Update: Amisha Boutique is closed as of September 2008.
2019 W. Division, (773)227-7878
Goods: Clothing and accessories for women and men. Designers: Morgan, Basil & Maude, Johnny Wash. Owners: Twin sisters Iesha and Amina Kandeh fled West Africa when they were 15 years old. Vibe: “It’s like a modern, hip version of Victoria’s Secret,” says Iesha of her pink-walled boutique. Price Range: Inexpensive-Moderate (the great majority of merchandise is under $100). The Look: Iesha describes the store’s inventory as chic and down-to-earth. “Our clothing is hip and nice—we want the younger generation to look classy, not trashy.” Shopper’s Perks: A boyfriend-friendly lounge offers football on flat-screen TVs.