UNIQLO opens Chicago flagship store with two day celebration

Last Friday, UNIQLO opened the doors to its three story flagship store across from Water Tower Place. The store is the Japanese retailer’s second largest in the U.S., occupies approximately 60,000 square feet, has an escalator that takes over a minute to ride up, around 400 employees, and a full Starbucks. A store of such magnitude needs… Read More UNIQLO opens Chicago flagship store with two day celebration

Forever 21 joins ranks of retailers experiencing scheduling crackdowns

Retail giant Forever 21 is no stranger to controversy. In the past they’ve been hit with many lawsuits regarding stolen copyrighted designs from its competitors. Now it’s being slammed with a class action lawsuit regarding unfair scheduling practices and disobeying California labor laws. Raalon Kennedy filed a suit against Forever 21, his former employer, that claims the… Read More Forever 21 joins ranks of retailers experiencing scheduling crackdowns

Chicago’s very own fashion week kicks off

Chicago’s own Fashion Focus CHICago kicked off its nine days of events and runway shows on Sunday. This is Chicago’s equivalent of fashion week and to make it even more special, Fashion Focus CHICago recently entered a partnership with CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America), Newcity.com reports. This partnership will hopefully help bolster support and… Read More Chicago’s very own fashion week kicks off

Chicago celeb’s wardrobe for auction

Giuliana Rancic, ex-Fashion Police panelist and local Chicago celebrity, is letting you shop her lavish closet during the month of October, Chicagomag.com reports. The former E! News anchor is putting 500 items from her closet, including pieces from designers Stella McCartney and Saint Laurent, up for auction on Shopedropoff.com, proceeds benefitting Fab-U-Wish, a breast cancer charity. Think you… Read More Chicago celeb’s wardrobe for auction