Shopping & Style

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

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Chicago's best music stores

Instruments, speakers, sheet music—Chicago has great music stores everywhere you look

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Vividbraille pop-up is downtown in July

Shop Vividbraille’s pop-up at theWit Hotel throughout July

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New Chicago shops

We're keeping track of the newest shops, from indie boutiques to chain stores

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What to wear to summer fests

Look effortlessly stylish, even as you spend all day in the sweltering sun at Pitchfork or Lolla

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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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Sport and fitness

The best sporting goods stores in Chicago

Whether you're looking for workout clothes, a bike, or even a spot to turn used T-Ball bats into cash, this list has it all

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The best liquor stores in Chicago

Your next booze run just got whole a lot easier

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The best electronics stores in Chicago

Get your gadget fix on with this list of must-shop electronics stores

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Chicago's best fabric stores

These Chicago fabric stores offer everything you need, from beginners' classes to the finest equipment

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Best shops by neighborhood

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South Loop

This neighborhood meets local demand with high-end liquor stores, bike shops and one of the best art-supply stores

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Wrigleyville

It's not just sports fan shops here, though there are those. You'll also find some hidden gems.

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Bridgeport

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

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Boystown

Stock up on quirky cards, vintage clothing, sex toys and more in this North Side hub

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Wicker Park and Bucktown

The land of hipster dive bars and fair-trade coffee also has one of the most vibrant shopping scenes

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