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1154 Lill Studio
Creative types design their own handbags (from...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Lincoln Park
 
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop
The shop owner here buys, sells, and appraises...
Books / Stationery River North
 
Accent Chicago
At this mini-chain, you can nab T-shirts,...
Gifts / Souvenirs Near North
 
Adidas Originals Chicago
The main attractions here are old-school sneakers...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Near North
 
Akira
Young trendsetters flock to this mini-empire for...
Clothing Wicker Park
 
Alan Design Studio
The offerings at this design atelier, owned by a...
Household Items / Furniture Bucktown
 
Alan Koppel Gallery
An eclectic mix of works by modern masters and...
Art Galleries River North
 
Alcala's Western Wear
Alcala stocks more than 10,000 pairs of cowboy...
Clothing Wicker Park
 
Allen Edmonds
Men's footwear essentials range from classic...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Near North
 
Altman's Men's Shoes and Boots
Price tags are still written by hand at this...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods The Loop
 
American Girl Place
American Girl attracts little girls from just...
Toys Near North
 
Ann Nathan Gallery
The specialty here is contemporary paintings, but...
Art Galleries River North
 
Anne Fontaine Paris
The French designer's famous takes on the classic...
Clothing Near North
 
Antiquarians Building
Four floors of dealers in Asian and European...
Antiques / Collectibles River North
 
Antique Resources
Choice antiques from Europe and elsewhere are...
Antiques / Collectibles Lakeview
 
apartment number 9
Siblings Amy and Sarah Blessing offer sisterly...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Apple Store
It's a multilevel fantasyland for fans of Apple's...
Cameras & Electronics Near North
 
Architectural Artifacts
The selection matches the warehouse proportions...
Antiques / Collectibles Far North and Far Northwest Sides
 
Aroma Workshop
Customize lotions, massage oils, and bath salts...
Perfume / Cosmetics Lincoln Park
 
Art Effect
This modern-day general store stocks trendy...
Clothing Lincoln Park
 
Asrai Garden
Although you'd be hard pressed to find fresher...
Household Items / Furniture Wicker Park
 
Barker & Meowsky
This "paw firm" carries great gifts for dogs,...
Pets Lincoln Park
 
Barneys New York
At 90,000 square feet, the massive six-level...
Department Stores Near North
 
Bedside Manor
Dreamland is even more inviting with these...
Household Items / Furniture Lincoln Park
 
Belly Dance Maternity
The hippest moms-to-be shop here for...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Bellybum Boutique
A one-stop shop for eco-minded expectant moms,...
Clothing Far North and Far Northwest Sides
 
Belmont Army
Here, Converse, Dr. Martens and other funky...
Clothing Lakeview
 
Blake
A no-nonsense boutique without pomp,...
Clothing River North
 
Blommer Chocolate Outlet Store
"Why do parts of River North smell like freshly...
Food / Candy River North
 
Bloomingdale's
Chicago's Bloomie's is built in a clean, airy...
Department Stores Near North
 
Bloomingdale's Home Store
This former meeting space and concert hall,...
Household Items / Furniture Near North
 
The Book Cellar
In addition to a well-edited selection of books...
Books / Stationery Far North and Far Northwest Sides
 
Bookworks
The stock here includes thousands of titles,...
Books / Stationery Lakeview
 
The Boring Store
Outfit your aspiring sleuth with the necessary...
Clothing Wicker Park
 
Bourdage Pearls
Sherry Bourdage sells Chinese freshwater...
Jewelry / Accessories Lakeview
 
Bravco Beauty Centre
Need a hard-to-find shampoo, an ionic hair...
Spa / Beauty Near North
 
Broadway Antique Market
More than 75 hand-picked dealers, plus quality...
Antiques / Collectibles Far North and Far Northwest Sides
 
Brooks Brothers
The bastion of conservative ready-to-wear fashion...
Clothing Near North
 
Building Blocks
Shop here for classic toys designed to appeal to...
Toys Lakeview
 
Burberry
The label once favored by the conservatively well...
Clothing Near North
 
Camelot Children's Kingdom
This brightly colored boutique carries American...
Clothing Lincoln Park
 
Carl Hammer Gallery
Lee Godie and Henry Darger are among the outsider...
Art Galleries River North
 
Catherine Edelman Gallery
This gallery of contemporary photography explores...
Art Galleries River North
 
CB2
A concept store by furniture giant Crate&Barrel,...
Household Items / Furniture Lincoln Park
 
