Through March 31, Bright Pink is partnering with five local Whole Foods Market stores to help promote being proactive about your health. The Chicago-based nonprofit — which works to prevent breast and ovarian cancer in young women through early detection — will stick its seal of approval on the shop’s healthiest items and host events at each store designed to inspire shoppers to make positive, cancer-preventing lifestyle choices. Bring your own shopping bag along and Whole Foods will donate 10 cents of your purchase to Bright Pink. For more information, visit Facebook.com/brightpink.
Oak Street shopping spree
Looking for some discounted designer duds? Stroll down Oak Street through the end of January, when the shops between Michigan Avenue and State Street will sell merchandise at up to 75 percent off. Participating retailers include Agent Provocateur, Kate Spade and the Denim Lounge. Visit Oakstreetchicago.com for more information.
Year of the Snake
Keep the 2013 celebrations rolling with a little help from Bloomingdale’s. Through Feb. 11, the retailer’s Michigan Avenue (900 N. Michigan) and Medinah Temple (600 N. Wabash) locations will be featuring limited-edition pop-up shops honoring the current Chinese New Year, which is the Year of the Snake. The collection will offer snake-adorned accessories such as Charles Phillip Shanghai slippers, a serpent-encompassing Lalique vase, dragon-inspired barware and more. Learn more at Bloomingdales.com.
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