Model Joan Smalls: The Evolution

[C. Bagsby, Fashion Contributor for Haute Chicago] There is only one woman that can grace the cover of Vogue Japan and Vogue Brazil simultaneously for the same month [January 2013], and that award goes to IMG model Joan Smalls. Her eye-catching face has been ranked as #1 … Continue reading

Passion. Resilience. Sacrifice. Values. Respect. Persévérer: The Elevated Lifestyle Brand [C.Bagsby X Haute Chicago]

I knew I loved the mastermind behind PRSVR when he revealed that he is a Law & Order: SVU fanatic. “I have seen EVERY episode…. and still watch reruns while convincing myself that ‘I’d never seen this one’.” But this isn’t what makes Brandon Williamson a powerful … Continue reading

Spring/Summer 2013: The Must Haves

With the diverse and broad scheme of garments that came down the runway for Spring and Summer debuts, 2013 provides all of the makings of a great year of fashion.  There is something for every mood and occasion: soft, feminine … Continue reading

Tonya Gross Millinery X Zappos.com [C. Bagsby via Haute Chicago]

Tonya Gross Millinery X Zappos.com [C. Bagsby via Haute Chicago]

One of Haute Chicago’s previously featured design houses, Tonya Gross Millinery, has been selected by Zappos.com to participate in the 2013 Emerging Designer Program. For an up and coming designer, not only is this a great distinction, but also provides the ability to bring more recognition … Continue reading

Tyler Bailey Collection Launches E-Commerce Capability

The highly anticipated release of Tyler Bailey’s shoe designs has now arrived.  With 8,162 Twitter followers and 3,888 Instagram followers, you can imagine the excitement among the designer’s devoted supporters.  From 106 & Park to the Wendy Williams Show, the … Continue reading