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Fashion Q&A with Zaskia from The Lake Forest Shop

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We polled the style experts at The Lake Forest Shop and got their best fashion advice. Read on for style inspiration, tips and wise words!

This week’s style expert is Zaskia:

Q: What are 3 things you cannot live without?
A: Family, Coffee, pretty shoes

Q: Can you share some words to live by?
A: Look, listen, hear

Q: What’s one of the best hidden gems in The Lake Forest Shop?
A: Our alteration department and swatch library!

Style Q&A

 

We are located at: 265 East Market Square | Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Store Hours: Mon-Sat. 9:30-5:30. And by appointment

Call us: 847-234-0548

Emy Mack Trunk Show

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Manolo Blahnik and Jimmy Choo have nothing over Emy Mack Shoes! See for yourself at our Trunk Show! Her Italian-made pumps, booties, knee high boots, and flats are offered for a superb value! Join us this Thursday from Sep. 18th through the 20th with other like-minded shoe collectors! Which style of shoe are you looking for this fall?

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We are located at: 265 East Market Square | Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Store Hours: Mon-Sat. 9:30-5:30. And by appointment

Call us: 847-234-0548

Come See Your Friends Model at Red Carpet on the Green!

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The 2nd annual Red Carpet on the Green fashion show is back! Come have fun in Market Square on September 13th and support a great local cause!

The Lake Forest Shop, along with other participating stores, will feature Fall collections on local school members as models. Shop with us and the other participating stores during that week and 10% will go back to two local school foundations! It all begins at 11:00 am on Sep. 13th in Market Square, rain or shine!

The Lake Forest Shop is proud to partner with 17 other Lake Forest fashion retailers, and two great causes: Spirit of 67 Foundation, and  LFHS Foundation to benefit the local school foundations of Lake Forest.

Fall into fashion for a good cause! Charity never felt so fun! For more info, click here!

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We are located at: 265 East Market Square | Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Store Hours: Mon-Sat. 9:30-5:30. And by appointment

Call us: 847-234-0548

Fashion Q&A with Rina from The Lake Forest Shop

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We polled the style experts at The Lake Forest Shop and got their best fashion advice. Read on for style inspiration, tips and wise words!

This week’s style expert is Rina:

Q: What are 3 things you cannot live without?
A: Family, kitchen, old mixer, Arizona

Q: Who would you like to swap lives with for a day?
A: Nobody

Q: What is your favorite fabric material?
A: Silk

Q: If you could only wear one outfit for the rest of your life, what would it be?
A: 4 piece suit

Q: What word would you use to describe your fashion style?
A: Classic

Style Q&A

We are located at: 265 East Market Square | Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Store Hours: Mon-Sat. 9:30-5:30. And by appointment

Call us: 847-234-0548

Ellen Stirling moderates a Panel for Lake Forest Innovation Week

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Lake Forest Innovation Week and the 3rd Annual Fall Innovation Speaker Series is FREE and open to the public!

Lake Forest Innovation Week starts September 10th as part of a week long event covering business and entrepreneurship topics.

Our very own Ellen Stirling will lead a panel on Sept. 10th called Innovation & Entrepreneurship Today.

 

Title:  Innovation & Entrepreneurship Today

Location:  Gorton Community Center Auditorium, 400 East Illinois

Date:  Wednesday, September 10th

Time:  Program is from 7-8 pm

Host:  Lake Forest Business Accelerator

Moderator: Ellen Stirling, owner of 90-year old Lake Forest business, The Lake Forest Shop

 

Panelists:

Meg Barnhart, zen of slow cooking – Accelerator founding member, spice and cooking online and retail business, local resident.

Laura Fellow, Jolly Good Fellows – opened new bakery in Lake Forest over a year ago and I am addicted to her cupcakes, local resident.

Darlene Jaffke – Professior and Lake Forest College and launched the Lake Forest College Entrepreneur Center and new Minor program.

Catherine Sazdanoff – works at Takeda and is advisor on the Lake Forest Business Accelerator, local resident.

Angela Trillhaase – works at IBM and founded the Libertyville Business Incubator.

Emily Garrity – founded connectVETS.org a much needed service for our veterans.

Liz Uihlein – founded Uline Corporation and local resident.

 

Panel Questions:

1) For those of you that have started a business or a new venture, what inspired you?

2) What do you think is the key to your success?

3) What has been your biggest challenge and how did you overcome it?

4) What has been the best idea or most innovative marketing/brand development idea?

6) How do you practice innovation and entrepreneurship in your business?

7) What advice do you have for today’s entrepreneur?  How would you advise them?  How would you advise your own children?

Click here for more information!

 

Lake Forest Innovation Week

 

We are located at: 265 East Market Square | Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Store Hours: Mon-Sat. 9:30-5:30. And by appointment

Call us: 847-234-0548

Fashion Q&A with Lu from The Lake Forest Shop

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We polled the style experts at The Lake Forest Shop and got their best fashion advice. Read on for style inspiration, tips and wise words!

This week’s style expert is Lu:

Q: What are 3 things you cannot live without?
A: Family, friends, music

Q: What’s your favorite quote?
A: Make the most of something small for want of something better

Q: What word would you use to describe your fashion style?
A: Tailored with some edge

Style Q&A

We are located at: 265 East Market Square | Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Store Hours: Mon-Sat. 9:30-5:30. And by appointment

Call us: 847-234-0548

Fashion Q&A with Carla from The Lake Forest Shop

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We polled the style experts at The Lake Forest Shop and got their best fashion advice. Read on for style inspiration, tips and wise words!

This week’s style expert is Carla:

Q: What is the best piece of fashion advice given to you?
A: Wear 3 pieces of clothing and accessorize!

Q: What’s one of the best hidden gems in The Lake Forest Shop?
A: Emy Mack shoes

Q: What was your favorite trend of Spring/Summer ’14?
A: Exotic skins handbags and colorful party dresses

Style Q&A

We are located at: 265 East Market Square | Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Store Hours: Mon-Sat. 9:30-5:30. And by appointment

Call us: 847-234-0548

The ALGO Fall Trunk Show

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A holiday in South Africa served as the inspiration for Algo’s Fall/Winter collection. Aldo’s head of design, Philippe Goetschel, explains that while vacationing there for the holidays, he was utterly captivated by the people and wildlife. This collection is not only elegant, but practical with mix and match separates and bold colors caught at the Cape in Africa.

You don’t have to travel half way around the world for the flavor of South Africa- we’re hosting an ALGO Fall Trunk Show from August 25th – 30th! Come see the bold colors for yourself!

 

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We are located at: 265 East Market Square | Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Store Hours: Mon-Sat. 9:30-5:30. And by appointment

Call us: 847-234-0548

Peggy Jennings Trunk Show

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If you aren’t acquainted with  Peggy Jennings designs, they are a feminine and classic collection. Peggy Jennings produces each piece in their own facilities (while most other design houses like Oscar and Valentino contract out their production).

The unique lace label is proof that no detail is unimportant to this designer, who uses European fabrics, silk lining and hand sewn buttons.

We’re hosting a Trunk Show for this amazing collection today through August 23rd! Come see the luxurious fabrics!

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We are located at: 265 East Market Square | Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Store Hours: Mon-Sat. 9:30-5:30. And by appointment

Call us: 847-234-0548

Majestic

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Majestic

Clean lines and simple designs define the quailty craftsmanship of Majestic. The elegant yet basic styles are made from fine materials such as silk, cashmere, linen and only the softest cotton.

We are located at: 265 East Market Square | Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Store Hours: Mon-Sat. 9:30-5:30. And by appointment

Call us: 847-234-0548