MODEL MANIA: Akira is holding a fall fashion show with models sporting duds from the store’s new fall merchandise. Get there early to indulge in massages from Zazu Salon & Day Spa. Other perks include a silent auction, cocktails and live music. Tickets start at $15. August 30, 4:30-9 p.m. at Galleria Marchetti; 825 W. Erie St; 312-274-5529
CIAO BABY: Say goodbye to Ciao Bella in Lakeview with a 40-70 percent off sale on men’s and women’s clothing and accessories.3829 N. Southport Ave; 773-388-2201.
CHALK IT UP: Join Chalk Boutique this weekend for its Fall Kick-off sale, featuring apparel by caycee black and handbags and jewelry by lisa kingsley. Oh, and nosh on coffee, champagne and treats while you’re there, too. Chalk Boutique, Saturday, August 29; 10am-5pm; 2611 Prairie Ave, Evanston; 847.424.0011, chalkofevanston.com
JEWELY HAVEN: Meet local jewelry designer Sara McGuire at Bucktown boutique p.45 She will be in the store this Saturday showcasing her fall line of gold pieces and limited edition pieces, too. Saturday, August 29, 11a.m.-5p.m; 1643 N Damen Ave (between North and Wabansia); 773.862.4523
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