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There's something about finding inspiration in our own hometown that makes our hearts swell with pride. And, when it comes to shopping, Etsy is one of our favorite places to have this visceral experience. From vintage treasures to handmade everything, there's something to suit every taste and budget.
But, because among the great finds there's also a whole lot of crazy, we've handpicked 30 awesome items from Chicago's best shops. Whether you're looking for a gift for dad, a grad, or newlyweds — or a little something for yourself — we've got you covered. So, turn on the AC, grab an ice coffee, and get ready to e-shop 'til you drop.
January may be wrapping up, but it's certainly not warming up. Mother Nature still has plenty of steam — or, rather, sub-zero-degree air blasts — left. Our fellow Northeast dwellers know what we're talking about: cold fronts, blizzards, and ice storms galore. You surely have a coat and a pair of boots at the ready, but read
UPDATE: Lupita's done it again. The actress took the stage at last night's SAG Awards to present alongside Jared Leto, and she did so in her show-stopping specs. While male hairdressing occupied our attention last awards season (let's not forget when Leto himself pioneered the epic Man Bun Movement of 2014), this year has read