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BEAUTY SCHOOL KNOCKOUT: Seventies-style threads are strutting down the runways, and we’re jonesing for the jewels to match Read more
Salvatore Ferragamo silk blouse, $990 for similar styles, at Salvatore Ferragamo, 645 N. Michigan Ave.; 312-397-0464, ferragamo.com. Elsa Peretti open heart hoop earrings, $1,675, and open heart pendant with mesh chain, $2,900, at Tiffany & Co., 730 N. Michigan Ave.; 312-944-7500, tiffany.com. Read more
No longer just for little girls’ rooms, rosy shades are coming into their own all over the house. Wimpy pastels? Not so much. Look for pinks that are hot and strong and all grown-up. Read more
What do Kartell’s Dune trays by Mario Bellini bring to the table? Ripples of vivid color, for one thing. The thermoplastic dazzlers come in two sizes, $83 and $113, at Luminaire, 301 W. Superior St., 312-664-9582, luminaire.com. Read more
AUTUMN RENEWAL: When we announced our first couples makeover contest, several enthusiastic pairs responded. We chose Brandi Davis and Neil Meredith, two hard-working South Loop professionals who wanted to look a little less “nerdy” (their word, not ours). Our ace style team gave them a head-to-toe consult and came up with two looks—plus new dos—that show off this couple’s fun-loving side Read more
Lake Forest Antiques & Treasures Show Unearth delights from some 50 dealers at this annual show. September 12, 95 W. Deerpath Rd., Lake Forest, $8, lakeforestantiquesale.com Healthy Home 2010: Designer Showcase & Tour Designed and built by Dior Builders and furnished by Susan Fredman Design Group, Healthy Home 2010 is all about style and indoor air quality, featuring low-toxicity building materials and furnishings. September 24-October 10, 1223 Lakeview Ct., Palatine, $20, healthyhome2010.com Read more
Archisesto Architect Giacomo Ferrucci has expanded the selection at Archisesto, his 3,000-square-foot West Loop trade-only office furnishings showroom, to include three floors of contemporary Italian kitchens and bathroom lines not available anywhere else in the Midwest—and he has opened it to the public. Read more