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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Fashionable events

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Help Robin Richman celebrate 14 years in business tonight: have a cocktail and take 30 percent off everything in the store.

Tonight, local women's wear line Crescendo Apparel is holding a Mad Men-themed holiday party and fashion show, to which you are encouraged to wear an appropriate ensemble. They'll be collecting toys for the Marines' Toys for Tots program as well as gently used business attire for Bridge to Success—the first 50 guests to donate to either will get a goodie bag. It starts at 6 PM and the fashion show starts at 7 at My Dreambag Boutique, 4043 N. Ravenswood. RSVP to rsvp@crescendoapparel.com.

On Saturday local jewelry artist Ellie Thompson is having a shopping day to benefit the Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired—15 percent of the proceeds from 10 AM to 4 PM go to the organization. Refreshments will be served; it's at Thompson's studio, 8 S. Michigan, #2203.

From noon to 5 PM on Saturday, Shaunessy Lynn's line Lost Girls is featured at Wolfbait & B-girls, 3131 W. Logan Blvd.

Also Saturday, Eskell brings together local, independent designers of jewelry, accessories, and paper goods for a holiday bazaar. Participants include Laura Lombardi Jewelry, Cities in Dust, and Red Head Prints. It's from 11 to 7 at 1509 N. Milwaukee.

Yes, it's another Vintage Heaven sale. As always, it's on the second floor of 1550 N. Milwaukee Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6. And there will be more vintage on
Sunday, when vintage dealer Evelyn Daitchman of Axis of Evelyn opens her doors to the public as part of an open house at the Albany Carroll Arts Building, 3039 W. Carroll. Get any three vintage items for just $15! It starts at 6 PM.

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