2708 N. Halsted, (773)327-7782, solemateschicago.com
Goods: Men’s and women’s clothing, sneakers and accessories. Designers: Sir & Madame, Public School, The Brooklyn Circus, Cheap Monday, WeSC, Nike and Air Jordan. Owners: Autumn and Brian Merritt. Vibe: Edgy. Ripped magazine pieces decorate the dressing rooms, while books and leggings fill up space near the windows. Price Range: Inexpensive-Moderate. You can score an adorable tank or a pair of premium jeans for $65-$150, while brand-name sneakers will cost you a little more. The Look: Contemporary streetwear. Shopper’s Perks: Customer service. From sizing help to apparel suggestions, associates couldn’t be more helpful.
UPDATED OCTOBER 2009