Shopping & Style

Your comprehensive guide to the best Chicago shopping, style and fashion

Shopping and style

Mother's Day gift ideas

Show Mom she's right to call you her favorite with these thoughtful Mother's Day gifts

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Chicago's best smoke shops

These are the top places to purchase your next bong, bubbler, bowl or volcano vape

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5 essential pieces for spring in Chicago

Prints, styles and accessories perfect for spring in the Windy City

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Top style hacks for Chicagoans

How to access major steals and deals, as well as some hacks that simply make your life easier

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11 Chicago-based Etsy sellers you should know

Support your local Etsy sellers!

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Chicago's best shops

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Top 10 vintage stores

Where to find 1940s–'90s fashion and Mad Men–worthy furniture

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The best bookstores in Chicago

Know what you can't buy on Amazon? A cozy nook to hang out and skim the book you're about to buy

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The 10 best furniture and home stores

Outfit your home with the coolest furniture and decor

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Chicago's best running shops

To find shoes and gear that truly suit you, head to these fitness-focused shops

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New Chicago shops

Keep up with the latest openings in the city

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Best shops by neighborhood

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Lincoln Park

Get your fill of shoe stores, chic handbags, bike shops and discount clothes

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Wicker Park and Bucktown

The land of hipster dive bars and organic, fair-trade coffee also has one of Chicago's most vibrant shopping scenes

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Bridgeport

This South Side neighborhood boasts a small, eclectic shopping scene that is definitely worth the trip

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The Loop

Cruising up and down State Street and popping into the many discount chain stores has its merits, but these Loop shops offer something special

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Chinatown

Chinatown may be best known for its restaurants, but there are plenty of worthy shops to explore, too

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