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Best Places For Halloween Decorations In Chicago

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.

09/30/2014

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Ask An Expert: Decorating Your Bedroom On A Budget

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.

09/23/2014

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Best Sporting Goods Stores In Chicago

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.

09/16/2014

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Best Shops For Fall And Winter Shoes In Chicago

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.

09/09/2014

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Best Venues For A Fall Wedding In Chicago

Here are some terrific ideas of where to celebrate connubial bliss in autumn in Chicago.

09/02/2014

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Best Places To Go Back To School Shopping 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.

08/26/2014

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Tips On Finding Deals Shopping Online

Follow our expert’s easy tips and you’ll be saving green all year long on fashion and accessories.

08/19/2014

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Best Shopping In Chicago’s West Town

West Town’s friendly shop owners offer unique apparel, trinkets, vinyl, home decor and more and are waiting to say, “welcome.”

08/12/2014

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Best Hotel Gift Shops In Chicago

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.

08/05/2014

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Best Salons For Men In Chicago

Here are a few of our favorite salons that cater to men in the Chicago area.

07/29/2014

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Best Outlet Malls Near Chicago

Getting a discounted price on a favorite brand makes for a great shopping trip, under anyone’s standards. Checking out an outlet mall can be a way to have a one-stop spot for all of your shopping needs.

07/22/2014

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Best Men’s Boutiques In Chicago

Instead of looking like just another one of the guys, specialty boutiques allow for a way to show off individual personality. Custom suits and casual wear that really fits are just a few of the many reasons why shopping at a men’s boutique can improve your overall look.

07/15/2014

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Ask A Chicago Stylist: Three Easy Braided Hairstyles

Call it the “Game of Thrones” factor, but braids are hot. Veteran stylist Amy Corvillion, owner of All About You in Crystal Lake, offers three easy braided hairstyles that will keep you cool, in both senses of the word, and looking hot.

07/08/2014

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Best Places For Handmade Accessories In Chicago

You don’t have to be a world traveler to score handmade pieces, just head to any of these Chicago shops that stock an ever-changing array of crafted-by-hand extras that help you shine.

07/01/2014

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Best Stores In Chicago For Fourth Of July Paraphernalia

This Fourth of July, party in style by checking out these Chicago-area stores for all of your patriotic needs.

06/24/2014

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Best Places To Rent A Tux In Chicago

Instead of spending top dollar to buy a tuxedo. guys can just rent one from one of these Chicago shops.

06/17/2014

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Best Places In Chicago To Shop For Wedding Gifts

If you want a memorable gift for good friends or a family member getting hitched, mosey around these shops for the unusual or usable that will increase the happy couple’s endorphins on that special day.

06/10/2014

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Best Places For Father’s Day Gifts In Chicago

A thoughtful gift from one of these Chicago shops will show dad just how much you appreciate him this Father’s Day.

06/03/2014

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Dressing For Work During The Summer Heat

For those stuck working in an office setting, the standard suit and tie isn’t exactly conducive to ultra warm weather. Chicago stylist Michelle Jeremias offers some great tips on how to dress for work during the summer heat.

05/27/2014

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Best Stores For Swimsuits In Chicago

Swimsuit shopping isn’t always a favorite venture for women but it doesn’t have to be something to dread if you know where to shop. Chicago swimsuit stores offer top designers with varying styles to ensure there is a perfect fit for everyone.

05/20/2014

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