Students flaunt their flair for fashion at annual show

May 6, 2011

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Junior Soh Park drew Eastern and Western influences in his designs.
(WBEZ/Natalie Moore)
Senior Julia Covintree presented work inspired by the American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.
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Senior Jacqueline Kim showcased designs inspired by 1940s beauty photographs.
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Senior Lisa Rigney presented designs inspired by New England.
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Senior Andrew Creighton presented designs informed by the concepts of pressure and self-control.

On Thursday, fashionistas of all stripes made their way to Millennium Park. They were there for The Walk, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s annual fashion show. It was the largest show in The Walk’s 77-year history. Spectators saw designs from junior, sophomore and senior students in the school’s fashion program and got a glimpse of the latest in Chicago’s fashion aesthetic.

Host Alison Cuddy visited the show with WBEZ’s Natalie Moore and provided a review.

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