Join Us For A Night Of Celebration At The Lake Forest Shop!

Mark your calendars, September 6th is sure to be a wonderful evening of fun and fashion at The Lake Forest Shop! Make sure to grab a cocktail and peruse all of the new and improved updates at The Lake Forest Shop.  From new floors, new fabric and new windows… yes, even new windows, I think that the store is now more inviting than ever and I want you there to help celebrate! During this time of celebration and change, I have really taken the time to reflect on my years at...

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Sneak Peak: Our New Look.

I am so excited with all of the new things happening at The Lake Forest Shop. We are welcoming in many new, young designers, filling our calendar with fabulous trunk shows and as you may have noticed we are giving the store a brand new look. In addition to modern new flooring, changing the paint colors and even the dimensions of the store we are adding texture and comfort with fabulous new furniture. Think warm whites, deep charcoals and perfect grays. Keep your eye out for...

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One Of My Favorites: The Adler Planetarium.

With just a couple of weeks before school starts I am certain that many of you are trying to fill these last few days of summer with activities for your children or grandchildren. If you are heading to the city, I encourage you to visit the Adler Planetarium. It is truly a gem. It’s big, beautiful dome jets out into the water at the far edge of The Museum Campus.  The inside is spectular and very modern.  It has grown in leaps and bounds in the past few years and is doing...

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Bold Stripes. Magaschoni.

13 As you probably already know, we love Magaschoni at The Lake Forest Shop. This fabulous reversible dress (yes, reversible – how clever!) and reversible long sweater have arrived. I adore the bold stripe in these chic fall colors. This darling dress can go to a meeting or luncheon for sure. It is so comfortable and would be the perfect piece to take from day to night. Best of all, the weight is just right for late summer / pre-fall…perfect for right about now! The Lake...

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National Portrait Gallery. Queen Elizabeth II.

When asked who I would consider to be a style icon I suggest the obvious: Audrey Heburn, Grace Kelly, Katharine Hepburn and my mother of course. Queen Elizabeth II would also make the list.  A little less obvious but she truly possesses an impressive amount of personal style. It is not style in the sense of modern and sexy. It’s higher than that. I returned from London just a few weeks ago. During our stay, we visited the National Portrait Gallery and took in the fabulous...

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