Favorite Places

My favorite 'non-wedding' wedding store, this Anthropologie’s-owned understated bridal outpost is filled with girlie lace, tulle, and beadwork - but not the over-the-top tacky kind. There are also dresses for non-wedding occasions and amazing 'you'd think there were vintage' accessories.

8 East Walton Street, Chicago, IL


Standing five floors tall with an LED-illuminate black chrome and glass exterior façade in the Burberry check pattern, this Burberry flagship not only houses the brand's entire collection (children's too!) but is an architectural marvel. In addition to Prorsum, London, and Brit collections for men and women, the store boasts the first in-store Burberry Beauty consultation counter in North America and a physical space for the online Burberry Bespoke program, which allows shoppers to customize one of the store’s iconic trench coats.

633 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL



The Evanston women's shop gains frequent mentions in national fashion magazines, and champions rising designers such as Mathieu Mirano.

2611 Prairie, Evanston, Chicago, IL
(847) 424-0011

Douglas Fir

A small, intimate men's boutique carefully curated with things that you want and need - a shopping anomaly. Featured brands include Etiquette Stone, Island Mason, Woolrich, Chimala, Raleigh Denim, Nigel Cabourn, Hartford, Happy Socks, and Florsheim Duckie Brown.

8311 W 3rd Street, Los Angeles 90048, Los Angeles, CA

Hipster without being annoyingly so, this men's store blends the practicality and ruggedness of the Midwest with trendy men's pieces perfectly. Alden Shoe Co., Barbour, Baldwin Denim, Gitman Bros., Redwing and Wolverine are just some of the brands that line the shelves of this man's man store. 

607 North State Street, Chicago, IL


A jewel in Bucktown, this boutique is like walking into a beautiful art gallery. Expensive and unique clothing and jewelry that are totally worth the splurge.


1645 North Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL
(773) 252-3838


A finely curated store that wreaks of that utilitairan-chic look. 'Workwear' that is not really intended for working on the railroads, but just looking like you did in the 1920's. Uber-hip. Hipster beards not included.

47 E. Oak Street, Chicago, IL


The 'Decades of Chicago' features new and vintage designer goods by every designer you can think of in a uber-organized and highly curated space in Old Town. A great selection of Chanel bags and accessories, they almost always have an Hermès Birkin or Kelly floating around! Costume jewelry and shoes abound and don't forget, you can purchase on line and also shop via eBay for a selection of goods that are not in the store!


1658 North Wells Street, Chicago, IL


This Winnetka gem houses some of the world’s leading luxury designers, such as Christian Dior, Gucci, Prabal Gurung, J. Mendel, Jonathan Saunders, Alexander McQueen, Christopher Kane, Victoria Beckham, Andrew Gn, Aurelie Bidermann, Pierre Hardy and Kimberly McDonald. This is worth the trip to the suburbs.
15 Elm Street, Winnetka, Chicago, IL


If you are going for that Lena Dunham or her male suitors look from Girls, this is the place to go. Well priced trend pieces that say, 'I don't shop at department stores.' - with a vintage vibe.

1913 West Division Street, Chicago, IL


Attached to the swanky Waldorf Astoria Hotel, this Gold Coast boutique will make you feel right at home with his laid back interior and friendly staff. Nicely curated for a tredy-without-trying-to-hard vibe featuring goodies by Erin Fetherston, Smythe, Kelly Wearstler, Ulla Johnson and Sachin + Babi.

11 East Walton 
Street, Chicago, IL


Founded in 1967 in Milano, this jewelry store is neither costume nor high-end and introduced the concept of 'prêt-à-porter' jewelry. Known for their rose gold, their designs are at once classic, timeless and modern - transcending trends. For a breathtaking moment, ask to see their one-of-a-kind high-end Pom Pom rings.

41 East Oak Street, Chicago, IL


When you need a little trend in your life, head to Scoop where they feature brands such as Rag and Bone, Helmut Lang, Missoni, Iro, Zac Posen, Alexis Bittar, Habitual, Free City, Poupette and so much more for both the gals and the guys! Shoes, jewelry, hats and scarves - you will never go away empty handed. I especially love the selection of guy's jewelry.

1009 North Rush Street, Chicago, IL


Space519 is billed as a 'refined general store' - if this is true, it is the chicest general store I have ever seen! Featuring a myriad and ever changing selection of men's and women's clothing, accessories, apothecary items, gifts, books, and other goods, this is one of the most unique stores in Chicago. Shop for yourself or for a gift.


900 N Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
(312) 751-1519


TENOVERSIX strives to present every item as a unique piece of art stocking items for men, women and children as well as jewelry, home goods, and, yes - 'actual' art.

8425 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90048, Los Angeles, CA


These go-to pieces for men and women are the perfect staples for your closet. Luscious leather leggings for women and yummy sweaters for men are my faves. These not-so-basic basics will always leave you clamoring for more.

106 East Oak Street, Chicago, IL