More than 70 exclusive boutiques and salons, featuring the latest fashions from Paris, London and Milan, line Oak Street, which is located just off of the Magnificent Mile.
Prestigious designers such as Giorgio Armani, Hino & Malee, Jil Sander, Sonia Rykiel and Ultimo are waiting to be discovered.
Continuing down Oak Sreet's tree lined sidewalks are numerous speciality shops including the Marilyn Miglin Institute, Lester Lampert, Inc., and the Alaska Shop Gallery of Eskimo Art.
The River north neighborhood is a mecca of art, design and fashion. The newly gentrified neighborhood is located on the north bank of the Chicago river, just west of Michigan Avenue. River North features loft buildings that house art galleries, auction houses, antique dealers, jewelers and clothing boutiques.
The Merchandise Mart, located in the southern part of the River North neighborhood, contains a veritable marketplace for art, apparel, accessories and design. The Shops At The Mart, located on the first two floors of the Mercandise Mart, house an 80 store retail complex featuring Carson Pirie Scott, The Coach Store, The Gap and The Limited , as well as a variety of other shops and restaurants.