UPDATE: As of January 2012, Gamma Player has closed.
2035 W. Division, (773)235-0755, gammaplayer.com
Goods: Clothing and accessories for men and women; music and books. Designers: International designers include Jean-Pierre Braganza, Julius, Shida Tatsuya. Owners: Jeff Mills, an international music celebrity and founder of Axis records, co-owns the shop with his wife Yoko Uozumi, a music-industry executive. Vibe: Mills’ soothing, futuristic music plays in the gallery-like space, wrapped in black walls. The store’s ambiance changes seasonally to bring out the mood of that season’s collections. Price Range: Expensive-Luxury. The Look: Jet-setting artiste with a love for unusual detail and a propensity for risk-taking. Shopper’s Perks: Apart from the opportunity to mingle with celebrity store owners, shoppers will find clothing from international designers not sold anywhere else in the US.
UPDATED OCTOBER 2009