SHOP CHICAGO TODAY! 5th Annual Chicago Sidewalk Sale July 19th & 20th

July 20, 2011 • Chicago, Designers, Events, Fashion Blog, Yahoo

Models strutting down the runway at the 5th Annual Chicago Sidewalk Sale.

The Chicago Sidewalk Sale, a spectacular two-day shopping affair conveniently located at the Daley Plaza, is taking place July 19th & 20th. Featuring the windy city’s premiere designers and independent boutiques, you’ll find everything you’ve been looking for from that one-of-a-kind pendant necklace or the perfect summer dress that transitions effortlessly from day to night.  With tents pitched from one end of the plaza to another, shopping for a unique piece is easy and convenient! The free-to-the-public shopping extravaganza features a fashion show displaying the hottest looks from local designers. See something on the runway that you fancy? Just mosey on over to that designer’s or boutique’s booth and find your size!

A favorite ensemble from the show.

The sale offers apparel and jewelry from some of your favorite Chicago designers and boutiques such as Michelle Tan, Jules, Kate Boggiano, Dollybird, Susanne Siegal, Brynn Capella, Cerato, Jess LC, and many more! With unbelievable discounts that are only available for this two-day spree, this is an event you won’t want to miss!

Dates: Tuesday, July 19th & Wednesday July, 20th

Location: Downtown Chicago – Daley Plaza (on the corner of Washington and Dearborn)

Time: 9 AM – 3 PM

Runway Show at 12 pm (both days)

Looks from Malibar, Michelle Tan and Anna Hovet on the catwalk.

Kate Coxworth, of the label Kate Boggiano, with two of her dresses.

Crisp blouses and colorful frocks dominate Kate's collection - easily transition from day to evening wear.

Katie Johansson, designer of Dollybird's eye-catching jewelry, instantly caught my attention! I long for this spider web pendant necklace; and yes it is a real, preserved spider web!

Talented designers, Michelle Tan (of Michelle Tan) and Nestor (of Kane jewelry), are a must-stop at the sale.

A stunning top designed by Michelle Tan.

Jewelry designer, Susanne Siegel, said her most recent inspiration for the collection came from her trip to India.

Claudia Kleiner of Malabar Collection showing off her sexy swimsuits and clothing collection.

-Elise Ford

-Photos: Elise Ford, Second City Style

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