Maybe it’s the architecture. Maybe it’s the theater. Maybe it’s the jazz, the food, or the art. Whatever the reason, this has always been a gathering point for the sophisticated, fashionable, and urbane. As such, the best shopping areas in Chicago leave nothing to be desired — except maybe a few extra arms for carrying home your treasures.
Kyle Hocking is a Chicago-based writer behind The Simple Child, a lifestyle blog covering street-style, travel, fitness and everything in between. The Simple Child was created to fill a gap in men’s style coverage – tips for the casual guy. His notes on style & travel are meant to inspire and help keep it simple.