Chicago Event. Kiehl’s Midwest Flagship Grand Opening Karnival

December 15, 2011 • Beauty, Chicago, Events, Fashion Blog

Kiehl's Grand Opening in Chicago

Guests and shoppers were treated to wonderful surprises at Kiehl’s Grand Opening Celebration at The Shops at North Bridge on Michigan Avenue in Chicago last Friday. Greeted by Kiehl’s mascots, jugglers and a balloon twisters, the first 160 patrons received a complimentary full-sized Ultra Facial Cleaner, and prizes worth up to $250 were raffled off during the event. Karnival inspired snacks were served by Moto Chefs and Top Chef Texas contestants Chris Jones and Richie Farina. Kiehl’s U.S. President Chris Salgardo was in attendance for the ribbon cutting ceremony and I was able to speak to him. He told me he has been using Kiehls for 22 years, even before he was with the company and has always recommended the products. He said he calls them “intelligent products” because of the superior ingredients and reasonable prices! For the windy Chicago weather, he was glad he brought extra-moisturizing products for day! His skin looked awesome and I thought he was much younger than his age. He said “It is not about looking younger, but looking your best!”

Guests enjoyed fun snacks from Moto Chefs

Moto Chefs Richie Farina and Chris Jones are contestants on Top Chef Texas!

I'm with Kiehl's President Chris Salgardo

Guests can always enjoy the photo booth at Kiehl's, which was busy during the Grand Opening!

Shopping at Kiehl's Grand Opening with "Mr. Bones" (far left) looking on.

Visit Kiehl’s in Chicago or shop online at Kiehls or Nordstrom

Kiehl’s Since 1851 | The Shops at North Bridge | 512 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 112 | Chicago IL  60611  | 312-321-3601

– Carol Calacci

Photos: Second City Style

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