About Barbara Bates

Barbara Bates is known in Chicago and nationwide as a leader in creating fashionable styles for celebrities as well as the “everyday” man and woman. A self-taught fashion designer, Bates was born and raised in Chicago. She has dressed some of the worlds’ most fabulous fashionistas, entertainers, celebrity clients, community leaders and influential figures, including Michael Jordan, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Harvey, Whitney Houston.

The Barbara Bates Designs design studio and showroom is located in Chicago’s South Loop. Visit the Barbara Bates Designs website to find out more.