2104 W. Roscoe, (773)281-2466, cinnamonboutique.com [ratings]
Goods: Women’s clothing and accessories. Designers: Jeans by Mavi, Kasil, Red Engine and James Jeans; dresses by Liquid, pieces from Free People. Owner: A former school social worker, Emily Helfrich dreamt of opening her own boutique for years before finally taking the plunge. Vibe: Amidst the deep pink walls and sea of wooden hangers, you’ll find plenty of classy staple pieces and enough colorful creativity to keep your heart rate up. Price Range: Moderate-Expensive. The Look: These sleek and stylish basics will let you head straight from the office to a meal at Green Zebra. Shopper’s Perks: Cinnamon features four local jewelry designers, including Dana Wadas Reed and Ulia Carella.
UPDATED May 2009