1350 N. Wells, (312)440-1300, haberdashmen.com [ratings]
Goods: Clothing, accessories, shoes and grooming supplies for men. Designers: John Varvatos Star USA, Steven Alan, Rag & Bone, Vince and Timberland Boot Company. Owner: Adam Beltzman, a former lawyer, set up this Old Town shop as an alternative to the cookie-cutter men’s store. Vibe: Sleek, masculine decor includes polished wood and oversized leather chairs. The totally clued-in staff has the scoop on each item and designer in the store. Price Range: Moderate-Expensive. The Look: Polished, confident and cool. Shopper’s Perks: All the guys who work here are simply dashing.
UPDATED OCTOBER 2009