Chicago-based creative consultant and author, Jourdan Fairchild, says you can make interesting, cool DIY gifts for family and friends.
Sweet little items from any of these Chicago spots will get you a nod of appreciation for being thoughtful and stylish.
The gift basket — that venerable option that’s neither too intimate nor overly formal. Fill it with fine soap, scrumptious sweets or even precious little items for the precious little newborn and you’ll be remembered as creative and kind.
The holiday season is just around the corner. Do you have an outfit that’ll shine this year? Check out this guide to where to pick up a new holiday party outfit in Chicago.
Skip the mall and head out to these independent stores in the Chicago area on Black Friday this year.
Style expert Lance Lawson and his partner Jim Wetzel have some advice to give to those looking for the perfect hostess gift.
Shop for designer men’s and women’s clothing, accessories and furniture at some of the best consignment stores in Chicago.
Start with these Chicago shops for your piercings needs and have your list of questions ready.
Whether you’re going for a sleeve of tats or want just a cryptic little ancient symbol near the nether regions, you need a short map of the experienced places in this city that are reliable and sticklers for cleanliness so your body art can last a lifetime.
Berets, beanies, bowlers, buckets or beavers (faux, natch) are waiting to cover your crown at these fine Chicago hat shops.
You’ll need a costume or, at the very least, some accessories to complete your Halloween 2014 outfit and these shops stock the ghoulish and gaudy goods.
Those seasonal strip mall Halloween stores pop up faster than a teenage boy’s blemishes around prom time. Here is a list of the top five places to get everything you need for your costume or home this Halloween.
Those old Spice Girls or Def Leppard posters and goth canopy draping over the bed have got to go. Decorate your resting room on budget with these expert tips.
When you go out looking for your team jersey, running shoes, helmet or skate deck, visit one of these five Chicago sporting goods stores for all of your fun and games needs.
It’s time to pack away the white wedges and golden gladiator sandals, pick yourself up by the bootstraps and get to these fantastic independent Chicago shops that are all about covering your feet in the most delightful ways.
Here are some terrific ideas of where to celebrate connubial bliss in autumn in Chicago.
It’s time to say “hello” to iPad chargers, a stack of tee shirts and a new park of kicks that will take you through the last chunk of 2014.
Follow our expert’s easy tips and you’ll be saving green all year long on fashion and accessories.
West Town’s friendly shop owners offer unique apparel, trinkets, vinyl, home decor and more and are waiting to say, “welcome.”
Local hotels are smartly stocking their gift shops with unusual, Chicago-centric and hotel-specific items for you to tote back home for yourself or friends and family. Here are some of the best.