Shopping & Style
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.
Here are a few of our favorite salons that cater to men in the Chicago area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This Fourth of July, party in style by checking out these Chicago-area stores for all of your patriotic needs.
Instead of spending top dollar to buy a tuxedo. guys can just rent one from one of these Chicago shops.
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.