Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
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.
Imagine if you could throw some product in your freshly washed hair, toss it up into a bun, walk out the door, and later take it down to reveal the best version of your natural texture. It sounds like a dream, right? Well, says celebrity hairstylist Sarah Potempa, think again. This may seem like an odd statement, read
One of the most fun parts about
shaking up your style is discovering new perspectives. And, if you
already feel like you’ve spent a little too much time at your local boutique —
they know your denim size and your
full dating history — we’re here to bring you foreign inspiration, no plane
ticket nor vacation read