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The 11th Annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair takes place this weekend at Navy Pier, but just hours ago the festivities got off to a fashionable start with The 2nd Annual playCHIC Fashion Show at the River East Art Center. Hundreds of insiders from the toy and game worlds came together with those from the fashion industry for a runway show that combined “fierce fashion with top toys.” Now, I’m not exactly known for being fashionable, but my reaction after attending my first-ever fashion show? Very impressive…

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Anna van Slee, playCHIC DirectorThe Toy/Game – Designer Pairings were as follows:

  • Leapfrog – Elda De La Rosa
  • Settlers of Catan – Michelle Tan
  • Kickboard USA – Peach Carr
  • Bananagrams – Gibeon Tolbert
  • txTylz – Joan Severance

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Actress/Fashion Designer/Game Designer Joan Severance…

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Kickboard USA designs by Peach Carr…

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Leapfrog Learning-inspired dress by Elda De La Rosa

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Check out http://www.chitagfair.com/ for full details on this weekend’s events, or search #ChiTAGFair on your favorite social networks to follow along.

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