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Browse nationally recognized department stores offering everything from apparel and jewelry to home furnishings and appliances in convenient area malls. For unique finds, the North Shore's retail shopping districts are lined with antique stores, chic designer boutiques, specialty shops and magnificent art galleries.

COVID-19 Update: While many of our stores are closed for in store shopping at this time please consider supporting your local businesses. Click here to see our list of North Shore stores that are offering delivery, store pick-up and online shopping.

Abt

1200 N. Milwaukee Ave. Glenview
(847) 544-2275
A family run appliance and electronics store operating a 350,000 square-foot facility. Showcasing brands such as Sub-zero, Apple, Sony, Viking and more. Virtually every brand ...MORE

Artem Popup Gallery

1627 Sherman Ave. Evanston
(847) 859-6150
Owned and managed by artist Sarita Kamat and talented family, Artem is a handmade artisan gallery, showcasing beautiful jewelry, art, ceramics and pottery, woodwork, fiber art...MORE

Assembly Creators

1642 Orrington Ave. Evanston
(847) 859-6031
Before launching Assembly Creators Market., owner Reyes Witt cut her teeth developing luxury goods for Coach and Ralph Lauren. At the helm of go-to market strategies for a num...MORE

Ayla's Originals

1511 Sherman Ave. Evanston
(847) 328-4040
When the bead shop where she purchased materials closed, this entrepreneur took a crazy chance and reopened it. The store is now a treasure trove of beads, gemstones, and jewe...MORE

Beer on Central

1930 Central St. Evanston
(847) 905-0951
The spot for craft beer, cider, spirits and mead on the North Shore. We have an expertly curated selection of local craft beer to take home, and with 8 rotating taps and cold,...MORE

The Book Stall at Chestnut Court

811 Elm St. Winnetka
(847) 446-8880
A general trade book store with a reputation for trustworthy customer service and a highly popular monthly newsletter with a distribution of 8,500. Hosting many author appear...MORE

Booked

506 Main St. Evanston
(847) 701-5707
As Chicagoland's children-focused bookstore, Booked offers a carefully curated, diverse selection of new titles and classics for youthful readers of all ages. Weekly story tim...MORE

Bookends and Beginnings

1712 Sherman Ave. Evanston
(224) 999-7722
Located in Bookman’s Alley in the heart of downtown Evanston, Bookends & Beginnings is a cozy independent bookstore offering new and used books, unique gifts including an excl...MORE

The Classic Stitch

549 Chestnut St. Winnetka
(847) 881-2930
Exquisite hand painted canvases, exceptional custom design, an abundance of fibers, expert and creative finishing and an array of classes. Service and knowledge is exceptional...MORE

Cookies by Design

2081 Tower Dr. Glenview
(847) 832-9079
For over thirty years, Cookies by Design has been helping customers send gourmet gifts that say they care. Cookies by Design offers creatively designed gourmet gift baskets, c...MORE

Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery

704 Main St. Evanston
(847) 418-1289
Cultivate is a lush urban rainforest and gathering place. Offering an art gallery featuring the work of world renowned as well as local artists, exotic plants labeled for pet ...MORE

Dave's Down to Earth Rock Shop

711 Main St. Evanston
(847) 866-7374
A shop and a pre-historic life museum showcasing one of the largest private rock collections on display in United States. Selling authentic fossils, colored minerals, unique j...MORE

Dylan's Candy Bar

1200 N. Milwaukee Ave. Glenview
(847) 544-2865
The newest addition to the atrium in Abt’s Glenview showroom is also its sweetest. Renowned for combining candy, color, and pop art into a unique shopping experience, Dylan’s ...MORE

Edward's Florist Winnetka

917 Willow Rd. Winnetka
(847) 446-8220
Nestled quietly in the heart of residential Winnetka, Edwards Florist has been well known to Chicago’s North Shore communities for more than 100 years. In addition to providin...MORE

Eve Alfille Gallery and Studio

623 Grove St. Evanston
(847) 869-7920
This award-winning artist and former archaeologist designs exquisite jewelry. The gallery is a frequent stop for jewelry lovers and now features an online store where you can ...MORE

