As of October 2008, ps: accessories has moved out of Chicago to 7 S. Prospect, Park Ridge Illinois, 60068. (847)685-2771.
1127 N. State, (312)932-0077
Goods: Clothing, shoes and accessories for women. Designers: Vintage-inspired jewelry by Eda and Betty, precious stone necklaces by To Be A Diva, platform shoes by Steven, leather bags by Solas and shoes by Carlos Santana, oh…DEER!, Farylrobin and Corso Como. Owner: Shelly Meekma, a former jewelry buyer. Vibe: There’s not a drop of Gold Coast `tude in this dream accessories closet. Shoeboxes are stacked for DIY service (though the staff is on hand to help), leopard couches create cozy places to perch and magazine clippings on the wall inform on the latest accessory trends (and this month’s horoscope!). Price Range: Moderate. The Look: From pink python ankle boots to bohemian-luxe slouchy leather bags; from pink-and-green ribbon belts to downtown-flavored newsboy caps, this shop feeds every stripe of accessory craving. Shopper’s Perks: Frequent on-site jewelry trunk shows.
UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2008