1205 N. Milwaukee, (773)252-6994, espacecity.com [ratings]
Goods: Men’s and women’s clothing, shoes and bags. Designers: True Religion, Polo by Ralph Lauren, Rock & Republic, Ben Sherman, Monarchy, Sinful, MEK Denim and Kidrobot. Owner: Neighboring City Sports took the reigns from original owner Drew Ee. Vibe: Sleek yet comfortable. The store is easy to navigate, with neatly organized racks and displays. Price Range: Moderate-Expensive. The Look: Sporty, urban and stylish. Fit for an impromptu party in a studio space followed by drinks and dancing at Ohm. Shopper’s Perks: Espace purchases only three-to-four of each item, so each purchase here feels like a real find. The wide array of price points accommodates everyone from financially challenged fashionistas to professional shoppers.
UPDATED OCTOBER 2009