Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
Considering we're nearing shopaholic territory, it’s only fitting that — during the most dangerous time of year for us addicts — we put together a list of boutiques for every single thing you could want to give (and, okay, receive this season). Naturally, with the glut of choice retail destinations in Chicago, this was no easy task: Along with faves like Ikram and Eskell, there were also a few necessary newcomers to add to the mix (hello, gorgeous new Burberry store!).
The last piece of the puzzle? Variety, dear readers. From candlesticks to cologne and dresses to dungarees, this comprehensive cheat sheet is pretty much the definition of "everything." To make it even easier for you ('tis the season, after all!), we've categorized our picks by 'hood. Here's the catch: You have to
cut up the credit card cut yourself off at some point.
Seasonal styling options are not created equal. Summer dressing is a cinch — just keep it light and loose. Winter ensembles are pretty easy, too — anything warm and soft will do. But, that finicky transitional time in between can present challenges to even the savviest stylist. So, we’re grateful for pieces that seem read
Mark Bustos, a resident stylist at Three Square Studio in West Chelsea, has gotten a ton of attention recently for his yearlong project cutting hair for the homeless on the streets of NYC. A pro stylist who counts famous faces from NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon and designer Phillip Lim among his friends and clients (Lim read