When it comes to romance, photographer Maria Ponce Berre & attorney and Artfully Disheveled co-founder Trey Berre relish the unexpected.
Local treasures: Explore Andersonville Feb. 8-9 during Andersonville Loves Local, a weekend of special deals and events at local boutiques such as Milk Handmade (above, 5137 N. Clark). Head to the shop to sip drinks by Koval Distillery and peruse trunk show pieces by Chicago designer Sophia Reyes and jewelry by Michelle Starbuck.
Barney’s New York welcomes Manolo Blahnik: The fashion haven welcomes the legendary shoe guru Feb. 7 with a public meet and greet. Blahnik will chat and mingle with Chicago’s most well-heeled ladies while they browse the new Spring Capsule Collection — and as a bonus, the designer will autograph all new purchases.
Game-day is almost upon us, which means a slew of parties, hot wings, beer, chips, cheering and cringing — and if you’re a gambling man, either ecstatic hollering or uncontrollable weeping. And there’s no reason you can’t look damn good while doing it.