Spring 2014 Ready-To-Wear: Anastasia Chatzka

The Godfrey Hotel’s IO Urban Roofscape was humming with anticipation for the debut of local designer Anastasia Chatzka’s Spring and Summer 2014 collection. After training with some of the nation’s most innovative designers in New York, Chatzka returned to Chicago to focus on her own brand and image. Since then her creative genius has caught the attention of fashion blogs such as Fashionista Chicago, Racked Chicago, and DNAinfo. Although she started with a concentration on eveningwear, Chatzka has since broadened into ready-to-wear pieces that are carried in designer boutiques across the country.

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Nicki Brashear: Writer, Entrepreneur, and Lover of all things Chicago

I drove to Wicker Park to the storefront of local Chicago designer, Anastasia Chatza. Her space was big, bright, and full of pieces that featured whimsical prints and bold textures. I could not imagine a better place to sit down with writer, entrepreneur, and proprietor of Fashionista Chicago, Nicki Brashear, to discuss the ins and outs of Chicago fashion, social media, and the evolution of her online presence.

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