Independence’s Big Day

We couldn’t be happier for our friend and Doser George Vlagos of Oak Street Bootmakers who’s celebrating the grand opening of his brand-spanking-new brick and mortar, Independence, in the Gold Coast. In addition to doubling as his handmade shoe brand’s flagship, the store features a bevy of covetable American-made menswear brands: Engineered Garments, Imogene +…

December’s Dose Sponsor: Zagat

You’ve got good taste — that’s why you get Dosed. At HoliDose, you can share your good taste with the world via the Zagat Survey and take home a complimentary copy of the 2011 Chicago guide. From now until mid-January, Zagat (how do YOU say it?) is taking your two cents about Chicago eats and…

Greer It Is

There are a million reasons we love Greer and the Old Town stationery boutique’s impeccable founder and curator, Chandra. Here’s a little taste of her taste: We know. Grab your Greer goodies tomorrow at Dose!

C/FAN

Doser: C/FAN Founder: Christina Fan What was the first thing you did when you decided to start your line?: “I went straight to the source, heading to China to speak with as many manufacturers as possible since I knew I would be working heavily with specialty silks.” Products: Essential basics,  fur accessories and outerwear, C/FAN…