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Ya Llego! La semana de la Moda Latina en Chicago: Latino Fashion Week


LATINO FASHION WEEK® |LFW™| is the only fashion week and tour dedicated to Latino Fashion in the United States, showcasing top Latino designers from Central and South America, the Caribbean and the U.S. LFW is a multi-day branded entertainment environment providing opportunities for fashion designers and sponsors to come face-to-face with primary celebrities, musical talent, media and consumers. LFW also includes Model’s Night Out™, a fashionable way to raise funds and create awareness for great causes. LFW is not just a fashion show. “It is a Movement.”

2015 THEME In its ninth year, the theme for LFW leading into a decade of elegance, celebrates the ability to create fashion that is beautiful to the eyes, stimulating to the spirit and forever imprinted on the soul.

Wednesday, September 30: OPENING NIGHT SPLENDOR Red Carpet: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | VIP Reception: 6:15 PM – 7:45 PM | Runway: 8:00 PM General Admission & Student Ticketholders Arrival: 6:30 PM

Don’t miss the arrival of the 9th Year Anniversary for Latino Fashion Week® Chicago – Timeless. Join the LFW movement during the five-day celebration of Chicago’s fashion with a Red Carpet Media Reception. Featuring the collections of local designers: Robdechi, e&e Aubé Designs, Blair Boutique, Moi Soli and more; each of whom will present his or her most stunning styles and dynamic designs. In addition, our annual local celebrity catwalk will include familiar faces from television, radio and the social circle that support LFW and will strut the runway.

After Party: Shay Chicago, 222 W Ontario Street Attire: Elegant Cocktail | Theme: Vintage 1940’s – 1950’s

Thursday, October 1: SOPHISTICATES’ LUNCHEON Registration: 11:30 AM | Luncheon: 12:00 PM | Runway: 12:30 PM The Sophisticates’ Luncheon is an opportunity to embrace the beauty and sophistication of women that are 35+. Spend the afternoon enjoying the latest fashions by e&e Aubé Designs and Moi Soli all while enjoying a delicious lunch. Connect and network with sophisticated fashionistas! “It’s not about age; it’s about your mindset.” Benefitting Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC).

Thursday, October 1: MOSAIC OF FASHION Registration: 6:00 PM | VIP Reception: 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM | Runway: 8:00 PM

Featured designer, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada from Madrid, Spain, the representative of Spanish fashion on the main international catwalks. Also including the Inspiration Collection FW15 by the students of Jannette Klein University.

Attire: Colorful Palette

Friday, October 2: TIMELESS STYLE, HIS, HERS Registration: 6:00 PM | VIP Reception: 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM | Runway: 8:00 PM General Admission & Student Ticketholders Arrival: 6:30 PM

An evening full of fashion provided by some of the best known national and international designers. The focus tonight is on menswear by Iridium Clothingand Sarar USA, with some amazing womens fashion by Carmela Osorio Lugo. Benefitting the Illinois Hispanic Nurses Association, chapter of National Association of Hispanic Nurses.

After Party: Primary Nightclub, 5 West Division Street Celebrity Emcee: Lourdes Duarte, WGN

Attire: After Hours Glam | Theme: Wear Siren Red

Saturday, October 3: TIMELESS, A NIGHT OF ELEGANCE – CLOSING NIGHT Red Carpet: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | VIP Reception: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Runway: 8:30 PM General Admission & Student Ticketholders Arrival: 7:00 PM

This elegant evening begins with a VIP celebrity status reception, followed by our finale runway shows, featuring collections of national and international designers including Adan Terriquez. Benefitting the National Latino Education Institute (NLEI).

After Party: Block Thirty Seven 3rd Floor until 1:00 AM (Cash Bar) Attire: Glamorous | Theme: Black & White

Sunday, October 4: YOUTH FASHION DAY BY LATINO FASHION WEEK AND (PRO)JECT US Workshops & Runway: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Latino Fashion Week and (Pro)Ject Us presents Fashion skills development workshops including an AWSUM (Amazing-Wonderful-Super-Unique-Me)Workshop with motivational speakers. A special performance by Ángel Quinceañeras and closing with an amazing Quinceañera fashion runway show byAdan Terriquez and more unique designs.

Target Age Group: 12-19* Tickets: Admission is FREE – Online Registration is Required *Parents will also be attending with their teens (family audience).


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