And now the latest from Curbed's shopping blog, Racked Chicago, covering everything yu need to know about fashion, style and retail from the sidewalks up...
WEST LOOP - The former Oprah Store will soon become a Buddhist meditation center. At first we thought it might be sad news, but as it turns out, its good news for Oprah, Gail and Rosie.
WICKER PARK - There's a new boutique opening on April 1 at Damen and Pierce right across the street from Big Star and it's called Moon Voyage. Here is a gallery of imagery that represents what the store will sell.
GOLD COAST - Our cat-like instincts (the Racked tip line) tells us that something Japanese will be opening in the vacant Pane Caldo space on Walton between Sofia and Eskandar. Here are 5 Japanese stores we'd love to see open here.
EVERYWHERE - Spring is all about freshness and newness, so what better way to add freshness to your life than with new jewelry?! Just for you, we've got eleven great places to buy jewelry ranging from very accessible to sorta affordable to just out of reach.