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Christmas in New York

Ah, Christmas in New York. There’s nothing else quite like it. Christmas in Chicago is pretty great, but Christmas in New York is more. I lived in New York City for many years and while we used to complain about…


Shop the Net-A-Porter Private Sale

Net-A-Porter launched a special “private sale” yesterday with quite the selection. All items labeled “seasonal pick” are 25 percent off during the sale—and there’s a dizzying number of them. I found this Saint Laurent bag during one of Net-A-Porter’s previous…


Sweater Weather

I truly appreciate all four seasons: I love a hot summer, crisp fall, cozy winter and breezy spring. Chicagoans love to complain about the cold, which, if you ask me, is because it’s expected of them since it’s not so…


Saks Fifth Avenue Friends & Family

The Saks Fifth Avenue Friends & Family sale is going on through October 10 and it’s definitely worth checking out. I’m generally of fan of friends and family sales—essentially the pre-sales to the big markdowns in winter and spring. You…