Second City Style Celebrates Five Years With "Fashion Birthday Bash" at Sofitel Chicago

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Second City Style, Chicago’s premier site for local and international fashion news, will host their fifth anniversary event on Thursday, October 28th, 2010 in the Grand Ballroom of the award-winning Sofitel Chicago Water Tower, 20 East Chestnut Street from 7pm to 9pm. The event celebrates five years of the best in fashion & beauty reporting in Chicago and beyond.

Chicago fashion designers Michelle Tan, Kate Boggiano, Diego Rocha and Orlando Espinoza - among others - will team up with Sassoon models to give guests a sneak-peek at Fall fashion must-haves from their latest collections. Guests will experience music from Fig Media DJs, hors d'oeuvres from Sofitel Chicago Water Tower and fashion and shopping inspired games. Cocktails will be provided by SVEDKA Vodka, including Second City Style’s fifth anniversary signature drink, the “Second City Style Bot”.

“After five years, we want to take this time to thank our readers in person for their continued support,” says Lauren Dimet Walters, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief. “As we embark upon our next year at Second City Style, we’re continuing to find ways to advance and improve our online offerings and experience for our readers. We look forward to unveiling new site improvements and features to better deliver the fashion and beauty news that our readers have come to expect from Second City Style.”

Launched first as an online fashion magazine, millions of readers trust Second City Style’s daily dose of fashion musings, international headlines and premier shopping. Voted 2006 Best Fashion Blog by (largest women’s site online) and one of two Best Fashion Websites in Chicago Magazine’s 2008 “Top 171 Websites”, the site has become an online destination for fashionable women around the globe.

The event is free to the public age 21 and over. Additional event and RSVP information is available at

About Second City Style
Pleasure. Luxury. Wit. Second City Style is the award-winning guide to luxury, style and beauty. This weekly published online fashion magazine and daily updated blog has been heralded as a daily must-read for fashionistas everywhere. Published by Editor-in-Chief, Lauren Dimet Waters and Managing Editor, Carol Calacci, Second City Style is a consumer-driven publication. The online magazine content and design are created out of hundreds of surveys from Chicago-area women. This invaluable feedback provides a one-on-one relationship with Chicago women that inform each editorial choice. SCS has been quoted in: The Chicago Tribune, Time Out Chicago, Chicago Magazine, CBS News, AOL, San Francisco Gate, Denver Post, The Ledger, South West Style, Buffalo News and more. For more information log on to


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