Fashion House

  • The Commons
    Second Floor, East Side
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611


Check out our virtual fashion show on Friday, March 25!

Featured images

A dark-skinned, feminine person with very long braided hair walks down a red carpet in the MCA Commons, as if in a fashion show.
Youth Design Showcase featuring the works of Spencer Allan, Darius Jones, Zoe Haralambidis, Orkhon Otgonbaatar, and Raina Lenn Santiago. September 6, 2019
Photo: Jeremy Lawson, © MCA Chicago


Discover Chicago fashion visionaries under 21 years old. Enjoy a runway show featuring six up-and-coming designers, along with live musical performances and tabling by local artists and youth-led brands.

Featured designers:

Diego Studios
Kim Products
Retro Era
Dissociative Properties
Falto Clothing

Musical performances by:

Chase Williams
Kate Sonny
Jordan Martins

Fashion House is brought to you by Braided Fortunehouse and Ken Retro.

Ken Retro is one of the up-and-coming names in the city of Chicago. Retro DJs every other weekend in the city, throws special holiday events to bring our Chicago culture together, and releases new collections every season under his streetwear clothing line, "RETRO."

Fourtunehouse is a creative-based organization geared towards curating events around creative mediums. Fourtunehouse works in creative consultation, experiential creative workshops, original production content and live shows and events.

Braided is an organization geared towards showcasing POC artists, giving them a space to get to know one another, and encouraging them to do the things they love.

This event is organized by Yungchen Palden, Teen Creative Agency Apprentice. Youth-led events highlight Chicago artists under 21 years old and are organized by Teen Creative Agency Apprentices, along with Grace Needlman, Manager of Youth and Family Programs.