Don’t miss out on these shopping events: Fête Chicago night market, the launch of Haberdash’s new e-commerce site and the opening of Christian Louboutin.
Famed designer Christian Louboutin is leaving his signature red-soled footprint on Chicago with the opening of his newest store. Setting up shop in the historic Esquire Theater (58 E. Oak), the two-story boutique is packed full of Louboutin’s latest shoes, handbags and men’s collection. It’s a site that will have the city’s most fashionable seeing red.
On Dec. 6 at 6 p.m., celebrate the best of the season — friends, food and shopping — at Fête Chicago, a new night market. Presented by lifestyle editors Emily Fiffer (Daily Candy), Heather Sperling (Tasting Table) and Jessica Herman (formerly of Time Out Chicago), the event brings together local artisan food and design vendors in a West Loop event space. Sip bubbles from Illinois Sparkling Co. while picking up delectables from Bang Bang Pies, Old Town Social charcuterie and Pear Street Preserves, beauty goods from Arch Apothecary, jewelry from Dorus Mhor and much more. Tickets: $5, with a portion of proceeds benefiting Fresh Moves, a Chicago non-profit organization that helps food deserts receive fresh food. 1520 W. Fulton. For more details visit Feteinchicago.wordpress.com.
Men at Work
Since 2005, Chicago men have been privy to the sophisticated, masculine collection of clothing and accessories at Haberdash boutique (611 N. State). But now dapper dudes from around the globe can scoop up toggle coats from Gloverall, blazers from L.B.M. 1911 and Baldwin denim, thanks to the launch of Haberdash’s e-commerce site. The store’s supreme customer service goes global as well, as online shoppers can book by-phone appointments with the store’s wardrobe experts, free of charge. Start shopping now at Haberdashmen.com.