Fille de Joie

Styled after a Parisian boudoir, this over-the-top spot—complete with Persian rugs and leopard-print ottomans—offers an exuberant selection of Christian Dior slips and sequined bed jackets. 197 Grand St. WILLIAMSBURG 718-599-3525

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Sparrow

I get my hair done at a salon called Sparrow in Logan Square. They make their own products and are just wonderful. I love it there. 2545 N. Milwauk…

Quimby's

A really good book and zine store is Quimby’s. I’ve discovered some of my favorite cartoonists there. 1854 W. North Ave., 773-342-0910

From Spikes To Skulls: 50 Pieces Of The Edgiest Jewelry Around—All Under $50!

Dainty drops and candy-colored confections are all well and good but, like florals, seem tailor-made for springtime. So this season, why not leave you…

The Bongo Room

There’s also a really good brunch spot in Wicker Park called The Bongo Room. It has Oreo pancakes! 1470 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-489-0690

Asrai Garden

My friend calls Asrai Garden—a boutique in Wicker Park—a goth gift shop, and that sums it up well. It sells incense, candles, beautiful flowers and re…