Earlier this winter, Latina partnered with Southpole—a leading fashion brand in the streetwear apparel industry—to bring a taste of New York fashion to Chicago Latino Fashion Week, the only one of its kind.
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During Chicago Latino Fashion Week’s Millennial/Generation Y Day, Latina and Southpole hosted the highly successful “Dress to Impress” Fashion Show. Featured Look: Striped woven shirt, argyle sweater vest and denim.
Held at Chicago’s North Grand High School, more than 300 high school students, parents, fashion insiders and local dignitaries attended the fashion show aimed at bringing a taste of the Big Apple to the barrio. Featured Look: Turquoise graphic tee and perforated motorcycle jacket.
Models included Miss Illinois Teen USA Stacie Juris, who earlier in the afternoon offered her advice to high school students hoping to break into the fashion industry during Latina’s “Future Fashionistas” panel discussion. Featured Look: Gold embroidered Southpole Tee and Skinny Jeans.
The event was covered by fashion bloggers, photographers and members of the media, including a reporter from The Chicago Tribune’s The Mash—a weekly newspaper geared towards Chicago-area high school students. Click here for the complete article.
Featured Look: Military inspired utility dress in khaki.
About Southpole: As the flagship brand of Wicked Fashions, Inc., Southpole reaches markets in the United States, Asia, and Europe with its affordable, yet stylish denim, sportswear, outerwear, footwear and accessories for young men, juniors, kids, and plus size.
Featured Look: Southpole varsity striped polo and skinny jeans.
Launched in 1991, Southpole was the first brand to fill a niche for reasonably priced, urban clothing that appeals to a diversified, multicultural, mid-tier retail consumer. Featured Look: Red motorcycle jacket, argyle sweater vest and denim.
A special thank you to Chicago Latino Fashion Week organizers for making the Southpole/Latina fashion show such a huge success. Featured Look: Animal print Southpole graphic tee and skinny jeans.