Tweet “Did you know that for each dollar you spend at an independent business in your community, three or more times as much goes back into the local economy vs. a dollar spent at a big chain store?” That’s according to The Woohoo Factor and just one more reason to shop local this Saturday on [...]
Tweet It was a gastronomic celebration in Chicago last week. Just as the Chicago Gourmet was about to take place, a richly textured cultural culinary experience was also had by local bloggers. Anupy Singla, an award-winning journalist and once TV and print news reporter has now turned chef launching her second cookbook Vegan Indian Cooking - 140 Simple and Healthy [...]
Tweet Just in time for us to start thinking of the gift-giving holiday season, a new website that connect parents to stores, specialty toy makers and industry experts YourNeighborhoodToyStore.org has launched! It is a website in a mission “to help parents discover the woohoo factor – or the delight, the joy and the excitement – [...]
TweetA 14 day stretch of non-stop of fashionable festivities has launched! The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by MasterCard kicked off this past weekend with celebrity Kelly Osbourne of E’s Fashion Police. The festival is loaded with fashion and culinary events at various locations in the area.There’s an event made for everyone. Running down the aisle [...]
TweetWalking in to Union Station, I couldn’t keep my eyes away from the banners hanging out from the Great Hall’s ceiling. I couldn’t decide if I thought that the of Indochino’s Traveling Tailor felt hip and modern or laid-back and retro…or maybe it was a combination of all of the listed adjectives. Indochino is your own virtual tailor, [...]
Tweet Pastels, boat shoes, fold-up cuff pants, knee-highs, vinyl leg wear, vinyl jackets, and more are amongst the lovely things that we saw at the Akira Valley of The Castles runway show. I guess it is safe to say that there is a huge 80s influence to these clothes but in a much cleaner, updated, and [...]
Tweet Giuliana and Bill Rancic hosted the Macy’s Tree lighting to kick off the 2011 Holiday Season. A book signing event followed after the lighting for their new book, I Do, Now What?- Secrets, Stories, and Advice from a Madly-in-Love Couple. They also mentioned in going forward with the plan in building the new restaurant [...]
Tweet Deerfield just welcomed a new store called WONDER! A new retail concept that house 135,square foot of young children’s products combined with in-store cafe, play spaces, educational programming and will be offering party services as well. Today is the official opening day of the WONDER! store and Beth Rosen hosted a pre-opening media/blogger event yesterday. [...]
Topshop Brought In Top Notch Events in Chicago – Miley Cyrus, Paris Club Dinner, Fashion Show Pictures!
TweetThe filming of Superman in Chicago is not the only thing that’s stopping downtown traffic lately. Sir Philip Green along with Miley Cyrus‘ has shut down Pearson street for the official opening of Topshop Topman in Michigan Avenue yesterday morning complete with a fashion runway . After my Pre-Opening visit to Topshop on Wednesday evening, I also had [...]
TweetTomorrow is the official opening of the much awaited British-based company Topshop Topman flagship store in Chicago and I was invited to an exclusive opening today followed by more upcoming cocktail/dinner launch festivities this evening. Will make sure to take pictures and post those here in Chicagonista too.