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Have Wallet, Will Travel: Luxury Shopping in Chicago

By Travel Savvy

Shopaholic? The Windy City has the perfect shopping destinations for you. With hotspots like the Magnificent Mile and Oak Street, you'll love the many high-end retail destinations where you can practice hours of retail therapy. Browse your way through these designer shops in the Windy City!  

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The Magnificent Mile

520 N. Michigan Avenue

(312) 245-1894

The Magnificent Mile is an international destination located in an upscale section of Chicago's Michigan Avenue. Have fun shopping brands like Vince, Tory Burch, and Cartier and, once you're tired, pop into one of the many food and drink establishments close by. Centrally located near must-see museums and sights like the Shedd Aquarium, embrace all this destination has to offer by staying at one of the nearby luxury hotels (we love the Ritz Carlton on East Pearson.) 

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Oak Street

Tree-lined Oak Street is located along Chicago's Lake Shore Drive, in the middle of the upscale Gold Coast neighborhood. Extravagant retail shops including Barneys, Harry Winston, and Jimmy Choo await you along the wide sidewalks neatly lined with huge picture windows of beautifull dressed mannequins. After a day of shopping, pop into the popular Italian eatery, Carmines

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The 900 Shops

900 N Michigan Ave

(312) 915-3916 

Chicago's mega-mall, The 900 Shops, is a glittering mecca of over 70 luxury retailers! Anchor destination Bloomingdale's takes up 6 floors in the structure, and is neighbors with legendary retailers including Gucci, MaxMara, and MontBlanc. Looking for a new fancy accessory? Check out one of Hollywood A-listers' favorite designers Kendra Scott on Level 3 for a pair of statement earrings! 


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