We’re going to be in Chicago this weekend! Though I’ll be in and out, there’s lots of great shopping I’ll be earmarking for my next trip.
Take a look at this week’s Fab List, highlighting 10 Bomb Chi Town Boutiques you should swing by.
1. Ikram Chicago (15 E Huron St, Chicago, IL 60611).
If you’re a lover of luxury and labels, Ikram Chicago is the place to go! Pop by Huron street to shop brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Azzedine Alaia, Alexander McQueen, and more. When you’re done shopping til you drop, take a pause at their tasty café. Peruse their wares and make reservations at their restaurant at Ikram.com.
2. D Lux Chicago/ Bryson Milan (1409 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622).
Co-owned by Bobby Simmons and Dorian Grace, D Lux Chicago and Bryson Milan stock casual pieces that offer a luxurious feel. They don’t have e-commerce, so you’ll have to pop by if you’re ever in town! Follow them on Instagram @DLuxChicago and visit 1409 N Ashland Ave should your travels take you to the Windy City.
3. Sir & Madame (5225 S Harper Ct, Chicago, IL 60615).
Sir & Madame is a trendy black owned boutique established in 2007 by husband and wife, Brian and Autumn Merritt. They’ve been supplying the Hyde Park area with well made clothes that are “classic with a twist” for years. See the duo in action here:
Check them out at SirandMadame.com.
4. Fashion Geek (69 E 16th St, Chicago IL 60616-5515).
Pop by Fashion Geek for colorfully nerdy branded merchandise, including sweatshirts, tees, cardigans, and more. Not in Chicago? No worries! Shop their stock here or here.
5. RSVP Gallery (1753 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60647)
Kanye West camp members Don C, Marc Moran and Virgil Abloh launched RSVP Gallery in 2009. The slick store carries everything from BAPE and Yeezy’s to Chanel and Louis Vuitton, all arranged in an art gallery inspired space, boasting paintings by Takashi Murakami, Kaws, Stephen Sprouse, and more. Only the cool kids need apply. Get a preview at RSVPGallery.com.
6. Akira (Multiple Locations)
Founded by Erikka Wang and Eric Hsueh, Akira sells their own label along with loads of contemporary brands, and has three stores all over Chicago. Hit them up for affordable club dresses, look-at-me shoes, sunglasses, and so much more! Lucky you: they have an e-commerce store. Get your shop on here.
7. Luxury Garage Sale (1658 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60614).
Touted as the busy woman’s personal shopping service, Luxury Garage is a high end consignment store, chock full of clothes, accessories, and more. Shop Chanel, Christian Dior, Christian Louboutin, Chloe, Hermes, Gucci, Isabel Marant online or pop by their Chicago store at 1658 N. Wells St.
8. The Silver Room (1506 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615)
More than just a bomb boutique, The Silver Room doubles as a gallery and event space. Their Block Parties are the things of legend; stop in at slower times to peruse a selection of accessories, jewelry, and unique clothing.
9. Azeeza US (900 North Michigan Shops, 900 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611).
Chicago designer Azeeza Khan’s gloriously embellished pieces have found fans in Sarah Jessica Parker, Gabrielle Union, and Sophia Bush. At Khan’s Michigan street atelier, you can find off the rack or custom created embroidered dresses, skirts, and tops that are sure to make you sparkle. Read more about her at Chicagolifeblog.com.
10. Standout Style Boutique (3353 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60608).
Phew, that does it! Do you have any to add?