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The Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence
Meet Our 2020 Event Judges

Driehaus Design Initiative invites Chicago’s esteemed fashion industry experts to tally the designers’ collections. A panel of judges at The Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence annual fashion show scores each of the designers' collections as they are presented on the runway. The judges’ collective score determines the award recipients for the evening. Cash awards are presented to first, second, third, and honorable mention awarded designers.