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…

Alecia on

I’m glad Pete is doing some fashion stuff.. He has such a creative mind… Ashlee is really lucky to be married to him… I just know he will make a great dad and Fashion Designer

janey on

i am SO glad that i live in this part of the world! these people are sooo insignificant here in the land of the long white cloud – thank heavens!!!

Lyssa's Mom on

I don’t know, I kind of like the shirt…

Does anyone think he needs some sun??
Lookin a little pale to me, and why the weird half leather jacket zipped up to his throat?
What is that all about?

He has a lovely smile though… : )

pyrkyri... on

I think that Ash is just looking more popularity via Pete….Asssshlee is always on topics because of Pete. And dude,it’s wrong.

Green on

I wasn’t even interested in him or his band until I met him. At first I didn’t know who he was, he just looked familiar. He even tried to keep it a secret from me. Then I figured it out and asked to get his autograph and take a picture with him. My friend reached out and shook his hand when I whispered that he was famous. He was a kind, modest, down to earth guy. We waited in line at Narita Airport together. His whole band was there. He’s pretty short, but looks the same in person as on TV or in mags. I wish him the best.

tina on

It is summer time. Why is he always wearing a hoodie and now a leather jacket? And, im not a fan of the eyeliner. scary.


I am just not convinced this guy is 100% straight.

haha on

okay come on – if you’re going to bash someone at least be able to spell some basic words like “being” – gah. you all kill me!

BeBe on

I’m not sure if I want to share my makeup with my guy. I use to date an actor, we were always fighting for the mirror in the bathroom and when we were out in public he was always checking himself out in the reflection of windows. When he acts, his nostrils flared. Guess who?????

Numis on

Haha, what about your sentence structure, if you’re going to criticize spelling. Think before you comment!

paulina on

thts rite ha ha f’n chicago rox!!! <3 n i soo didnt know Pete Wentz iz from there!? haa ha awesome Love him n his wife Ashlee they both r really great. I am a huge fan of both of their work. :) aightt well peace

skillz on

can someone say me what leather jacket (brand, …) does he wearing in this picture?,ashlee2OX1SD.jpg

faith on


ohhh and by the way im a emo scene girl so makes me love the guyliner even more

p.s. i <3 u pete wentz

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