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Fashion Focus Events and More This Weekend

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Clutch by h(om)e, featured at Virtu on Saturday
  • Clutch by h(om)e, featured at Virtu on Saturday
Fashion Focus 2010 continues through Sunday with the student show Dress Code tonight at 7 PM and the Art of Fashion tomorrow night at 7:30 PM at Millennium Park (admission varies; see the schedule for more details). Associated events include complimentary styling sessions at Bucktown's Sir & Madame on Friday evening, shopping in Millennium Park on Saturday, and seminars for aspiring designers on Sunday. Check Explore Chicago for a full schedule.

Today City Soles, 2001 W. North, holds a 12-hour Fall Fix sale with drinks, raffles, and giveaways till 10 PM.

Find denim from 7 for All Mankind at a warehouse sale Friday through Sunday at Union Station, 210 S. Canal, where men's and women's styles will be up to 85 percent off. Jeans start at $65 on Friday and make their way down to $45 by Sunday. Hours are noon to 8 PM on Friday and noon to 6 PM Saturday and Sunday.

Bucktown boutique Virtu features a trunk show for Heather Hambrecht of h(om)e and her leather goods, handcrafted from reclaimed material and remnants from 11 AM to 6 PM at the boutique, 2034 N. Damen.

On Saturday night local designer Alma Wieser, who reconstructs vintage clothes under the name Renovar, shows her devotion to Japanese designers at a fashion show highlighting work inspired by them. Irregular: A Fashion Homage to Yamamoto, Miyake, and Comme des Garcons takes place at 9 PM (doors open at 8) at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N. Milwaukee. A $10 donation is requested.

Modern Vintage Chicago returns with items from vintage dealers from all over the country Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM at Plumber’s Hall, 340 W. Washington. Tickets are $9 if you buy them online, $10 at the door.

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