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tom_kolovos_wordpressnewTom Kolovos, NBC Chicago Street Team

Every holiday season we start with the good intention of buying stylish, practical and unique holiday gifts. But somewhere along the way, many of us fall into the time-honored trap of spending too much on disposable items while risking being trampled by frenzied bargain shoppers before coming to the realization — yet again — that the gift-buying experience is not only rote commercialism, but that it hardly lives up to the nobler sentiments of the season.


Instead of running to the mall (or over your fellow shoppers) this year, you might want to consider spending at least some of your precious cash at retailers that display both the perfect gift and the perfect awareness of the holiday spirit.


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Tom Kolovos, NBC Chicago Street Team

Ladies, you know the holiday party season is upon us and you know you need to look gorgeous. But where should you go shopping for that perfect dress? If you’re looking for the best selection of the season’s hottest trends, then head over to Cusp at Water Tower Place or Northbrook Court.


Cusp, owned by Neiman Marcus, is targeted to the crowd that would prefer to skip the department store experience in favor of a more intimate, trendy and eclectic boutique.

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Tom Kolovos, NBC Chicago Street Team

How can you argue with the designers of a label who make “clothes that guys think girls look cute in and clothes girls think guys look cute in?” You don’t.

You just buy the clothes and into their design philosophy. And buy you do, because despite the rough retail environment, David Neville and Marcus Wainwright, the design duo behind the label Rag and Bone, are about to open their second freestanding store in New York City in six months.

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