And now the latest from Racked Chicago, covering everything you need to know about the city's shopping, style, and retail from the sidewalks up...
[Sprinting in six inch heels for the chance to win free shoes from Nordstrom]
MICHIGAN AVENUE - We started work early this morning with a bunch of women and a few men running down the street in high heels. This race, along with a Fall trend show hosted by Kelly Osbourne kicked off the 2-week long Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival.
WICKER PARK - It's almost time for the annual fair that brings hoards of crafty bitches to the city to 'spend that bacon' on handmade items made by artisans hailing from around the nation. Welp, this year The Renegade Craft Fair is going to get even better with the addition of The Vintage Bazaar's pop-up market during the fair.
EVERYWHERE - Meet Phil McDaniels, the winner of our Hottest Fitness Trainers contest. He's the founder of A Perfect Fit in Pilsen and a universal fitness expert who brings 12 years of experience to the table. And if you missed the epic drama of the contest, here's a full recap of all our hottest trainer contestants.
RIVER NORTH - It may not be the best fit for 'The Ave', but it is happening. AT&T is opening a superstore on September 1 and we've got the first (unofficial) photos of the LED and flatscreen-plastered interior.