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Odile Luxury Children’s Boutique
Style your mini-sartorialist at Odile luxury children’s boutique (710 N. Wabash, next to sister shop Sarca). Online or in store, snag brands like Lanvin Petite, Missoni, La Stupenderia and Stella Cove for up to 70 percent off. The sale ends Jan. 31.
Thomas + Henry
Prep for all manner of parties at Thomas + Henry (1445 N. Wells), a new Old Town shop that’s both a salon and a hub for hostess gifts. Owners Jim Jostes and Paul Lechlinsky — who also helm Andersonville home furnishings boutique Room Service (5438 N. Clark) — have curated an eclectic collection of vintage barware, pottery, candles and soaps. Come March, shoppers will be able to hop into the stylist’s chair for a cut, color or blowout between browsing sessions.
Tome, the brainchild of Gaultier-trained Australian designers Ryan Lobo and Ramon Martin, won the 2013 Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Award for its simple, classic womenswear. As of this week, space519 (900 N. Michigan) is one of the first Chicago shops to stock the brand-new line. The boutique snapped up several pieces, including an oversized gold lamé vest ($348) and a chambray shirtdress ($498).