Just caught wind this morning that a new boutique, Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet, opens on Michigan Avenue today near Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci. The store, equipped with vintage furniture and a mural ceiling, stocks designer women's clothing in pastel colors and funky patterns fit for spring. Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. 919 N. Michigan Ave. 312-273-1254.
Buffalo Exchange's pop-up shop stops in Chicago on Saturday at the Wicker Park location. To celebrate it's 40th anniversary, the store, originating from Tuscon, Ariz. converted a 1969 Airstream into a mobile shop full of vintage and western apparel. Pop inside the Wicker Park location the same day to take advantage of the Earth Day Dollar Sale where proceeds from the sale items will be donated to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. 1478 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Maje Oak Street is having a private sale through Monday. Shop the stores hottest styles, which are marked down by 30 percent for the weekend only. Also, online the store is hosting a friends & family sale with 50 percent off selected items until Monday. 100 E. Oak St. 312-649-9228
Sofia in the Gold Coast is hosting a CHALK trunk show on Saturday. The brand's debut collection is based on "less is more." With most items in clack and white, the collection features the black "Zipper Blazer" with white lapels and zipper details around the hips and the white re-embroidered leather lace floral bomber jacket. noon to 7 p.m. 100 E. Walton St.
The Gilt City Spring 2014 Warehouse Sale — where designer duds from emerging designers to well-known fashion houses are significantly marked down — is next weekend at the Museum of Contemporary Art Warehouse, but you'll have to get your tickets first. Prices and entrance times vary. The event stocks clothing and accessories for men, women and children as well as home items from bedding, kitchen and bath accessories. 1747 W. Hubbard St.
A new Carson's Clarence Center opened last Friday at The Village Plaza in Morton Grove. The 20,400 square-foot store carries sportswear, swimwear, shoes, dresses, intimate apparel, handbags, accessories and home furnishings for 60 to 80 percent off. 7234 Dempster St.
Lord & Taylor's Friends & Family sale takes place online and in stores through Monday. Nearly all regular and sale items will be 25 percent off and 10 percent off cosmetics and fragrances. 4847 Old Orchard Center, Skokie, Ill. or see other locations.
Orland Square Mall hosts its first-ever Prom Fashion Showcase Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. The free event features a fashion show with the season's prom trends for guys and girls, beginning at 2 p.m., style presentations, hair and make-up demonstrations by Aveda with MAC Cosmetics and Sephora and giveaways. 288 Orland Square Drive.