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We know the last thing our budgets need right not is another totally stunning, accessible spring lookbook, especially a local one. But allow us just one more little indulgence, k? Akira just released a completely cool, vibrant lookbook by Creative Director Chris Ho that's a perfect example of playful chic. Covered in color, Akira's got us jonesing for new hues for spring, and swearing off the neutrals we've been relying on too often. Amp up the color in your spring wardrobe by shopping everything you're about to see at Akira, then make some fun plans to match your new finds.
Akira, 1837 West North Avenue (at Honore Street); 773-489-0818.
Head over to Zara right now and you'll notice something a bit different: The fall collection has officially taken over (and it's good). But, while you'll undoubtedly have time to blow your entire paycheck on the cool autumn merchandise soon, it's only August 1. You still have several weeks left to get the most out of your read
Grandmas make a lot of things we love: cookies, pie, cakes, our parents. But, Nana’s homemade goodies aren’t always a home run, and we have drawers full of frumpy crocheted gifts to prove it. One look at the rosebud-adorned hats and what-do-I-even-do-with-these doilies is almost enough put us off the stitch entirely read