Light Up the Holidays on Oak Street

Light Up the Holidays on Oak Street – Saturday, November 15


WHAT:  On Saturday, November 15, fifteen Oak Street boutiques will donate 15% of their sales to the Lurie Children’s Hospital Foundation as part of the first annual Light Up the Holidays event, sponsored by the Oak Street Council and Town & Country magazine.  As part of the celebration, participating boutiques will offer shoppers special in-store treats such as sips, snacks, gifts with purchase and other goodies.  Additionally, editors from Town & Country magazine will be on-hand at various stores throughout the day to meet and greet shoppers and share their style tips.

WHERE:  Oak Street between Michigan Avenue and Rush Street

WHEN:  Saturday, November 15, 10am-6pm


11:30am-1:30pm @ Graff, 103 E. Oak Street

Guests will kick off Light Up the Holidays with complimentary mimosas and have the opportunity to meet Town & Country style director Stellene Volandes.

11:30am- 1:30pm, Paul Stuart, 107 E. Oak Street

Town & Country style director Stellene Volandes shares her favorite gifts of the season.

12:00-2:00pm on Oak Street

Spiaggia serves complimentary Illy espressos from their charming Italian street cart to warm and energize shoppers, who will also receive special offers from Café Spiaggia that day.

12:00-2:00pm, Maje, 104 E. Oak

Shoppers will be treated to champagne, hot cider, Mexican hot chocolate and French pastries from Vanille.  Guests who make a $500 purchase will also receive a fabulous goodie bag .

12:30-2:30pm, Morgenthal Frederics, 129 E. Oak Street

Town & Country style writer Sarah Bray will be on hand to share her tips on finding the perfect frames for your face shape.

12:00-2:00pm, David Yurman, 40 E. Oak Street

Stellene Volandes, Town & Country style director, mingles with guests while they enjoy complimentary champagne and truffles.

12:30pm – 2:30pm, Piazza Sempione ,34 E. Oak Street

1:00-3:00pm, Tory Burch, 45 E. Oak Street

Sarah Bray, Town & Country style writer, helps shoppers choose the perfect gift for the women in their lives (or for themselves).

1:00pm – 3:00pm, Lester Lampert Jewelry, 57 E. Oak Street

Complimentary champagne, sushi and chocolates will be served as guests browse and try on fabulous jewels for special occasion and every-day.

2:00-4:00pm @ Alexis Bittar, 61 E. Oak

3:00-5:00pm @ Escada, 51 E. Oak

Escada hosts a Trunk Show with live models for their Resort 2015 collection while Sarah Bray, T&C style writer, shares her top picks for the season.

2:00–4:00pm – Sandro, 102 E. Oak

3:00–5:00pm – Buccellati, 62 E. Oak

For guests, Buccellati hosts a afternoon tea featuring an elegant spread of exotic brews and delightful sweets, served on Buccellati’s signature silver.

4:00–6:00pm – Pomellato, 41 E. Oak

T&C style director Stellene Volandes meets-and-greets guests at 4pm.

4:00–6:00pm – The Perfect Setting, 67 E. Oak

Ferraris on Oak


An invitational car show featuring rare, vintage and prize-winning specimens of the legendary Italian automobile owned and driven by members of the Ferrari Club of America.

Admire these beautiful automobiles and stop in to Oak Street’s many boutiques, salons, restaurants and hotels for special events and offers, available exclusively during Ferraris on Oak.

Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win luxury prizes from Oak Street Council member business. Proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities.