Designer Anadil Johnson debuted her Chicago-based fashion line, Neval, at the Arts Club of Chicago (201 E. Ontario) June 8. Made in Chicago, the sustainable collection boasts trendy bomber jackets and handwoven scarfs crafted from Jamdani fabric, sourced from the designer’s hometown of Bangladesh. Local artist and host of the evening Richard Hunt welcomed 100 guests to try on and style the limited edition Monarch collection; dance group Hip Hop ConnXion and DJ Megan Taylor provided entertainment.
Get this: Neval means new village, which refers to the emergence of e-retailers in the online world. To shop the collection (starting at $195), visit Nevalstyle.com.
Photos by Marcin Cymmer