<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Chicago Shopping, Sales, Deals, Designers, and Stores]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcchicago.com/the-scene/shopping http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:39:36 -0500 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:39:36 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[1st Look Loves: Duality Nail Pak]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 16:27:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/256*120/duality-nail-pak.jpg
Leave it to a brilliant business entrepreneur mother of six daughters to come up with an ingenious “manicure system” for busy nail polish-loving women everywhere!]]>
<![CDATA[Starbucks Debuts $450 Gift Cards]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 12:20:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/89841329-starbucks.jpg
Starbucks is offering a limited supply of $450 steel gift cards online.

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<![CDATA[Burberry's Grand Opening Bash]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 11:49:08 -0500 Moshpix: One of the most sought-after invites in the city was Burberry's grand opening party, held at its new Michigan Avenue location. A who's who of Chicago was in the house for the stylish event, which included a live set by British musician Carl Barat and appearances the Chicagoans who took part in the retailer's Art of The Trench campaign.]]> Moshpix: One of the most sought-after invites in the city was Burberry's grand opening party, held at its new Michigan Avenue location. A who's who of Chicago was in the house for the stylish event, which included a live set by British musician Carl Barat and appearances the Chicagoans who took part in the retailer's Art of The Trench campaign.]]> http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Burberry_trench_3.jpg
City scenester help welcome Michigan Avenue flagship store.

Photo Credit: Onasis Odelmo Photography]]>
<![CDATA[H&M, Z Gallerie, Ulta Moving To South Loop]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 12:57:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Shops-roosevelt-collection.jpg
The Shops at Roosevelt Collection signs Ulta, Fleet Street Sports.]]>
<![CDATA[14 Potentially Dangerous Toys Named in "Trouble in Toyland" Report]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 07:05:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/toys112112.jpg
The annual "Trouble in Toyland" is out from U.S. PIRG. This year, the group named about a dozen toys that it says could be dangerous to children.

Photo Credit: U.S. PIRG]]>
<![CDATA[Black Friday: Good for Buzz, Not for Predicting Sales]]> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 11:39:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/93446410_10.jpg
Retailers invest a lot of hope in Black Friday because it can be used to build momentum for the six-week holiday shopping season, their most profitable time of year. But Black Friday isn’t the...

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<![CDATA[Black Friday Guide: How to Get the Best Deals]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:47:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/black+friday+target.jpg
Black Friday — it's the mother of all shopping days. A day when millions of people wielding billions of dollars scratch and claw for the biggest bargains. So what's the best plan of attack?

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<![CDATA[Oprah Tweets Her Love for Microsoft -- Via iPad]]> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:57:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/oprah15.jpg
Winfrey brings back "favorite things" segment for the holidays.

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<![CDATA[Madigan Shows Off Dangerous Toys]]> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 20:44:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Madigan-2012-toy-guide.jpg
Illinois leaders are out their annual guide to recalls to ensure a safe and healthy holiday season. Allison Rosati reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Madigan Announces 2012 Gift Guide]]> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:42:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/webmadigantoysEdlVersion1_10011276_722x406_9048643831.jpg
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan releases her 2012 Holiday Safe Shopping Guide.]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Explores the Best Shopping in Brooklyn]]> Sun, 18 Nov 2012 01:03:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WILLIAMSBURG-1stLook.jpg
Lets face it, there are few better places in the world to shop than NY. But why stay on the island when there's so much to find in Brooklyn's trendiest neighborhood? Follow Ali as she...]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas Creeps Earlier This Year]]> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 21:25:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/black-friday1.jpg
A new poll found that 40 percent of consumers started their shopping weeks ago, with only 12 percent waiting for Black Friday.

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<![CDATA[Christmas Creeps Earlier Into Year]]> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 19:52:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/black-friday1.jpg
Black Friday is almost as traditional as turkey and pumpkin pie, but retailers this year aren't waiting until the Friday after Thanksgiving to bring out some big deals. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

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<![CDATA[Burberry Unveils Chicago Flagship Store]]> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 12:56:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Burberry_Chicago_blurb_1.jpg
Five-story retail space the second largest in U.S.

