders Arabel Alva Rosales & Cesar Rolon, Jr. encourage you to

be “Beyond Exceptional”, and join them, supporters and sponsors in a week full of fashion, VIP

receptions, an opportunity to shop, after parties and celebrate the Latino Culture during Hispanic

Heritage Month.

Featured Designers Include:

Claudia Urrutia and Ronald Rodriguez

Iridium Clothing Co., by Platinum-Geli

Local

Vintage Soul Customs by Kristina Kash

Señor Dapper by Jimmy Guzmán

Ivelisse Nieves Jewelry (Puerto Rico)

Musse Diseñadores, Olga Alicea & Héctor (Puerto Rico)

National & International

Argemiro Sierra (Colombia)

Disney Royal Ball

Lazaro Perez (Los Angeles)

Lorena Saravia (México)

Paco Mayorga (Mexico)

Rosita Hurtado (Bolivia)

Willfredo Gerardo (Los Angeles)

 

For a full schedule and to purchase tickets, please visit: www.LatinoFashionWk.com

 

 

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