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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 bou­tique, from hand­bags and bomber jack­ets to jeans and swimwear. 46 E. Wal­ton St., 312-962-0088; all­


In­spired by the “strong yet very fem­i­nine” Greek god­dess of its name, this North Shore new­comer from fashionista Ash­ley Quick­sil­ver takes style cues from rock ’n’ roll icons and Au­drey Hep­burn alike. The min­i­mal­ist space show­cases a luxe as­sort­ment of wom­enswear brands, from Rona Pfeif­fer to Rick Owens. 837 Elm St., Win­netka, 847-441-1918;


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., 312614-1503; bil­


Sis­ters Eleanor Smith and Jen­nifer Di­et­rich Smith con­ceived this Lo­gan Square bou­tique as an homage to their Mid­west­ern up­bring­ing, and the space has a fit­tingly homey, throw­back vibe, with a cu­rated as­sort­ment of men’s and women’s fash­ion, home dé­cor, and ac­ces­sories. 2319 N. Mil­wau­kee Ave., 773-904-8038; bird­s­eye-rule .shop­light­


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


A Chicago jew­elry in­sti­tu­tion since 1837, with three sub­ur­ban shop­ping-cen­ter lo­ca­tions. Chan­nel Grace Kelly with Miki­moto pearls, or go con­tem­po­rary chic with time­pieces from the likes of Gucci and Chanel. IN­SIDER TIP: Jew­elry re­pair, watch ser­vice, ap­praisals, and cus­tom de­sign, too. 4999 Old Or­chard Cen­ter, Skokie, 847-679-1837; E-140 Wood­field

Mall, Schaum­burg, 847-619-6560; 172 Oak­brook Cen­ter, Oak Brook, 630-571-5355; cd­pea­


Among Chicago’s pre­mier men’s cloth­iers, Daniel George of­fers an ar­ray of cus­tom at­tire, from suits and blaz­ers to dress shirts, over­coats, and tuxe­dos, plus belts, shoes, cuff links, and a va­ri­ety of other ac­ces­sories for the sharp­dressed gen­tle­man. 155 N. Michi­gan Ave., Ste. 770, 312-729-5202; daniel­ge­orge­cus­tom­


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., 312-2550630; 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, 847-9287500; fash­ionout­let­


Mi­lan style near the Mag Mile. Ex­plore the new Spring/sum­mer col­lec­tion 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


The Ital­ian fash­ion gi­ant has un­veiled a su­per-sleek flag­ship at the north end of the Mag­nif­i­cent Mile, fea­tur­ing the lat­est col­lec­tions from de­signer Alessan­dro Michele, in­clud­ing the ul­ti­mate in luxe suit­ing and evening wear and the lat­est buzzed-about col­lab with street artist Guc­cighost. 900 N. Michi­gan Ave., 312-664-5504;


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


On-trend fash­ions from a cu­rated mix of de­sign­ers, like Vic­to­ria Beck­ham and Alexan­der Wang, with lo­ca­tions in three of the city’s hottest shop­ping dis­tricts: the Gold Coast, Lincoln Park’s Ar­mitage Av­enue, and Bucktown. 40 E. Delaware Pl., 312-640-2922; 841 W. Ar­mitage Ave., 773-404-8766; 1633 N. Da­men Ave., 773-2920894; in­ter­mixon­


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


The re­cip­i­ent of Hearts on Fire’s 2016 Global Re­tailer of the Year award, this ser­vice-fo­cused busi­ness fea­tures luxe watches, jew­elry, di­a­monds, and en­gage­ment rings. 1457 N. Hal­sted St., 773-3278800; 15234 S. Lagrange Road, Or­land Park, 708-226-0800; 112 In­di­anapo­lis Blvd., Scher­erville, In­di­ana, 219-864-9090; jame­sand­


The fine footwear fa­vorite has taken its place among its fel­low fash­ion be­he­moths in the Gold Coast, set­tling into a gleam­ing new store­front on Oak Street. Shop the in­ter­na­tional icon’s lat­est col­lec­tions, from pumps, san­dals, wedges, and boots for women to men’s sneak­ers and dress shoes, plus bags, belts, and other el­e­gant leather goods and ac­ces­sories. 114 E. Oak St., 312255-1170; jim­my­


Be­fore em­bark­ing on your next get­away, be sure to visit this ex­panded out­fit­ter to the jet set, which car­ries a wide se­lec­tion of lux­ury travel brands, such as Tumi, Fil­son, Ri­mowa, and the bou­tique’s own chic Kaehler 1920 line, fea­tur­ing duf­fels, brief­cases, and ac­ces­sories made with the Windy City’s own Hor­ween leather. 900 N. Michi­gan Ave., Sixth Fl., 312-9518106; world­trav­


Renowned for its stun­ning cus­tom­made pieces crafted on-site by ex­pert gemol­o­gists, this famed fam­i­ly­owned Chicago jeweler has set­tled into a luxe new bilevel, 5,000-square­foot River North show­room boast­ing a watch gallery and a state-of-the-art man­u­fac­tur­ing fa­cil­ity and de­sign room. 7 E. Huron St., 312-944-6888; lester­lam­


With a watch- and clock-mak­ing her­itage dat­ing back to 1880s Swe­den, the Bern fam­ily’s Chicago jew­elry busi­ness adds se­ri­ous sparkle to the Mag­nif­i­cent Mile with a broad­rang­ing col­lec­tion of time­pieces, as well as bauble brands in­clud­ing Os­car Hey­man, Roberto Coin, and Chicago’s own Dana Re­becca De­signs. 960 N. Michi­gan Ave., 312642-4299; mar­


The ul­ti­mate in alpine-chic out­er­wear for men, women, and chil­dren, this French brand, now based in Italy, fea­tures ev­ery­thing from lux­u­ri­ous parkas, cardi­gans, and sweat­shirts to shoes, lug­gage, scarves, and eye­wear, all with the la­bel’s sig­na­ture out­door-fab­u­lous aes­thetic. 33 E. Oak St., 312-3618573; mon­


Oprah, Michelle Obama, Brooke Shields, the cast of Em­pire… Vet­eran Chicago fash­ion de­signer Maria Pinto has dressed them all. Browse her ar­chi­tec­ture- and de­sign-in­spired M2057 line of sculp­tural tops, dresses, pants, and more in sig­na­ture monochro­matic hues and new prints at her sleek Ful­ton Mar­ket District stu­dio space. 833 W. Wash­ing­ton Blvd., 888-868-2057;


The only suit maker in the na­tion that tai­lors its cus­tom gar­ments by hand, this fa­mous West Loop-based la­bel has been a Chicago in­sti­tu­tion since its found­ing in 1916 by brothers Louis and Ja­cob Wein­berg. 5635 S. Archer Ave., Unit 2, 312829-3600; oxxford­


Top de­signer brands (from Fendi and Bal­main to Stella Mccart­ney) and of-the-mo­ment fash­ions are on tap at this style lover’s par­adise, an up­scale in­sti­tu­tion since the 1920s. The sev­enth-floor restau­rant, So­phie’s, is a chic din­ing des­ti­na­tion for lunch­ing ladies and gents. 700 N. Michi­gan Ave., 312-7995211;


The ul­ti­mate Ital­ian brand has re­turned to Chicago in an in­ti­mate bilevel space in the mid­dle of the Gold Coast ac­tion, where loyal cus­tomers can pe­ruse ev­ery one of Donatella Ver­sace’s lat­est run­way

cre­ations. 933 N. Rush St., 312-4459750; ver­

Lovely in lemon: The Farah col­umn dress from M2057 by Maria Pinto ($475).

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