Sales Check

1 year
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‘American Pickers’ Reality Star Opens Bucktown Boutique

Freshly Picked
Earlier this month, Danielle Colby—whom you may have caught on the History Channel’s antiquing reality show, American Pickers—swung open the doors to her new Wicker Park boutique, 4 Miles 2 Memphis

1 year
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Lincoln Park Shops Host a Warehouse Sale

Boutique Bargains
A group of independently owned Lincoln Park boutiques—15 stores in all—are in cahoots this week, teaming up for one giant warehouse sale…

1 year
ago

 

Where to Find Vintage in Andersonville

Acquired Taste
Found Vintage Living (1551 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., 312-852-5097, foundvintageliving.com), a new lifestyle store specializing in vintage furniture, barware, lamps, art, and accessories, opened its doors in Andersonville last month…

1 year
ago

 

Thomas + Henry Opens in Old Town

Beauty Shop
Lovely merchandise and a charming space where one can be pampered—the new Thomas + Henry (1445 N. Wells St., 312-337-1445, facebook.com/thomasandhenry) is a true beauty shop…

1 year
ago

 

A Look Inside Christian Louboutin on Oak Street

Fancy Feet
Making New Year’s resolutions, setting personal goals, finally booking that Mediterranean cruise—these are all ways to put your best foot forward in 2013. May we suggest a more literal approach?…

1 year
ago

 

Local Online Specials and Last-Minute Gift Ideas

E-Gift
The appeal of shopping local is, well, location. Sometimes, though, it’s just easier to click those gifts into a virtual cart. Here’s a roundup of online holiday deals from Chicago businesses that you can take advantage of without leaving home…

1 year
ago

 

Two Indie Art and Gift Shops Open on the North Side

Etsy-esque Emporiums
It’s become Chicago’s unofficial map—that typographic neighborhood poster created by local graphic designer Jenny Beorkrem of Ork Posters that’s likely hanging on your living room wall…

1 year
ago

 

Luxury Garage Sale Opens in Old Town This Week

Buy It Now
Without close inspection, the casual passerby wouldn’t realize Luxury Garage Sale (1658 N. Wells St., 312-291-9126, luxurygaragesale.com)—with its luxe patterned wallpaper, rich blue velvet curtains, and lack of mothballs—is actually a consignment shop…

1 year
ago

 

Ethical Shopping at SAKS Chicago This Week

Helping Handmade
This isn’t the usual Oscar de la Renta, Dolce & Gabbana, or Escada trunk show scene at SAKS Fifth Avenue (700 N. Michigan Ave., First Floor, 312-944-6500, saksfifthavenue.com)…