Shopping in Chicago

All about Chicago’s world-class shopping.

Knee Deep Vintage: Looking Good in Pilsen

Knee Deep Vintage: Looking Good in Pilsen

This hip vintage shop in Pilsen has everything you need to look swank the next time you go out. And it doesn’t smell bad!

Shopping on Southport Avenue

Check out some unique Chicago boutiques on Southport Avenue. Go for a leisurely stroll with friends, taking the time to check out every window display and boutique.

Candyality: What Your Sweets Say About You

Candyality: What Your Sweets Say About You

Is Candyality the “Sweetest Destination in Chicago”? Read on to find out!

Working Bikes Cooperative

Working Bikes Cooperative

Working Bikes Cooperative is a non-profit organization repairing land-fill bound bicycles to sell locally and donate to impoverished countries. The organization not only reinvents ‘junk’, but also redefines the way we think of it. Pamper Yourself Pamper Yourself

Every Chicagoan deserves to be pampered. offers salon and spa treatments at up to 60% off!

Michigan Avenue Department Stores

It’s Black Friday, the most terrifying holiday of all. So, if you’re braving the crowds, be careful! And make sure you rack up as much sweet stuff as possible.

The Malls of the Magnificent Mile

Whether or not you view shopping as a necessity or a hobby, there is something for you in the malls on Michigan Avenue.

Chicagoland Outlet Shopping

When my wardrobe needs a little umph that my wallet can’t always provide, where do I turn? Outlet shopping.

Daring Dames: Ally Brisbin, Owner of Kitchen Sink Café

Every good neighborhood needs a good café with good coffee. Ally Brisbin, owner of Kitchen Sink Café, has created such a place in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood.

Shopping in Lincoln Park

As the yuppie capital of Chicago, Lincoln Park is retail heaven. Boutiques and high end stores line the streets of Halsted and Armitage. So, if you’re looking for good shopping here’s our road map.

State Street Shopping

Frank Sinatra called State Street “that great street” in his song, “Chicago.” With all the amazing places to shop along State Street, he sure was right.

The Bookstores of Hyde Park

Hyde Park houses four prominent bookstores, The Seminary Co-Op, 57th Street Books, O’Gara and Wilson Ltd, and Powell’s. I went to figure out why they needed four.

Daring Dames: Fabulous Women-Owned Businesses in Chicago

Women come up with some pretty awesome ways to make money and contribute to their communities. Check out our piece on some of our favorite female-owned local businesses in Chicago!

Shopping in Beverly & Mt. Greenwood

Tired of your typical North side shopping routine? Shake it up with a trip to Beverly and Mt. Greenwood for some unique stores offering quality clothing and antiques.