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BUCKTOWN—The weather outside is frightful—but would a free treat courtesy of Flirty Cupcakes and cocktails with designer Cynthia Rowley make you cheerier? If the answer is an astounding “yes,” then you might want to start by following the @SkirtPR Twitter handle on Sunday for the food truck's exact locations and times. Later in the afternoon, head over to Rowley’s Bucktown boutique for drinks and shopping, plus sign up to become a member Gilt Groupe, the online sale emporium. Free cupcakes 11:00 am–5:00 pm; cocktails and shopping 4:00–6:00 pm. 1653 North Damen Avenue. [Racked Inbox]
RIVER NORTH—What better way to spend this Saturday afternoon, browsing the best of contemporary home decor at Luminaire Showroom while sipping a glass of prosecco? Personal shoppers and gift wrapping offered on site should you decide to purchase. 2:00–6:00 pm, 301 West Superior Street. [Racked Inbox]
EAST LAKEVIEW—Lara Miller opens her studio to the public on Sunday for her Birthday and Holiday sale event. Shop great deals on the designer’s archived collections, and take advantage of the opportunity to special order pieces from her Spring 2011 line, which debuted this year during Fashion Focus Chicago 2010. 12:00-8:00 pm. 931 West Cornelia Avenue. [Racked Inbox]