• Maureen Peabody
  • Bracelet by By Erin Gordon, at Sarca on Saturday

You can buy tickets at the door tonight for the Chicago Fashion Foundation’s fourth annual scholarship benefit at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark. It runs from 6 to 8 PM; admission is $25 for students, $35 for members, and $45 for everyone else.

Also tonight, Cerato, the Southport boutique featuring work by local designers, presents a fashion show with work by Elise Bergman, Kristin Hassan, Lara Miller, and others. It’s from 6 to 9 PM at Creative Lounge Chicago, 1564 N. Damen, on the third floor. A suggested $5 donation goes to higher-education fashion programs in the city.

Smartypants like fashion too, you know. MODA, a student organization at the University of Chicago, hosts a fashion show featuring work by students, local designers, and from area boutiques. Tickets are $7 for students, $12 for nonstudents, and VIP tickets, which include a gift bag, are $15-20. It’s Friday night from 8 to 10 PM in the Sidney R. Yates gallery of the Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph, and there’s a free afterparty at the Underground, 56 W. Illinois, for attendees who are of drinking age.

Saturday, local jewelry designer Erin Gordon presents the spring collection of her line, By Erin Gordon, at downtown boutique Sarca, 710 N. Wabash, from 10 AM to 6 PM.