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New Laundry Service Washio Launches; Jewelry Sample Sale; More

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


EVERYWHERE—Laundry, it's a battle that can never be won, but with the launch of service app Washio in Chicago, laundry day just got easier. Available on iPhone and Android, the Washio app allows customers to select a pickup and drop off time.

WEST LAKEVIEW—Local jewelry designer Sarah McGuire is hosting a sample sale in her studio (3729 N. Ravenswood Ave, Suite 118) tomorrow, 11 a.m. til 4 p.m.Snatch-up the designer's earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings at a discount. Samples and past season's styles will be deeply discounted and one special table will feature pieces for under $30.

EVERYWHERE—Jourdan Fairchild knows it all. She knows how to craft without a glue gun. She knows how turn her crafting skills into an awesome book-Fly DIY has been featured on Conde Nast Traveler, Design Sponge, Redbook, and Country Living. And as a former Daily Candy editor, she of course knows all the best places in the city. See where she goes for a perfect Saturday.

THE LOOP—Isabel Toledo—who is perhaps best known for dressing Michelle Obama in the lemongrass wool-lace shift dress and matching overcoat she donned at her husband's first inauguration—made a rare appearance at Lane Bryant to celebrate her latest line for the brand.