Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Chicago boutique and retail BLACK FRIDAY deals

Are you ready for Thanksgiving?  Before the sales and lines and crowds....there must be turkey.  Here are some local boutique and retail sales that will get you in the mood to shop

Charles David Door Busters:  50% off everything (only valid 1p.m. on November 23rd) and 40% off everything the rest of the weekend

Diesel 30% off the entire Fall 2012 Collection (From Nov. 23rd – Nov. 26th)

Banana Republic Women-  40% off your entire purchase

  Bloomingdale’s- Opens at 7a.m. on Black Friday with special savings for the early risers. These offers will only be available from 7a.m. – 1p.m. on Friday, November 23.  Examples include:

·         Take an extra $50 off almost every women’s and men’s coats up to $499.99, and take an extra $100 off almost every women’s and men’s coat of $500 or more.
·         Take 25% off almost every pair of jeans in women’s, men’s and kids denim.
·         Any size Bloomingdale’s Own 425 Thread Count sheet sets are $39.99. (Originally $139-$159)
DNA2050-  Early-Bird:  9am to noon ONLY - 40% off all full-priced denim.  In addition, select merchandise will be up to 70% off all day

CityBlue and CB locations - tiered BLACK FRIDAY sale.  12-1 pm get 50% off; 1- 2 pm get 40% off; 2 to 3pm get 30% off and 3 to 5 pm get 20% off 

Cotton Candy Couture is
offering 50% off ALL DAY on, plus FREE SHIPPING on all orders

Perchance BLACK FRIDAY sale- 25% off anything NOT black.  Online use code Blackfriday25. 10am Gold Coast Store

Thanksgiving Day:
·  Get a head start with the mobile-only sale at 9pm as well as preview sale of select items from the full sale that goes live at 12pm EST on Black Friday. 
Black Friday:
·  6am EST and 9am EST mobile-only Door Buster Sales
·  12pm EST, Mispriced Mystery Products.  Gilt will misprice products throughout the site at 12pm, 3pm, 6pm and 9pm EST.  Think designer goods for $20, $40.  The mispriced products will not be revealed – happy hunting!

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Victoria's Secret PINK model Jessica Hart opens new PINK store in Woodfield Mall

On Saturday November 17th at Woodfield Mall over one thousand guests greeted PINK model Jessica Hart as she promoted the Super limited Off The Runway Collection.

Off the Runway Collection is a Super limited edition, blinged-out collection. That includes 4 limited edition pieces released every Tuesday over 4 weeks starting on November 27th.  The collection includes a hoodie ($79.50), tank ($39.50), sweat pant ($79.50) and backpack ($89.50).

Guests enjoyed tunes, treats, and a free limited edition PINK Chicago iphone cover with purchase.

Credit:  Wireimage Daniel Boczarski

Kenneth Cole raises over $300,000 for Chicago House

Stan Sloan, Cheryl Burton, Kenneth Cole

Kenneth Cole graced Chicago on November 2nd for Chicago House as a keynote speaker along with Cheryl Burton of ABC Chicago and raised over $335,000.  Chicago House provides permanent, community based housing, supportive services, and prevention outreach to individuals and families struggling with HIV and AIDS since 1985.

Kenneth Cole has a deep passion and background in AIDS advocacy and trailblazing efforts in the global fight against the disease.

Photo credit: Ingrid Bonne Photography