Valentine’s Affairs

30 January, 2018

New York City Trunk Show at Meg

We are pleased to present our collection for the first time in Brooklyn at slow fashion boutique, Meg.

Department of Curiosities co-designer Jamie Hayes will be in attendance to fit each piece to ensure a perfect, made-to-measure fit. Try on a pieces by Department of Curiosities and Meg, receive a fitting, meet our designer, and enjoy a weekend of slow fashion.

More information and RSVP can be found here.


February 3rd & 4th
12 pm- 8 pm
Meg Williamsburg
54 N. 6th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11249

Bazzar Love: A Valentine’s Festival

Join us for a Valentine’s Festival celebrating Bazaar Love hosted by our neighbor, Adornment & Theory.

Enjoy a slice of sweetness by Bang Bang Pies and drinks by Chad Hauge of Longman & Eagle. Pick up Valentine’s florals by Flowers for Dreams, chocolates by Maggie Louise, jewelry by Adornment & Theory, and our silken finery for yourself or your sweet.

More information can be found here.


Bazaar Love
Saturday, February 10th
11 am- 6 pm
2644 12 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL


American Elegance: Post-War Fashion” A lecture by Petra Slinkard

Join us Sunday, February 11th as we welcome Petra Slinkard, former Curator of Costumes at the Chicago History Museum and current Curator of Fashion and Textiles at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, to our showroom, for a lecture and Open House.

Our doors open at 3 pm for you to peruse our collection of luxury lingerie and nightwear. Rare spirits line Mesh & Bone will also be in attendance, providing cocktails created from their collection of artisan liquors.

At 4 pm, Petra will lecture on “American Elegance: Post-War Fashion”.

Our doors stay open til 6 pm to give you a moment to select Valentine’s items.

Enjoy a Valentine’s celebration of fashion past and present while enjoying rare libations.


Open House & Fashion Lecture
by Petra Slinkard
Sunday, February 11th
3 – 6 pm
3013 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647
Lecture at 4 pm

Valentine’s Exclusives

Our Valentine’s exclusives …  we offer our full set in dark or noir tropical at a special price. More information can be found here.

This Valentine’s Day, we are offering a lingerie experience … make an appointment for a fitting with your love, complete with champagne, truffles, and a bouquet. More information can be found here.

As always, we invite you to visit us during our walk-in hours, noon til 7 pm every Friday, at our e-shop 247, or by appointment (email info@​departmentofcuriosities.​com).