Photo Credit: Burberry]]>
<![CDATA[First Look: Burberry's Chicago Flagship Store]]> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 14:54:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Burberry_Chicago_blurb_2.jpg
Company second-largest U.S. store opens on Michigan Avenue.

Photo Credit: Burberry]]>
<![CDATA[Angels Shine at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 05:12:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/victoria-secret-new-thumb.jpg
Victoria's Secret Angels took to the glittery runway to sport the latest and most extravagant bras — and share the stage with Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Bruno Mars.

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<![CDATA[Survey: Chicagoans to Spend More on Christmas Gifts ]]> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 09:15:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/shopping+returns+generic.jpg
Area consumers expected to spend 10 percent more.

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<![CDATA[Marni to Launch First Women's Fragrance]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 12:46:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/marnifragrancethumb1a.jpg
This February, Italian retailer, Marni, will launch its first-ever fragrance.

Photo Credit: Marni]]>
<![CDATA[Princess Di Rolls Royce Auctioned Off]]> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 10:44:55 -0500 Volo Auto Museum is auctioning off the armored Rolls Royce used by Princess Diana and Prince Charles during their first visit to the U.S. in 1985. The Silver Wraith II, valued at $2 million, is silver with a red leather interior and features heavy-duty bulletproof windows. The Rolls is also sealed to prevent the entry of toxic gas and has a full intercom system. Volo's director Brian Grams estimates the car will sell for anywhere between $150-$200,000. ]]> Volo Auto Museum is auctioning off the armored Rolls Royce used by Princess Diana and Prince Charles during their first visit to the U.S. in 1985. The Silver Wraith II, valued at $2 million, is silver with a red leather interior and features heavy-duty bulletproof windows. The Rolls is also sealed to prevent the entry of toxic gas and has a full intercom system. Volo's director Brian Grams estimates the car will sell for anywhere between $150-$200,000. ]]> http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Diana-rolls-5.jpg
Vehicle transported Princess Di and Prince Charles during first U.S. visit.]]>
<![CDATA[The New Trend in Shopping: Creative Boutique and Workshop Space in One]]> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 13:24:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/237*120/rouse-store-front.jpg
A new store combines shopping with creative classes for the mind, body and soul.]]>
<![CDATA[Store Tour: Local Designers and Curated Home Goods at Joinery]]> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:01:49 -0500 $352 for women's; $425 for mens. ]]> $352 for women's; $425 for mens. ]]> http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/joinery3.jpg
Owner Angela Silva picks out her favorite fall finds at Williamsburg boutique, Joinery.

Photo Credit: Catherine Blair Pfander]]>
<![CDATA[The New Minimalism]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 12:31:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/minimalism139049827thumbnail.jpg
Fall's new minimalist looks are anything but plain.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Retail Report: Playful Periwinkle Pieces]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 12:28:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/periwinkle_thumbnailfall12.jpg
Somewhere between lilac and baby blue, periwinkle hues are a simple way to add a touch of "cheer" to a winter wardrobe.

Photo Credit: Farfetch/Sephora/Net-a-Porter]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago's Hot New Fashion Collaboration]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 15:23:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cfan-cityblue.jpg
C/FAN for CB collection launches this week at Cityblue Apparel & Denim.]]>
<![CDATA[CouponCabin Dumps Kate Gosselin]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 13:46:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/191*120/kate-gosselin_marathon-2.jpg
CEO says blog posts not authentic enough.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Coupon Cabin]]>
<![CDATA[Levi's to Debut New "Eco" Collection]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 11:55:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/levislead1.jpg
This week, Levi's introduces a new eco-friendly collection made from recylced bottles and plastic trays.

