Shinola: The Detroit-based modern-American design brand recently cut the ribbon on its Chicago store in Wicker Park. The new space stocks the company’s trademark handcrafted watches, bicycles, journals, leather goods and pet accessories.
NYE at Headquarters: Rock in the new year at either of the beercade’s Chicago locations: Alt group OK Go will raise the roof at the Lakeview location, while rockers Neon Trees (above) will bring down the house in River North.
Beauty buys: Short on holiday gift ideas? Stop by any Clarins counter to browse its latest Ladylike collection, complete with ombré matte eyeshadow, eye and brow palettes, blushes, rouge, liners and an instant-light eye perfecting base.