We spy: Nicole Miller, the 16th Annual Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair, Edith Hart’s Babes and Bagels series and Lord & Taylor’s new store renovation.
Ready to wed
Brides to be: head to Nicole Miller in Old Town through Sunday, April 21 to take up to 30 percent off the designer’s sleek selection of wedding gowns (above). The original prices of the 52 dresses on sale range from $800 – $3,000. 1419 N. Wells; Nicolemiller.com
Centuries of style
Hunt for timeless treasures at the 16th Annual Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair, which runs April 26 – 29. The esteemed event showcases centuries-spanning art, antiques and jewelry from more than 100 of the world’s top dealers. $15 admission, 222 W. Merchandise Mart; Merchandisemartantiques.com
Stop by Edith Hart April 28 for the latest installment of the boutique’s Babes and Bagels series, which benefits animal-welfare nonprofit PAWS. Nellcote (833 W. Randolph) is bringing the bagels, freshly forged in its in-house flour mill, and Edith Hart is bringing the fashion — namely, new apparel from brands like Brian Lichtenberg, Otis and Maclain, Wildfox and White Suede. 12 – 3 p.m., 1917 N. Damen; Edithhart.com
Lord & Taylor’s Oak Brook outpost is springing forward with its recent storewide renovation. The awe-inspiring additions include an 8,000-square-foot shoe department — with soles from Stuart Weitzman, Kate Spade and Vera Wang — as well as expanded handbag, fine and fashion jewelry and cosmetics departments. 180 Oakbrook Center; Lordandtaylor.com