1359 N. Milwaukee, (773)276-1450, futurgarb.com [ratings]
Goods: Men’s and women’s clothing and accessories. Designers: For men, Tankfarm, Civil Society, 7 Diamonds, Projek Raw; for women, BB Dakota, Billabong, Yag Couture; for both men and women, Ezekiel, Rise Up, Jedediah and Chaser. Owners: Timothy and Reggie McGuire opened Futurgarb in May of 2001. Vibe: The super-friendly McGuire family staffs Futurgarb, and its dim lighting and dark-shaded decor make the store seem like an inviting neighborhood bar. Price Range: Moderate. The Look: The sort of guy and gal who want to make sure no one else at the party has their look, whether it’s jeans-and-tee-casual or dressed-to-the-nines. Shopper’s Perks: Futurgarb constantly has sales going on, so you’ll almost always be able to find a sweet deal.
UPDATED OCTOBER 2009