Style-focused social group The Curio hosted a dazzling runway show at the 21c Museum Hotel Chicago honoring on-the-rise creatives and esteemed Chicago-based designer Maria Pinto’s 10th anniversary collection.
Notable designer and School of the Art Institute graduate Cynthia Rowley and renowned fashion photographer and hotel brand ambassador and creative consultant Nigel Barker hosted the stylish soiree, which was attended by more than 300 of the city’s top tastemakers, including Karen Dalapossa, the Bayoud Twins and more.
Guests enjoyed a fabulous show featuring looks by eight rising Chicago designers, such as Adreain Guillory and Lola Élan, and enjoyed sips courtesy of winery Mmmm…Just Enjoy.
Kate Sample, Johanna Grange, Ceta Walters and Carrie Meghie
Cynthia Rowley and Nigel Barker
Sharon Talcott in Adreain Guillory’s Ajovang
Jamie Hayes and Demi Thomsen in Hayes’ brand Production Mode