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Fall Fest, Anyone?
We have the must-see events this season!



WHAT // Fall Design Center Sample Sale
WHERE // Merchandise Mart | 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
WHEN // Friday, September 6th | 9am-5pm & Saturday, September 7 | 10am-3pm
WHY // With the change of seasons come great sales! Don’t miss Design Center’s annual sample sale at the Merch Mart with tons of furniture and interior accessories at up to 75% off. For a list of participating showrooms, visit the link below.
MORE // Free | More info here





WHAT // Lyric Opera Costume Sale
WHERE // Lyric Opera House Foyer | 20 N Upper Wacker Drive
WHEN // Friday, September 6th | 9am-6pm
WHY // We repeat: Lyric Opera Costume Sale! From chainmail to kimonos to fur stoles, you can now own your own piece of performance history. Over 3,000 pieces will be available to purchase with prices ranging from $1 to $200. With Halloween just under 2 months away, we think this is the perfect place to rummage for inspiration.
MORE // Free | More info here




WHAT // Chicago Fashion Fest
WHAT // 12th Annual Renegade Craft Fair September Market
WHERE // Division Street between Damen & Paulina Avenues
WHEN // Friday, September 6th & Saturday, September 7th | 11am-6pm
WHY // Get all your handmade goodies while enjoying one of the last street fests of the summer. Renegade brings the ultimate hipster haven complete with one-of-a-kind art, handmade goods, Reckless Record Djs, indie coffee roasters, sewing workshops and more!
MORE // Free | More info here



WHAT // #Sellout Art Show
WHERE // Chop Shop | 2033 W North Avenue
WHEN // Friday, September 5th | 6-9pm
WHY // Looking for Chicago-scapes to fill those white walls? Chop Shop hosts Brooklyn-based artist Steve Wasterval and #SELLOUT founder to showcase Chicago inspired paintings. Browse thirty mixed media pieces featuring a mix of oil and acrylic paint, pastels, charcoal and pencil on canvas. Don’t forget to share your favorite with us!
MORE // Free | More info here




WHAT // Project Onward Fashion Form
WHERE // Bridgeport Art Center | 1200 W 35th Street, 4th Floor
WHEN // Opening reception: Friday, September 19 | 6-9pm
Exhibit: September 19th – November 8th | Tuesday – Saturday, 11am-5pm
WHY // Coinciding with Fashion Focus Chicago, our favorite group of artists comes together for an exhibition of art inspired by clothing, and clothing inspired by art. As part of the show, we asked Project Onward artist to reimagine collages for our G&F Fall Beauty story.
MORE // Free | More info here