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The perfect wardrobe is not complete without a one-of-a-kind piece that makes you feel like solid gold every time you wear it. But, seriously, who said you have to stop at just one coveted item? So, to help you curate the most enviable closet ever, we've put together a guide complete with seven of Chicago's best vintage shops — where one woman's trash is your newfound treasure. Whether it's a rockin' old-school LBD or slipping on a pair of killer pumps, you'll never get caught wearing the same ensemble as someone else again.
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