> 2012 Recap

Chuck with Cheryl Pearson-O’Neil at Center on Halsted’s Oscar Night
The Joffrey Ballet’s Fabrice Calmels, our sweet Charley Jordan, Eddie Howlett, Lauren Dobies and Chuck
Jim and Bonnie Spurlock at the opening of City Porch
Laura and Andrea Schwartz with their parents at the opening of City Porch
With Tina Koegel and Wendy Krimins (wizards of Neiman Marcus) and Gibsons sensation Kathy O’Malley Piccone
With Mamie Walton after her honor as Woman of Vision
On the Red Carpet with Janet Davies, Bill Zwecker, Alonzo Stallings and Jeff Conway
Ken Norgan and Helen Melchior
Bill Kurtis and Donna LaPietra always brighten up any event they attend!
Celebrating Nina Mariano’s birthday at Piccolo Sogno with friends
With WCIU’s Aly Bockler at the World’s Largest Block Party for Old St. Pat’s
With Hermene Hartman, Aretha Franklin and Reverend Jesse Jackson at N’Digo Gala
With PR whiz Dionne Williams
Interviewing Reese Witherspoon for
Appearing on "Bridal Wave" with Chuck
With Karmin at Macy’s Glamorama
Honoring Stella Foster with Jesse Jackson and Ken Bedford
Having fun at the Green Tie Ball - one of my fav events!
My talented friends at Watch312, Alonzo Stallings, Josh Orr, Abe Pina, Brian Person, Chuck and Ashley Stevenson
Elysabeth Alfano - master of all media
Interviewing Jon Bon Jovi for
Interviewing Al Pacino (a thrill of a lifetime!) for (Pic by Mila Samokhina)
With Chicago Tribune’s Joycelyn Winnecke at the Chicago Public Library Gala
With Nate Berkus at his recent book signing
Lucy Wojtas and Steve Weiss receiving yet another Emmy!
Interviewing Jennifer Hudson for
With Michaela Parrillo and Lynn McMahan at their fabulous Holiday Tea at the Casino
WCIU’s “You & Me This Morning” with hosts Melissa Forman, Jeanne Sparrow and producer Rob Morhaim
Appearing in January Playboy with Al Pacino (pic by Mila Samokhina)
Appearing in Burberry’s “Art of the Trench” ad campaign
A page from Debi Lilly’s fabulous “A Perfect Event” e-magazine (I’m a happy contributor!)
Shaun Rajah and Lynne Jordan
Dr. and Mrs. Paul Steinwald
Chicago Now’s Jimmy Greenfield, one of the nicest people I know!
Cece Gonzalez, Shaun Rajah and Melinda Joseph
Charley Jordan - just love him!
Candid Candace lipstick ad for CAMP Cosmetics
Event Guru Justin Jacobson and Shannon Williams
Frances Renk and baby Sienna!
Greg Hyder winning for best event for the Peninsula’s HUGE 10th Anniversary Gala!
Hazel Barr being honored at the Casino for the Stanley Paul Foundation/Apparel Industry Board event
My right hand blog lady Alexis Mattera with her fiancé Scott Silberberg at Christmas
Lynn McMahan, Jan Flanagan, Kristina McGrath, Julie Weindling and Gayle Anthony at Alzheimer’s Gala with Glen Campbell
Michael Kutza receiving the Sydney Pollack Award in Beverly Hills
Marco Foster surrounded by friends at his White Party
"Windy City Live" segment with Roe Conn wearing my CAMP Cosmetics' Candid Candace lipstick
With one of my favorite designers, Elda de la Rosa