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Finding the perfect gift is never easy. Chicago Woman has put together several gift guides based on the interests of those special people in your life. Gift well, gift thoughtfully, gift with style! more

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Marc Seivers, entertaining and food expert, loves all things French. Here he shares his favorite Parisian-influenced home decor items found at women-owned Chicago boutiques. more


Julie Hightower, host of A Better Day with Julie, shares 4 classic gift ideas for dad on Fathers' day and tells you how to get great deals with style. more

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Julie Hightower from A Better Day With Julie gets summer fashion tips from Ela Czupta from Generation Bliss Boutique—It's all about whites, embellishments, and denim! more


Sally Schwartz is the founder of Randolph Street Market and event company, Image Pilots. She's a woman to know and watch—here she shares event and art collecting advice. more


Every year, we make the same vow…We make promises to get more rest, save more money or lose more weight. Here are a few tips on how to refresh your home without breaking down walls or the bank. more

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This month Cheryl Sloane from G Boutique gives us a peak into her purse. This expert of all things feminine always has a few sexy things on hand. This Valentines day, maybe you should too! more


Lauren McGrady of hot new West Loop boutique Rider for Life shares her tips on staying healthy and balanced despite living the life of a busy entrepreneur. more


April Francis of Dose Market talks about the key things she needs to balance her busy lifestyle as one of Chicago's leading ladies of fashion and entrepreneurship. more


Art Institute of Chicago Teal and Bronze Bowl

$75, Available at

Gift-giving for colleagues can be tricky, but the key is to understand their personalities and tastes while respecting your professional relationship. more

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Psychobaby Personalized Gifts

Starting at $22, available at

We’ve rounded up some cool ideas for under the tree or inside the stocking for your littles — whether they’re toddlers, teens or furry! more

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Introducing a way to celebrate Black Wednesday, the kick-off of the Thanksgiving holiday, that has nothing to do with a crowded bar. more

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Helix Headphones

$199, Available for pre-order at

We all have someone on our shopping list who needs the latest gadget. For the techie in your life, these gift ideas won’t disappoint. more

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J.Crew Cashmere Wrap

$275, available at J.Crew 900 North Michigan Avenue (at the North Michigan Shops), 312-751-2739,

Travel-enthusiasts of all types would be happy to pack any of these fun, locally-sourced conveniences in their suitcase. more

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