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Lincoln Park

This charming Northside community is dense with creative professionals—and an increasing number of hip-yet-accessible spots to cater to them.

Barneys Co-op

Find a pitch-perfect assortment of Mayle tops, Sissi Rossi bags, and Daryl K-189 jeans in the city's only branch on this NYC chain.
2209 N. Halsted St., 773-248-0426

Products: Denim, Swimwear, Women's Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry
Type of Store: Department Store

Intermix

The newest Chicago branch of this minichain.
841 W. Armitage Ave., 773-404-8766, intermixonline.com

Products: Denim, Lingerie/Loungewear, Swimwear, Women's Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry
Type of Store: Boutique

Isabella Fine Lingerie

We didn't believe it until we experienced it, but owner Lauren Amerine is a phenom when it comes to determining bra size—no measuring required. Take advantage of her skills and let her find you the most flattering style from Parah, Le Mystère, 6ixty 8ight, or the Lake & Stars.
1101 W. Webster Ave., 773-281-2352, shopisabella.com

Products: Lingerie/Loungewear, Swimwear
Type of Store: Boutique

Kaveri

In keeping with the upscale-yet-easygoing feel of the neighborhood, this year-old spot, located in an airy converted firehouse, concentrates on pieces that meld the sophisticated with the laid-back: Rag & Bone trenches, Mike & Chris canvas jackets, and Gryson's famed Olivia bag, now in nylon.
1211 W. Webster Ave., 773-296-2141

Products: Women's Clothing, Bags, Jewelry
Type of Store: Boutique