Michigan Avenue - - THE SOURCE: STYLE -


The edgy Bri­tish fash­ion brand re­turns to Chicago with a sleek new bou­tique in the heart of the Gold Coast.

Browse the lat­est col­lec­tions for men and women in the trilevel shop, from hand­bags and bomber jack­ets to jeans and swimwear. 46 E. Wal­ton

St., 312-962-0088;


Stock up on South­ern-cool sta­ples for men and women at the first Mid­west bou­tique from this New York- and Alabama-based de­signer, the 2012 CFDA Menswear De­signer of the Year, who has col­lab­o­rated with the likes of Levi’s, J.crew, Neiman Mar­cus, and K-swiss. 845 W. Ran­dolph St., 312-614-1503; bil­


One of the city’s most ex­quis­ite shop­ping des­ti­na­tions, this go-to from vet­eran style mavens Mar­i­lyn Blaszka and Do­minic March­eschi fea­tures a smart, fas­tid­i­ously edited se­lec­tion from top-of-the-line de­sign­ers like Ba­len­ci­aga, Dries van Noten, Cé­line, and Marni. 212 W. Chicago Ave., 312-202-0047


Trim, dis­tin­guished, and per­pet­u­ally dap­per, Rino Burdi is the ul­ti­mate am­bas­sador for Gold Coast style. It’s only fit­ting, since he prac­ti­cally grew up in the neigh­bor­hood while his Ital­ian-born fa­ther, master tai­lor Al­fonso Burdi, was es­tab­lish­ing his bou­tique as the city’s pre­mier source for hand­made Ital­ian style. Decades later, de­signer Rino car­ries on the fam­ily name with flair. 58 E. Wal­ton St., 312-642-9166; bur­di­cloth­


The Ital­ian haute cou­ture brand is one of the pin­na­cles of high fash­ion on Oak Street, with ev­ery­thing from vi­brant footwear and show­stop­ping gowns, jew­elry, and ac­ces­sories to men’s suits and street fash­ion from Domenico Dolce and Ste­fano Gabbana’s lat­est col­lec­tions. 68 E. Oak St., 312-255-0630; dol­cegab­


With 130 stores of­fer­ing sav­ings of up to 75 per­cent, this shop­ping cen­ter spe­cial­izes in the in­ter­na­tional ar­biters of chic, in­clud­ing Burberry, Prada, Allsaints, and St. John. IN­SIDER TIP: Pur­chase a Green Sav­ings Card for $5 from the Concierge Ser­vices desk on Level 1 for ad­di­tional dis­counts. 5220 Fash­ion Out­lets Way, Rose­mont, 847-928-7500; fash­ionout­lets


Mi­lan style near the Mag Mile. Ex­plore the lat­est col­lec­tions from this Ital­ian fash­ion pow­er­house at its Gold Coast head­quar­ters, fea­tur­ing filmy fab­rics and loads of fringe for women and easy jack­ets and pants for men. 25 E. Oak St., 312-751-2244; ar­


Renowned gemol­o­gist and Chicago store di­rec­tor Eve Rogers and her team show­case some of the most bril­liant baubles in the world—from di­a­mond-and-ruby-en­crusted neck­laces to ex­tra­or­di­nary time­pieces—at this jew­elry leader’s Gold Coast lo­ca­tion. 103 E. Oak St., 312-604-1000; graffdi­a­


Dr. Joanna Slusky of­fers qual­ity com­pre­hen­sive vi­sion care, in­clud­ing Lasik con­sul­ta­tions and can­cer screen­ings, as well as con­tact lenses and a va­ri­ety of eye­glasses from so­phis­ti­cated brands like Tom Ford, Bul­gari, Ver­sace, and Chanel. 2852 N. Hal­sted St., 773-549-1111; vi­sion­source-hal­st­edeye­bou­


This fam­ily-owned to­bacco lovers’ par­adise has been a Windy City in­sti­tu­tion for 160 years. Along with a world-class se­lec­tion of mer­chan­dise—in­clud­ing 15,000 pipes, plus cigars, lighters, pipe to­bac­cos, and more—the business boasts an on-site BYOB smok­ing lounge unique to down­town Chicago. 19 S. Wabash Ave., 312-372-1306; iwan­

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