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WEST LAKEVIEW—Local jewelry designer Sarah McGuire is hosting a sample sale in her studio (3729 N. Ravenswood Ave, Suite 118) this Saturday, 11am to 4pm. Snatch-up the designer's earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings at a discount. Samples and past season's styles will be deeply discounted and one special table will feature pieces for under $30.
EVERYWHERE—Latino Fashion Week kicks off today and runs through the weekend. Created to support the talent of local, national and international Latino designers, the week will feature a variety of activities including a workshop, luncheon, and of course, runway. For more information, visit latinofashionwk.com.
GOLD COAST—Kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Lynn Sage Foundation is hosting a fundraiser at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago tomorrow evening 6:30 to 8:30pm. The Think Pink event will feature a Nicole Miller fall/winter fashion presentation with local bloggers, beauty bars for men and women, and a selection of exciting raffle items from Bloomingdale's.
WEST TOWN—Nail art party Tipsy Love will be hosting their last event of the year and celebrating the release of Tipsy Zine's latest issue this Friday at Beauty Bar at 9pm. The 21+ night will feature nail artists AstroWifey, Spifster, and Gigi Jiggles and guest DJ set by Red Rum Rio. Stop by the meet these nail art celebrities (previously featured on Racked Chicago and recently on Buzzfeed), and if you arrive early, you can snag an appointment for a $20 nail art manicure and martini!
LINCOLN PARK—Akira's 12th annual fall fashion show is this Sunday, October 5th at Grossinger City Autoplex. This year's runway presentation will feature special guest James Maslow ("Dancing With The Stars" & "Big Time Rush") and thirty of Chicago's top models. Other festivities include breakdance performance, live painting, performance art, and tastings from Umami Burger, Hubbard Inn, and Bee & Tea, just to name a few. Tickets start at $25 for general admission, $100 for VIP. A portion of proceeds will go toward PAWS Chicago.
RIVER NORTH & SOUTH LOOP— GQ magazine has chosen Haberdash to serve as one of the expert hosts as part of the magazine's "How To" series in October (like How to Purchase a Suit, How to Improve Your Skincare). To celebrate, Haberdash is treating customers to corresponding discounts and gifts throughout the month with each "How To" event. Today through October 6th, Chicago's stylish gentlemen can visit any of the Haberdash locations and shop the latest styles from Bespoke No. 607 and receive complimentary Peter Field Fine Tailoring (includes jacket sleeves and sides, pant bottoms, waist and seat).