Central Camera
This century-old store is a Loop institution,...
Cameras & Electronics The Loop
 
Cerato Boutique
Highlighting local designers and a handful of...
Clothing Lakeview
 
Chanel Boutique
Ensconced in the Drake Hotel, this shop carries...
Clothing Near North
 
Chicago Antique Centre
Open seven days a week, this one-stop, bi-level...
Antiques / Collectibles Lakeview
 
Chicago Antique Market
This indoor-outdoor flea market is similar to the...
Outdoor / Flea / Green Markets West Loop
 
Chicago Architecture Foundation ArchiCenter Shop & Tour Center
Daniel Burnham's 1904 Santa Fe Building is a...
Gifts / Souvenirs The Loop
 
The Chopping Block
New and seasoned chefs appreciate the expertly...
Household Items / Furniture River North
 
Christa's, Ltd.
Chests, cabinets, tables, and bureaus are stacked...
Antiques / Collectibles River North
 
City Olive
This cute shop sells olive oil in every...
Food / Candy, Perfume / Cosmetics Lakeview
 
City Soles
This on-trend shoe shop is like mecca for shoe...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Bucktown
 
Coach
Well-designed leather goods, in the form of...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Near North
 
Colletti Gallery
Fine antique posters, a serious collection of...
Art Galleries Near North
 
Coulsons Music Matters
Musicians come here to find sheet music that...
Music Stores The Loop
 
Crate&Barrel
There are plenty of "oohs" and "aahs" throughout...
Household Items / Furniture Lincoln Park
 
Crate&Barrel Outlet
Around the corner from Crate&Barrel's massive flagship,...
Household Items / Furniture Lincoln Park
 
Cynthia Rowley
Cynthia Rowley is a Chicago-area native, and she...
Clothing Bucktown
 
The Disney Store
At this Mouse emporium, there's everything little...
Toys Near North
 
Dose Market
This hip monthly market, which opened in 2011,...
Outdoor / Flea / Green Markets, Local Specialties Lakeview
 
Douglas Dawson Gallery
Douglas Dawson has 5,000 square feet of space...
Art Galleries West Loop
 
Dusty Groove
The retail outlet of a massive online business,...
Music Stores Wicker Park
 
Echt Gallery
Collectors of fine studio art glass are drawn...
Art Galleries River North
 
Edgewater Antique Mall
A couple of blocks north of the Broadway Antique...
Antiques / Collectibles Far North and Far Northwest Sides
 
Enjoy
Calling itself an "urban general store," this...
Gifts / Souvenirs Far North and Far Northwest Sides
 
Ermenegildo Zegna
The sportswear, softly tailored business attire,...
Clothing Near North
 
Father Time Antiques
Father Time bills itself as the Midwest's largest...
Antiques / Collectibles Lakeview
 
Fleet Feet Sports
Serious runners rely on this store for expert...
Sporting Goods Lincoln Park
 
Florodora
The historic Monadnock Building location...
Clothing The Loop
 
Fox's
Snap up canceled and overstocked designer clothes...
Clothing Lincoln Park
 
G Boutique
Here's an all-in-one stop for women planning...
Clothing Bucktown
 
G.R. N'Namdi Gallery
This gallery represents contemporary painters and...
Art Galleries West Loop
 
Gallimaufry Gallery
Browse the tightly packed selection of wood...
Gifts / Souvenirs Far North and Far Northwest Sides
 
Garrett Popcorn
Bring home a tub of Chicago's famous popcorn...
Gifts / Souvenirs The Loop
 
Giggle
This style-focused children's boutique proves...
Household Items / Furniture Lincoln Park
 
Giorgio Armani
An airy, two-floor space displays Armani's...
Clothing Near North
 
Glam to Go
The lotions and potions found here will help you...
Jewelry / Accessories Lakeview
 
The Golden Triangle
In a block-long, 23,000-square-foot space, Asian...
Antiques / Collectibles River North
 
Gramaphone Records
Local DJs and club kids go to Gramaphone to find...
Music Stores Lincoln Park
 
The Green Goddess Boutique
This expansive boutique, whose motto is...
Clothing Lincoln Park
 
Gucci
Though the prices aren't for the faint of heart,...
Clothing Near North
 
H&M
Bargain-savvy fashionistas around the world love...
Clothing Near North
 
Haberdash
Owner Adam Beltzman ditched his job as a...
Clothing Lincoln Park
 
Hanig's Footwear
This local, family-owned mini-chain stocks a...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Near North
 
