Shopping near Downtown Chicago

Chicago Shopping

Chicago has long been a world premier shopping and fashion destination for much of the century. Travelers and locals alike flock to the city of Chicago to find treasures in the many distinct shops and stores that are available. For excellence in shopping look no further than Chicago's Magnificent Mile located on Michigan Avenue. Chicago's Magnificent Mile is home to boutiques, department stores, specialty retail shops, luxury stores, electronic stores, homefurnishings, and high end luxury stores. For apparel there are stores such as Ann Taylor, Brooks Brothers, Juicy Couture, Cop-Copine Paris, Hugo Boss, Ralph Lauren and Vince, just to name a few. Department stores include Macys, Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus. There are plenty of jewelry stores to choose from including Cartier, David Yurman, Omega, Rolex, Tiffany and Company and Trabert and Hoeffer, Inc. Homefurnishing possibilities include Crate and Barrel, Pratesti, NEFF of Chicago and Chiaroscuro. Electronic stores that are available include Apple, Best Buy, and Garm International. Toy shops are available and include American Girl Place, KOOKY, The Disney Store, and the Lego Store. Every shopper is sure to find the treasures they seek on the Magnificent Mile. Chicago's Magnificent Mile is also home to extensive luxury stores that include well known names such as Burberry, Escada, Giorgio Armani, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Paul Stuart, Salvadore Ferragamo, and Tumi.

The abundant shopping continues in other parts of the city as well. Oak Street Shopping District has a collection of shopping malls and stores to choose from including Tod's, Kate Spade, and the world-renowned Hermes. State Street in the heart of the Loop and offers stores and boutiques as well as discount stores such as Loehmanns, Nordstrom's Rack and Filene's Basement. Neighborhood shopping is also available on Division Street and in the areas surrounding Lincoln Park and Lakeview. There is Point Zero as well as Jeweler's Row available. Look for Armitage Avenue as well which hosts Cynthia Rowley and Barker and Meowsky. West of Lakeview and just a few block from Wrigley Field is Southport Avenue, which hosts up and coming designers. Wicker Park and Bucktown offer shops and boutiques that are of the bohemian spirit.

Chicago is know as one of the world's premier shopping destinations. The shops, boutiques, specialty stores, and department stores can be found all along streets of the city. There is nothing that a traveler, tourist, or local cannot find on the Magnificent Mile and beyond.