Chicago Events: Tickled Pink

Tickled Pink

 

Tickled Pink

 

Tickled Pink

 

Tickled Pink

 

Tickled Pink

 

Tickled Pink

This past Friday evening, hundreds of Chicagoans came together to generate awareness about breast cancer and celebrate with the brave survivors through Chicago based charity Tickled Pink. For those of you who don’t know, Tickled Pink is an annual fundraising event that has partnered with Bright Pink since 2013 Bright Pink is the only national non-profit organization focusing on prevention and early detection for breast cancer in women.

One of the many issues with detecting breast cancer at an early enough to stage to be able to aggressively treat it is that women are not often educated on how to self-check and what signs to look for in their body. Tickled Pink helps to educate women on what to look for and supports survivors. If you want to check out an easy to digest symptom and sign article, check this out.

From dancing to the live band (who rocked!) the event was nothing short of dazzling. Tables were lined with amazing little bites from Chicago’s hottest restaurants- not to mention the donuts from Stan’s. The event location, Morgan Manufacturing, is such a beautiful space in Chicago, and the best part was it never felt too crowded or spacious – it was just right.

We really enjoyed being able to attend such a beautiful event and support a great cause. See below for more fun photos from the event and the looks we went with!

XO.

Al + Lex

Al

Dress: Missoni (Similar: here)

Lex

 Dress: Bloomingdales // Shoes: Target

Tickled Pink

 

Tickled Pink

Tickled Pink

Tickled Pink

Tickled Pink

Tickled Pink

Tickled Pink

Tickled Pink

Think Pink For A Cure

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On Thursday, October 2, the lovely Four Seasons Hotel Chicago hosted the Third Annual Think Pink Fundraiser to benefit The Lynn Sage Foundation. Over 250 stylish guests were in attendance, and raised more than $6,700 – the most profitable Think Pink event at the Hotel to-date.

Among the stylish crowd, many adorned in fashionable pink attire, were some of Chicago’s top bloggers, who came together to raise over $3,000 for the Foundation prior to the event. Bloggers included event host, Janet Lee Mandell of Fashionaholic, who organized and styled a Nicole Miller fashion presentation of the hottest pieces from the fall/winter 2014 collection. The runway starred sixteen bloggers: Mischaela Advani of How to Run in Heels, Nicole Regan of Cedar and Rush, Eva Pawlus of Guaranteed Rate, Sarah Baker of The Balanced Babe, Vanessa Lambert of What Would V Wear, Sarah Raskey of Sarah Raskey Fine Art, Amelia Eaton of The CHICago Life Blog, Helen Burkun of Helenberkun.com, Ariel Peche of Arielpeche.com, Donna Cheney of I Fly First Class, Jennifer Woman of Red Soles and Red Wine, Monika Pardala of Chicago in Stilettos, Micaela Brown of The Chicago Sun-Times Minority Report, Ashlee Piper of The Little Foxes, Meggan Morehead of Somewhere Lately, and Shai Chung of Drunk on Shoes.

The event was sponsored by Allium, Bloomingdale’s, Chicago Sun-Times SPLASH, Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, Laurent-Perrier, Leah Chavie, and Monika Dixon Public Relations. Can’t wait until next year!

 

Photos: Kohl Murdock Photography