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Topshop's F/W 2011 Lines; SAIC with Ikram; Marimekkon; More!

And now the latest from Racked Chicago, covering everything you need to know about the city's shopping, style, and retail from the sidewalks up.

LINCOLN PARK—If you love mixing Nordic and Scandinavian patterns, bright vintage prints or if you just like to say "Helsinki", we've got the best news for you - The second in the world Marimekko shop-in-shop has just opened inside Crate & Barrel at North at Clybourn. Now's the time to go textile-wild with everything spring.

LOOP—We've been following the amazing work of the next generation of designers coming out of The School of The Art Institute this week. We've got to say the work is unparalleled. This year at SAIC's annual "The Walk", We see Ikram receive the Legend of Fashion Award presented by Sally Singer. Check in on the next generation with us as we head down to Millennium Park and scout out for Jason Wu and the Rodarte sisters.

LOOP—In this week's Topshop Watch 2011 we head to a tip-top secret location in the Loop to get a sneak peek at whats new for the brand come fall. If there was ever a sneak peek to peek a sneak at- it would be Topshop's F/W 2011 Featuring lines called "Glamrock", "Thrift", and "Psychobilly". Get ready folks, these studded magenta suede boots are made for ass-kicking.