Unique Finds for Holiday Gifts
Ready? Set? Gift! Gearing up for the vacations, you may dress to impress and rating the proper present for anyone in your giving list. North Shore shops brim with all the most recent trends and quality classics in clothing, household goods, self-care goodies, and playful trinkets. See where you may discover the Countless Shopportunity delights that await you on the North Shore.
BlackSheep General Store, Glencoe
Gorgeous Home Goods and Goodies Local legend Chalet Nursery (3132 Lake Ave., Wilmette) has been delivering curated home decor and garden-focused products — together with their inspired landscape design — for 100+ years. Take a whiff of their exquisitely fragranced Holiday Classic Candle from Nest to activate all of the jolly spirits! For an astonishing range of treats, keep BlackSheep General Store (346 Park Ave., Glencoe) in your list of must-visit shops. Artem Pop Up Gallery (1627 Sherman Ave., Evanston) trades within the handcrafted work of talented local artisans. Amongst all the jewellery, woodwork, fiber arts, photography, and more, you’ll find one-of-a-kind ceramics to reinforce any home and dinner table. Hazel James Home (990 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka) has transformed this historic storefront with handmade, bespoke, and vintage treats emphasizing small makers and feminine creatives. Experience their dreamy-scented botanicals and the pillow wall.
Kid’s Gift Shop, Northfield
Great Gifts Abound Explore the gorgeous Maze Home (735 Elm St., Winnetka) with its extensive, elegant collection of lamps, occasional tables, and unique accessories from the Paris markets and across the globe. Among the many barware, decorative pillows, and clocks, the cutting boards that could be personalized with a family recipe are a sure winner. Children’s Gift Shop (310 Happ Rd., Ste. 128, Northfield) carries classic favorites, in addition to recent and strange toys and more for infants through teens. The Mini Volcano Lava Lamp is the everchanging hypnotizer that you just didn’t know you needed to have. The inventive team at Squeezebox Books & Music (743 Most important St., Evanston) have stocked their corner shop with a slew of books and puzzles, together with LPs, 45s, and CDs, to tickle from the most recent novels to the tastiest cookbooks, classic rock to the most recent Brazilian beats.
Peachtree Place, Northfield
Cross all of the Names Off Your List Wild Child (657 Vernon Ave., Glencoe) carries unique toys, games, crafts, jewelry, and apparel for small fry from infancy to fifteen years old. The most recent rage is the Toniebox, the brand new audio system for youngsters. Pop a “Tonie” on and let the audio adventure begin. Eponymous Eve Alfille Gallery and Studio (623 Grove St., Evanston) sells exquisite jewelry by the award-winning artist and former archaeologist. Her latest Weather Report collection charms with freshwater pearls, moonstones, and precious gems. Deck your halls from Peachtree Place (303 Happ Rd., Northfield) by wandering eleven rooms full of lamps, prints, throws, accent furniture, luxury bath items, paper products, wonderful crystal, Italian pewter, table accessories and way more. Pick up some sparkling barware to maximise your party vibes.
Stella Boutique, Evanston
Women’s Fashion Finds Bringing city style to the ‘burbs, Randoon’s (962-1/2 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka) is a hip clothing, accessory, and gift boutique/couture café where this season’s cozy cardigans pair nicely with embroidered jeans. Fall fashion with a purpose is bursting at Hubba-Hubba (1105 Central Ave., Wilmette), too. The local fixture for trendy women’s clothes and accessories has darling ski-friendly sweaters, hats, and scarves. Browse around Stella Boutique (2116 Central St., Evanston), a classy, funky hotspot full of an eclectic mixture of clothing, jewelry, handbags, accessories, home accoutrements, and gifts. The cute teddy bear sherpa shacket and handmade, faux-sherpa slippers go great with the plush sherpa throw all to maintain you cute and toasty.
