4164 N. Lincoln, (773)388-2626, stellar26.com [ratings]
Goods: Clothing, shoes and accessories for men and women and a small selection for babies. Designers: We the Free/Free People, Roxy for women; Penguin, Billabong and Quicksilver for men; flip-flops by Reef; boots by Roxy; and Element for men and women. Owner: Carrie Bowers designed this shop to mimic the stress-free, beachy feel of her South Haven upbringing. Vibe: Comfortable, laidback and easy—just like the clothing. The eclectic displays give it a vintage-store vibe, while the folksy music in the background contributes to the no-stress shopping experience. Price Range: Moderate. The Look: The perfect blend of comfort and style. Just right for the shopper who wants to look good but doesn’t want to spend hours getting there. Take a walk down one of the boulevards, hit up the Double Door for a concert and finish off the night next to the fireplace at Moody’s Pub. Shopper’s Perks: Carrie and crew offer a really laid back atmosphere.
UPDATED OCTOBER 2009