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An early spring means a busy social calendar and an unprepared wardrobe. But that shouldn't stop you from hitting the dating scene hard (or telling your BF tonight is date night). If you find yourself donning the same dresses over and over again, it might be time to add a few new ones to the mix, especially since the change of season means there's no shortage of fresh sartorial cuteness lining your fave boutiques. We know padding your wardrobe is no small feat, as our savvy Chicago budgets have to stretch pretty far these days, so we're taking the stress out of more-than-friends shopping by making it wallet friendly, too. Check out 12 frocks under $100 (seriously, you can handle these), and step out with your crush in something certain to spark (a burning) spring fever.
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, and you must be one of the faux leather jackets on the market right now. The badass artificial toppers in stores these days are giving us a major case of confusion; some are so good, we can’t even tell 'em apart from their authentic counterparts. And, that's a good thing.
Like operating a printing press or repairing a horse-drawn buggy, killing time is a lost art form. That's not to say we don't know how to do it anymore — passing by the long hours between 9 and 5 is easy in the Internet age. But doing it artfully is a different matter entirely.
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