1442 N. Milwaukee, (773)278-7130, thesilverroom.com [ratings]
Goods: Silver jewelry, watches, hats, purses, messenger bags, sunglasses and other accessories for men and women. Designers: The Silver Room carries mostly small jewelry designers, like Nooka, B. Tiff, Alessi Watches and Tivi. Owner: Eric Williams has owned and operated The Silver Room for over twelve years. Vibe: A large open space creates a relaxed shopping experience, though The Silver Room’s in-store DJ can infuse the shop with energy on demand. Price Range: Inexpensive-Expensive. The Look: Art-school chic. Shopper’s Perks: Sign up on the store’s Web site for discounts and to receive invites to their monthly in-store events, parties and local artist openings in their gallery space within the store.
UPDATED OCTOBER 2009