Few Spirits

918 Chicago Ave. Evanston
(847) 920-8628
Evanston's first and only distillery, Few Spirits has been crafting award-winning whiskeys and gins since 2011. Tours include a review of Evanston's history of being a dry cit...MORE

Follow Your Nose

917 Chicago Ave. Evanston
(847) 866-9355
Celebrating 20 years in Evanston! Natural and organic pet foods, treats, accessories and hand-made baked goods, including cupcakes and birthday cakes for your dog! Beds, bowls...MORE

The Glen Town Center

Patriot Blvd. at Navy Blvd. Glenview
(847) 724-2025
This well-planned development offers beautiful shops and restaurant-lined streets reminiscent of a European town. A 10 screen ArcLight movie theatre complex, shops including V...MORE

Hummingbird Upscale Resale

4632 Oakton St. Skokie
(847) 410-7781
Eclectic collection of carefully curated items to inspire and enjoy! Wonderful items to add to your home or wardrobe at totally affordable prices....MORE

J. McLaughlin

567 A Lincoln Ave. Winnetka
(847) 784-1730
The name is synonymous with classic clothing and accessories for women and men and caters to those who enjoy beautifully designed and crafted items. This recognized retail in...MORE

Kilwins

1724 Sherman Ave. Evanston
(847) 868-8739
Old-fashioned confectionery store selling chocolates, ice cream, handmade sweets & gift baskets....MORE

Material Possessions

954 Green Bay Rd. Winnetka
(847) 446-8840
Specializing in thought-provoking pieces designed to ignite the imagination, stir the soul and make a statement are aplenty here. There are articles of whimsy too. Featuring...MORE

Mattie M.

990 Green Bay Rd. Winnetka
(847) 784-8701
This North Shore clothing boutique offers many upscale choices in designer sportswear, dresses and accessories. Looks range from contemporary to classic allowing you to totall...MORE

Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony

1901 Central St., Evanston
(847) 866-6292
A fun Evanston children's boutique, sharing cool clothes and gifts for kids 0 to 12. You’ll find pretty girl’s dresses, boys and girls coats, shoes and loungewear, cute backp...MORE

Maze Home

735 Elm St. Winnetka
(847) 441-1115
A natural extension of owner Cindy Galvin’s interior design business – Bardes Interiors – the store provides a loft-like environment for sharing her extensive coll...MORE

MBG Products

1043 Chicago Ave. Ste. B Evanston
(847) 859-6951
Distributing for wholesale and retail, the best and most famous coffee from Veracruz, Mexico: 'El Gran Cafe de la Parroquia". Two hundred years of experience makes it easy to ...MORE

MilleFiori!

1943 Central St. Evanston
(847) 570-0300
Reminiscent of an old-world European flower shop, offers hand-selected seasonal flowers that are flown in directly from importers around the world. Custom floral designs are p...MORE

Morning Glory Flower Shop

1822 Glenview Rd. Glenview
(847) 729-2070
A full service, every occasion florist. Creating beautiful fresh flower arrangements as well as blooming plants and European gardens....MORE

Nordstrom

4937 Old Orchard Ctr. Skokie
(847) 677-2121
An unerring eye for what's next in fashion. A relentless drive to exceed expectations. For more than 100 years, Nordstrom has worked to deliver the best possible shopping expe...MORE

North Shore Exchange Glencoe

372 Hazel Ave. Glencoe
(847) 835-0026
Award-winning luxury charitable resale shop for women and the home. North Shore Exchange donates 100% of its profits to charity, and has made $1.5 million in donations to char...MORE

North Shore Exchange Old Orchard

4905 Old Orchard Shopping Ctr. Skokie
(847) 410-7337
Award-winning luxury charitable resale shop for women and the home. North Shore Exchange donates 100% of its profits to charity, and has made $1.5 million in donations to char...MORE

Notice Accessories for Living

2112 Central St. Evanston
(847) 905-0947
Notice is a constantly changing selection of comfy, cute clothing and accessories with a touch of quirk. The shop also includes a carefully curated collection of baby apparel ...MORE

Oui, Madame

550 Lincoln Ave. Winnetka
(847) 441-0182
A little piece of Paris on the North Shore selling gifts available for every occasion, this lovely boutique offers homemade gifts, jewelry and fashion accessories with a Frenc...MORE

