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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.
Just because it's dipped below 30 degrees doesn't mean I'm living in pants until spring. And, while wearing skirts and dresses with no tights might be considered a status symbol among fashion folks with car services at their beck and call, our bank accounts are far from Wintour-level. That means we've got two choices: read
Sometimes very good things come from Craigslist — like roommates who turn into inseparable soul mates. We may have swooned just a little when we heard Mika and Steve's very New York love story: They met when she was looking for an apartment solution in a time crunch. The two married this past October read