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Here are the latest style bites from Curbed's shopping blog, Racked Chicago.
EVERYWHERE—Need a sweet gift idea? Local company Sugar Chic delivers boxes of candy with fashion-inspired themes. The Burberry Bonbonairre, decked with the brand's dapper plaid pattern, holds everything from grapefuit slices to wild-cherry gummi bears. But if you want shimmering green gum balls, it's the Lilly Pulizter-inspired box you need.
O'HARE AIRPORT—If you're human, there's a good chance that holiday travel stresses you out. Luckily, O'Hare Airport's XspresSpa—the first airport spa in Chicago—is up and running. The welcome spot offers massages, hot shaves, and yoga mats. And down the line, the airport will get luxe shops including a Michael Kors boutique.
EVERYWHERE—Fashion publicist Liz Kores is a certified sugar addict. And when she's not styling models for on-air segments, she's downing jelly beans and homemade marshmallows. We found out her favorite Chicago candy stores, and scoop on where to find the city's freshest gummi bears.
EVERYWHERE—We were giddy to chat with one of our favorite fashion bloggers, Jacey Duprie of Damsel in Dior. And we were happier still to hear that she loves the Midwest's "effortless" style, digs trotting around the shops on Armitage Avenue, and wants to host a dinner party at the Signature Room (with Anna Wintour and Jay-Z, natch.)
OLD TOWN—Luxury Garage Sale is celebrating its one-year anniversary in a big way. On November 13, the luxury consignment shop will hide a Chanel bag (!) somewhere in the city. They'll give out maps in the store for a scavenger hunt that will lead to the luxe accessory, and there will also be clues on the high-end consignment store's social media outlets.