A 2021 Announcement
The Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence
2002
FIRST PLACE
Jody Boucher-Yung
SECOND PLACE
Kathryn Feipel
THIRD PLACE
Branimira Ivanova
JUDGES
Mary Ann Childers, Anchor, WBBM 2 News
Nena Ivon, Saks Fifth Avenue
Megan McKinney Whitfield, Chicago Social
DESIGNERS

Jody Boucher-Yung: Rene Magritte inspired hand-painted wearable art.

Christopher Marcus Combs: “Chicago Hope” hand-painted silk tops over voluminous tulle skirts.

Christopher Marcus Combs: “Pretty in Pink” ’80s glam meets ’90s hip-hop graffiti collection.

Marianne Egan: Lingerie inspired collection of urban-chic clubwear.

Camilla Haith: Pink and black satin collection of eveningwear.

Branimira Ivanova: Decadent collection inspired by Victorian mourning dresses.

Branimira Ivanova: Zippered, fun & creepy sportswear with hand-printed x-ray images.

Kathy Johnson: Dramatic Oriental morning coats, circa 1910, for the new Millennium.

Agnes Keiper: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” bateau necked crepe dresses with pearl clusters.

Agnes Keiper: Sophisticated ivory bow-tie accented black suits with “V”-dart bodices.

Maria Molinelli: Dazzling tropical colored Thai silk collection inspired by ’20s designer Jacques Fath.

Diane Munson: Extraordinary beaded evening apparel in black silk shantung and “fiery” leopard jacquard.

Diane Munson: Fantastic peacock feathered collection combined with black crepe & reptile jacquard.

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