Monday, November 5, 2012
The Mokena boutique rang in the holiday season with style at Sunday's event.
Pink Slip Boutique hosted “The Nutcracker (Not So) Suite,” its seventh major fashion show, on Sunday at Mokena Intermediate School. The show promoted Pink Slip’s holiday and prom collections by telling the classic Christmas story of the Nutcracker with a punk rock twist and showcasing styles from casual separates to prom dresses. Dancers from Stage Door Dance Academy in Oak Forest performed and 70 volunteer models walked. Local singer Alyssa Barron served as the narrator, while a remix of the original Nutracker Suite backed the models as they flaunted the featured fashions. Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites:
Friday, November 2, 2012
"The Nutcracker (Not So) Suite" fashion show will ring in the holiday season with style.
This holiday season, the Nutcracker will be rocking a leather jacket, while the sugar plum fairies sport converse sneakers. Pink Slip Boutique is hosting “The Nutcracker (Not So) Suite,” its seventh major fashion show, on Sunday at Mokena Intermediate School. The show will promote Pink Slip’s holiday and prom collections by telling the classic Christmas story of the Nutcracker with a punk rock twist. The shop will present two showings of the event over the course of the afternoon and estimate that 700-800 people will attend. Boutique owner Lauren McKeague said the show will have a loud, bright, punk rock aesthetic. The styling of the event is based on McKeague’s college practicum doing window design for Macy’s while studying fashion design…
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Barbie enthusiasts enjoyed the Mokena dress boutique's spring fashion show in Orland Park on Sunday.
Walking into International Komfort Furniture in Orland Park on Sunday was like walking into Barbie’s dream house, complete with a dining room, living room and bedroom, all accessorized with sparkles, Barbie silhouettes and lots and lots of pink.Women of all ages marveled at 60 dresses worn and presented by young female volunteers, along with tables full of original jewelry, garters, handbags and fancy flip flops. Officially titled “Barbie and Her Dream House: Accessories Sold Separately,” this was Mokena dress shop Pink Slip Boutique’s fifth fashion show since the store's opening in August 2009. Owner Lauren McKeague said it represents one of the few fashion shows of the year that is entirely her own. “We do lots of fashion shows, but this…