Shopping & Style

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

Shopping and style

The best thrift stores in Chicago

Treasures await those patient enough to sort through the inventory at these top thrift stores

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Chicago's best pet stores

Your furbaby deserves nothing but the best toys, leashes, costumes and more

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Chicago's best tattoo shops

Look to to these local tattoo parlors for flash art, photorealism, Asian or custom ink

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Sport and fitness

The 20 best gyms in Chicago

Need to get in shape? Join the club—a fitness club, that is. Here are the best places to work out in Chicago

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Exciting 2015 store openings

We're getting a Uniqlo! Plus, Rent the Runway, Rag & Bone and more

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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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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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Evanston

You'll find plenty of chains when shopping in Evanston, but also indie boutiques and quirky shops

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