This Week’s Top Story

AllSaints (, the contemporary, London-based brand, opens a new store at 46 East Walton Street on Sunday. Decked with sewing machines, the two-story store will sell womenswear, menswear, and accessories. This season look out for handbags that take inspiration from the 1980s, women’s pieces accented with high-shine leathers, and menswear that incorporates inspiration from Japanese collage techniques.

Top Sale This Week

Virtu (2035 N. Damen Ave., is hosting its end-of-season sale, and jewelry is up to 50 percent off. Running until September 25, the sale offers discounts on pieces from designers such as Melissa Joy Manning, Zoe Chicco, and Adel Chefridi.


Vintage Garage ( returns to 5051 North Broadway on September 18. The market will feature some 100 vendors slinging clothing, jewelry, home décor, and more.


Pop-In@Nordstrom x Alexander Wang is now open at Nordstrom Michigan Avenue (55 E. Grand Ave., During its four-week run, the shop will showcase clothing and accessories for both men and women. Also find a limited edition Kogol hat that was featured at Wang’s New York Fashion Week show, black-leather sleep masks, and even a gold-plated dice set.

Luxury Garage Sale ( will host a “Beauty + Bags Pop-Up” at Mud Facial Bar (357 W. Erie St., on September 21. The event will feature designer consignment from the Old Town shop, and 50 percent off Mud facials.

Trunk Shows

Space519 (900 N. Michigan Ave., will host a trunk show for Eleven Six on September 22. The knitwear label’s designer Catherine Carnevale will appear at the event, which will showcase fall items and limited-edition, hand-knit pieces.

Retail News of the Week

  • Model and body activist Ashley Graham will appear at Nordstrom Oakbrook Center this weekend to promote her new lingerie line. Read more.
  • Chicago designer Jenny Stecher showed her line at New York Fashion Week. Read more.
  • Local designer Kendall Reynolds designs shoes inspired by the 1940s and 1950s. Read more.