Charlotte Olympia feathered pump

Photograph: Courtesy of Neiman Marcus

Charlotte Olympia feathered pump

MEET THE DESIGNER: Charlotte Olympia Dellal, best known for designing sky-high platform pumps with a hint of wicked whimsy, makes an appearance at Neiman Marcus (737 N. Michigan Ave.) on April 18.

NEWCOMER: High-end kitchenware purveyor Sur La Table will open its seventh Chicagoland location midmonth at Westfield Old Orchard in Skokie.

SPA BLISS: Treatments normally priced from $100 to $500 are discounted to $50 at selected spas around the city during the biannual Spa Week, which runs from April 15 to 21. See the website ( for participants.

ANTIQUES AND VINTAGE: It’s in with the old at the Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair, which draws more than 100 dealers of Americana, artwork, jewelry, and other treasures to the Mart from April 26 to 29. Tickets are $15. Housed in an Uptown parking garage at 5051 North Broadway, Vintage Garage ( holds the first market of its sophomore season on April 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This time, there’s a twist: Hundreds of cyclists sporting vintage garb are expected to descend on the market at 11 a.m. for a free “vintage-style ride” through the neighborhood. The market’s admission fee ($3) is waived for anyone dressed head to toe in vintage.