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Happenings, eateries, and places to see at and around our Chicago location. Curated with help from Liz Schneider of Sequins & Stripes, Alaina Kaczmarski and Danielle Moss of the Every Girl, and our store staff. | #BHLDNchicago

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fall 2014 #BHLDNchicago windows

Bridal Shop in Chicago, IL | Wedding Dresses in Chicago | BHLDN

For a relaxed dinner, check out Au Cheval. Get the burger and the root beer float. – The BHLDN Chicago team

Au Cheval

Looking for a light lunch and coffee? Bourgeois Pig in Lincoln Park has an amazing menu–lots of fresh salads and sandwiches, and fantastic lattes. – Liz Schneider of Sequins & Stripes

Bourgeois Pig

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    Elizabeth Raterman

    This is right near my house! Love it!

For lunch, check out Fred's on the Fifth Floor of Barney's (great view of the city!). Make sure you order the Oak Street salad and share the prosciutto pizza with a friend. A glass of rosé is encouraged, too! – Danielle Moss of The Everygirl

Barneys New York

Freds at Barneys New York

We love Hotel Lincoln in Lincoln Park. It's walking distance to the park and lake, is home to one of our favorite rooftops – the J Parker – and also home to one of our favorite coffee shops – Elaines. Stop by for an almond milk latte. – Liz Schneider of Sequins & Stripes

Hotel Lincoln - A Joie de Vivre Hotel

For an amazing view, go on the Architectural Boat Tour! – The BHLDN Chicago team

Wendella Boat Tours

Pizano’s on State Street is near the store and an authentic ambiance of old-school Chicago deep dish style! – The BHLDN Chicago team

Pizano's Pizza & Pasta

The Waldorf Astoria is beautiful, modern, and right across the street from BHLDN! – The BHLDN Chicago team

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Chicago Luxury Hotels, Downtown - Waldorf Astoria Chicago

If you're looking for a delicious dinner, try Bavette's for fresh oysters, the bacon roasted tomato salad, a petite filet mignon, and a yummy old-fashioned! – Danielle Moss of The Everygirl

Bavette's Bar and Boeuf

A New Leaf is one of our favorite little flower shops–they have a magical little garden out back. – Liz Schneider of Sequins & Stripes

A New Leaf

Pop over to the terrace at the Trump Hotel for views of the Wrigley Building and Chicago River, the Signature Room at the 95th Floor of The Hancock Building for an aerial view of the city, and Grant Park to see the gorgeous Chicago skyline. – Danielle Moss of The Everygirl

Signature Room at the 95th

The Signature Room at the 95th® | Fine Dining - Chicago, IL

Coffee drinkers need to check out Intelligentsia. All the brews are marvelous! The mocha is a favorite; it’s steamed with a homemade chocolate ganaché – so incredible. – The BHLDN Chicago team

Intelligentsia Coffee

Millennium Park Coffeebar | Intelligentsia Coffee

We love the Randolph Street Flea Market. You can get lost there for hours–we've both found some pretty unique pieces there. – Liz Schneider of Sequins & Stripes

Randolph Street Market

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    amy zeller

    Julia Brondani

  • Julia Brondani
    Julia Brondani

Little Goat is a favorite brunch spot, but they don't take reservations, so be prepared to wait. Definitely worth it though – just order some Stumptown coffee and walk around Randolph Street for an hour. – Liz Schneider of Sequins & Stripes

Little Goat

Little Goat Chicago - Home
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    Kristen Howell

    We must go back and eat on the rooftop!

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    Elizabeth Dauphin

    Uh yeah! Flights from New Castle $49 each way!!

Stop at Soutache for a well-curated assortment of ribbons and trim. – The BHLDN Chicago team


SOUTACHE | HOME ~ Buttons, Ribbons, Trims, Rhinestones ~

The Thompson Hotel just received a super hip makeover, plus their restaurant, Nico Osteria, is delicious and has a cool and rustic vibe. – Danielle Moss of The Everygirl

Thompson Chicago

Chicago IL Hotels | Thompson Chicago | Thompson Hotels

We love Floriole in Lincoln Park for their chocolate croissants and their milk chocolate salted caramel hazelnut tart - yum!

Floriole Cafe & Bakery

Floriole Cafe and Bakery

BHLDN Chicago // Photo By Amy Jo Royall Photography #bhldnchicago

BHLDN Chicago // Photo By Amy Jo Royall Photography #bhldnchicago

Bridal Appointment in the BHLDN Chicago Store, Stylist Emily shows off a few accessories to complete the bridal look. Photo by Amy Jo Royall #bhldnchicago

Bridal Appointment in the BHLDN Chicago Store, bride wearing the LuLu Gown. Photo by Amy Jo Royall #bhldnchicago

BHLDN Chicago // Fall 2013 Bridal Appointment | Facebook

A mini city guide to Chicago on Style Me Pretty

Chicago Mini-Guide from Alexis Buryk

Chicago we love you

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Book Signing with Bash, Please | Cream & Flutter BHLDN Chicago #bhldnchicago

Book Signing with Bash, Please | BHLDN Chicago #bhldnchicago