A model walking for Ted Baker at the Oak Street Council fashion show at the Thompson Hotel Chicago

Gold Coast fashion event supports prom gowns for high school girls

By Jessica Nieberg
Medill Reports

While fashion icons from around the world gathered in Paris for Fashion Week, the fashion-forward residents of Chicago took to the Gold Coast, and not just for a peek at the latest trends.

The Fashion Week Takes the Gold Coast event raised over $5,000 and collected 20 dress and gown donations for the Glass Slipper Project.

PHOTO AT TOP: A Chicago-based social media influencer walks the runway as part of a show of Ted Baker’s spring line. (Jessica Nieberg/MEDILL)