Retro fashions from the Jersey Boys and Girls

April 14, 2009 10:10:30 AM PDT
If you experience déjà vu when shopping, you're not alone. 60s-look fashions are back, but they're not your mother's shirtwaists dresses. We can't think of better models to show us the retro fashions than cast members from the Jersey Boys www.JerseyBoysChicago.com the hit Broadway musical that Chicago has found "Too Good to Be True." All the fashions can be found at The 900 Shops, 900 N. Michigan, Chicago. www.shop900.com

LOOK ONE - Alayna Gallo

CLOTHING
Metallic sheath dress from Club Monaco - $199

SHOES
Silver fabric peep toe heels- $149

ACCESSORIES
Ralph Lauren purple / white frame sunglasses - $95
Ralph Lauren long pearl necklace - $58
Carol Lee pearl necklace - $60

LOOK TWO - Michelle Aravena

CLOTHING
Orange and pink floral print halter dress from Caché - $108

SHOES
Gold woven cork wedges - $129

ACCESSORIES
Ralph Lauren orange and gold chandelier earrings - $48
Ralph Lauren gold bangles - $48
Ralph Lauren gold plain bangles - $55
Kenneth Jay Lane gold love knot bracelet - $180
Hobo International orange clutch - $118

LOOK THREE - Shonn Wiley (Bob Gaudio)

CLOTHING
Seersucker suit from J. Crew:

  • Suit jacket - $198
  • Suit pants - $98
  • Suit vest - $88
  • White collared shirt - $125
  • Thin black tie - $49.50


  • SHOES
    Beige suede bucks from J. Crew - $138

    ACCESSORIES
    "Harrison" Theory Hat - $145

    LOOK FOUR - Sydney Morton

    CLOTHING
    Smart suit from Max Studio:

  • Suit coat - $348
  • Pencil skirt - $148


  • SHOES
    Black patent leather and suede pumps with satin bow - $129

    ACCESSORIES
    Carol Lee pearl drop earrings - $35
    Black patent leather barrel bag from Alternatives Shoes - $129
    Michael Kors black women's sunglasses - $95

    LOOK FIVE - Dominic Bogart

    CLOTHING
    Blazer / pant combo from Mark Shale:

  • Ingram pick stitch brown linen blazer - $450
  • Thomas Dean geometric mod print shirt - $99.50
  • Jack Victor cream colored linen pants - $195
  • SHOES
    Cognac embroidered toe loafer - $149

    ACCESSORIES
    Paul Smith burgundy sunglasses - $325

    LOOK SIX - Merissa Haddad

    CLOTHING
    "Summer of Love" casual wear from Oilily:

  • Coral button-up sweater with button embellishments - $249.90
  • White tank top with multi-colored stitching - $89
  • "The Dude" flared denim - $239.90
  • SHOES
    Woven lime cork wedges - $129

    ACCESSORIES
    Green and beige patterned headband from Oilily - $59.90
    Oliver Peoples white sunglasses - $375
    Lauren by RL bangles (gold and coral) - $68
    Ettika red and gold peace sign bracelet - $68
    Marc by Marc Jacobs brown leather bag - $498


    * Current sale prices may not be reflected in retail prices below
    *Accessories provided by Bloomingdale's (unless otherwise noted)
    *Shoes provided by Alternatives Shoes (unless otherwise noted)

    *MEET FRANKIE VALLI AND THE JERSEY BOYS
    11 am on Saturday
    Frankie's Pizzeria
    900 N. Michigan

    Chicago (312) 266-2500

    Meet Frankie Valli and the Jersey Boys

    It's a once in a lifetime opportunity for die hard fans to break bread with rock and roll icon Frankie Valli and cast members from the Chicago Company of Jersey Boys www.JerseyBoysChicago.com. You can enjoy lunch with Frankie and Jersey Boys on Saturday at Frankie's Scaloppine and 5th Floor Pizzeria www.frankiespizzachicago.com at 900 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago. This is a special chance to see Chicago's Jersey Boys and Frankie Valli, who will be in town for a one-night-only concert at The Chicago Theatre

    Oh, What a Day! Festivities begin at 11 a.m. with a Magnificent Mile arrival followed by a special four-course, "Four Seasons" menu at Frankie's Scaloppine & 5th Floor Pizzeria; the special menu will be served all-day Saturday for $19.63. The menu will feature: Tomato Asparagus Mozzarella Salad (Spring), Gnocchi with Fresh Tomato Sauce (Summer), Parmesan Crusted Scallops with Sweet Potato Puree (Winter) and Apple Crostada (Fall). All guests will receive a Jersey Boys gift, and there will be a drawing for other Jersey Boys autographed memorabilia. Lunch reservations are suggested and may be made by calling Frankie's at (312) 266-2500. A select number of tables also will be available for walk-in guests.

    All shoppers at The 900 Shops (on April 18 only) will receive a special ticket offer. Additionally, with purchases of $100 or more, same-day receipts may be brought to the first level Concierge Desk to receive a Jersey Boys sampler (while supplies last) and the chance to enter-to-win two premium tickets to Jersey Boys, dinner for two at Frankie's and an overnight stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.

    ABOUT JERSEY BOYS
    Presented by Broadway In Chicago and TheatreDreams, the blockbuster hit Jersey Boys is celebrating its second smash year in Chicago. Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, premiered in Chicago on October 5, 2007 and became a resident production on February 27, 2008. The show is currently playing at the Bank of America Theatre (18 W. Monroe St.) in an open run. For more information on Jersey Boys, go to www.JerseyBoysChicago.com or www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

    ABOUT FRANKIE VALLI
    Born in Newark, New Jersey, Frankie Valli began his recording career in 1952, joining the group the Varitones in 1954. His trailblazing journey with The Four Seasons has resulted in estimated sales of 100 million records throughout his group and solo career, with two U.S. No. 1 solo hits, 1975's "My Eyes Adored You," and the two-million-selling title song from the movie Grease in 1978. Now enjoying an incredible sixth decade as a seminal force in popular music, he continues to be one of the most in-demand live performers on the road today. Frankie also drew accolades for his recurring role as wily mobster Rusty Millio on the much-lauded HBO series The Sopranos.

    ABOUT FRANKIE VALLI'S CONCERT
    Frankie Valli will be playing a one-night-only concert at The Chicago Theatre on Saturday, April 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling (312) 559-1212 or online at ticketmaster.com.

    ABOUT FRANKIE'S, A LEYE RESTAURANT
    Frankie's is a Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises Inc. (LEYE) restaurant. Based in Chicago, LEYE is one of the nation's leading independent restaurant groups, owning, managing or licensing more than 75 establishments in Illinois, Arizona, Minnesota, Maryland, Nevada, Georgia and Virginia. The establishments range from the casual style and cuisine of the original restaurant, R.J. Grunts, to the formal elegance of Everest and Tru.

    ABOUT THE 900 SHOPS www.shop900.com
    Anchored by Bloomingdale's, The 900 Shops features 70 luxury retailers on seven levels, including Gucci, MaxMara, Michael Kors, Coach, Club Monaco, J.Crew, Lululemon Athletica, Williams-Sonoma and many more. Over its two-decade residence, The 900 Shops has provided the Magnificent Mile with a diverse collection of luxury lifestyle brands, demonstrating its commitment to maintaining Michigan Avenue as an internationally recognized shopping mecca.


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