Chicago’s Fashion Columbia 2012

Proceeds benefit the Eunice W. Johnson Scholarship in Fashion Studies.

Friday, June 8, 2012
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Chicago IL

Join Desiree Rogers and Lana Bramlette for Columbia College Chicago‘s premiere spring fundraising event, an evening of extraordinary fashion, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

Event Chair

Chief executive officer of Johnson Publishing Company, LLC, Desirée has earned a reputation as one of America’s most successful businesswomen. With a Harvard Business School degree and stellar business experience, Rogers has redefined every leadership position that she has held while playing a major philanthropic role in the communities in which she has lived.

Alumni Achievement in Fashion Design Awardee

Lauded by her loyal fans as the “Queen of Hoops,” Lana Bramlette is the face and force behind Lana Jewelry.
Celebrity fashion icons like Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Kate Hudson, Zoe Saldana, and Angelina Jolie own and wear her jewelry. Her pieces are featured in many films, TV shows, and magazine covers, including Lucky and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.

Host Committee

Trish Rooney Alden
Madeleine Moore Burrell
Gwendolyn L. Butler
Bonita Chapman
Nora Daley
Janice Barnes Davis
Susan Downing
Elissa Hamid Efroymson
Rich Gamble
Ikram Goldman
Mary Lou Haddad
Mellody Hobson
Susie Kiphart
Julie Latsko
Sylvia Neil
Diane Primo
MK Pritzker
Shawnelle Ritchie
Smita N. Shah
Lynn Turner
Allison Grant Williams


General Admission: $150
Standing Room: $75

About Eunice Walker Johnson
Eunice was the wife of publisher John H. Johnson and an executive at Johnson Publishing Company. Johnson was best-known as the founder and director of the Ebony Fashion Fair, which was started in the 1950s as a hospital fundraiser and became an annual fashion tour that highlighted fashion for African-American women that ran until a year before hear death.

About Columbia College Chicago
Columbia College Chicago is an international leader and recognized pioneer in arts and media education. With over 120 years of deep experience teaching creative students to develop authentic voices and meaningful skills, Columbia graduates are fully prepared to launch sustainable careers in the visual, performing, media and communication arts.

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