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Pete Wentz Hypes Chicago Fashion

06/17/2008 at 01:14 PM ET

Evan Agostini/AP

Pete Wentz is already proven himself to be a designer with his Clandestine Industries line, and now he wants to bring to bring the fashion spotlight to his hometown of Chicago. The papa-to-be spoke at a press conference in the Windy City yesterday about Chicago Fashion Focus, the city’s version of the fashion weeks in New York, Paris and Milan. Wentz will help kick things off on October 1 by showing his own line as part of a Gen Art show and tells the Chicago Tribune that “it’s important for me to champion Chicago as a burgeoning fashion market.”

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pls on

Good grief is Ashlee a lucky woman or what…..guyliner or not….Pete Wentz is a friggin HOTTIE!!!!

Dawn on

15 min are up

Cucumber eyes on

wtf is he? oh yes he’s famous for dating ashlee simson who is famous for beeing younger sister of jessica simpson…

Heather on

Actually, he is not famous for being married to Ashlee Simpson, have you ever heard of FALL OUT BOY! He was a musician and designer before he met her.

nickilee on

since when is making all over screen printed t’s considered being a designer? Oh, wait…

Eleanor on

My friend saw him in his home town yesterday, he and Ashlee were getting starbucks! It was so cool!

mari on

Its about Chicago gets the recognition for fashion it deserves.

Maggie on

go Chicago!!! wooo! :)

jrayyy on

his house in wilmette, suburb of chicago, is two blocks from my house!! he graduated with my sister! love to see him back in chicago!

Flora on

I don’t see anything wrong with the guy, but gee whiz… that’s kind of an ugly shirt…

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