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Roam Boutique; Wines For Hostess Gifts; More

Here are the latest style bites from Curbed's shopping blog, Racked Chicago.

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OLD TOWNThe owner of Roam boutique, Mallory Ulaszek, fills us in on her swanky new store. She also highlights some gotta-have-em finds—including a pony-hair coat and a diamond eternity ring—and tells us why mojitos are key.

EVERYWHERE—Can Etsy's Chicago-based sellers be called "local businesses?" Kinda sorta, finds Racked contributor Tori Telfer.

EVERYWHERE—Prepping for some party-hopping this weekend? Best read this before springing for a hostess gift. Local bartender Sarah Mengoni tells us where to get reds for wino, sparkling wine for anyone, and liqueur for day drinking.

GOLD COASTSK-II has a brand new beauty counter at Bloomingdale's, and if you're serious about skincare, you'd better pop by. The counter has products (for men and women) that contain a secret Japanese ingredient called "Pitera." Product reps claim it's the secret key to crystal clear skin.

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