And now the latest from Curbed's shopping blog, Racked Chicago covering everything about fashion, style and retail from the sidewalks up...
RIVER NORTH - One of Chicago's longest-standing fashion institutions, Blake on Chicago Ave, has expanded to make room for more designer luxury. Big time. Here's your first look inside.
STREETERVILLE -Behold: photos from inside Burberry's massive Michigan Avenue flagship. Click through for a run down of how the store is playing the game and what the exclusive items will be.
WICKER PARK - Chicago's workout scene just got a whole lot hotter with Lara Hudson's new studio, The Mercury Method. The lighting is cool, the fans are big and the routine is great and this weekend the team is doing free classes.
OLD TOWN- The e-commerce consignment business that everybody has been talking about all summer, Luxury Garage Sale has opened an actual shop on Wells just north of North Ave. Here, you'll be able to shop everything they sell on eBay as well as jewelry and other items exclusive to the store.