Harlan J. Berk
Travel back to antiquity amid this wondrous...
Antiques / Collectibles The Loop
 
Helen Yi
This loftlike, minimalist boutique stocks...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Helix Camera & Video
Professional photographers buy and rent camera...
Cameras & Electronics West Loop
 
Hermès of Paris
The well-heeled shop the Chicago flagship for...
Clothing Near North
 
The House of Glunz
Don't let the upper-crust vibe dissuade you from...
Wines / Spirits Near North
 
Hubba-Hubba
Flowy, feminine clothes with a retro flavor mix...
Clothing Lakeview
 
Hugo BOSS
Men will find modern, well-cut suits with...
Clothing Near North
 
Ikram
Best known for her role as informal stylist to...
Clothing Near North
 
Illinois Artisans Shop
This store run by the Illinois State Museum culls...
Gifts / Souvenirs The Loop
 
Intermix
Label hunters were thrilled when branches of this...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Intimacy
These bra-fit gurus specialize in a "holistic"...
Clothing Near North
 
Iwan Ries and Co.
Iwan Ries did not just jump on the cigar...
Tobacco The Loop
 
J. Toguri Mercantile Company
This warehouse-style store carries all things...
Household Items / Furniture Lakeview
 
Jayson Home & Garden
Loaded with new and vintage European and American...
Household Items / Furniture Lincoln Park
 
Jazz Record Mart
Billing itself as the world's largest jazz record...
Music Stores Near North
 
Jewelers Center
The largest concentration of wholesale and retail...
Jewelry / Accessories The Loop
 
Jil Sander
This line has captured the devotion of the...
Clothing Near North
 
Jimmy Choo
These are the extremely expensive heels that keep...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Near North
 
John Fluevog Boots & Shoes
Canadian designer Fluevog's chunky platforms and...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Wicker Park
 
Jonathan Adler
Design guru Adler's store is chock-full of his...
Household Items / Furniture Near North
 
JRoberts Antiques
The sprawling, 50,000-square-foot showroom once...
Antiques / Collectibles River North
 
Karen Millen
The U.K. designer's first shop in the Midwest...
Clothing Near North
 
Kate Spade
The goddess of handbags has filled her two-floor...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Near North
 
Kickin'
Hip, urban women snap up their maternity wear at...
Clothing Lakeview
 
Krista K Boutique
An inventory of must-haves for women from...
Clothing Lakeview
 
L.K. Bennett
A favorite of Kate Middleton, this London fashion...
Clothing Near North
 
The Land of Nod
Crate&Barrel is a next-door neighbor (and business...
Household Items / Furniture Lincoln Park
 
The Left Bank
An eclectic mix of antique-style French jewelry...
Jewelry / Accessories Lincoln Park
 
Legend of Time
This family-owned business, the former Chicago...
Jewelry / Accessories The Loop
 
Lightology
This 20,000-square-foot showroom of modern light...
Household Items / Furniture River North
 
Lincoln Antique Mall
Dozens of dealers carrying antiques and...
Antiques / Collectibles Far North and Far Northwest Sides
 
Little Threads
Trumpette, Wes & Willy, and Petunia Picklebottom...
Clothing Lakeview
 
Londo Mondo
A great selection of swimwear for buff...
Clothing Near North
 
Lori's Designer Shoes
Owner Lori Andre's obsession with shoes takes...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Lincoln Park
 
Louis Vuitton
Louis Vuitton has it all under one roof—the...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Near North
 
Luminaire
The international contemporary furniture in this...
Household Items / Furniture River North
 
Lush Wine and Spirits
This full-service liquor store specializes in...
Wines / Spirits Lakeview
 
Macy's
In the fall of 2006 Marshall Field's, Chicago's...
Department Stores Near North
 
Madison and Friends
Mini Mag Mile shoppers get their own high-end...
Clothing Near North
 
Manifesto
In a huge, street-level space lies one of the...
Household Items / Furniture River North
 
Marc by Marc Jacobs
Neighborhood style mavens rejoiced when this...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Marc Jacobs
Jacobs's high-end runway line is showcased in...
Clothing Near North
 
Mars Gallery
A neighborhood pioneer that showcases...
Art Galleries West Loop
 
Maxwell Street Market
A legendary outdoor bazaar that is part of the...
Outdoor / Flea / Green Markets West Loop
 
Merchandise Mart
This massive marketplace between Wells and North...
Department Stores River North
 
