SAIC’s “The Walk” Fashion Show


Candid Candace Chicago, hosted by Candace Jordan on, allows viewers to catch a glimpse of what the city’s ‘who’s who’ are up to.

On Friday, May 3, Ms. Jordan attended the 79th annual School of the Art Institute Chicago’s largest fashion show, “The Walk.” Ninety student designers presented 300 garments before an appreciative crowd of 500 movers and shakers. Rodarte designers Laura and Kate Mulleavy received the Legend of Fashion award and philanthropist Melissa Sage Fadim was honored as the Heart of Fashion. Watch the futuristic fashion show, see the award presentations and experience the excitement of the after-party right here…


About Candace Jordan

Candace Jordan began her career at age 13 in St. Louis, Missouri, as the youngest fashion coordinator in the history of major retailer Famous-Barr. At age 19, she became a Bunny at the St. Louis Playboy Club and was quickly promoted to the Chicago Playboy Club, the center of Playboy Enterprises. She was named Chicago’s 1976 Playboy Bunny of the Year and December 1979 Playmate. As one of Chicago’s top models in the late ‘70s and throughout the ‘80s, Ms. Jordan appeared on over 20 magazine covers, had a role in Risky Business with Tom Cruise and a billboard in Times Square. Today, she's involved with numerous charities including the Joffrey Ballet Women’s Board (where she served as vice president) and the PAWS development board among others. She is the Chicago Tribune’s social columnist, hosts her own show, “Candid Candace Chicago” on and blogs for Chicago Now.