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Are you on the hunt for the best local Chicago boutiques and shops to find special gifts for your bridesmaids? Look no further—we've got you covered.
A lovely boutique located in the West Loop, Smitten Boutique carries an array of carefully selected gifts for a wedding party. From Bohemian finds to Windy City paraphernalia, there's something for everyone. In addition to gifts, Smitten also offers gorgeous custom invitations, with over 20 classic and modern custom paper lines. The shop also creates beautiful custom jewelry and local Chicago clothing lines.
Located in Ravenswood, Hazel is a one-stop gift shop that has something for everyone, no matter what their budget — including jewelry, apparel, accessories, greeting cards, stationery, housewares, and even fresh flowers. Hazel features items from local independent designers as well as beautiful finds from all over the world. Whether you're stopping in to buy a quick treat or looking for gifts for your bridal party, you're sure to find something unique.
One of the eclectic Armitage boutiques in Lincoln Park, Art Effect has been in the neighborhood for over 20 years and is a popular destination for anyone looking for housewares or other fun home goods finds. Soaps, candles, and stationery are located in the front of the store, while jewelry and clothing in a range of prices can be found in the other areas of the store. With an artsy, bohemian vibe and a wide range of eclectic items, you're sure to find something perfect for your bridesmaids.
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A cozy and cute shop in Ravenswood, Ravensgoods is a treasure trove of little gifts, ranging from affordable jewelry and custom cards to Chicago-themed items and home décor. A large portion of the gifts capture the personality of the city, many of which are handmade pieces made by local artists. Previous shoppers praise Lulu, the owner, for her friendly demeanor and beautiful eye for display.
An adorable lifestyle boutique in Bucktown with a wide range of options — from ceramics and textiles to jewelry and metal. The shop is a popular destination for women looking for well-curated and one-of-a-kind items, of the highest quality and craftsmanship.
Located in Humboldt Park, West Town, owners Sherri and Liz fill Komoda to the brim with uncommon goods. There is something to please everyone, at every price point — in fact, you might even have a hard time deciding what to buy as your bridesmaids gift with the endless amount of ideas and goodies!