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Epiphany Center for the Arts is showcasing fashion on October 7-8 with Fall Encounter— Fashion at Epiphany. This pop-up event in Epiphany’s Chase Gallery is curated by we are MATERIAL, a five year old design collective founded by fashion designers Andrea Reynders and Anna Brown and metalsmith Gillion Carrara.

Fall Encounter— Fashion at Epiphany is a unique 2-day sale featuring 12 local independent designers of fashion, jewelry, and accessories: ALL WE REMEMBER, Andrea Reynders, Anna Brown, Beata Kania, Bird & Tale, Bruce Woods, Gillion Carrara, Jasper Drummond, Julia Gawron, Production Mode, Takara, The Checkroom

Representing some of the best of Chicago fashion, these designers will show a mix of garments and accessories made in limited quantities through the artisanal process. All work exhibited will be available for purchase.



future | nature | forms: innovative, responsibly made, gender-neutral clothing

Andrea Reynders

Sculptural timeless fashion 

Anna Brown

Thoughtfully manufactured and inventively created clothing 

Beata Kania

Extraordinary hand-worked couture accessories

Bird & Tale

Art + design & multi-brand shop

Bruce Woods

One-of-a-kind crocheted and hand-woven pieces

The Checkroom

Modern women’s outerwear noted for timeless style and quality craftsmanship

Gillion Carrara

Objects that explore the relationship between material design and function, incorporating silver, bone, horn, hardwoods, lead crystal, and porcelain with roots in craftsmanship

Jasper Drummond

Bespoke menswear merging historically tailored silhouettes with contemporary edge

Julia Gawron

Delightful faux fur jackets and accessories 

Production Mode

Slow fashion defined by artist collaboration and ethical manufacturing


Kinetic accessories using innovative concepts 


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