Laura Daili Vilnius
Nadia Dovidi Designs
FashionBar is proud to present our Fall/Winter 2016 Portfolio show at the legendary Drake Hotel! This annual show showcases our portfolio of designers; Chicago’s emerging and established talent that work with FashionBar to elevate Chicago to a fashion capital.
Sunday, March 20th, 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Red Carpet & Cocktails hour begins at 6pm.
Fashion Show will begin shortly after 7:15pm.
Christopher DiGiorgio – “Fashion is life to me. Fashion is the expression of the archetypal symbols of existence. My designs help free me from space and time. My sincerest hope is to make a success and impact on the world via my artistic statement in sartorial style.” (2015)
Humane Envy – Jennifer Stecher is thrilled to be the designer for Humane Envy. The brand is a socially conscience clothing line that provides excellent quality products for women of different sizes, shapes and backgrounds. She has not undergone the typical route to become a fashion designer. Jennifer decided to use clothing design as a creative release from other stressors in her life. As a veterinarian in Chicago, she knew that the journey to begin a clothing line would be challenging. However with a lot of passion and determination, the dream of starting her own clothing line became a reality. Humane Envy provides women the opportunity to not only dress to reflect their personality and sense of style, but also reflect their morals. A portion of Humane Envy’s profits will be donated to local animal rescue organizations and cancer-support organizations. Also, Humane Envy strives to allow all women to feel beautiful and confident in complimentary designs, fabrics and overall clothing structure.
Laura Daili Vilnius – Daili label represents professional fashion designer Laura Daili who has an international acknowledgement in fashion industry. This designer, showcases her collections through prestigious fashion shows worldwide in fashion capitals such as Tokyo, New York, Philadelphia, Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Berlin, Riga, Lviv and Vilnius. Laura Daili established her own designer house in Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, called “Laura Daili Vilnius” Label “Daili” is for a modern woman that respects quality and embraces originality. Her statement: “fashion is delicate like glass and infinite like time”
Kristina Giedra – Fashion designer Kristina Giedra was born in Lithuanian. For over 20 years her design and innovation has earned her a following in women’s fashion. Kristina’s vitality and free spirit is seen in her design work which is known for bringing glamour, an exciting flair to women’s wear. She has lent her design expertise to custom projects for her exclusive clientele in custom fit apparel. In addition to clothing, the designer expanded her brand into other directions to include custom accessories, handbags, hats, and wedding wear. Her foray into fashion began in Lithuania and then she moved to the US with big dreams of becoming a designer. In later years, when she moved to the United States, she launched her own boutique business doing custom fashion design and alterations. With her talent and success, she recently launched her own signature collection of evening wear, dresses and suits for women. Kristina Giedra lives in Bloomingdale, Illinois with her husband, and her son.
Nadia Dovidi Designs – Nadia Dovydi is a Russian born Fashion Designer with 30 years pattern making, draping and garment creation of women’s wear apparel. Nadia’s dolls were the beneficiaries of her earliest childhood sewing experience and design expertise. Nadia began to realize her design capabilities unfolding before her very eyes in this world of fashion. sewing, materials and is inspired by people who wear fashionable attire. After completing her early schooling and without hesitation she immediately enrolled in Polytechnic Sewing Institute because she knew exactly what was going to her strengths which was garment creation. Upon completion of the Polytechnic Sewing Institute, life’s winds of change directed her to live in Lithuania where she experienced countless opportunities and design knowledge with a wide variety of materials, places, people and studios. This field of fashion and garment creation is what drives Nadia’s passion and love, because this is her life calling!
Please contact Tony Long
@The Drake Hotel