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This Week: Careful Peach Boutique (Oak Park, IL)

This Week: Careful Peach Boutique (Oak Park, IL)

I met Karen Morava last summer at former Open House stars Rick and Rachel‘s Oak Park bungalow, and I made it a point to visit her Oak Park business Careful Peach Boutique straightaway.

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This Week: Smythson Yeats and the Case of the European Bounty

This Week: Smythson Yeats and the Case of the European Bounty

Smythson Yeats owner Dick Rosen just received the container of goodies he bought during his recent European shopping trip (so help me God, if he complains about his job, I’m puttin’ my dukes up).   Take a look at this gorgeous antique buffet that was spirited out of a Paris flat (above), one of two priced […]

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This Week: Les Tissus Colbert – New Buffalo

When I spent last weekend in New Buffalo I vowed to avoid “work” in favor of eating junk food, reading actual books, hanging with good friends and working on my tan (I’m pasty white, but once I recover from a bad sunburn and the the itchy peeling process, I’m . . . um, well, I’m […]

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Open House: Dan’s Vintage Splendor – Part 1

Open House: Dan’s Vintage Splendor – Part 1

This week’s Open House is so good, I’m breaking it up into two pieces, so check back in at Noon for part two. When a native Chicagoan returns from Manhattan, every apartment looks spacious. So Dan Santow, a public relations executive and the mind behind the popular writing blog, Word Wise, was smitten when he […]

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