The holidays are swiftly approaching but don’t let the stress of finding a gift for everyone special in your life put a damper on your holiday cheer. Books make great gifts and our sister company Simon & Schuster is here to help you find the perfect book for every reader on your holiday list.
The gift basket — that venerable option that’s neither too intimate nor overly formal. Fill it with fine soap, scrumptious sweets or even precious little items for the precious little newborn and you’ll be remembered as creative and kind.
Use this handy guide to plan your gift exchange this year.
The holiday season is just around the corner. Do you have an outfit that’ll shine this year? Check out this guide to where to pick up a new holiday party outfit in Chicago.
Skip the mall and head out to these independent stores in the Chicago area on Black Friday this year.
Get prepared for big savings with these tips for Cyber Monday shopping.
Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.
Style expert Lance Lawson and his partner Jim Wetzel have some advice to give to those looking for the perfect hostess gift.
Use your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.
Shop for designer men’s and women’s clothing, accessories and furniture at some of the best consignment stores in Chicago.
The crack of dawn isn’t the only option for Black Friday shopping.
Don’t get lost in the sea of sales, coupons, flyers and email lists. Take a little time to organize and you can save a bundle this holiday season.
Start with these Chicago shops for your piercings needs and have your list of questions ready.
Whether you’re going for a sleeve of tats or want just a cryptic little ancient symbol near the nether regions, you need a short map of the experienced places in this city that are reliable and sticklers for cleanliness so your body art can last a lifetime.
Berets, beanies, bowlers, buckets or beavers (faux, natch) are waiting to cover your crown at these fine Chicago hat shops.
You’ll need a costume or, at the very least, some accessories to complete your Halloween 2014 outfit and these shops stock the ghoulish and gaudy goods.
Those seasonal strip mall Halloween stores pop up faster than a teenage boy’s blemishes around prom time. Here is a list of the top five places to get everything you need for your costume or home this Halloween.
Those old Spice Girls or Def Leppard posters and goth canopy draping over the bed have got to go. Decorate your resting room on budget with these expert tips.
When you go out looking for your team jersey, running shoes, helmet or skate deck, visit one of these five Chicago sporting goods stores for all of your fun and games needs.
It’s time to pack away the white wedges and golden gladiator sandals, pick yourself up by the bootstraps and get to these fantastic independent Chicago shops that are all about covering your feet in the most delightful ways.
Beyonce and Jay-Z aren’t the only ones to recently have a child! Check out these hot celebs who have crying babies at home! Hopefully they have good nannies, babies are tiring!
Miley! At Topshop! In Chicago! Oh my…