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LOOP - Scandals tend to end badly but once in a while, a scandal can end on a positive note. As Floradora has made clear, the biannual SCANDAL SALE at Florodora and Florodora Shoes will end, for better or worse, this Saturday, July 28. Shop brands like Sita Murt at 50% off and Twinkle and Chie Mihara at 40% off at $231. Abstract Print Silk Dress by Twinkle, normally $289, now $173.40. The entirety of both stores is on sale. [Racked Inbox]
LINCOLN PARK - Meet the designer of Angela Nuran, a line of ultra-comfortable wedding shoes for a personal fitting and a peek of the upcoming collection from the smart and chic professional dancer turned wedding shoe designer. July 27 and 28th at Left Bank on Halsted at Webster. [Racked Inbox]
WEST LOOP(ish) - Racked 38 Member, Primitive, beginning next Wednesday, August 1-5 is hosting the much anticipated African Art Sale to the general public. The sale features THOUSANDS of pieces of African art, textiles, jewelry, beads, antiquities, and beautiful clothing... from Africa. It happens 10AM-8PM of which time, in some cases merchandise is marked at 90% off. Additionally, the Primitive collection of ethnographic art will be 40% off. [Racked Inbox]
OLD TOWN - Up Down Cigar and Diana Silvus' whole team are gearing up for this coming Saturday, July 28 when most of Old Town's businesses are making the magic happen for a little thing called Indulge Old Town. Lots of businesses are having sales, however Diana is pulling out all the stops with one of her famed barbecues, a bunch of buy one get one free deals, leather humidor and torch lighter deals and a grill set deal. Plus, with any $20 purchase, Diana will give you a free Diana Robusto Cigar. [Racked Inbox]
LAKEVIEW -Fresh off a sample sale high, Goorin Bros. and Redeye are throwing down the disco this Thursday, July 26. David Safran will be performing live, there will be cocktails and 15% the store for the night; 50% off items over 100 items which have been added to the summer sale. [Racked Inbox]
LINCOLN PARK - Fancy NY is having a bridal sample sale on vintage style wedding dresses in a wide assortment of fun and flirty dresses--serious brides need not apply. Shop tea length and long dresses with a vintage vibe at 50% off. Saturday August 4 & 5 at Left Bank on Halsted at Webster. [Racked Inbox]