ART HISTORY: A bright yellow watch inspired by Andy Warhol makes for a fun twist on a timepiece. It comes in a smooth yellow plastic case with an orange urethane strap, banana enamel crown, and a pop art box with a silver cloud pillow for a case. $95. Available at Art Effect; 934 W. Armitage; 773.929.3600
Add some color to a dreary day with a lively timepiece.
Thursday, Oct 22, 2009 Updated at 6:15 AM CDT
HOW SWEET IT IS: Strolling down Oak Street is a tough task if you’re on a diet, thanks to the irresistible bake shop, Sara’s Pastries and Candies. Now you can make her creations in your own kitchen with Chicagoan Sara Levy’s new cookbook, “Sweetness: Delicious Baked Treats for Every Occasion.” French macaroons and cupcakes, here we come. What diet?
FASHION WEEK PERKS: Celebrate Chicago Fashion week at Le Dress, where shoppers will receive a can’t-miss deal each day during the week. Thursday receive 10 percent off a total purchase, Friday get 15 percent off all stylish outerwear , Saturday score a complimentary goody bag with each purchase and Sunday accessories are buy one get the second half off.
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