Pack Attack

Lace tape, spa treatents, and sales

POSH PACKING: Frilly lace detailing takes on a practical form with this sticky tape by Karl Zahn. Taping boxes never looked so fashionable. $12. Available at Chocosho;

BEAUTY AND MUSIC: If you’re en route to this weekend’s Jazz Fest, now there’s another reason to stop. Get a free 20-minute treatment and skin analysis from Dermalogica. What’s not to love about a little pampering in the park? Fri–Sun noon–9:30pm; Grant Park; Find the booth at Jackson Boulevard and Lakeshore Drive.

SIDEWALK SALE: Head to Burr Ridge this weekend for a little getaway – and a lot of savings. Nearly 30 stores will be offering up to 60 percent off merchandise at the sidewalk sale, like 75 percent off redline beauty at Victoria’s Secret. September 5 : 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. and September 6 : 11 a.m. - 6 p.m;  701 Village Center Drive Burr Ridge;630.654.2782
DÉCOR GOODIES: Celebrate the Labor Day weekend by stocking up on home décor at the Crate and Barrel Outlet store; you’ll find stacking bookcase sets, porcelain dinnerware and welded steel wall mirrors for up to 60 percent off. Crate and Barrel Outlet; 1864 N. Clybourn Avenue; 312.787.4775 or online
SERIOUS SHOE SALE: This weekend head to Nordstrom and check out their massive shoe sale; get 33 percent or more off of women’s, men’s and kids shoes, and we can tell ya, the selection is endless. Nordstrom; 55 East Grand Ave; 312.464.1515
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