Top Sale This Week

Everything at Altman’s Shoes for Men (120 W. Monroe St., is now 80 percent off in anticipation of the store’s closing. “There are still plenty of gorgeous shoes and boots to be had. Think of them like puppies that need homes,” says Dana Altman, daughter of the shop’s founder.

The Best of the Rest

  • Ever wanted to learn how to airbrush your own makeup like a pro? Make Up First School of Makeup Artistry (100 N. LaSalle St., Ste. 1015, is offering a sale on their airbrush makeup application class, which is held on January 24. Enroll here before the year ends, and you’ll get the class for $250 (normally $400).
  • The Denim Lounge (2039 W. Roscoe St., is throwing a huge denim sale, now until Christmas Eve: buy one pair of denim, get the second for 40 percent off. If you haven’t been able to decide between Paige and James when it comes to jean loyalty, now's the time to spring for both.
  • While you’re online, click over to Eskell (1509 N. Milwaukee Ave.,, which is offering 20 percent off all online orders until December 23 with the code holidaze. Again, order by Friday to make sure your purchases will make it underneath that Christmas tree.
  • If you feel like redoing your living room the day after Christmas, Room & Board ( for locations) is throwing their annual clearance event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. You’ll find discontinued floor samples for 20 to 50 percent off. Show up before the doors open for coffee and hot chocolate.