Guests and Designers turn out for Fashion Show and Art Auction to Benefit The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana
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Chicago, IL (October 24, 2015) – SA Style Studio hit a home run on Friday evening, October 23rd 2015, for the presentation of the Chicago based Fashion Loves Art event (http://www.fashionlovesart.org/). The event took place at Moonlight Studios from 6pm to 10pm with a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales for the evening and a portion of the proceeds from the evening stunning silent auction items benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana (http://rmhccni.org/). Doors opened promptly at 6:00pm with VIP guests led directly in for seating. With a turn out of 250+ attendees, the fashion show collaborative began promptly at 7:00pm and fea-tured a handful of both emerging and well-known designers. Tickets for the event began at $50 per person and featured gorgeous pieces from designers Silvia Bours, Chicago Playground, Filthy Haanz, Nicole Andrews, Ria Bulga, and stunning gowns by Mark Roscoe. Models hit the runway to upbeat songs such as Levels by Nick Jonas, I cant Feel My Face by The Weeknd, Style by Taylor Swift and Walk Away by Kelly Clarkson.
“The event was such an outstanding success. Fashion and art are alive and thriving in the Chicago area, and I wanted to be sure to showcase this to the public. It is an honor to be able to give back to the community with these combined passions by way of the Ronald McDonald House. It was an amazing feeling to see people showing their support following the show and actively bidding.” States creator of Fashion Loves Art and SA Style Studio Founder, Stephanie Alexis. “This was an incredible opportunity to unite people from expressive industries for a great cause.”
Immediately following the fashion show attendees were led to a gallery with two open bars, an array of delectable hors d'oeuvres, and music provided by the live band Marcus Matteo ft. SWAY. Breath taking art pieces covered the majority of the walls and were auctioned off via a silent auction using cell phone bidding. Artists that provided art for the silent auction included Katrina Jackson of VH1’s Black Ink Crew, Jules Muck, Artistic Views, Joey Africa, Miriam Zuckerman, Rome Won. The Chicago based Fashion Loves Art event was presented by Stephanie Alexis, Founder and Stylist of SA Style Studio. The event was produced in full by US PR Firm Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR. Sponsors for the evening included HALFSTACK Magazine, Dolce Vita shoes seen on the runway, Z Skin Cosmetics, Caset-ify, The Pure Bar, Personalities Inc., Harkiss Designs Jewelry, Aurelia Garza Handbags, and Nicola. Hair for all models was provided by Salon U.
"Our Ronald McDonald House near Lurie Children's Hospital has had the opportunity to host over 22,000 family room nights annually since opening as what was the world's largest Ronald McDonald House in 2012. Our ability to offer the comfort, care and compassion to so many families only happens with the support of the local community and families, an event such as Fashion Loves Art is a prime example of this. We are thrilled to have partnered for this special event," states Managing Director of Ronald McDonald House near Lurie Children's Hospital, Mark Shouger.
For more information on Fashion Loves Art or media inquiries visit http://fashionlovesart.org, email ltamambeautifulplanning.com or call 1.877.841.7244.
About SA Style Studio
SAStyle Studio was founded in 2014 by Stylist, Stephanie Alexis White. The esteemed company’s mis-sion is to make fashion fun and easy for their clients. Offering a wide array services including; personal styling, image consulting, wardrobe styling, fashion publication consultation, trend forecasting, and acting as a brand ambassador for a variety of fashion houses. For more information on SA Style Studio please visit http://www.sastylestudio.com/.
About The Ronald McDonald House Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana:
Helping a sick child fight their illness takes a big enough emotional toll on a family. Adding a financial strain can make it all almost too much to bear. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana (RMHC-CNI) can help address those problems, whether they involve housing that’s near a hospitalized child, the expense of staying together in another city, or even getting basic medical care in a vulnerable community. The mission of RMHC-CNI is to care for families of children with com-plex medical needs by providing comfort, compassion and a sense of community. RMHC-CNI keeps families of hospitalized children together in a ‘home away from home’. For more information on Ronald McDonald House Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana please visit http://rmhccni.org/.