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Tonight from 7 to 11 Che+Zie Studio, typically open by appointment only, hosts a combination spring fashion and art event featuring clothes by Che Woo Design and D.W. Design at its West Loop location. It's BYOB.
Saturday jewelry designer Sara Lenart, whose tiny North Center shop I wrote about back in 2005, says adieu on Saturday with a little farewell party and sale from 1 to 5 pm. She's inherited a house about an hour away and doesn't want to commute. She'll continue to design, though, and her work will be available through her Web site and eventually on Etsy.
Filene's Basement sent out a press release announcing the arrival of a shipment from "an overstocked top designer hub" that will be in Chicago stores on Sunday. Clothes and accessories that were $55-$2,000 are now $14.99-$499.99.