Summer brings dips in the pool, smashing serves on the courts, and languid days on the boat. All of this leads to extra hair washing. Hair Health by Jillian Seely is the best way to lather more and look better each time. Jillian is a sought-after stylist at Paul Rehder Salon on Walton Street in Chicago. Celebrities in town for press events or filming have her on speed dial for red carpet ready styling. hairhealthbyjillianseely.com
PIECE OF CAKE
The White Chocolate Mousse Cake with Raspberry Sauce at Toni Patisserie is justifiably famous and especially delightful in the summer months. This is your reminder that you can pop in for a slice when you don’t need a whole cake. There’s no more elegant way to indulge a sweet tooth. Toni Patisserie, 51 S Washington Street, Hinsdale, 630.789.2020, tonipatisserie.com.
One Summer on State Street, the debut novel of author Toya Wolfe has been named a best book of summer by Chicago Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Veranda, and more esteemed publications. Perfect for a summer read with a local twist. Available at Barbara’s Books Burr Ridge and Barnes and Noble Oakbrook Center.