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Best Spring Lines At Boutiques In Chicago

April 23, 2013 8:00 AM

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By Angela Hazen

Spring is a popular time for cleaning up closets and starting the season fresh. At the same time, fashion magazines showcase light, airy new looks that will be popular this season. As you prepare for warmer weather, you may find that your favorite wardrobe pieces have been stored away and hidden for months. While holding on to your favorite clothing articles, why not shop some of the spring lines for new or complementary pieces to your wardrobe? Here are some Chicago-area boutiques with fresh lines of clothing that can help you start this season anew.

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Samantha Chicago
64 E. Walton St., 1st Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 951-5383
www.samanthachicago.com

Bright jeans and airy scarves will be everywhere this spring, and a great place to start for looks that will be in is Samantha Chicago on Walton. But while the Chicago weather is still iffy, make sure to look at some of its sweaters and cardigans. The choices of clothing here are wearable for the ups and downs of Chicago temperatures.

Adele Dallas Orr
520 N. Michigan Ave., Level 3
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 755-0011
www.adeledallasorr.com

Chicago socialites find some of their must-haves at Adele Dallas Orr on Michigan Avenue. These one-of-a-kind looks have rich colors that carry over easily from spring to the rest of the year. The elegant jackets, jewelry and scarves make great looks for garden party hostesses and warm welcomes for the lunching ladies crowd.

Related: Best Spring Tips and Trends from a Chicago Beauty Guru

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Krista K Boutique
3458 N. Southport Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 248-1967
www.kristak.com

Southport neighborhood’s Krista K Boutique is a fabulous place to build your spring wardrobe. Tops are colorful and can be worn alone or under a jacket or sweater on colder days, and dresses are ready to wear at weddings and social events. If you need new jeans, Krista K’s sells everything from J Brand to Hudson. To finish off your look, make sure to check to out Krista’s handbag collection.

MOI Boutique
2050 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 857-0727
www.shopmoiboutique.com

If you want clothing that’s a step above typical department stores, try the looks of MOI Boutique. The looks here are young and smart, with a glamorous undertone. Most of the tank tops have edgy cuts and dresses are amazingly chic. If you’re looking for year-round staples, have a look at MOI’s essential layering tanks that help complement short shirts and sweaters.

Yolanda Lorente
900 N. Michigan Ave., 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 867-0900
www.yolandalorente.com

If you want to create a stunning spring wardrobe, make sure you stop at Yolanda Lorente on Michigan Avenue. Spring never looked so bold with amazing hand-painted designs on many dresses that would even make non-dress wearers have a change of heart. Yoland Lorente has beautiful fashion for day and night. If you’re not budgeted well for the full outfits, have a look at the scarves, which make any wardrobe look refreshed.

Related: Spring Fashion Tips from a Chicago Fashionista

Angela Hazen lives in Oak Park, IL. She has worked as a model in Chicago and studied broadcast journalism at Columbia College Chicago. She has traveled to Europe on several occasions, and keeps her readers up to date with local and international style, shopping, fashion and beauty trends. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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