Fit for Fashion
Athleta (3415 N. Southport Ave.; 773-525-5881,, Gap Inc.’s activewear catalog for women, opens its first brick-and-mortar shop in Chicago this Wednesday, April 4... Read more
Maternity Markdowns
Bump Couture ( holds its inaugural pop-up shop at 1943 West Division Street (formerly Grow, the children’s boutique) with exclusive discounts on high-end maternity clothing and baby gear this Saturday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, April 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.... Read more
Preppy by Nature
J. McLaughlin (, the über-preppy brand known for its bright colors and two-way stretch fabrics, celebrates the opening of its third Chicagoland location (53 S. Washington St., Hinsdale; 630-468-2597) with a party on Thursday, March 15 from 6 to 8 p.m... Read more
City Inspirations
Explore the latest local designs from ten up-and-coming fashion students during the Chicago Fashion Foundation’s fifth annual Future of Chicago scholarship competition on Wednesday, March 7, at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.)... Read more
Sustainable Showcase
The Chicago Green Wedding Alliance (, a nonprofit that connects conscious couples to eco-friendly vendors, is holding its inaugural green bridal event, Committed (, on Sunday, February 26 from 12 to 4 p.m., at Greenhouse Loft (2545 W. Diversey Pkwy; 312-733-5762, Read more