The Entrepreneur Club with Carlos from ALGO of Switzerland

The Lake Forest Shop Entrepreneur Club!  Ellen Stirling, owner of The Lake Forest Shop, has established a program for budding entrepreneurs inspired by a much loved staff member. Our goal is to inspire and celebrate entrepreneurs, while offering networking opportunities, education and convivial conversation. Becoming a member is easy - Join us each month as we showcase new entrepreneurs. Join us for… Tales of the Queen of England and the Empress of Japan with.. Carlo...

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Special Occasion Month

Special Occasion Month is here at The Lake Forest Shop! Join us, February 22nd – March 19th for all things special occasion. Find dresses for galas, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, cocktail parties and more. Designers include: Lourdes Chavez, Emmelle, Tom & Linda Platt, Theia, Lucian Matis, Kevin Hall, Wayne Clark, Frascara, Pamella Roland, Carol Peretz plus more being added every day! The Lake Forest Shop is located at : 265 East Market Square | Lake Forest, Illinois...

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Downton Abbey Event

We had a wonderful time at our first Entrepreneurship Club event! Thank you to all who attended, we hope you had a wonderful time too! A special thank you to Tina Dann-Fenwick Interiors, for showing us what life was like during the time of Downton Abbey! If you missed this event, don’t worry! There will be more events in the coming months so stay tuned! The Lake Forest Shop is located at : 265 East Market Square | Lake Forest, Illinois 60045Store Hours : Mon-Sat....

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An interview with Lidia Falcone-Schiavo: Queen of Alterations

Lidia has been an integral part of The Lake Forest Shop for generations and is passionate about making her customers feel fabulous on their special day.  Everybody loves Lidia.   When did you start at The Lake Forest Shop? “August 6, 1979, 36 years ago, in the Alterations Department.   How did you learn to sew so beautifully? “I made my first blouse when I was 9 years from a beautiful old Italian dress my mother gave me.  Sadly it didn’t fit me...

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