Photo Credit: Levi's]]>
<![CDATA[Gilt City Hosts Annual Warehouse Sale]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 12:47:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/164*120/Gilt-6.jpg
Clothing, accessories and home goods available at annual sale.]]>
<![CDATA[Dreaming of a Rich Christmas]]> Sat, 24 Nov 2012 00:46:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/nmwatch.jpg
Neiman Marcus unveils its opulent Christmas catalog, with $1-million watches, sports cars and jet packs.]]>
<![CDATA[Emporio Armani Opens New Chicago Store ]]> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:18:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/emperio-armani-runway.jpg
Oak Street store 6,000 square feet of retail space.]]>
<![CDATA[Microsoft Plans Mag Mile Holiday Pop-Up]]> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 13:07:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/microsoft_opening14.jpg
Store to open October 26 in the Shops at North Bridge.

Photo Credit: NBC San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Eskandar Opens Gold Coast Location]]> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 11:55:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/221*120/Esc15.jpg
British luxury brand opens first Chicago store.

Photo Credit: eskandar]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: Aerie and Bright Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Initiative]]> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 11:47:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/211*120/aerie-bra1.jpg
The Aerie Bright Pink partnership runs through October 21.]]>
<![CDATA[Curves Ahead for Fall 2012]]> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 05:27:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/curve140615568thumb.jpg
This season, designers emphasized dramatic hour glass silhouettes.

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<![CDATA[Inside the Nike Chicago Flagship Store]]> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 13:16:55 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Nike-chicago-26.jpg
Company revamps Michigan Avenue location.]]>
<![CDATA[Bo Jackson Helps Nike Re-Open Flagship Store]]> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 13:17:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Nike+Chicago.png
The store closed for renovations back in March and now sports an entirely new look.

Photo Credit: Nike Inc.]]>
<![CDATA[Decades Luxury Pop-Up Shop Returns to Chicago]]> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 15:12:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Christos-Garkinos-christian.jpg
space519 to host modern designer consignment trunk show.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Decades Luxury Pop-Up Trunk Show]]> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 14:28:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Yves-Saint-Laurent-blurb.jpg
Check out some of the items from the upcoming Chicago trunk show.]]>
<![CDATA[CEO Spotlight: Local Offer Network's Dan Hess]]> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 11:22:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/DanHess1.jpg
Hess discusses how his Chicago-based company has thrived as the engine behind many organization's online deals campaigns.]]>
<![CDATA[The Most Fashionable Covers for iPhone 5]]> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 09:36:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/iphone_grovethumbnail.jpg
What's even better than a new iPhone 5? A slamming new accessory.

Photo Credit: Grove]]>
<![CDATA[Our Favorite High-Fashion Sneakers]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 05:30:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/sneaks_thumbnail13.jpg
High-fashion sneakers are strutting out of the gym and onto city sidewalks.

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<![CDATA[5 Ways to Go Baroque This Fall]]> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 10:45:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/baroquehowthumb.jpg
Fall's baroque trend may feel inaccessibly luxe, but the look is a perfect way to add a dash of regal appeal to your everyday wardrobe.

Photo Credit: Polyvore]]>
<![CDATA[Get Back-to-School Cool Under $100]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:33:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/196*120/backtoschool_ofakind1.jpg
Back-to-school season may induce midterm-related anxiety, but it also means statement-making notebooks, funky new pencils and cute accessories.

Photo Credit: Of a Kind]]>
<![CDATA[Mixed-Up Spring Florals and Smart Suits]]> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 12:59:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jcrewspring13thumbnail.jpg
Tom Mora found inspiration in nature photography from old issues of Time-Life.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Holmes & Yang Debuts First NYFW Show to Limited Media]]> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 13:00:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jennie-yang-katie-holmes.jpg
Katie Holmes' first-ever Holmes & Yang New York Fashion Week presentation went over without a hitch—and with limited media access to keep the focus on the new collection instead of Holmes' star power.

Photo Credit: WireImage]]>
<![CDATA[Michelle Obama Wears Tracy Reese at DNC]]> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 13:18:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mobamatracyreese1.jpg
Michelle Obama donned custom Tracy Reese and J.Crew "Everly" pumps to kick off the Democratic National Convention.

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<![CDATA[One to Watch: Osei Duro]]> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 12:35:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OTWoseiduro.jpg
Maryanna Mathias and Molly Keogh work with Ghana crafters for their collection of fashion-forward ready-to-wear, Osei Duro.

Photo Credit: Osei Duro]]>