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Chicago Fashion Alum Featured on WSRB FM to Discuss Collection Launch at Neiman Marcus

By: Brandi Madar

July 25, 2016

Alante Baugh, who in 2016 earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design from The Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago was recently in studio with WSRB-FM’s Debra Rhodes following the launch of his fashion collection at Neiman Marcus.  The 24-year-old’s collection appeared in the Michigan Avenue department for five days.

In April, Alante was named the winner of the “Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence.”

Alante shared his vision behind the collection, which includes jackets, pants and tops. In addition to earning the Neiman Marcus Distinguished Designer Award, Alante was given a $7,500 cash award, which he plans to use to expand his brand.

His interview is expected to air Sunday, June 26 on Real Talk w/Debra Rhodes on 106.3.

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By: Brandi Madar

July 25, 2016