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August 2008

8 years
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Accessories Boutique in Lincoln Park

A Little Something Special

New Lincoln Park accessories boutique Aberle (1101 W. Webster Ave.; 773-477-1101) carries all the elements to complete an outfit: jewelry, shoes, and handbags. Co-owners Kira Price and Joy Koziol have chosen luxury accessories, filling the store with “brands we love and can never…

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Glamorama Time

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Tickets are still available for Glamorama at The Chicago Theatre (175 N. State St.; 312-902-1500) on Aug. 22nd at 8 p.m. The ‘80s-themed show, called Pop Candy Arcade, features performances by Cyndi Lauper and the rapper M.C. Hammer (back from bankruptcy)—so bust out the purple eye shadow and tease up those rooster bangs. The runway fashion show features Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan Collection, CNC Costume National, Just Cavalli, SportMax, Tibi, and Tommy Hilfiger, among others. The after-party—as always on the 7th floor of Macy’s (111 State St.)—will feature music videos from…

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Lincoln Park Teen Destination

The Teen Age

At a time when boutiques shutter every month, never underestimate the spending power of the Millennials. A new Lincoln Park teen and tween store Frankie’s on the Park (2322 N. Clark St.; 773-248-0400) is slated to open August 14th. The brand new, two-floor space (conveniently located near the Latin School and Francis Parker) runs the gamut from casual wear and denim to special-occasion dresses and suits for boys and girls age 8 to 18. Co-owners Lisa Rolfe Burik and Mary DeRose Carter spent a year and a half…

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Mid-century Decor in West Town

It’s a Mod, Mod, Mod World
The popularity of mid-century modernism seems on par with that of pizza and beachfront real estate. Everybody likes it, and demand drives up prices. But Angela Finney-Hoffman and Barkley Hoffman, the husband-and-wife owners of the West Town shop Post27 (1819 W. Grand Ave.; 312-829-6122), have infused affordability into the…

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