FASHION 2013 and THE WALK kicked off on April 4, 2013 at SAIC's new Pop-Up Shop, Su_7. Co-chair Roopa Weber along with SAIC faculty member and Graduate Coordinator of the Master of Design in Fashion, Body and Garment program Conrad Hamather, Sage Chair in Fashion Design Anke Loh and SAIC President Walter E. Massey welcomed guests to the new shop that will open on May 10. Students whose work will be presented at FASHION 2013 will be able to sell their garments in the Block 37 storefront for one full week. To kick off the pop up shop, Conrad Hamather, along with students in the Fashion Design department created an eye catching look for the new store and filled the space with designs from the newest collection of SAIC Alumni Liz Patelski and Lisa Panza’s brand Remi Canarie, both of whom were also there to celebrate.
FASHION 2103 and THE WALK will honor fashion stars Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte with the Legend of Fashion Award as well as Chicago friend of Fashion Melissa Sage Fadim on May 3, 2013.
Photography By: Lorenzo Tassone