1253 W. 18th, (312)927-3535 [ratings]
Goods: Paintings, jewelry, scarves, vintage and handmade accessories. Designers: JenStyle, Sherry Lou, Natalie Prazen, il Jocale, Jewelry by Jessica, Happenstance, Kaley Kouture and more. Owners: Anne Marie Garza and Jennifer Lorenz. Vibe: Artsy. In the heart of the art district, the store’s décor is loud—bright orange walls are adorned with colorful paintings and sheet metal surrounds the door. Price Range: Inexpensive. The owners and their designers wanted prices “that fit the current economy.” The Look: Cultured. Many of the pieces are inspired by Meso-American culture in particular, or have been influenced by the designers travels. Shopper’s Perks: The prices. You can find a lot of great stuff for under $20!
UPDATED OCTOBER 2009