Watch: Launch Fashion Show Raises Funds for PAWS Chicago

On March 18, Autohaus on Edens hosted its annual Launch: Driving Fashion Forward Spring Fashion Show, this year benefiting PAWS Chicago. The evening featured trunk shows; food and drinks from Bent Fork Bakery, Knightsbridge Wine Shoppe, Morton’s The Steakhouse, The Happ Inn, and Cafe Central; silent and live auctions; “ruff”le tickets; and a fashion show featuring spring looks from local designers and boutiques. Best of all, the event raised more than $12,000 for PAWS Chicago.

If you loved a look your saw on the runway, or were unable to attend, watch the show below and find details about your favorite pieces.

Make It Better was the proud media partner of this event. 

Avant for Men

Look 1

  • Jack Victor high blue single breasted wool suit
  • Eton multi-color cotton dress shirt
  • Torino cognac leather belt
  • Robert Talbott multi-color paisley tie, orange pocket square

Look 2

  • Gimo’s 3/4 Italian sand color spring jacket
  • Meyer navy cotton dress/casual pant
  • Robert Talbott purple 4-button cotton sweater

Look 3

  • Canali wool charcoal gray tuxedo
  • Eton gray bib front cotton tuxedo shirt
  • Robert Talbott white silk pocket square
  • Jonathan Wachtel black/silver swirl studs and cufflinks

Look 4

  • Eton national ad foral cotton shirt
  • Bobby Jones jade color plain front cotton shorts
  • Gran Sasso Italian light-weight green cotton sweater

Look 5

  • Robert Talbott wool/silk/linen plaid sport coat
  • Stenstroms Swedish cotton fashioned pattern sport shirt
  • Mac white modern style stretch jeans
  • Ferretti multi color silk pocket square

Look 6

  • Isaia wool/cashmere/silk/linen Italian moss and pink plaid sport coat
  • Zanella wool pearl gray year-round flat front pant
  • Isaia all cotton multi-stripe dress shirt
  • Ferretti multi-color silk pocket square

Juniper Boutique

Look 1

  • Central Park West blazer with lace inset, $238
  • N:Philanthropy “I Wanna Be Your Dog” embroidered tee, $98
  • Karlie white short by DL1961, $115

Look 2

  • N:Philanthropy boo high-low dress in black and white stripe with cut-out detail, $118
  • Rebel Designs cuff, $190

Look 3

  • N:Philanthropy Nikita deconstructed pant, $168
  • N:Philanthropy Harlow slit neck star embroidery tee, $128
  • Perforated tote, $56

Look 4

  • N:Philanthropy shotgun dress in petal, $12
  • Spanx faux-leather leggings, $98
  • M Gems wrap necklace, $245

Look 5

  • N:Philanthropy valero one shoulder false layer sweatshirt, $158
  • DL1961 Karlie shorts in fever, $118
  • Goldfine layered chain statement necklace, $176

Look 6

  • N:Philanthropy serge pocket tank, $98
  • BB Dakota clary leather peplum jacket, $350
  • DL1961 Mara straight ankle jean in oakley, $188
  • Rose quartz drop necklace, $38

Look 7

  • N:Philanthropy dorado striped tee, $76
  • Sanctuary pull on trooper pant, $199
  • Jenny Bird Lola collar, $110

Look 8

  • N:Philanthropy Edith stars embroidered tank, $108
  • Backdrop ottoman rib bomber, $149
  • Black Orchid Denim bardot straight fray hem grommet side jeans, $216
  • Jenny Bird loop pendant, $125

Look 9

  • N:Philanthropy breeze romper, $148
  • Dana Reed mobius necklace, $84
  • Love Lisa rose gold beaded choker, $40

Look 10

  • N:Philanthropy walker sweatshirt, $148
  • DL1961 Mara embroidered straight ankle, $248
  • Zowee statement necklace, $272

Londo Mondo

Look 1

  • Amanda Uprichard Lamar jumpsuit with sash, $242

Look 2

  • Cooper & Ella sleeveless shell with bows down back, $118
  • Hudson Niko raw edge hem with distressing, $208

Look 3

  • Susana Monaco Brynn dress with bell sleeve, $225

Look 4

  • Wooden Ships spring weight sweater with star, $115
  • Atina Cristina drawstring paisley pant, $128

Look 5

  • Acrobat cotton knit spring sweater, $139
  • Ecru Mitchell chino short in light pink, $128

Look 6

  • Atina Cristina hot pink layered blouse, $114

Look 7

  • Elan cropped romper culotte, $85

Look 8

  • Amanda Uprichard high neck Andrew jumpsuit, $260

Look 9

  • Amanda Uprichard strapless flounce Topanga jumpsuit, $257

Look 10

  • Amanda Uprichard Nolita blazer with arm slit, $288
  • Amanda Uprichard wide leg Elliot pant, $209

Peach Carr

Look 1

  • Pink/orange Mondrian shift dress, $325

Look 2

  • Martini print skirt
  • Black top with pearls at shoulder

Look 3

  • Black cropped pants with “bow” print at hem, $175

Look 4

  • Pink Cadillac dress with pearls, $275

Look 5

  • Black skirt with “bow” flounce, $175

Look 6

  • White “tux top” with sheer tails and rhinestones, $175
  • A-line “bow” print skirt, $150

Look 7

  • Black cold shoulder top with mesh sleeves and waist, $175
  • Navy neoprene skirt with sequined mesh and hand-sewn pearls, $700

Look 8

  • Black and white polka dot skirt
  • Black sleeveless top

Look 9

  • White with black scallops sequin crop top, $175
  • Flirty black skirt with pearls at hem, $175

Look 10

  • Sequined evening look, price upon request

All handbags $195

The Lake Forest Shop

Look 1

  • Elda de la Rosa “Genevieve Dress” (silver gown with rhinestone cap sleeves), $2,400

Look 2

  • Elda de la Rosa “Caroline Dress” (teal silk wool gown with asymmetrical neckline), $2,575

Look 3

  • Elda de la Rosa “The Elle Dress” (royal blue silk wool gown with high collar neck), $2,875

Look 4

  • Elda de la Rosa “The Alejandra Dress” (halter floral embroidered top high-low skirt), $2,925

Look 5

  • Elda de la Rosa “The Adrienne Dress” (dove gray silk wool cocktail dress with high collar neck and bow pocket detail), $1,600

Look 6

  • Elda de la Rosa “Blue Pricilla” (blue/black rose textured ball gown), $2,625

Look 7

  • Elda de la Rosa “Pricilla Gown” (platinum rose textured ball gown), $2,950

Look 8

  • Elda de la Rosa “Penelope” (halter high neck gazar ball gown in natural white), $3,050

Look 9

  • Elda de la Rosa “Angelica Dress” (silk chiffon accordion pleated gown in natural white), $2,475

Look 10

  • Elda de la Rosa silk chiffon off-the-shoulder ruched bodice ball gown in natural white, $2,725

 

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