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Local Designer To Host Lollapalooza Pop-Up Shop

By Julia Weeman in Arts & Entertainment on Jul 20, 2014 8:15PM

Designer Anastasia Chatzka in front of her Ukrainian Village boutique. Photo via Facebook

With Pitchfork wrapping up, it's on the to the next fest: Lollapalooza. In the last few years, the focus at music festivals is increasingly on another form of self-expression— fashion. Festival street-style has been heavily covered at Coachella and Pitchfork, and festival-goers seem to be stepping up their fashion game. If you've found yourself with a Lollapalooza pass and no plans for your wardrobe, it's not too late to plan out the perfect look.

Local fashion designer Anastasia Chatzka will be hosting a Pop-Up Shop on the Green Street, a curated collection of environmentally responsible shops selling apparel, accessories, and art. Her commitment to manufacturing locally aligns with the Green Street ethos of reducing the carbon footprint of retail.

Chatzka has "merged music and fashion in her life dating as far back as she can remember," according to a press release. She started out selling her clothes at rock shows in Detroit and now DJs a monthly Riot Girl/90's rock night at Club Foot.

We've been following Chatzka since her Ukrainian Village shop first opened and are excited to see her continued success. Her Anastasia Festival Collection is bright, fun, and easy to wear—with bralettes, flirty circle skirts, colorful pencil skirts, high/low tops and easy summer dresses. The pieces are easily interchangeable, lightweight and lighthearted with smart tailoring and a great balance of unique style and on-trend appeal.

If you want to sneak peeks of the Anastasia Festival Collection before Green City opens on August 1, you can stop by Anastasia at 1001 N. Damen Ave or head over to her Storefront Pop-Up at Block 37 at 108 North State Street, which will be open July 25 to 27.

Chatzka will also be hosting the Riot Girl Lollapalooza Kick-Off Night which starts at 10:00 p.m., July 31 at Club Foot, located at 824 W. Augusta Blvd in Ukrainian Village.