Chicago Shopaholics Unite

Some hard-core shopaholics enter a contest that allowed them to chip away at some savings -- literally.

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There's a lot of excitement about the upcoming movie "Confessions of a Shopaholic," including right here in Chicago.
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Local boutique le Dress ((1741 W. Division) found a unique way to celebrate the movie's opening. They put a gift card inside a block of ice, ...
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... and the shopaholics chipped away at the ice using a high-heeled shoe.
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These gals are serious about getting some freebies!
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Kelli Hartsock was the ultimate shopaholic, picking up the gift certificate and a head-to-toe consultation with the co-owners of le Dress.
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The rest consoled themselves by doing what shopaholics do best.
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Guests were also treated to cupcakes, VIP discount shopping cards and "Confessions" gift bags.
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The movie is about a college grad who lands a job as a financial journalist in NYC to support her shopping addiction.
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Of course she falls in love -- then out of love -- and then probably back in love with a wealthy entrepreneur.
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