Cold-Hearted Snake

Slither into style

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PURE VENOM: Get your last fill of sexy summer color with the snake-embossed Louise Clutch by Lauren Merkin Handbags ($150.00). It’s textured yellow and white leather with hinged opening and of course, a whole lotta sass. And, the best part of all: It’s on sale.
3458 N. Southport, at Newport Avenue; 773.248.1967; Available online at Krista K Boutique:

SO VERY POSH: Not a size 2? The rest of America isn't either. Flock to Viva La Femme in Bucktown for a little fashion that fits. Check out their new line, Kingley and Posh, and replenish your work wardrobe. Designer Fresia Rodriguez will make an appearance Tuesday at 5  to show off her line of professional dresses, jackets, blouses and skirts.
2048 North Damen at Dickens Avenue; 773.772.7429

STARRY NIGHT: Go green and go gorgeous at L'Etoile Salon and Spa. The spa is hosting Green Revolution: A Night of Organic Beauty, Fashion and Wellness. Feast on apps and organic wine while you indulge in beauty demonstrations, wellness and nutrition lectures, organiK Revolution fashions. RSVP to
6 p.m. Tuesday at Green Dolphin Street: 2200 N. Ashland Avenue; 773.395.0066

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