Grab your pumpkin spice latte and hit the racks this weekend, because there are a few so-worthy shopping events happening around town. From the new monthly Sunday tradition that is Dose Market, to a couple of promising trunk and runway shows, this weekend is rife with opportunity to swoon over new fall styles.
WHAT: The monthly gathering of the area's best fashion and food vendors has become one of the hottest new to-dos in Chicago since its first market in June. This month's shopping picks include playful Orange Lingerie, shimmery Toki baubles, and elegant outerwear from Roslyn. (Haven't been to one yet? Watch The Feast tour a recent market here.)
WHEN: Sunday, November 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
WHERE: River East Arts Center, 435 E. Illinois
TICKETS: $8 online, $10 at the door
The Park Holiday 2011 Trunk Show
WHAT: A trunk show featuring new styles by Winter Kate, Kova & T, and Ember Skye, plus a sneak peek of Park LA spring 2012 fashions.
WHEN: Saturday, November 5, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
WHERE: Sofia, 72 E. Oak St.
Barbara Bates FashBash Celebration
WHAT: The Chicago designer celebrates 25 years of design with a party featuring her Fall/Weinter 2012 collection and a retrospective gallery.
WHEN: Sunday, November 6, VIP reception, 4-5:30 p.m.; Runway show, 6 p.m.
WHERE: Marmon Grand Ballroom, 2230 S. Michigan Ave.
TICKETS: General admission, $60; VIP, $125. Available at 312-808-8091.
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