Merz Apothecary
In addition to being a normal pharmacy, this...
Perfume / Cosmetics Far North and Far Northwest Sides
 
Michelle Tan
Local indie design star Michelle Tan's shop also...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Mint Julep
This Southport store is not afraid of color....
Clothing Lincoln Park
 
Modlife
The emphasis here is on mid-20th-century finds...
Antiques / Collectibles Lakeview
 
Mulberry & Me
Snag work-appropriate blouses, cute dresses,...
Clothing Wicker Park
 
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Store
This outstanding museum gift shop has...
Gifts / Souvenirs Near North
 
Museum Shop at the Art Institute of Chicago
Museum reproductions in the form of jewelry,...
Gifts / Souvenirs The Loop
 
Myopic Books
One of Chicago's largest used-book dealers stocks...
Books / Stationery Wicker Park
 
Neiman Marcus
Prices are high here, but they're usually...
Department Stores Near North
 
A New Leaf
You'll find one of the best selections of fresh...
Household Items / Furniture Lincoln Park
 
Nike Chicago
This is one of Chicago's top tourist attractions....
Sporting Goods Near North
 
NoMi Spa at Park Hyatt
This simple and elegant spa offers big-time...
Spa / Beauty Chicago
 
Nordstrom
This is a lovely department store with a killer...
Department Stores Near North
 
Old Town School of Music Store
A sibling to the Old Town School of Music...
Music Stores Lincoln Park
 
Optimo Fine Hats
One of the last stores of its kind, Optimo makes...
Clothing The Loop
 
Orange Skin
The go-to resource for modern furniture,...
Household Items / Furniture River North
 
p.45
This store is a must-hit for its fashion-forward...
Clothing Bucktown
 
P.O.S.H
It's hard to resist the charming displays of...
Antiques / Collectibles River North
 
Packer Schopf Gallery
Browse through an extensive collection of...
Art Galleries West Loop
 
Pagoda Red
Exceptionally well-priced Asian furnishings from...
Antiques / Collectibles Bucktown
 
Palazzo Bridal
Chic urban brides trust Jane and Saeed Hamidi for...
Clothing Near North
 
Paper Doll
Doll up your gift with an unusual card and...
Books / Stationery Wicker Park
 
Paper Source
Reams and reams of different types of paper are...
Books / Stationery River North
 
Pavilion
The specialty here is French, Italian, and...
Antiques / Collectibles Bucktown
 
Penelope's
Step inside this spacious shop for flirty dresses...
Clothing Wicker Park
 
Piggy Toes
This store stocks a good (though pricey)...
Clothing Lincoln Park
 
Polo/Ralph Lauren
Manor house meets mass marketing. The upper-crust...
Clothing Near North
 
Pops for Champagne
Select from well-chosen group of bubbly plus...
Wines / Spirits River North
 
Powell's Bookstore
This is one of the oldest and most reliable...
Books / Stationery Lincoln Park
 
Prada
The store has a spare, cool look that matches its...
Clothing Near North
 
Primitive
Find ethnic and tribal art, including textiles,...
Art Galleries River North
 
Psychobaby
The best-dressed urban tykes send their...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Quatrine
The washable upholstered and slipcovered...
Household Items / Furniture Near North
 
R.S. Johnson Fine Art
More than 50 museums are among the clients of...
Art Galleries Near North
 
Reckless Records
Reckless Records ranks as one of the city's...
Music Stores Lakeview
 
The Red Balloon
A good selection of children's clothing, books,...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Red Eye
This boutique stocks a wide array of specs from...
Jewelry / Accessories Wicker Park
 
Richard Gray Gallery
This gallery lures serious collectors with modern...
Art Galleries Near North
 
Riley
Put together a polished urban look at this clean,...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Rita Bucheit, Ltd.
Devoted to the streamlined Biedermeier aesthetic,...
Antiques / Collectibles River North
 
Robert Wayner/Black Walnut Gallery
The gallery has a selection of beautiful...
Art Galleries West Loop
 
Robin Richman
Robin Richman showcases her famous knitwear...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Room & Board
Straightforward yet stylish pieces with a modern...
Household Items / Furniture Near North
 
Rotofugi
A toy store for grown-up kids, Rotofugi...
Toys Lincoln Park
 
RR#1 Chicago
A wood-paneled 1930s pharmacy is the setting for...
Perfume / Cosmetics Wicker Park
 
