Chicago fashion house AKIRA will join the McDonald’s Owner/Operators of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (MOCNI) for a historic VIP event to premiere “Drinkcessorize.”
The unforgettable night will feature Ford models unveiling AKIRA’s official summer collection on the runway with special McDonald’s “Drinkcessories” in hand. Additional event highlights include: sampling of select McCafé® summer beverages, music provided by DJ Madrid and an exclusive performance by world-renowned violinist Katarina Visnevska.
McDonald’s of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (MOCNI) and AKIRA Boutique
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (promptly)
50th Anniversary McDonald's (second floor)
VIP media guests and camera crews are welcome to cover McDonald’s and AKIRA’s in-restaurant fashion show. McDonald’s and AKIRA representatives will be available for interviews, sound bites and photo opportunities upon request.
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On behalf of McDonald’s
McDonald’s Owners of Chicago and Northwest Indiana represent more than 100 owner/operators and nearly 500 restaurants throughout the greater Chicagoland region, including stores as far north as Gurnee, west as Marengo, south as Watseka and east as Northwest Indiana. MOCNI manages and facilitates all marketing, sports, community relations, educational, and philanthropic programs throughout the region, and is responsible for implementing and maintaining consistency at every Chicagoland restaurant.
Chicago-based Akira is co-owned by Filipino-American Jon Cotay, along with Erikka Wang and Eric Hsueh. In May, Cotay was the recipient of the Business Leadership in Fashion Award and was inducted into the Chicago Filipino American Hall of Fame.
AKIRA first opened in 2002 as a single Women's Clothing store in trendy Wicker Park/Bucktown in Chicago. Over the years, AKIRA has expanded to 14 stores with more on the way. AKIRA now offers a full-line of Women and Men's Clothing, Footwear, and Accessories.