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Best Off-the-Beaten-Path Boutique: "Agent Galleryis a small, well-edited Chicago shop with an intriguing dark edge. It's filled with vintage furniture, architectural artifacts, objets d'art and various found curiosities for the home." Agent Gallery, 916 N. Damen Ave., 312-498-6818
Fave Local Indie Designer: "Annie Novotny is the owner of Workshop boutique, and I love her style in every way. From her own line of clothing, Frei Designs, sold at the store, to her vintage collections, she has supreme taste."Workshop, 818 W. 18th St., 312-226-9000
Best Gift-Buying Resource: "Brilliantly designed and conceived, my favorite place to shop is from the 'walls' at supermarketsarah.com. She creates incredible online tableaux, set up like rooms, where you can click on individual objects--from art to frocks--to shop right from the site."
Local Accessory Whizzes: "Winter Sessionmakes chic but always practical tote bags, scarves and aprons, mostly from surplus and well-worn materials, so its items have built-in history. Plus, the products are designed, made and remade in Chicago."
Favorite Jewelry Site: "My favorite place for ogling one-of-a-kind vintage jewelry is Erie Basin. It has a well-edited collection of pieces featuring interesting textures and materials."
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