Fast Fashion Season 2, Episode 1: Kristine Steiner, Fashion Illustrator

On the season 2 premiere of Fast Fashion, we sat down with Kristine Steiner, one of the best Chicago-based fashion illustrators in the game. To date, Kristine has had opportunities to illustrate for major brands ranging from Neiman Marcus, Rue La La, David Yurman, Cotton and more. Always drawing as a little kid and expressing a…

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Fast Fashion Episode 10: Farissa Knox, Founder of WhatRUWearing

 The first words that come to mind when we think of Farissa Knox, founder of WhatRUWearing are: fearless, fabulous, unapologetically herself. From her Bronx meets Lakeview personal style to her ability to command attention in a room, without saying anything, Farissa is someone anyone would have the honor to know. On the season finale of Fast…

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Fast Fashion Episode 9: Kathy Ruda of Nike

If you don’t know Kathy Ruda, creative genius and Nike’s Digital Field Services Coordinator, you should! Kathy has an incredible success story, one full of tenacity and big dreams. When we sat down with Kathy a few weeks ago, we quickly learned that she has a passion for people, a social media savvy spirit, longing for leadership…

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Fast Fashion Episode 8: Lauren Gilliam, PR Manager at WhatRUWearing

If you or someone you know has ever worked in the world of public relations, you know there are some truly out there but fantastic, stories. While things don’t get too crazy, with this week’s guest, unless you count an influencer missing her flight the day of an event she was booked for and our guest…

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Fast Fashion Episode 7: Emily Cleary of Entertainment Cruises Chicago

If you looked up “Jill of all trades” in the dictionary, there’s a strong possibility that you’d find a photo of Emily Cleary, Marketing Manager at Entertainment Cruises Chicago. Before taking her marketing talents to Entertainment Cruises, where the young maven handles all things related to marketing, advertising and promotions for the yacht line, Emily…

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