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Shopping in Chicago

With numerous brand outlets, shops and designer stores, there are abundant shopping avenues in Chicago. The best souvenir to take back home from your Chicago holidays would be a box of Frango Mints, the very popular mint chocolates.

The Magnificent Mile is the most famous shopping street in Chicago with numerous designer boutiques, shopping malls and departmental stores. This is undoubtedly one of the must visit places during your Chicago holidays. The potpourri of stores here deal with toys, fashion apparel, automobiles, cosmetics, jewellery, electronics, sports goods, pet shops, footwear, luxury items, home furnishings, grocery, gifts and more.  


Near North is a high fashion shopping area that boasts of boutiques, shops, branded outlets, restaurants and cafes, in short a haven for shopping enthusiasts. There is the Lake Michigan, Chicago River and North Avenue surrounding this region famous for its art galleries and night clubs. If you are crazy for fashion, try the Michigan Avenue for the best fashion designer outlets.   


There are many shops offering merchandise at discounted rates at State Street. If you are a tourist looking to carry back American goodies back home, stop at Macy’s departmental store. This is an eight-storey building filled with the A to Z in home goods. You can also procure fashionable attire here.  


Lincoln Square comprises many eclectic shops that sell a wide range of merchandise. There are a variety of stores here that cater to the varied needs of customers. The Enjoy General Store located in this area is a great place to choose gifts for your loved ones; check out the glittering jewellery options andbuy greeting cards. The Book Cellar is a haven for the book lover with the latest ones adorning the shelf. Remember that this one is not a used books outlet.       


Logan-Bucktown is another shopping avenue with numerous shops, outlets, cafes, restaurants and pubs. The Logan Square has a history dating back to nearly two centuries. It is a zone for art work, also for cafes, restaurants and night clubs. 


Wicker Park is a fashion destination with shopping avenues, restaurants, night life options and much more. Broken Cherry Boutique has innovative designer jewellery, make up, quality footwear and resale goods. Vintage Underground is home to classic jewellery design products like earrings, necklaces and some designs that date back to six decades or more.  

With numerous brand outlets, shops and designer stores, there are abundant shopping avenues in Chicago. The best souvenir to take back home from your Chicago holidays wo...

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