Work often keeps me running from the office to events, so having easy-to-match options in my wardrobe keeps life simpler — if they’re on sale, even better. I love picking up quality, budget-friendly pieces that last. Since starting at Splash almost two years ago as a recent college grad, I’ve made “shop sales” my mantra.
Guilt-free: Shop local designer jewelry for less during Gilt City Chicago’s weeklong sale, ending Feb. 28. For $250, you can score a private jewelry-making class with designer Laura Lombardi, plus 20 percent off her designs. Or, for $150, host a private shopping event for four with 20 percent off pieces by Cities in Dust (above).
Boka reopening: The contemporary American restaurant recently revealed the fruits of their head-to-toe revamp: a renovated dining room with dark wood floors and large black leather banquettes, ideal for digging into new head chef Lee Wolen’s creations, such as slow-cooked lemon sole ($28).