November 26-27-28, 2010
Black Friday Sale
By Bradley Lincoln
I ran into the bubbly Lynne McDaniel at the Chairs for Charity event a couple of weeks ago, and she gave me a heads-up about the Black Friday sale she’s having at her Chicago Lawn vintage furniture store,
An Orange Moon.
(Next week Domestica will be coming to you on the day after Thanksgiving, so I thought you’d appreciate the advance notice.)
Lynne is discounting every-dang-thing in the store by 25 percent, through Sunday, November 28 and, as she’s known to do, serving complimentary featured beverages (Hennessey VSOP Cognac and Coronas this go-around) and playing themed music (hip-hop Christmas, natch).
The mid-century-centric shop is located at 2436 West 59th Street, and the sale is daily from 11–5.
*The above photograph is from the
estate of the prominent Westside Seamstress/Designer
Sam Ella Williams.
(Pictured in the cat-eye glasses.)
Her initials spell SEW!
This was truly an “old school” Christmas party.
Look at those hair-do’s! Can you spot the lift operator?
Very Mad Men!!
Seek and Go Hyde
Lynne McDaniel, the ebullient owner of the Chicago Lawn antique furniture and vintage art store An Orange Moon (we told you all about it in the July/August issue, remember?), has an ambitious side biz running estate sales, and she told me about a whopper coming up this weekend in a Hyde Park Art Deco condo at 5000 S. Cornell Street. The consignee is a world-traveling 80-year-old widow with a penchant for mid-century-modern furniture, eclectic artwork, jewelry, rugs, French china, and mod clothing and furs, and it will all be offered for sale on-site this Friday thru Sunday, from 8 a.nm.-4 p.m. each day (cash only). “She also had a thing for the Chicago Bulls,” says Lynne. “I found autographed balls, tickets, and even Chicago Bulls handkerchiefs.” To make her tag sales social, Lynne likes to have jazz music playing and free drinks flowing, and as the sale progresses, prices drop. Everything is reduced 50 percent on Saturday and 75 percent on Sunday. If you can’t join the party, check out her shop, which she describes as “Erykah Badu meets South Beach meets Martha’s Vineyard!”
By Bradley Lincoln