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'Splash' Launches SplashShop, Hosts Festive Soiree

 Photo: C/Fan computer sleeve, <a href="">via</a> SplashShop
Photo: C/Fan computer sleeve, via SplashShop

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The Chicago Sun-Times publication Splash has launched an online shop that showcases gift ideas handpicked by its editors. The first effort of its kind from a local media company, the cyber store is called SplashShop, and it focuses on goods from local designers and makers. Some items we're considering for a spot under the Christmas tree? A neon-hued leather envelope computer sleeve from C/Fan ($98), a schoolboy-style women's blazer from Two Penny Blue ($355), and a lotion travel set from Lifetherapy ($15.)

If you want to check out some of the goods in person—and sip holiday cocktails, get mini spa treatments, and bop to a live DJ—then pull out your day planner. Tomorrow night, Splash hosts its "Shop for Love, Holiday Style!" event at the Wit Hotel from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
·: SplashShop [Official Site]
· Shopping for Love| Chicago Splash [Official Site]