Last Updated On: November 11, 2017
Shop local this holiday season! This girl’s guide is perfect for any girl on your list who loves Chicago. Almost everything on this guide is from local boutiques all over the city.
A Girl’s Guide for the Chicago Girl: Chicago Holiday Gift Guide 2017
ORD Chicago Hat – $35
If you haven’t been to Alice and Wonder, you should definitely go to shop the cutest tops, bottoms, accessories, and more. Plus this adorable boutique is totally Instagram worthy!
TOMS Chicago Shoes – $60
Head to Wicker Park for a day of shopping the cutest boutiques and eating at some of the best restaurants in the city. Stop by TOMS to shop these special editon Chicago shoes and sample some of their coffee. Yes, the TOMS chicago boutique is also a coffee shop!
How to buy: TOMS Chicago at 1611 N. Damen Avenue
Chicago Flag Pendant Necklace – $10
The Colette Collections is one of my favorite boutiques in Chicago. Plus everything in this store is so affordable, just like this cute Chicago flag necklace.
Lux Chicago Soy Candle – $22
Foursided has some of the cutest Chicago gifts in the city. I love shopping at Foursided especially during the holiday for the most adorable ornaments and holiday gifts.
Chicago Flag Spoonrest – $25
Neighborly in Northcenter has so many Chicago themed gifts. I thought this spoonrest was perfect for anyone who loves to cook and it’s just something sublte to have in your kitchen to show your love for Chicago.
Chicago Skyline Mug – $12
This Chicago mug is perfect for coffee lovers! I also love this boutique, especially during the holidays! Another cool gift from P.O.S.H are these plan your own Chicago walking tours cards.
Chicago Survival Kit Tee – $29
Spend an afternoon shopping and exploring along Armitage Avenue. It’s one of the cutest areas for boutique shopping in Chicago.
Chicago Vintage Sweatshirt – $45
This sweatshirt is online only. However, it’s the perfect cozy sweatshirt to wear when you want to be cute but also super lazy.
How to buy: 500 Level, online
Chicago Retro Sweashirt – $52
If you don’t follow this Chicago blogger, you really should! Her Instastories and blogs will make you really LOL. Plus she designs the cutest aparrel!
How to buy: Taylor Wolfe Shop, online
999: A History of Chicago in Ten Stories – $60
If you love coffee table books, this one is one of my favorites for anyone who loves learning about Chicago history. This book is also written by a local Chicagoan.
Where to buy: Amazon, online
à la Card Chicago – $30
Anyone who is a fan of dining out and trying new restaurants all over Chicago would love this gift. For only $30 you get $10 off your check at 52 participating Chicago restaurants.
How to buy: à la card Chicago, online
Katherine Anne Hot Chocolate – $24
On a chilly day, nothing is better than a delicious cup of hot chocolate. If you haven’t been to Katherine Anne’s then make sure to add it to your list. It’s one of the best hot chocolates you will have in Chicago. They also make their own flavored marshmallows.
Koval Walnut Liquerurs
Have you explored Malt Row in Ravenswood yet? If you haven’t, you have to make the trip North and spend the day going to seven of Chicago’s best breweries. Stop by KOVAL to pick up some whiskey or liqueurs and make a few yummy holiday cocktails.
How to buy: KOVAL Distillery, 5121 N. Ravenswood Avenue
Frango Mints – $24
Chicagoan love and miss Marshall Field’s. However, you can still shop Marshal Field’s famous Frango Mints and enjoy a holiday lunch or dinner at the beautiful Walnut Room. A must during the holiday season!
Looking for the best holiday events and things to do during the Chicago holiday season?
You can purchase my Christmas in Chicago eBook for $4.95 with 20% of proceeds going to the Chicago Foundation for Women. In my eBook you will get the best holiday events in Chicago, where to eat, have drinks, stay, and more. Perfect for Chicagoan, families, couples, and anyone planning on visiting Chicago this holiday season! A great holiday gift!
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