Friday, March 28, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: 9th Annual {EARTH DAY RUNWAY} with Madam Chino and Friends

The 9th Annual “EARTH DAY RUNWAY” with Madam Chino and Friends at the UWM Union Concourse on Monday April 21st at High Noon!~

Contact: Vanessa Devaki Andrew, DBA Madam Chino: Eco-Fashion Designer, Reuse Entrepreneur, Community Educator

Address: UWM Union Concourse
2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee WI 53201
Phone: 414-303-1981
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

In commencement of Earth Week on Monday April 21st 2014, UW Milwaukee will sponsor The 9th Annual “EARTH DAY RUNWAY with Madam Chino and Friends,” a fashion show held consecutively at High Noon and again at 12:30 PM in the UWM Union Concourse. The high energy spring fashion event showcases Madam Chino's Milwaukee-Made Eco-Friendly Men and Women's Spring 2014 Collection by veteran local eco-designer/seamstress Vanessa Devaki Andrew, along side student-work of her sewing classes, held tri-annually at the UWM Studio Arts and Craft Centre.

Music will be performed by the Drummers of the UWM Dance Department in association with De La Buena. Hair and make-up by Fabrizio Cappeli Salon on East Brady Street. Enjoy the show on a full runway, with chair seating, balcony standing, and shop fair-market booths with local artists selling handmade and up-cycled wares.

Madam Chino has been creating eco-conscious wearables for men and women of rescued t-shirts, flannels, and vintage fabrics for over 14 years in Milwaukee. Purchase the works constructed locally from 100% recycled T-shirts on the newly published or find her traveling showcase through out Milwaukee this summer for unique recycled items. Madam Chino’s LOOK NOOK is the official showroom open by appointment at 100A E. Pleasant Street on the 3rd floor of the Milwaukee Fortress building 53212. View the work by visiting the following links!

{FACEBOOK} Event Invite // Shop Page

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

{ONE TRICK PONY} Vintage Flea in MKE

Saturday April 6th is the premier of One Trick Pony, a one day only Vintage Flea Market happening at the new Anodyne Roastery in Milwaukee's 5th Ward on Bruce Street between 2nd and 3rd street. 10am-4pm. 224 Bruce Street, MKE, WI

Join the fun and shop Rigattiere, Madam Chino's Vintage Online Shop (Italian for 2nd-Hand Dealer), along side of a handful of Milwaukee's top freelance and online based MKE 2nd-Hand and Vintage collectors in shopping a smorgasbord of goodies from fashion to housewares. Shopping used IS sustainable fashion.


Wednesday, March 12, 2014

{CALL FOR MODELS} 9th Annual 2014 Ed. of Earth Day Runway with Madam Chino and Friends!

Please join us for another great year of EARTH DAY RUNWAY with Madam Chino

WHO: US!!!
WHERE: UWM UNION CONCOURSE, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd, directly inside from the circle drive
WHEN: Earth Day! Monday April 21st, 2014! Show starts NOON Sharp, runs consecutively again at 12:30PM. Please see below details for backstage show schedule!
WHY: Earth Day!!! High Fives!!! Free accessories!!! Clothing Discounts!!! Sewing Repairs!!!


Madam Chino will follow up with each interested participant to gather size info for clothing and shoes, as well as to make fitting appointments!

PARKING: come early, get dropped off, bike/walk or bring a friend who can help if you are bringing a lot of stuff, it IS hard to park, lot gets full around 9:30 maybe.
Doors open early! Feel free to come as early as you want to get situated. I will be on site by 9am at the latest to commence arrangements!

-9:00am: Early arrival and set up
-9:30am: Earliest models, Hair and make-up starts
-10:00am: Latest Sellers and Artists arrive
-10:45am: Sellers Booth set-up
-11:00am: Latest models, props
-11:15am: Roll call, Handshakes
-11:45am: Line up 1
-11: 59am: Drum roll
-HIGH NOON: Show 1
-12:15pm: Group picture outside/quick break
-12:25pm: Line up 2
-12:30pm: Show 2
-12:45pm: Show
-1:00pm: Break-down
-2:00pm: Post-show GET-ALONG at BBC!