Focus on Chicago Fashion and the British are coming, the British are coming!

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Seriously! Could pantyhose be making a comeback set by Britain’s beloved Duchess Kate?.

Hopefully not a trend we will see at the new and trendy Topshop Topman flagship store in Michigan Avenue. This British based company will be housed in the 30,000 square footage space which was once occupied by Borders besides Filene’s Basement.

Fashion Focus Chicago returning on its 7th year. From Oct 18, a week long celebration of Chicago’s thriving fashion industry will be featuring runway shows by Chicago Fashion Incubator presented by Macy’s, Inspiredesign by Mario Tricoci and Vitaminwater, Vert Couture by Conscious Planet Media, and The Art of Fashion 2011 by Style Chicago. Visit to learn more.

Coach introduces the new Poppy Flower to its fragrance collection. Last week, Macy’s held a bouquet making session inspired by celebrity florist of Flower Girl NYC, Denise Porcaro. Poppy Flower launched exclusively at Coach stores in July 2011 and are now rolling out to fine department stores in August 2011.

Denise Porcaro
L-R MJ Tam, Denise Porcaro

MJ Tam

Head Chicagonista, Co-host of the Chicagonista LIVE! show, Founder of Women Driving Excellence. MJ is also the annual host of SocialRevUp - Brands & Bloggers Summit (#bbsummit) attended by about 200 professional high-profile bloggers nationwide. Follow MJ on Twitter: @mjtam

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