Tag Archives: Vintage

Vintage Garage Chicago Kicks Off This Weekend

Chicago is home to some of the top vintage shops and street markets in the country. And there is a new vendor event that seeks to continue this trend, on a monthly basis.

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The Randolph Street Market “Garden Party” Season Opener

In Chicago, Memorial Day weekend not only marks the unofficial start of Summer, but also the season opener of one of the longest running markets in the city!

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Passions & Vanities…Shop In the Name of Saint Valentine

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, the producers of the Randolph Street Market are back on February 4 and 5 with “Passions & Vanities,” the first installment of their newly launched Wonderful Winter Markets series.

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Mr. and Mrs. Digz: The One-Stop Small Shop

When you think of a boutique, “one stop shop” usually does not come to mind. Housed within much smaller confines than a mass retailer, it is sometimes difficult for a boutique to maintain an inventory that allows customers to shop … Continue reading

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Black Friday Sales at Chicago’s Locally-Owned Gems

Looking to bypass the mega retailers and outlet malls and, instead, support local businesses on Black Friday? Well, here’s a roundup of some of the best local shops offering great in-store deals post-Turkey Day! And since these are some of … Continue reading

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Kokorokoko: The Sartorial Time Machine

Looking to revisit the days when big hair and oversized earrings reigned supreme and acid wash denim was cool? Then, Kokorokoko [pron: coco-ro-coco] is the place to be!

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Labrabbit Optics: Covetable Eyewear with a Custom Fit

Labrabbit Optics (1104 N. Ashland Ave.) is, dare I say, the best independently-owned eyewear boutique in Chicago! Nestled in the eccentric Ukrainian Village neighborhood, this shop is filled with 100s of unique eyewear, both new and vintage. You can expect … Continue reading

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