Madison Grace, Evanston
For the Fashion Forward Madison Grace (612 Davis St., Evanston) shines with a relaxed, approachable tackle women’s fashion. Take a look at the favored Houndstooth Shacket or Ultrasoft Mockneck Sweater, or customize your gift for a special someone with a spa day collection starring a salt soak and vegan lip balm. Drop into Payton Rose (2760 Dundee Rd., Northbrook) where the trendy women’s wear shop offers pretty blouses and flares, snappy hoodies and joggers.
North Shore Exchange, Skokie
Resale Shops and Antique Treasures Award-winning luxury resale shop North Shore Exchange Old Orchard (Old Orchard Rd. & Skokie Blvd., Skokie) all the time has something to surprise and delight. Witness their gorgeous, ever-changing inventory of guaranteed authentic designer handbags (at a fraction of their original retail prices, shhhh). The unique consignment store Twisted Trunk (1826 Glenview Rd., Glenview) focuses on higher-end, pre-owned items, plus recent goodies from various designers. Spruce up the homestead for parties and houseguests with decorative lamps, occasional tables, and holiday items. And do not miss out on the treasure trove of unique finds that’s Heritage Trail Mercantile (190-B Northfield Rd., Northfield). From vintage books and jewellery to an array of art mediums, one-of-a-kind furniture and tons more, you will find something special for everybody in your list.
Secret Treasures Antiques and Collectibles, Evanston
More Marvelous Vintage Gems Need a number/hostess gift? Secret Treasures Antiques and Collectibles (605 Dempster St., Evanston) journeys to Midcentury chic and back again with an awesome selection. This antiques emporium brims with housewares and collectibles revealing vintage treasures, glassware, oddities, and ornaments. A consignment paradise, Village Treasure House (1460 Paddock Dr., Northbrook) is an actual “find” with upscale and vintage furniture and residential décor, like crystal stemware, silver serving trays, and Christmas specialties which can be certain to be your recent favorite every holiday season.
Westfield Old Orchard, Skokie
Shopping Center Chic Strolling and shopping in a single convenient location is the proper solution to merge your quest for food, fashion, and entertainment while juggling your holiday to-do list. With 100+ stores including Nordstrom and Williams Sonoma to explore, Westfield Old Orchard (Old Orchard Rd. & Skokie Blvd., Skokie) will keep you coming back to find recent stores, too. Get to know Vuori for performance apparel, Alo Yoga sporting studio-to-street clothes, and Amour Vert with a sustainable mission for his or her California comfortable/Parisian flare ware — simply to name a couple of. Visit with the jolly man himself on the magical Santa’s Trolley Holiday Experience this season.
Crate & Barrel, Northbrook Court, Northbrook
Brands Bonanza Northbrook Court (2171 Northbrook Court, Northbrook) is the mecca on your fave brands where you may see what’s recent at Apple Store, lululemon, and more. Crate & Barrel all the time wins with must-have’s just like the joyfully-designed Smeg kettles that provides you with (or your giftee) the proper pour each time. With pretty European town charm The Glen Town Center (Patriot Blvd. at Navy Blvd., Glenview) flaunts a stunning range of outlets including fashionista staples like Apricot Lane Boutique to Notice: Accessories for Living. Remember Dick’s Sporting Goods has a terrific selection for teenagers and teenagers with sweatshirts, hoodies, and all of the shoe brands from Crocs to Jordans to maintain them moving and looking out good!
Lincolnwood Town Center, Lincolnwood
Treats from Tip to Toe Blissful shopping hub Lincolnwood Town Center (3333 W. Touhy Ave., Lincolnwood) is a beautifully designed and fully-enclosed mall for an all-weather, family-friendly indoor atmosphere. Home to 80+ retailers, you’ll discover a store for each style, like Old Navy, Kohl’s, Express, Victoria’s Secret, and more for the whole lot from cute and comfortable stocking stuffers to exquisite wonderful jewelry. You possibly can even outfit the entire house at The RoomPlace, with stunning accents like geometric area rugs so as to add some magic. For a shopping recess, head to the upper level where little ones can play and explore within the Kid’s Play Area before you’re taking day trip for a manicure from one the nail salons.