Our Fave Designer Collections, in One Trunk Show

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You’re invited to our once a year special trunk show event!

Join us July now through the 26th for this very special Trunk Show, with all our favorite evening wear designers! Each year, we invite all of our favorite evening wear designers to present to you their newest Fall collections. We’ll have a great assortment of special order pieces to make your selection uniquely your own.

This year’s stars:


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We Won Best Gala Attire Boutique

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We’re so excited to share that we are recognized in Make it Better’s Best of 2014!  Readers pick from fashion and shopping to fitness and entertainment, and we won Best Gala Attire Boutique in the Shopping category!  Look for us online and in the August issue of the magazine! More to follow…


Make It Better Best of 2014

Patriotic Fashion

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A white outfit with red and blue accessories may be the easiest and most elegant way to get into the spirit! For the bold patriot, a red or navy striped white cardigan could be a nice touch: versatile yet impactful! How do you plan to accessorize red white and blue this 4th of July?

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#ThrowbackThursday: Condé Nast

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Condé Nast (Ellen’s uncle) at the height of his career in the twenties. Glamour and business run in the family. #ThrowbackThursday
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#ThrowbackThursday: Condé Nast

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Vogue‘s first ever cover, who’s conversation is “very instructive on all points of fashion and topics of the day.” Circa December 1892. Below is Condé Nast (Ellen’s uncle) in his office. #ThrowbackThursday

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Trunk Show: Algo

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Come join us at the Algo Fall Trunk Show from June 23rd – June 25th.

When he’s in England, he stays with the Queen. When he’s in Japan, he stays with the Empress. Founded in Zurich, ALGO has been specializing in manufacturing high fashion women’s apparel worldwide since 1917. While the ALGO woman appreciates the classic look, the styles are upgraded and enhanced each season while, at the same time, preserving the exquisite and simple line that has been the enduring hallmark. Visit us to see what’s in store for this season!

We’re located at 265 East Market Square in Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
Call us: 847.234.0548

ALGO Trunk Show

Introducing Major Markdowns

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Our Up-to-60%-Off party can’t start without you. Through Saturday, June 21st, take an additional 20% off already reduced items marked down 30%-50%.

Save up to 60% off:

  • cocktail
  • evening
  • daytime
  • weekend

Get the rush of finding a bargain before they’re all sold out!


#ThrowbackThursday: Condé Nast Magazine

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Fashion is in Ellen’s genes! Here’s an ad circa 1914 in Vogue, a Condé Nast Magazine. (The Lake Forest Shop owner Ellen’s uncle is none other than Conde Nast himself). #ThrowbackThursday


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