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In our opinion, you're never too old to have a stocking — especially one that's not just filled with candy canes. So, to keep this festive tradition alive, we asked 18 Chicago folks about town to tell us what they want in their sock this year. And, if you see something you like, there's nothing wrong with dropping a few hints to your near and dear.
From a magical facial mask to gourmet sea salts, there's something here to please all tastes and interests. Best part? These are awesome presents to gift...yourself! Being grown-up was never so much fun.
Ever since breaking through with her landmark 1992 album What’s the 411?, and hit single “Real Love,” Mary J. Blige has established herself as an enduring artist for more than two decades. The strength of her debut inspired Uptown Records head Andre Harrell to dub her “The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul” and the title read
Flannel button-downs are the kind of closet essential it’s easy to collect. There are the ones you’ve owned for years and years, the one you’ve only recently picked up thanks to ‘90s nostalgia, and the collection you’ve thrifted, inherited, and/or pretty much stole from your S.O. (or ex-S.O.).
But, in there read