International Celebrity Fashion Designer, Producer, IHeart/Intellectual Radio Host- Model & Humanity LaTonya Hubbard- LH Couture VIP
LaTonya has had a love for fashion ever since she can remember. From creating her baby dolls clothing to designing her own quick outfits for teen parties. She has commentated and walked in several local fashion events since grammar school and into her young adult years such as Lil Colony Childrens Store, Sears Department Store, Mendel Catholic HS, Hale's Franciscan HS and more. She designed and created her own Wedding dress over 25 years ago under the supervision of her Aunt. She is basically a self taught designer/seamstress.
She married her childhood sweetheart and relocated to San Diego immediately started a family, where she furthered her education in Interior Design at San Diego City Colleges. All along not aware that she was being molded to be a fresh, trendy, fashionable and overall classy, romantic, sexy and unique Fashion Designer, Stylist and Creative Director. She is far from afraid to incorporate bold colors, texture and textiles into her design techniques of avant garde. LaTonya has been a established Jewelry designer for over 15 years. In October 2011 she reached back into her fashion design skills and has been reunited with her destiny. Quickly being awarded Chicagolands #1 new Fashion Designer by the Red Carpet Chicago.
Being of mixed origins, LaTonya has a heart of all colors. She has a love for most, and most have a love for her spirit. She is definitely a emerging new Fashion Designer on the rise. Always having a passion to bless the lives of others, LaTonya Founded Designing For A Purpose, donating 10% of all design event proceeds to a Charity. When producuing her own upscale events she selects a National Foundation, Not For Profit Cause to Support. Most often hands on with the individuals affected by the disease. She is also the Founder of LHC Vip Faces of Beauty Organixation, a Female Empowerment Org that instills self love, boundaries, etiquette, love for others and how to succeed in today's society.. They will be hosting their 2nd Annual pageant at the Garfield Park Conservatory in October 2016. LaTonya has been awarded the Outstanding New Fashion Designer for Chicago during Fashion Focus Week by Red Carpet Chicago. Chicago Fashion & Arts Humanitarian Award recipient.
LH Couture VIP Avant Garde Apparel has been worn by Chicago based Celebrities such as Miss Illinois- Marisa Buichheit, Christina Scoleri- former VH1 MobWives, Jeff Conway- NBC Chicago 24/7 Contributor, Kiara Lanier who sang for President Obamas birthday and appeared on American Idol, season 12 and many more. She is quickly adding couture garments and jewelry in some top local Boutiques, the Chicago Fashion Market and her own LH Couture Fashion House/Design Studio located in Bloomingdale, Illinois.
She has shipped her designs all the way to Singapore, known Internationally.. had the pleasure of showcasing for many Chicago fashion weeks, Midwest fashion week, NY Small Boutique Fashion Week, New Jersey fashion week and more. Designing for Woman sizes 2-26 with affordable clothing prices created using one of a kind exquisite couture style.
LaTonya is a firm believer that all women are beautiful, special and meant to be celebrated....
Survive Breast and Prostate Cancer Awareness Designer
Have a Heart for Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness
Sharod Bridal- "LIVE" Cancer Awareness Designer
Aizu Apparel- Featured Guest Designer
Dewitt Place- Mini Fashion showcasing Designer
Fashion Whispers in the Park Designer
Awarded Outstanding New Chicago Fashion Designer 2012
Adrianna's Fashion Show Designer
Secret Santa (Designing for Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation) UIC Hospital _________________________________________________________________
2013 Schedule ________________
January 20, 2013 - Designing for Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation 's Quarterly Meeting & Model Casting Call at Fountaindale Public Library, Main Meeting Room A 1pm- 4pm (Charity Fundraising Celebrity Hosted Red Carpet Fashion Show will be held at the beautiful Bridgeport Art Center, a loft styled venue on February 23, Noon- 3pm. Eventbrite (Paypal) Ticket Sales began January 21, 2013!!)
February 8, 2013 - Cupid for UIC Hospital with Celebrities Jeff Conway, NBC Chicago 24/7 and Christina Scoleri, VH1 Mob Wives and some Designing for Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation Members
February 23, 2013 - Designing for Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation's first Celebrity Hosted Charity Fashion Show & Art Gala ( produced by LaTonya Hubbard & Rafi Garcia) (LaTonya has designed and created garments and jewelry for Christina Scoleri, Lisa Rae, Kiara Lanier and Jewelry for Jeff Conway)
March 15, 2013 - LH Couture - Avant Garde Mode showcased Spring/Summer 2013 at Midwest Fashion Week at the Artsgarden, Indainapolis.
March 21, 2013 - LH Couture Avant Garde Mode showcased in the Spring Awakening Fashion Show produced by Benjamin Cottrell
April 8, 2013 - LH Couture showcased in the Chicago Fashion Market Spring Fashion Week
May 31, 2013 - Blaze the Runway featured Designer
June 22, 2013 - Ride for SCA at UIC Hospital, Jewelry & Garments will be available
July 2013 - Windy City Rib Fest Runway Showcase
August 2013 - Commercial Filming and Photo-shoot Pt I
September 5, 2013 - RAW Artist Showcase at the Double Door (Red Carpet)
September 15, 2013 - Commercial Filming and Photo-shoot Pt II
October 25, 2013 - Chicago Couture Fashion Week at Alhambra Palace
October 26, 2013 - 3rd Annual Fashion & Arts Humanity Fete Awards Recipient
November 3, 2013 - 2nd Annual Make A Wish for Sickle Cell Anemia Holiday Gift Drive at Tokyo Bay Sushi
December 19, 2013 - 2nd Annual Designing for Sickle Cell Anemia UIC Wish List gift drop off