This Week’s Top Story
From June 6 to 16, eDrop-Off luxury consignment will auction off more than 1,500 items from actress Sophia Bush’s closet. Launching on eDrop-Off’s eBay platform on Monday, the auction will offer clothing, accessories, and handbags. Many of the pieces have been worn on shows such as Chicago PD. Sales will benefit The Girl Project.
Top Sales This Week
Marc Jacobs (11 E. Walton St., marcjacobs.com) is hosting a rare sale. Clothing from the label’s spring, summer, and resort collections are 40 percent off; wallets, handbags, and accessories are 30 percent off. There is no set end date as of now.
Ted Baker (1009 N. Rush St., tedbaker.com) is offering 30 to 40 percent off select merchandise in the store, with no set end date. The boutique offers clothing and accessories for men and women.
Barneys (15 E. Oak St., barneys.com) is still holding its Designer Sale. The sale takes 40 percent off styles from designers like R14 and Rag & Bone. The sale is also happening online.
Scoop NYC (1009 N. Rush St., scoopnyc.com) continues its closing sale; all items are 30 to 50 percent off the lowest ticketed price. Staffers estimate that the store will be open for another couple of weeks.
Penelope’s (1913 W. Division St., shoppenelopes.com) has taken its first markdowns of the season. Items on sale include an Aja white top (reduced to $129 from $180) and a Hide pinafore dress (reduced to $349 from $475).
Arc’teryx opens today at Chicago Premium Outlets (1650 Premium Outlet Blvd., Aurora, premiumoutlets.com). Specializing in “extreme-performance” outerwear, the Canadian brand offers jackets suited to severe Alpine climates, waterproof pants, climbing packs, and more.
Retail News of the Week
- Luxury Garage Sale has raised $5 million, and plans to open more stores. Read more.
- Designer Cynthia Rowley talks clothing trends and design inspiration. Read more.
- A Chicago-born designer created a look for Beyoncé’s visual album. Read more.