UPDATE: As of October 2009, Plein Aire is closing.
2036 W. Division, (773)227-3772
Goods: Women’s clothing and accessories Designers: Susana Monaco, T Bags, Ted Baker, Joe’s Jeans, Paige Premium. Owners: Jacquie Barrios and Jill Carroll are former flight attendants who’d always dreamed of having their own shop. Vibe: The airy storefront is soaked in sunlight and capped with classy touches—look for chandeliers in each of the spacious fitting rooms. The approachable sales team never makes shoppers feel overwhelmed or pressured. Price Range: Moderate-Expensive. The Look: You’re the ultimate flirtatious femme: somehow, you manage to make basics look stylish and sexy. Shopper’s Perks: Customers can visit their Facebook page to check on new arrivals.
UPDATED May 2009