Is it just us, or does it seem like there are more wedding invites than summer weekends, upcoming? Even if you're not a bridesmaid, prepping for someone's special day can be quite the hassle. And, forget that whole one-year rule when it comes to gifts—these days, you need to come armed and ready if you want to avoid dirty looks from the M.O.B.But, since picking out the coolest present is probably the last thing on your to-do list, we've culled 18 of the most perfect (and unique!) wedding gifts out there, to help you impress the bride and groom. The best part? Each and every one of these presents is only available right here in Chicago, at your favorite local stores. Click through and prepare to say "I Do" to every single thing.
We haven’t met a designer collaboration we didn’t like. So, ever since we first glimpsed Aldo Rise’s partnership with London-based Ostwald Helgason last Fashion Week, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the moment we can finally get our mits on the goods from the duo’s dive into the handbag-and-footwear realm. Well, the read
We’ll never stop shopping at our favorite big-box stores. But, sometimes, it’s those smaller, hidden gems that feel infinitely more special. Combine that under-the-radar quality with an ethically sustainable business, and you have South Carolina-based Proud Mary — an e-boutique that works exclusively with artisans read