The Crown Room is closed now through Labor Day More


FashioNext Finale

Thursday, January 1

Join us for fashion, food, and fun!

Celebrate this year’s FashioNext designers, Chicago fashion professionals, and local fashion schools. Teen designers from across the city took inspiration from Making Mainbocher: The First American Couturier and Snow by author Laura Ruby to create the garments in this year’s competition.

Special guests this evening include hip-hop artist and fashion icon The Boy Illinois, fashion designer Azeeza Khan, and young adult author Laura Ruby!

Free for teens, $5 suggested donation for adults


6:00 p.m.
Live voting, red carpet photos, designer lounge, and viewing of Making Mainbocher: The First American Couturier. Refreshments and mocktails served. Enjoy tunes spun by DJ Betty.

7:30 p.m.
Doors to the Robert R. McCormick Theater open. Seating is first-come, first-seated and limited to members of the general public.

7:45 p.m.
Kathleen Haines Finley of the Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum, Laura Ruby, and Azeeza Khan will present the awards to the winners.

8:15 p.m.
Swag bag pick up. Available for attendees 18 and under only while supplies last.


Sponsored by

With special thanks to Azeeza, Winzeler Gear, Mignonette Bridal, Randolph Street Market Festival, and Fishman’s Fabrics

Finale, FashioNext 2015
FashioNext 2015 Finale
Finale, FashioNext 2015
Finale, FashioNext 2015
Finale, FashioNext 2015

The Details



26 th

6:00–8:15 p.m.



$ 5

$5 Members

Event Location

Chicago History Museum

1601 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60614

Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories

Thank you for subscribing to our newsletter!

Get updates on what’s happening at the Chicago History Museum from exhibitions and programs to special events and more.

What interests you most? Select all that apply.