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RIVER NORTH - Alex Woo, a jewelry designer based out of New York, best known for her Little Icon collections including Letters and Numbers. This Friday and Saturday, Alex is personally hosting a trunk show and special appearance at Nordstrom Michigan Ave. [Racked Inbox]
BUCKTOWN - Edith Hart in Bucktown has partnered with LA-based label Helena Quinn to design a series of exclusive jackets and blazers. Helena Quinn designer Andrea Racey will be in the shop on Saturday March 23 for a trunk show of the goods. [Racked Inbox]
GOLD COAST - One of the greatest pet shops anywhere in the world is Tails in the City. And just to prove it, the store is hosting its annual Pictures with the Easter Bunny event coming up this weekend. On March 23 & 24 from 10AM 4PM petit pooches can get snapped with the illusive bunny. A $15 donation from this event benefit PAWS Chicago. Space is limited and appointment is required by calling 312-649-0347. [Racked Inbox]
OLD TOWN - One for the good guys: After years of controversy, Chicago's oldest puppy store Collar and Leash has agreed to stop buying puppies from unethical breeders. [DNAInfo]
GOLD COAST - Calling All Cute Children: The 7th annual Madison and Friends model search happens on Saturday, April 20th at the store on Oak Street. Kiwi Talent Management will be in charge of decisions and Nicole Thomas is the star photographer. Call 847-729-4466 for more info. [Racked Inbox]