Slacked on your pop-culture consumption lately? Here, we pick our favorite reads of the week, sure to make you sound sharp at any gatherings this weekend.
Hats off to the Service Club of Chicago: The city’s oldest all-women’s charitable organization held its annual spring hat luncheon at the Four Seasons Chicago (120 E. Delaware) May 19.
Jamie Weil, founder of YL Communications, throws summer parties with serious style.
Sandro boutique (above): The Parisian fashion house cuts the ribbon on its new Gold Coast location this week, welcoming shoppers to browse its sleek men’s and women’s collections in a modern, minimalist space. 102 E. Oak; Sandro-paris.com
The latest intelligence from the retail scene.
Emily McConnell, spa director at the Dana Hotel, indulges in her favorite luxuries.
You’ll need sunglasses to look directly at these lovely women, all dazzling in brilliant white.
Buckley K: Sisters Sarah Kennedy and Anne Kennedy Dotson showcase their locally made, travel-inspired pieces at Dose Market May 18.
Model behavior (above): Mario Tricoci Hair Salon & Day Spa paves the way for five aspiring models, who face off in a runway competition at the sixth annual Mario, Make Me a Model competition May 16.
Marketing consultant, philanthropist and Chicago mom Frances Renk greets spring in style.