Future Chapter Events

January 22, 2020
Chicago Chapter Book Club – A FREE quarterly event
“Fashionopolis – The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes” by Dana Thomas

Wish you could brainstorm with other image consultants? Our new ZOOM-powered BOOK CLUB the answer! On January 22nd Chapter Member, Jenny Applegate will lead a discussion of “FASHIONOPOLIS: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes”. Renowned fashion writer Dana Thomas explores how designers/companies are reforming exploitative production practices and launching cutting-edge sustainable technologies to produce better fashion. Our clients are increasingly focused on the environmental impact of their wardrobe choices, and this discussion will help us bring them the answers they seek. Find the book on betterworldbooks.com and join us at 7 PM Central on 01/22 for a spirited discussion. RSVP to [email protected] and receive the ZOOM link by return email.


February 5 & 12, 2020
“The Power of Partnerships: A 2-Part Webinar Series
with Jessica Pfohl Paisley of P.S. Styling
February 5 – Part One: Leveraging the Power of Community Partnerships
February 12 – Step by Step: Proven Framework for Profitable Fashion Events
Click here for more information.


April 18-19, 2020
Regional Conference 2020
Chicago, IL
Click here for more information.


Past Chapter Events

Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” 
August 25, 2019
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Chapter Dinner
April 5, 2019
Pescatore Palace, Franklin Park, IL

Webinar – “The Foundations of Style” with Genelle Beyer
March 7, 2019

Webinar – AICI New Members & Prospective Members
December 12, 2018

“The Closet Connection” at Inspired Closets – Joint program of AICI and NAPO
November 9, 2018
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 

Education Weekend – “Authentic Image – Going Beyond Style” with Karen Brunger, AICI CIP
April 27-28, 2018
Chicago, IL

Webinar – “Online Tools to Grow Your Business” with Ann Reinten, AICI CIP
January 23, 2018
“Eyewear Extravaganza” – State Optical Factory Tour & Eyewear Trends with Jill Dellert-Herbert, ABOC, AICI CIP
October 27, 2017
Vernon Hills, IL

Webinar – “5 Simple Steps to Achieving Career Success” with Brenda Kinsel, AICI CIP
January 24, 2017

Mario Pinto Boutique & “Making Mainbocher: The First American Couturier” exhibit
October 21-22, 2016
Chicago, IL

Webinar – “The Savvy Style Pros Guide to Smooth Client Experiences” with Sola Adelowo
September 12, 2016

Education Day – “Executive Presence” with Diane Craig
March 11, 2016
Chicago, IL

Webinar – “The Happy Hour Effect” with Kristen Brown
January 19, 2016

Webinar – “Creating Videos & Live Streaming” with Janet Johnson
November 17, 2015

Education Day – “The Art of Authentic Dressing” with Sue Donnelly, AICI CIP
March 20, 2015
Chicago, IL

Education Day – “Brand & Marketing Breakthroughs to Attract More Clients” with Sarah Hathorn, AICI CIM
May 17, 2014
Chicago, IL