Chicago offers a handful of independent stores that stock distinctive and just plain smart winter coats for a Midwestern hell otherwise known as winter.
Fashion is fun but expensive, especially when you realize that those five pairs of skinny jeans you bought will look so off trend as boot cuts and flares return to the fashion fold. Here’s what you can hang onto in 2015.
Chicago-based creative consultant and author, Jourdan Fairchild, says you can make interesting, cool DIY gifts for family and friends.
Sweet little items from any of these Chicago spots will get you a nod of appreciation for being thoughtful and stylish.
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.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains how Cyber Monday is morphing into Cyber Week.
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.
Shop for designer men’s and women’s clothing, accessories and furniture at some of the best consignment stores in Chicago.
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.
The crack of dawn isn’t the only option for Black Friday shopping.
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.
“2 Broke Girls” returns for its fifth season, and the girls have a few tips on how to live just like them.
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.