Chicago Boutiques Holiday Shopping Guide – Download the eBook

Happy Thanksgiving week! I can’t believe Thanksgiving is almost here! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays filled with lots of yummy food and spending time with the family. It’s true what they say, it’s a great time to be thankful for all the good things you have in life. But if I’m being honest, after Thanksgiving, I really do enjoy holiday shopping. It kicks off this coming weekend with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and of course Cyber Monday. Since I love to shop I thought it would be fun to put together a Chicago Boutiques Holiday Shopping Guide. Chicago…

A Girl’s Guide to a Day on State Street

State Street in Chicago is such a historically famous street. To be honest, it doesn’t have the over the top shopping experience like Michigan Avenue. However, State Street is an amazing street to see and do some really great things. This girl’s guide will help you plan out a fun girl’s day with the best things to experience on State Street. Morning Start your morning at Pickwick Coffee, just off Jackson and State Street. Trust me, it’s worth going just to snap a picture of the cutest coffee shop in the alley. Plus you will want to start your day with…

A Girl’s Guide to Shopping with a Chicago Personal Stylist

Katie Schuppler is an amazing personal style consultant and personal shopper here in Chicago. She also is the owner of KS Style Consulting. Katie was really great to share with Girl’s Guide Chicago a few of her favorite boutiques that she loves to shop with her clients. Each boutique is located in a different neighborhood so it’s a great way to explore some new areas. Take a peek below at her favorite Chicago boutiques! Sara Jane Boutique 1343 N. Wells St Chicago, IL This old town women’s boutique is the perfect place to get your casual wardrobe and some items…

A Girl’s Guide to the Gold Coast in Chicago

The Gold Coast neighborhood in Chicago is such a beautiful area. If you don’t have time to visit it’s definitely worth taking a stroll through. But, if you have time and want to spend the day exploring this neighborhood, I’ve put together a guide of all my favorite things to see and do in the Gold Coast. * The Gold Coast shopping and dining districts goes South to North from Chicago Ave to Division Street and West to East from State Street to Michigan Ave. Morning Start the morning at either the Starbucks (1003 N Rush St) or the Argo Tea Cafe (871…

A Girl’s Guide to a Day on Michigan Ave.

I’ve lived in Chicago for 10 years and I still LOVE coming downtown to shop and spend the day on Michigan Ave. Although I do prefer coming during the week because I really do just enjoy walking around, I know many of you are only able to come down to visit either on the weekends, holidays, or during a vacation. So, I put together a guide of what to do, suggestions on where to shop and where to eat to get the most of seeing all of Michigan Avenue. Before you go You will probably need coffee before you shop.…