Category: Chicago

It's the all-singing all-dancing biannual vintage event....

Modern Vintage Chicago! Kind of the crowning event for all Randolph Street Market vintage hunters, it’s come around yet again. I find my very best vintage gems here, including  a Dries Van Noten gown I procured last spring and wore to every wedding this summer. Just LOOK how happy it makes me. That’s one joy-inspiring... Read more »

Vintage Heaven this weekend

Vintage Heaven is hitting up Heaven Gallery this weekend. Jenstyle, Dethrose and Penquiny Vintage are just a few of the vendors that will be there. Stop in and treat yourself to something even tastier than a pumpkin Frappuccino. Vintage Heaven, 1550 N. Milwaukee, 2nd Story, 12 – 6 p.m.

Vintage double-whammy tomorrow

I know your Sunday is full, what with the Bears game and all, but there is some serious vintage going on this weekend. Over in the West Loop, Randolph Street Market is having their last sale of the year. It’s you last chance to get some vintage and up-cycled styles for your home, along with... Read more »

Randolph Street Market this weekend

Not too many of these left with summer winding down… Randolph Street Market is this weekend. Enjoy some vintage, antique and homemade shopping al fresco while the summer sun’s still shinin’. Advance tickets are $8 dollars online and $10 at the gate — and $3 online and $5 at the gate if you have a... Read more »

Randolph Street's Sally Schwartz gets a shout-out

The Sun-Times interviewed Randolph Street Market’s Sally Schwartz ahead of this weekend’s sale. Read up on her tips for haggling and the Market’s first ever vintage street style contest. It’s nice to read about someone who’s so enthusiastic about vintage!

Shop resale for a good cause

Consciences might get a little bit lighter in Old Town. Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has opened a charity shop on Wells alongside Old Town’s best boutiques and eateries. Mercy Beaucoup! employs kids from Mercy Home and works to give them skills they can eventually use in the workplace, as well as simple responsibility, communication and teamwork. All... Read more »

Vintage Heaven this weekend

Be a patriot: Buy local this weekend. Well, a patriotic Chicagoan, anyway. Vintage Heaven is having their July sale nice and early in the month, providing you with plenty of 80s and 90s duds to bust out at the barbecue on Monday. You don’t have to buy red white and blue, but wouldn’t it be... Read more »

Vintage pop-up in the Gold Coast

The offbeat vintage/designer hybrid shop on Oak Street Sofia is hosting a special guest starting tomorrow: Luxury Garage Sale. LGS is the consignment collaboration of best mates Brielle Bushberg and Lindsay Segal (If she’s a blend of myself and the adorable Jason Segal, then clearly she is the perfect person), and they’ll be selling their... Read more »

Randolph Street Market and my first-ever giveaway

Even Barbie and Ken shop at RSM. So as you probably know, this weekend will play host to another Randolph Street Market, complete with all the vintage accoutrements your life requires. I got some great snaps from last month’s early blogger viewing — unfortunately I left my camera at my mother’s house.  Whoops. But this... Read more »

Modern Vintage Chicago this weekend

Get some Dr. Scholls. It’s going to be a long day It’s that special time of year again. I’ve been saving my funds so I can blow a wad of cash on some amazing vintage for spring at Modern Vintage Chicago (not really — I’m physically incapable of saving money. But I definitely thought about... Read more »