Chicago LAUNCH Spring Fashion Show 2019Spring is in the air! This weekend I was honored to be on a panel of judges for the LAUNCH Spring Fashion Show.

The emerging designers in the competition are from the Chicago Fashion Incubator (CFI) program and while all of them presented talented products, there was one standout.

Congratulations to Cara Maria Farella (pictured)! A native of Chicago, Cara is dually-trained as a fine artist and a fashion/textile designer. Her bridal gowns blend romantic designs with old world artistry.

See more of Cara Maria Farella’s work on her website.