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On Oct. 25 drop by Swarovski’s Michigan Avenue boutique (540 N. Michigan) to celebrate the launch of Multiface(t)s, the new book from Swarovski creative director Nathalie Colin. The book, a collaboration with well-known stylists such as June Ambrose (star of VH1’s “Styled by June”), showcases a range of ways to rock your jewelry for any event.
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Another successful Fashion Focus proves one thing: Our style scene shows no signs of slowing down. Now we have a new fashion hub as Bridgeport Art Center opens up space for 40 emerging designers in the new Bridgeport Fashion Center (1200 W. 35th). With individual studios in varying sizes for different designer needs, it’s the perfect urban backdrop for creative designs. View designer looks by appointment by contacting Natalya Judina at (773) 247-3000 or Natalya@bridgeportart.com.
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, plus-size clothing boutique Vive la Femme (2048 N. Damen) teams up with fashion line Kiyonna for the Style, Sass and Sparkle Showcase on Oct. 25, which will also offers jewelry and accessories from Stella & Dot and 20 percent off all apparel. Can’t make the soiree? Neighboring boutique Violette (2031 N. Damen) hosts a weekend-long Kiyonna pop-up shop.
Celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine, whose work has been seen on the pages of national magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire and Cosmopolitan, will drop by Vertigo Lounge in the Dana Hotel (660 N. State) on Oct. 27. The author of Fine Beauty: Beauty Basics and Beyond for African American Women will be on hand to share his sought-after techniques and tricks of the trade.