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Snapshots from Renegade's final weeks

Snapshots from Renegade’s final weeks

Renegade Handmade was packed on Sunday, just a few days after they announced that they were closing the storefront January 31. Not all of the customers knew about the closing (even with the giant “We’re Closing” painted on the front window), but most were taking advantage of the huge sales. Prints and T-shirts have definitely…

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Akira's shiny, new trends for fall

Akira’s shiny, new trends for fall

Plaid and pants tucked into chunky socks for men; huge platform boots and faux fur for women — these are just some of the fall and winter trends to look out for, according to Akira‘s Hall of Mirrors fashion show. Held at the Grossinger City Autoplex on Oct. 2 and benefiting the nonprofit Imerman Angels, the…

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Hipstamatic focuses on on Wicker Park

Hipstamatic focuses on on Wicker Park

Move over, Williamsburg. Hipstamatic, an iPhone photo app that uses different filters to create a retro feel, has created a Wicker Park add-on — aka “HipstaPak” — “perfect for those nights out clinking glasses at dimly lit, independently owned establishments,” according to its website. RedEye spoke with Lucas Allen Buick, CEO and co-founder of Synthetic…

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5 Renegade Craft Fair artists to check out

5 Renegade Craft Fair artists to check out

Here’s hoping you got paid today—Renegade Craft Fair returns to Wicker Park this weekend with more than 300 indie artists and a lot of craft supplies in tow, offering up wares from paintings and handmade jewelry to photographs, clothing, beauty products and more. Spend a little extra time at these five artists’ stations we’re excited…

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