Chicago Shopping: Tax Free Shopping at 900 North Michigan Shops

by Rachel Yeomans | February 3rd, 2012

The 900 North Michigan Shops is once again celebrating Presidents’ Day weekend with a rare three-day shopping event where shoppers can splurge ‘TAX FREE’ on Saturday, Sunday and Presidents’ Day Monday! Now that’s saying something with the city boasting the highest tax rate in the country. More than 40 retailers will offer a 9.5% discount… Read more…

Thread Lounge & TheWorkingWardrobe Event: Having Fun With Work Wear

by Rachel Yeomans | December 21st, 2011

What an amazing night it was! Between 6 and 8pm last night at Chicago’s Thread Lounge, people mixed and mingled while noshing on nibbles, sipping white wine, and shopping for fun work wear at the official event, Thread Lounge & TheWorkingWardrobe Present: Having Fun With Work Wear! I arrived early with my lovely PR Manager,… Read more…

Speaking Of Fashion: Interview with Colleen Schmidt of Thread Lounge

by Rachel Yeomans | December 17th, 2011

We have a special treat for you this week! Colleen Schmidt – the woman behind the fantastic Thread Lounge boutique – was gracious enough to Skype in for an interview! The inspiration to interview Colleen came from the event I am co-hosting with Thread Lounge on December 20th. And I’m so glad she agreed to… Read more…

On the Job: Interview with Colleen Schmidt of Thread Lounge

by Rachel Yeomans | December 12th, 2011

Throughout my musings on TheWorkingWardrobe, you may have come to realize that I truly value creativity in clothing, and shopping local. In preparation for an event I am hosting with Thread Lounge (a fantastic boutique in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood) on December 20th that combines both, I wanted to share what Thread Lounge is all… Read more…

Cake Plate Boutique Trunk Show at Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique

by Kate Jacobsen | November 28th, 2011

By Kate Jacobsen Can anything get better than cupcakes, wine and shopping all in one event? I am convinced not. I was in pure ‘bliss’ a few weeks back when I attended the Cake Plate Boutique Trunk Show at Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique in River North. Cake Plate Boutique co-owners Linsday Kroll and Paige Smith… Read more…

Henri Bendel Chicago Store Opening in Water Tower Place

by Kate Jacobsen | November 23rd, 2011

By Kate Jacobsen All of the store openings that have been happening in Chicago lately make me feel like an overzealous kid at Christmas time. The fashion in Chicago is being elevated one store opening at a time and it wasn’t any different Friday night when Henri Bendel Chicago opened its doors in Water Tower… Read more…

Shrine Haberdashers One Year Anniversary Party at the James Hotel

by Kate Jacobsen | November 22nd, 2011

By Kate Jacobsen All I can say is that Shrine Haberdashers know how to throw one stylish party. I feel honored to have been among the city’s most dapper men (and women) at the one-year anniversary party thrown for the luxury men’s accessory boutique. Guests gathered in the grand ballroom of the James Hotel to… Read more…

Decades Two.1 Pop-Up Shop Event

by Rachel Yeomans | October 24th, 2011

Last Friday, the 900 N. Michigan stores in Chicago’s shopping district were paid a visit from Decades Two.1, the Los Angeles-based vintage boutique and celebrity favorite. Last weekend, shoppers enjoyed the vintage goods at  space519 located in the  on Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16.  Guests will enjoy a specially curated selection of vintage and modern designer… Read more…

Smart Business Bargains: Chicago Boutique M2 & M4 Hosts Savvy Savings During the Holiday Southport Stroll

by Rachel Yeomans | December 2nd, 2010

Victoria’s Secret PINK Plays Ball

by WorkWardrobe | June 14th, 2010

By Jacqueline Rezak As I approached the Victoria’s Secret store on Michigan Avenue I couldn’t help but notice the extremely long line wrapped around the corner for the Victoria’s Secret PINK Plays Ball event.  Not even the extremely hair-frizzing humidity could keep these first 100 fans from getting their free tee-shirt and photo with Victoria’s… Read more…