Cheeky Chicago’s Fashion Show at 900 N. Michigan Shops

Jessica Zweig and Erica Bethe Levin

Cheeky Chicago hosted 350 guests at its 4th annual fashion show “The Real People of Style” at 900 North Michigan Avenue on Thursday, March 21. Nine of Chicago’s fashionistas showcased spring trends from the 900 North Michigan Shops.

Music by DJAT rocked the house while models adorned fashion from DNA 2050, DEKA Chicago, Karen Millen, Original Penguin, Diesel, L.K. Bennett, Bloomingdale’s, and shoes from Mezlan and Charles David. The Chicago celebs that graced the catwalk included Emma Arnold, founder of Tres Awesome; Agga B., designer/stylist at Agga B.; David Barton, founder of David Barton Gym; Graham Kostic, editorial and creative director of; Kelly Ryan O’Brien, pop culture expert and founder, Chicago Blogger Network; David Rehkson, partner at DINE AMIC Group; David Sanchez, Ford model; Angi Taylor, morning show co-host of Brotha Fred’s Neighborhood, 103.5 KISS-FM; and Karim Tonsy, artistic director and founder of Karim Tonsy Egyptian Physical Dance Theatre.

Platinum Events produced the fashion show which was sponsored by Peroni Italy, along with EFFEN Vodka, Apothic Wine, Siena Tavern, SmartWater and hair styled by Mario Tricoci Salon.

Francis Son Photographs


About Cindy Burns

Currently writing for TCW's 'Woman About Town' column, Cindy Burns covers Chicago's social scene, events, fashion, and interviews women and men who are making a difference in the world. With an M.A. in American History from DePaul University, Ms. Burns is an author, freelance writer, avid reader and researcher. Ms. Burns has spent over 20 years serving on charitable boards and organizations, and currently serves as a member of the Women's Board of the Joffrey Ballet and the Women's Auxiliary Board of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicago. She is also an Honorary Member of the Children's Service Board of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital. When Ms. Burns isn't running around Chicago covering current events, you can find her biking, on the tennis courts, or hiking in a mountainous region of her choice.