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Frankies On The Park: Larzapalooza

CHICAGO, IL – August 2, 2014 –Kicking off a series of back-to-school events, on Saturday, August 2nd, Frankie’s on the Park will be hosting a Lollapalooza Flower Power party. Teen and tween girls are invited to join Teen Vogue blogger, Livin’ Like Larz, also known as Larissa “Larz” May, for an inspirational, in-store shopping event combining style with a charitable twist.

From 12:00pm-4:00pm, Livin’ Like Larz will be making floral crowns and encouraging other young fashionistas and future influencers to create along with her. The floral crowns will then be donated along with a card to Make-A-Wish® Illinois. Frankie’s on the Park will also be donating 15% of proceeds sold that day to benefit the Make-A-Wish Illinois as well. Fresh flowers will be donated by Simply Flower Designs. Cards will be designed and provided by Nashville Artist, Chloe Hall. Teen shoppers will be encouraged to write thoughtful, motivating and inspiring words inside their cards to accompany the crowns.

Young shoppers can also post their flower crown creations and Frankie’s on the Park styles via Instagram using the hastag #FrankiesFlowerPower and tagging @livinlikelarz. The photo that receives the most likes by the end of the event wins a one-on-one style session with Livin’ Like Larz, A Frankie’s on the Park $150 gift card along with a Flower Power party of their own with Larz at the store on a later date.

Other event sponsors include Rock Candy Salon, who will be offering complimentary hair braiding and glitter tattoos. Additionally they will be handing out gift certificates to come to the salon to receive a mini-manicure. Music will be provided by Huntington Beach, CA singer/songwriter Louisa Wendorff.

Every Saturday through the month of August leading up to Labor Day Weekend, Frankie’s on the Park will host different shopping and styling events along with Teen Vogue for teens and tweens in anticipation of starting the new school year including a locker and backpack decorating contest, fashion shows and more!

Frankie’s on the Park is located in Lincoln Park at 2322 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60614

(www.frankiesonthepark.com)

About Frankie’s on the Park: The ultimate one stop shop for tween fashion, Frankie’s on the Park offers a variety of brands, styles and price points making it the perfect destination for back-to-school shopping for young fashionistas. With brands like Blank, Ella Moss, Free People, J Brand Kids, Junk Food, Splendid and more, there is something to fit every teen/tweens style.

About Make-A-Wish®: grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories, on average, every 38 minutes. We believe that a wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides us. It inspires us to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve.

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