Get a big hit of Chicago’s holiday best when you jump into the HoliDose at Morgan MFG on Sunday, 12.13. A Dose in our favorite space, this is the spot to make all kinds of holiday dreams come true. With all kinds of delicious food and drink to enjoy while you shop over 100 Dosers doling out the delights … join us for the merriest Dose of the year! We cannot wait for Sunday, December 13! You can even take home a tree. There’s something for everyone at every Dose and this year we’re pulling out all the stops to make HoliDose rock.
Read on for details about who’s Dosing what and map the 100 Dosers doing the HoliDose to plan your attack!
Then, snap up your tix: tickets to Dose are only available right here! See you Sunday, 12.13 … with bells on.
THE SUPER FUN STUFF
We Theory are back to rock! Rob + Victor take a scientific approach to musical satisfaction for situational consumption: get ready to boogie. Marcelo Eli paints the backdrop for this year’s HoliDose photobooth: the prompt? “Gothic Holiday.” It’s about to get rowdy in the Smilebooth! Step up to the table of typewriters and a poet will take up your prompt and type up your verse: hello, Poems While You Wait! Bring your knives! Matador Sharp is back to sharpen your implements with expert precision. Love Leo Rosen’s Shiner Photo: he’ll be printing your favorite Instagram pic onto a glossed wooden block, making you a free piece of art to take home or give as a fantastic gift. Sit down and have a ball with Laughing Eye Weeping Eye, our favorite reader in Chicago. Pick up one of her fabulous tarot decks while you’re at it.
re: YOUR DECORATING BUG
Gotta get that green in order! City Tree will deliver your tree of choice, The Wylder Co. will crown you queen of the season with a wreath of berries and The Foxglove Studio is the spot to pick up mistletoe, wreaths and more.
MAKE IT SWEET, BABE
Give us all the treats! We love the baked delights from Malika’s By M Desserts, are truly obsessed with Dough Dough Bird‘s gingerbread and, if you want to get raw, you’ll love The Raw Chocolatier vegan cacao balls. We’re way into the macadamia nut. Marshmallows and s’mores more your bag? 240sweet‘s got you covered in the artisan delight arena and don’t miss the all-natural marshmallow fluff. Say hello to your new friend Newfangled Confections and Frittle Candy, it’s a spiced nut party. Scone City bringing batches of their inimitable savory and sweet scones and the resident Chicago chocolate master, Katrina of Vosges Haut-Chocolat, whips up some truffles just for HoliDose. We want it all!
HIT US UP FOR HOME GOODS
Get down with a few new home Dosers: we can’t get enough of Detroit Rose Candles yummy tobacco + bay leaf candles, blasfemme‘s hand-carved wooden kitchen tools and Grayling Ceramics super cool ceramic growlers. Gotta love the good stuff from curators of the best stuff for home from perennial Dose favorites Territory and Alapash. Pick up the most no-fuss planters from Chicago’s own Modern Sprout and get into the wild shapes sculpted by Joe Kraft and newcomer Sarah Hicks’ Anthology Objects. Also, don’t miss the gilded platters and bowls by Up in the Air Somewhere, just delightful all the time, really.
SPICE UP YOUR LIFE WITH THESE JEWELS
Jewelry is by far the most competitive category in terms of getting an invite to sell at Dose: it’s not easy to get on this list! With returning favorites and six brand new, we can’t wait to snap up new jewels at HoliDose from:
DRINKS ARE ABOUT TO FLOW
First stop, grab a coffee, the Holidank, from Dark Matter, then pick up a freebie from Femme du Coupe and/or Bittercube. If juice is your thing, you’ll want to make a stop at Owen + Alchemy and if tea’s your bag, Spirit Tea and SenTEAmental Moods have you covered. Plus two bars manned by The Brass Monkey pouring to your heart’s delight: hello, Stu’s Bloody Mary! HoliDose drinks on fleek.
DIVE INTO THIS HOLIDOSE BRUNCH
All kinds of delicious nosh to dig into the HoliDose: come hungry! Sauce and Bread put together a righteous sandwich, Thank You.‘s got your Chinese dream, La Sirena Clandestina brings South American brilliance and The Eastman Egg Company is the superior egg and biscuit breakfast delight of Dosette choice. Bone broth or granola get you going? Get in on Kitchfix or take down a delicious bowl of Karl’s Craft Soup. An itch for fish? You’ll love the bagels and schmears from debut Doser Snaggletooth and don’t miss the sushi grade tuna and conservas from the masters at Wixter Market.
