Emily and Meritt Collection (above): Avoid teenage design disasters with the new collaboration from PBteen and fashion designers Emily Current and Merritt Elliot of Current/Elliot. The vintage-inspired pieces are so chic, parents will be lining up for themselves. Oakbrook Center Mall; Pbteen.com
On Oct. 16, join local men’s retailer Haberdash as they swing open the doors to their 4,000-square-foot flagship store at The Shops at Roosevelt Collection.
From beauty to bubbly, retailers and restaurants make it easy to give back in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a slew of specials that benefit local breast cancer nonprofits. Here are a few things we’ll be scooping up:
Protein Bar’s Pump-quinoa treat (pictured above): Fall’s finally here, and with it comes an array of pumpkin-y beverages. Our pick? This blended drink from Protein Bar, which satisfies the need for sweets while packing a healthy, protein-filled punch. $4.39, 352 N. Clark; Proteinbar.com