Chicago certainly does not want for any fabulous shopping options. With luxury flagship stores dotting every corner of Michigan Avenue, having your fill of essential luxury staples is right at your fingertips. But as much as we love the easy shopping options of the Magnificent Mile, Chicago is also known for having a wide array of luxurious boutiques, concept stores and other great local options in the surrounding neighborhoods.
With curated selections of fresh and trendy inventory, you are sure to find that special conversation piece to enhance your favorite designer goods. Prepare to be the center of discussion at your next dinner party, making the best of the bloggers and trendsetters green with fashion envy that they didn’t find it first.
The first city outpost for this La Grange-based boutique features vintage inspired items, as well as jewelry, gifts and one-of-a-kind housewares. You will find locally based brands like Henry and Belle and popular labels like Free People, BB Dakota, and Kendra Scott.
Vintage Charm is located at 1735 N. Damen
A Midwest legend, it is arguably the place to go for high fashion in Chicago. A one stop shop for all of the latest from labels like Givenchy, Alexander McQueen and Comme des Garçons, the glossy red building also houses a cafe, housewares section and even an art gallery.
Ikram is located at 15 E. Huron St.
You can guess by the name that this store has a quirky assortment of clothing, accessories and home goods. The minimalist interior and wood display cubes help highlight the hand picked vintage goods and the store is often host to to pop-up gallery parties and community arts events.
Tusk is located at 3205 W. Armitage
Meyvn prides itself on offering highly curated, sleek menswear. In addition to offering brands like Niuhans, A Kind of Guise, Han Kjobenhavn and Common Projects, this Logan Square store has their own line of accessories and collaborates with ceramics designers and leather workers on exclusive goods.
If ever there was a place to feel like urban royalty it’s here. This concept shop is owned by Kanye’s West’s style advisor (and Chicago native) Virgil Abloh, and boasts an impressive array of stocked covetable items that are often exclusive to the store. Anyone in the market for exclusive streetwear and a one-of-a-kind shopping experience will be right at home.
RSVP Gallery is located at 1753 N. Damen Ave.
The owner of Moon Voyage, Susie Lee, describes her shop as “edgy New Yorker meets laid-back Californian.” Here you will find popular brands like For Love & Lemons, MinkPink and Mara Hoffman as well as your favorite cult Korean beauty products.
Moon Voyage is located at 2010 W. Pierce Ave.
Apartment Number 9
Comfort meets style at this boutique, where they are catering to a growing number of contemporary menswear enthusiasts in the area. Stocking an impressive array of brands, from Band of Outsiders to Rag & Bone, they focus on pieces with “impeccable fit, high quality craftsmanship and subtle detailing”.
Apartment Number 9 is located at 1804 N. Damen Ave.
Chicago native Azeeza Khan has dressed everyone from Sarah Jessica Parker to Sophia Bush and her retail flagship was named a "top destination" by Forbes. She offers a range of specialty, ready-to-wear items focused on “hand-woven embellishments paired with exotics and voluminous silks”.
Azeeza is located at 900 N. Michigan Ave.