Top Sale this Week

Cynthia Rowley’s brand rather famously pairs whimsy with sophistication, which is just the dearest description, so get your whimsical yet sophisticated self over to the eponymous shop’s sample sale at 1653 North Damen Avenue. The markdowns are intense—fall and winter items will sell for about 80 percent off, which means you can buy a $400 Pique Jacket for $79 or a $400 Leaf Applique Dress for $60. Stop by today through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., or Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.

The Best of the Rest

  • A few items from the dreamy French collection Zadig & Voltaire have just landed at Krista K (3458 N. Southport Ave.,, and additional pieces will arrive at the boutique soon. You’ll want to live in the Rory Print Croix Dress ($380) all summer long.
  • Now until Tuesday, Penelope’s (1913 W. Division St.,, offers an additional 25 percent off sale merch, both in-store or online (use code SALEONSALE if you don’t want to leave the house.)
  • Now’s the perfect time to add a piece or two to your Le Creuset collection—whether your preferred hue is Flame or Quince—because the Le Creuset store at Chicago Premium Outlets (1650 Premium Outlet Blvd., Aurora, is offering 30 percent off all cookware now through Sunday.
  • A fun West Town boutique called Ann Everett (1841 W. Chicago Ave., has just hit the scene. The place specializes in “girl’s night out events and parties,” and is open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m., as well as by appointment.
  • You know how sometimes you have a lovely shelf but nothing to put on it? Remedy your lack of knickknacks immediately by stopping at Update Interiors (122 N. Marion St., Oak Park,, because they’re throwing a 20 percent off storewide sale for the rest of the month.
  • Bella Bianca Bridal Couture’s Gold Coast Salon (12 W. Maple St., 2nd Fl., is throwing a trunk show for the ethereal brand Christos Bridal from now until Saturday with special “trunk show incentives” that are TBD depending on the appointment. To book your time slot, call 312-787-2377.
  • Stock up on polos of all colors at the Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store (1650 Premium Outlet Blvd., Aurora,, where select styles are going for 30 to 50 percent off, now until Monday.