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Hair Salon: Marianne Strokirk


"Stylist Tracy Podesta gives the best haircut in town."
Manis/Pedis: 2X10 Nail & Spa


"They play Sex and the City episodes on high-def, and have the best, brand-new massage pedi-chairs."
Waxing: Ambra Salon & European Spa


"Ambra Salon & European Spa for bikini. Dana does the most painless Brazilian in five minutes."
Spa: The Peninsula Spa


"I love the The Peninsula Spa, but I recently shot the interior for the new spa that is opening this month at the Elysian hotel (11 E. Walton, 312-646-1310), and I can't wait to spend a day there—it is breathtaking!"
Makeup: Barneys New York


"The Barneys New York makeup department! Shu Uemura is my favorite."
Boutique: LuLu's at the Belle Kay


"I'm guaranteed to find something special that no one else in the city will have for a night out."
Cheapie Store: Forever 21


"Forever 21, for basics like leggings and T-shirts, and for super-trendy clothes that are only suitable to wear once or twice."
Splurge Spot: Blake


"Blake, particularly when they are having a sale!"
Gifts: The MCA Store


"It has the best art and photography book selection in the city, and some of the most fun, mod gifts."
Off-the-Beaten Path Store: Brimfield


"The Andersonville neighborhood on the North Side of Chicago has a ton of amazing stores, but the best one by far is Brimfield. In addition to stocking unusual items, the owner reupholsters antique furniture herself."
Photo Gear: Helix Camera & Video


"They have a flea market once a year, where they sell old film/vintage cameras—they're like pieces of art to me."
Restaurant: Bistro Campagne


"Bistro Campagne is my favorite French bistro in Chicago—they use organic ingredients and have an amazing wine list."