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Get $10 off all full-priced jeans at Urban Outfitters today, Jan. 1, through Jan. 2.

The sale includes denim for both men and women.

And even though I never make New Year's resolutions for myself (waste of time -- and hopes -- since I never stick to them), be sure to check out the new home line at Urban Outfitters, in case you made a resolution to give your apartment a makeover. The new Duvet covers are a standout and come in gorgeous florals in every shade.

Brighten up your bedroom this winter with the Paper Flower Duvet Cover, $79-$89 at Urban Outfitters and also comes in grey.

Crop P/U Jacket, $59.99 at Zboutique and

Cure your case of the Mondays with a quick stop at the clothing boutique ZBoutique, 3321 Vollmer in Flossmoor.

Just print out the coupon from this link and present it at checkout for 25 percent off your purchase. Offer valid only today, Sept. 19. Store hours today are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

ZBoutique offers everything from sexy date dresses to comfy tunic sweaters. For more information, call (708) 647-8700.

Boutique shoppers: Make sure to check out the Warehouse Sale at Veruca Salt, 520 N. Kingsbury, this weekend for up to 90 percent off the store's clothing.

The sale will be up on the 8th floor of the building, but you have to check in at the shop before you can head upstairs.

Hours are 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

As always, if you go, let me know what you find!

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Ever wonder what 'B-Girls' in Wolfbait & B-Girls refers too? Could it be "Bike Girls?" From now until July 27, anyone who bicycles to the Logan Square boutique will score 20 percent off any one item.

Woldbait & B-Girls, which sells works from more than 170 Chicago artisans, is at 3131 W. Logan. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday


Save 15 to 50 percent off on select clothing and furniture at children's store Giggle, 2116 N. Halsted, from now until July 31 or while supplies last.

Brands on sale include Tea, Orbit Baby, DwellStudio, Zutano and more. Sale also available online.

Store hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.


If you'll be in or around East Lakeview this weekend, stop by gifts and accessories boutique Spare Parts for their sidewalk sale today, May 15, and Sunday, May 16. You'll find savings of up to 50 percent off.

Spare Parts, open for more than 20 years, is an East Lakeview staple, offering everything from custom jewelry by local designers to men's accessories to candles to quirky animal backpacks and clothing for children. Not to mention an incredible handbag selection for women (a purse-lovers dream)!

Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; closed Monday. Call (773) 525-4242.


Re.Stock Shop, a traveling designer sample sale in Chicago, will be stopping at 1452 N. Milwaukee from 4 to 7 today to offer savings of up to 80 percent off on new designer clothing.

Save on the following designers: Kensie Denim, Ted Baker, Five Crown Tees, Heavy Rotation, New Breed, Interlud, Scrapbook, Earnest Sewn, 213 Industry, Modern Amusement, Divine Wear, JLee Silver, Bjorn Borg, Industry, Divine Wear, Me el, Hollister, SuperDry, Rolleez and more.


Gift and accessories boutique Fixture, 2108 W. Roscoe, is giving its customers a chance to pre-order the colorful new Lauren bag from Chicago designer Brynn Capella.

The handbags are $289, but if you pre-order between now and 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, you'll get a 20 percent discount. Call (773) 244-3100 or email

The beautiful new leather bag is offered in Fresh Cut (shown above, from left), Berry Berry, Pacific Blue and Sun Kiss orange (not pictured). The bags are part of Capella's new California Color Collection for summer, which also includes matching Dylan coin bags, $29, and Cher wristlets, $78.

The collection will be available in the store April 15.


Who doesn't love spinning giant wheels?

Stop in at Fix Boutique, 1101 W. Fulton, between now and Wednesday, March 31, for your chance to spin the Wheel of Fashion!

Depending on where you land, you can score various discounts, including 20 percent off jeans, or a $10 gift certificate to use on anything in the store. Those who land on the special "fix" slice will receive a special discount (and owners Maggie and Jennifer Gelber promise it's a good one!).

Happy spinning!


Every day this month, women's clothing boutique Veruca Salt, at 520 N. Kingsbury and 1921 N. Damen, is marking down one item to 30 percent off.

Today's sale item is the beautiful Lucia 18 dress by Susana Monaco. Normally $230, the dress is on sale today for $161.

The discount is available both in stores and online. (Though online, sizes are limited. Looks like it's only available in sizes 2 through 6.)

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