Ruby Room
This Wicker Park spa–boutique sells a mix of...
Perfume / Cosmetics Wicker Park
 
Running Away Multisport
Whatever sports gear you need, this expansive...
Sporting Goods Lincoln Park
 
Saks Fifth Avenue
The smaller, less-crowded cousin of the New York...
Department Stores Near North
 
Saks Fifth Avenue Men's Store
Spread over 30,000 square feet and three levels,...
Clothing Near North
 
Salvage One
An enormous warehouse chock-full of stained...
Antiques / Collectibles Wicker Park
 
Salvatore Ferragamo
The shoes have been the classic choice of the...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Near North
 
Sarca
This Gold Coast boutique taps Europe for high-end...
Clothing Near North
 
Selected Works Bookstore
This charming used bookstore relocated from a...
Books / Stationery The Loop
 
Sequin
Sisters Kim and Linda Renk's love of travel and...
Jewelry / Accessories Lincoln Park
 
Silver Moon Chicago
Vintage wedding gowns and tuxedos are a specialty...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Sir and Madame
Displayed among the leather suitcases and vintage...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Sir Spa
There's nothing pretty or poufy about Sir Spa,...
Spa / Beauty Chicago
 
Smythson Yeats Antiques
An always-changing selection here includes...
Antiques / Collectibles Lakeview
 
Sofia
Named after Sophia Loren, this Gold Coast...
Clothing Near North
 
Soutache
French for "braid," Soutache is all about the...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Bucktown
 
Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
Comfort and relaxation are taken seriously at...
Spa / Beauty Chicago
 
Spa at Trump
The one thing most Trump hotel spas have in...
Spa / Beauty Chicago
 
The Spa by Asha
It pays to be early at this spa on the lower...
Spa / Beauty Chicago
 
Spa Space
The warm, inviting spa is a favorite of...
Spa / Beauty Chicago
 
Space 519
Lost your luggage or need a gift in a hurry? Pop...
Household Items / Furniture, Clothing, Convenience Stores Near North
 
Spare Parts
The selection of fine leather goods here draws...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Lakeview
 
Spertus Shop
Come here for modern Jewish must-haves, like...
Gifts / Souvenirs The Loop
 
Sprout Home
If your taste runs toward the modern, you'll...
Household Items / Furniture Wicker Park
 
Stephen Daiter Gallery
This space showcases stunning 20th-century...
Art Galleries River North
 
Stitch
Leather goods of every ilk—purses, travel bags,...
Household Items / Furniture, Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Bucktown
 
Susanin's Auctions
Live, usually themed, auctions occur on Saturday...
Auctions South Loop
 
Syd Jerome
Board of Trade types who like special attention...
Clothing The Loop
 
The T-Shirt Deli
Order up a customized T-shirt with iron-on...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Tabula Tua
The colorful, contemporary, mix-and-match dishes...
Household Items / Furniture Lincoln Park
 
Tangerine
Popular designers such as Tibi and Plenty provide...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Terry's Toffee
This local fave hit the big time by becoming a...
Food / Candy West Loop
 
Timeless Toys
This old-timey toy shop has a Santa's-workshop...
Toys Far North and Far Northwest Sides
 
Tod's
Choose from a wide selection of the practical...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Near North
 
Topshop
In 2011 this beloved British brand invaded a...
Clothing Near North
 
Una Mae's
This Wicker Park favorite is bursting at the...
Clothing Wicker Park
 
Unabridged Bookstore
Since 1980 this independent bookshop has...
Books / Stationery Lakeview
 
Uncle Dan's
This is the place to go for camping, skiing, and...
Clothing Lakeview
 
Underthings
At this small but well-stocked shop, you can...
Clothing Lincoln Park
 
Urban Artifacts
The superb selection of furniture, lighting, and...
Antiques / Collectibles Lakeview
 
Valeo Spa
This isn't your typical spa, although you can get...
Spa / Beauty Chicago
 
vive la femme
The motto is "style beyond size," and the...
Clothing Bucktown
 
Vosges Haut-Chocolat
Local chocolatier Katrina Markoff's exotic...
Food / Candy Lincoln Park
 
Waxman Candles
The candles sold here are made on the premises...
Household Items / Furniture Lakeview
 
Wigglyville
Everything you need for your furry friend...
Pets Lakeview
 
Women & Children First
This feminist bookstore stocks fiction and...
Books / Stationery Far North and Far Northwest Sides
 
Zara
The Spanish chain's original Chicago outpost is...
Clothing Near North

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