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Our Favorite Sale Will Be Back In Chicago: Gilt City Warehouse Sale Oct 14-15!

The Gilt City Warehouse Sale returns to Chicago! Woot! Second City Style loves this sale, and if you are shoppers like us, so will you! See one of our previous hoists here!  This fall they are bringing even more designer finds for women, men, kids and the home—all at up to 80 percent off retail. Members are invited to experience the legendary Warehouse Sale featuring hundreds of the most coveted brands. Shop both up-and-coming designers and renowned fashion houses, including Chloé, Valentino, Derek Lam, Jimmy Choo, Lanvin, Oscar de la Renta and more.

As you sip free cocktails and enjoy a bustling atmosphere with music by a live DJ, you’ll find racks and tables stocked with fashionable finds. Find stylish shoes, jewelry, handbags, suits, jackets, denim, dresses and outerwear for men, women and children. For the home, there will be bedding, kitchen and bath accessories, decorative pieces and much more. Expect hundreds of top brands, from both up-and-coming designers and the most venerable fashion houses—plus snacks, cocktails and other perks from luxury brand partners.

Friday, October 14, 2016
·    Evening Session: 7pm-9pm, $25
·    Late Night Session: 9:30pm-11:30pm, $20

Saturday, October 15, 2016
·    Morning Session: 9am-11am, $10
·    Early Afternoon Session: 11am-1pm, $10
·    Late Afternoon Session: 1pm-3pm, $5
·    Early Evening Session: 3pm-5pm, $5

Museum of Contemporary Art Warehouse
1747 West Hubbard Street
Chicago, IL 60622


For tickets and more information visit Gilt City here!

Here are some excellent shopping tips from Gilt City:

Arrive early:  Just as you would for any sample sale, arrive early!  No matter what session you come to, be sure to get there with ample time. This ensures a full shopping experience, and it’s best to view the merchandise when it’s most organized.

Reduce your drag:  Come prepared to shop – we require coat check and large bag check, so bring a small purse or wallet that you can keep your credit cards and ID in. A small wallet or cross-body bag will leave your hands free to peruse the racks, or sip a cocktail! Also, shopping in light layers will allow you to try clothes on easily, and you may even decide not to wait for a fitting room!

Skip the Line: Guests with bags smaller than 5”x7” with no coats can access the FastPass line and avoid coat check.

Think Ahead: Don’t be afraid to shop for future seasons.  You’ll find that there are amazing deals for every occasion – score designer suits or that perfect glam dress for the holidays.

Have an open mind: The most exciting part of the Warehouse Sale is the element of surprise! While you may have certain items in mind that you’re really focused on purchasing, take your time, look through the racks and filter through the shoes and accessories with an open mind. This is usually the time when the magic happens and you’ll find yourself going home with some great steals that you might otherwise not have found!

Remember – Plastic! No cash, so bring your debit or credit cards!

–Carol Calacci

Photos: Gilt City



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