Shopping Spy

By / Shopping Spy / May 19, 2016

Handle with Care’s Memorial Day Sale, Kelly Ripa’s summer home collection for Macy’s and more.

Details please: Celebrate the U.S. of A. in style this Memorial Day weekend with a patriotic top by LA-based brand Chaser (above). Bonus: From May 27-29, Old Town boutique Handle With Care offers 20 percent off the label’s tees — and all other T-shirts, plus 20 percent off denim — to help you suit up for summer. 1706 N. Wells;


Handle it: Mama’s got a brand new bag: Italian fashion house Gucci unveiled a new line last month, showcasing the classic GG pattern in shiny, smooth leather in jewel tones like candy pink, red and emerald. Starting at $1,790. 900 N. Michigan;



Inside out: “LIVE with Kelly” host Kelly Ripa brings her interior design chops to Macy’s with the launch of a new summer home collection, Kelly Ripa Home, featuring 10-piece bedding sets in whimsical prints and contemporary rugs in vine motifs. Bedding starts at $300; rugs start at $359. 111 N. State;



On our radar: There’s a new kid on the NEWCITY block. Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th opened the doors to its 40,000-square-foot perch in Lincoln Park earlier this month. The store boasts pieces from 800 designer brands — think Balmain, The Row and Giambattista Valli — for women, men, kids and home. 1457 N. Halsted;



Face it: Wash away skin care woes with the latest from the once Chicago-based brand H2O+ Beauty, which recently relaunched with new products and a new design. The legacy Oasis Hydrating Treatment ($38) has a new, non-sticky formula we love, and the brand-new hydra-powered Waterbright Collection is a summertime must. Products start at $18.



Buckle up: Trade out your classic leather belt for a fresh take on East Coast prep. Never Back, a new Chicago-based men’s belt line, rolls out three styles, featuring nautical, sporty and American flag designs, crafted from cotton and leather with brass buckles. $95.



New in store: Barneys New York puts our city on display — literally — with The Chicago City Guide on its luxury editorial site, The Window. Launched earlier this month, the guide showcases tips on where to eat, shop and be seen from the people who know the city and its style best — think Common, Azeeza Khan and Virgil Abloh.



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