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BUCKTOWN - Racked 38 Member Roslyn on Damen is hosting a WAI MING Spring Trunk Show on Saturday, May 18th from 1-5PM. The native Midwesterner and artful Parsons grad Emily Brady Koplar is bringing racks upon racks of versatile summer-y styles for the show and honoring a special 10% discount that day. [Racked Inbox]
OLD TOWN / LINCOLN PARK - The Chicago History Museum's summer blockbuster exhibition all about The EBONY FASHION FAIR is having a cocktail reception. YEAH! But Wait! There's also a discussion about the influence of black LGBT culture on the long-running fair. It Happens tonight at 5:30 and will run you $15, or $10 for members and students. Chicago History Museum, 1601 N Clark. [Chicago Magazine]
GOLD COAST - Chicago-based designer Samantha Sleeper opens an Oak Street weekend pop-up shop Friday, May 17 through Sunday May, 26. [Racked]
RIVER NORTH - Just a little FYI from Luminaire--the showroom is having a select floor sample sale running through this Saturday May 18, though next Saturday May 25. Want to get a peek on the merch? You can peek all you want TONIGHT when the showroom hosts Gallery Aesthete, Robin Richman and Katrin Schnabl in their concept space on the third floor LuminaireX. [Racked Inbox; Prevsly]