Randoons

962 1/2 Green Bay Rd. Winnetka
(847) 784-1890
A hip clothing, accessory and gift boutique bringing city style to the 'burbs. A couture cafe inspired by all things sweet and funky. We carry many small artist lines you won'...MORE

Raven & Dove Antiques and Gifts

1810 Central St. Evanston
(847) 251-9550
Gifts for the woman who has everything, a unique gift shop featuring jewelry, Pylonekitchen novelties, Tokyo Milk perfume, Mr. Christmas Music Boxes, Italian leather wallets, ...MORE

Sara Campbell

563 Lincoln Ave. Winnetka
(847) 441-2813
Sara Campbell creates, designs, and produces its collection in the U.S. and features sophisticated pieces consisting of dresses and suits as well as sportswear for the more pl...MORE

Saville Flowers & Gifts

1712 Sherman Ave. Evanston
(847) 864-0632
A forth-generation family owned business, serving the North Shore and beyond. From everyday wrapped bouquets to large scale events and weddings, Saville Flowers provides the h...MORE

Secret Treasures

605 Dempster St. Evanston
(847) 866-6889
Most of the items date from the 1920s to 1950s and you might even find a 1950s Radio Flyer Wagon or an original 1940s military issued Hamilton watch. It’s always an uncertaint...MORE

skandal

907 Green Bay Rd. Winnetka
(847) 386-7900
Showcasing the hottest apparel, accessories and gifts from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, and the Netherlands. Discover timeless, practical luxuries for you, peopl...MORE

Spice House

1941 Central St. Evanston
(847) 328-3711
Family owned since 1957, these merchants offer the highest quality, hand-selected and hand-prepared spices and herbs at far below grocery store prices. Featuring hand-blended ...MORE

Squeezebox Books and Music

743 Main St. Evanston
(847) 943-9309
A boutique style, thematically based used book and music store, browsable and ever changing, Squeezebox carries all shapes, sizes and curious categories of books and movies fr...MORE

Stella

2116 Central St. Evanston
(847) 864-5565
A chic and funky boutique filled with one-of-a-kind treasures where you slowly browse around in a warm, relaxing atmosphere. Situated on lively Central Street in Evanston, the...MORE

Ten Thousand Villages

915 Chicago Ave. Evanston
(847) 733-8258
This fair trade retail phenomenon was founded by visionary entrepreneur Edna Ruth Byler in 1946. It has grown into a global network of social entrepreneurs working to empower...MORE

The Alchemists Wife

917 Chicago Ave. Evanston
(224) 714-0351
Handmade soaps, body care, home fragrance, natural cleaning supplies and laundry, candles, bespoke fragrances for men and women. Men's shaving, skin and body care, razors, bru...MORE

The Flower Shop in Glencoe

693 Vernon Ave. Glencoe
(847) 835-5390
Unique boutique gift shop and floral studio with a love of all things pretty. Offering everyday, weekly, monthly florals, seasonal planting subscriptions, orchids, houseplant...MORE

Vinic Wine Company

1509 Chicago Ave. Evanston
(847) 733-7000
Opened by North Shore native Sandeep Ghaey in 2009, with sommelier credentials and a background in distribution, Vinic Wine Company has built a varied selection of wine, beer ...MORE

Vogue Fabrics

718 Main St. Evanston
(847) 864-9600
Enabling Fabriholics since 1945, Vogue Fabrics is a mecca for sewing enthusiasts around the globe. Specializing in fashion fabrics, you will also find bridal, home decor, qui...MORE

Westfield Old Orchard

4999 Old Orchard Ctr. Skokie
(847) 673-6800
One of the Midwest's most celebrated shopping centers. With over 140 specialty stores such as Apple, J.Crew, Lululemon, Zara, Crate and Barrel and showcasing retail giants Blo...MORE

Wheel and Sprocket

1027 Davis St. Evanston
(847) 864-7660
A Top 100 bicycle shop serving all cyclists. Selling the top brands of bikes, parts, and accessories. Offering repair and maintenance of all brands and bicycle fitting. The pl...MORE