DAY TRIPPER: Shove all your personal goods in a Billy Kirk carry-all for sophisticated travel. Navy waxed cotton and black leather, with a hand-stitched luggage tag, a Swiss Riri zipper and a all-leather shoulder strap is a no-brainer. Oiled and edged leather seals the deal. Available at Jake; 939 N Rush St, at Walton; 312.664.5553 and Haberdash; 1350 N Wells St; 312.440.1300 or online at billykirk.com
SO SALTY: Join Go Green Management for a cocktail event celebrating the fab clothes from Veruca Salt, a women’s clothing boutique carrying emerging and established designers in denim, dresses, and accessories. Champagne and catering from Steve’s Deli will help you focus on must-make purchases like going-out tops, new denim and cocktail dresses.
Wednesday, August 19, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Veruca Salt; 520 N. Kingsbury; 773.276.3888
NECKLACES FOR LESS: Up to 30 percent off handmade necklaces, earrings and rings at the fifth-annual two-day K. Amato Summer sample sale. Clearance accessories are a steal at $5 to $30.
Wednesday, August 19 from 4-9 p.m at K.Amato; 1229 W. Diversey and Thursday, August 20 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. at the Omni Hotel; 676 N. Michigan Ave, 3rd floor.