Production Mode Spring 2016 Events & News

Vegetable tanned leather top and skirt by Produc­tion Mode. Photo by Sarah Ann Wright. Modeled by Miss Deadly Red.

Chicago- Sunday, March 20th, Produc­tion Mode will be at the Promon­tory as part of Hyde Park Hand­made. The show features local arti­sans and farm­ers, with a sound­track provided by deejay Sean Alvarez. Admis­sion is free, the bar is open, and brunch is served down­stairs. Come join us!




Chicago- Sunday, May 15th, Produc­tion Mode will be at the Chicago Cultural Center as part of the Dose Lake FX Market­place. The best of Chicago design will be on offer, 10 am- 4 pm.

The stun­ning dome of the Chicago Cultural Center. Photo by Time­out Chicago.


Paris- Satur­day, April 9th & Sunday, April 10th, Produc­tion Mode will be in Paris at La Boutique Ephémère, Galerie Joseph 7 rue Frois­sart Paris3. Hours are noon- 8p on Satur­day, and noon- 7p on Sunday. Nous espérons vous voir!



London- March 29-April 2– Produc­tion Mode will be in London for a photo shoot. Please contact to make an appoint­ment to view the line … And if you’re plan­ning a trip to Chicago, check out Virgin Atlantic’s neigh­bor­hood guide to Logan Square, which features Produc­tion Mode.
Detroit- Deep Design: Pace, Place, and Person­hood in Design for the Social Sector featur­ing work by Jamie Hayes, designer/owner of Produc­tion Mode, will be on view at the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery at Wayne State Univer­sity through March 25th. Thanks to Linda Pulik of Bao Design Lab for creat­ing and facil­i­tat­ing a work­shop on the expe­ri­ence of wear­ing uniforms as part of the Wayne State show. Book forth­com­ing!

View of the Uniform project instal­la­tion at “Deep Design” exhibit at the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery. Photo by Laura Makar.



Produc­tion Mode is honored to be featured in a recent Crain’s Chicago Busi­ness story on slow fash­ion. Read more about slow fash­ion here. Also featured in the arti­cle is our produc­tion space/showroom Depart­ment of Curiosi­ties. We are thrilled to announce that in May of 2016, Jamie Hayes of Produc­tion Mode and Gerry Quin­ton of Morua will launch a line of slow fash­ion lingerie under the Depart­ment of Curiosi­ties label, made in-house of silks produced by a mill in the Lake Como region of Italy, featur­ing a print designed by Esther Garcia of Butter­fat Studios. 

Read Virgin Atlantic’s neigh­bor­hood guide to Logan Square, which features Produc­tion Mode and our showroom/studio, Depart­ment of Curiosi­ties. We are proud to be part of such a vibrant neigh­bor­hood!