KEEP THAT PANTRY STOCKED LIKE A PRO
Keep that pantry stocked year round with handmade spreads from Pear Tree Preserves, Kolossos‘ most luscious olive oil, Burton’s Maplewood Farm’s real maple syrup and Simple Mills super easy baking mixes made with only the best natural ingredients. On-the-go or between slices, Yumbutter is our nut butter of choice, Think Jerky is making waves with their all-natural jerky and Madison & Rayne make your life super easy: chef-driven recipes delivered to your door with a recipe and all the prep work out of the way. Get spicy with Clancy’s Fancy, Spice Heist, Lemaster Family Kitchen and Dash & Dram then snap up a gift basket from Publican Quality Meats stocked with American Spoon and more. Stop at Edible Type to pick up a new cookbook and accessorize your kitchen with linens from Nourishing Notes, all love, humor and fine design.
LITTLES GOTTA GET THAT GOOD STUFF, TOO
It’s a one stop shop for all the coolest toys in town at *play; KID + KIND debut with a collection of hand-printed garments, just the sweetest; Frankie’s on the Park just gets tweens; and Monica + Andy make it easy to gift (and outfit in the most adorable way) newborns to toddlers. If a new blanket is on your list, we love the all-natural, super-soft Cherub’s Blanket and we’re WAY into books: local publisher Albert Whitman & Company Doses all kinds of titles for little minds while a portion of your HoliDose ticket purchase goes directly to support the Chicago Public Library Foundation‘s important work. And for our four-legged friends, pick up a cool collar and leash by hilary lamon and protect those paws from gnarly sidewalks with booties made to last and protect from Saltsox.
LEATHER + KNIT = CHICAGO’S BEST DEFENSE AGAINST WINTER
Get your wild knit on with HoliDose exclusives from Nic White, wrap up in a kantha blanket from the hard-working ladies of Hand & Cloth, pop on a furry pom topper from Loveknitz, slip on chic, custom-fitted gloves from Gloved Chicago and wrap up with scarves from KraeO. Dosing the leather goods this December 13th, snap up all kinds of fantastic shapes and styles from Small Queue, CHC, 84ROCKWELL, J. MARKELL and AUGUST CA.
FOR THE MEN KIND
Gentlemen love Stock Mfg Co flannels and jackets: the Stock guys just know what a Chicago guy wants … and then they make it. We’re super stoked to introduce Peoples Garment Company, can’t get enough of their super soft t-shirts, each with a super cool design story. One of the best gifts, year after year, is a DPTR clamshell wallet: superb! Peter Field is for the discerning gentleman, Coursewrk Supply Co. has the goods for the super cool dude and Fourth is King is just dripping in Chicago pride, something we all love to have and give.
FOR THE WOMEN KIND
Chicago went too long without a boutique for babes that’s both affordable and stocked with righteous designs: if you haven’t already met, make a beeline for FELT. Stop by to say hello to debut Doser Ryan Pickle, he who drapes dreamy lace confections. We adore the mixed-materials accessories (leather, fur, chain, yes!) made by bustleworship. And who can go without some of that AZEEZA bling? Always a rad choice. Production Mode Doses her buttery soft, hand-printed leathers and The Ørder serves up her stockings, beanies and the baddest jackets.
ALL-NATURAL, NO NASTY, FOR FACE + BODY
The Dosettes dove deep into body care this year and the verdict is in: all-natural is the only thing we’ll put on our skin (bye SLS + other nasties!) Skin & Bones, Bonnie and Town & Anchor all Dose complete lines of product, Cocovít hooks you up with the freshest coconut oil one can make, echo vie lip balm is our jam and
Lifetherapy, REMIX and Scratch Goods serve up a fantastic assortment of essentials like candles, oils and scrubs!
MORE MORE MORE!
Underwear for him? Get into Mr+Muse. Women’s shirting? Say hello to PASSONI. Athleisure sweats? Anna Hovet. Masculine accoutrement? Lonesome Traveler. Active one in your life need a hard-working bag? Qe heart Sidgl. Great design for life? Hit Gather Home + Lifestyle. Need new eyeglasses? Article One. Sunglasses? Ellison Eyewear. Watches made in Chicago? Le Coeur Watch Co. A flask (or adult coloring book?) to get you through family time? Give Studio.
PICK UP TICKETS
Get tix for HoliDose right here, online only this year! Your ticket not only supports the hardest working makers in and around Chicagoland, it also supports the Chicago Public Library Foundation, working hard to encourage the curiosity of young minds. Get Dosed!
see you there! xox The Dosettes