75 E. Walton, (312)440-0044, sabbia.com [ratings]
Goods: Fine jewelry and accessories. Designers: Dodo by Pomellato, Alex Sepkus, Yossi Harari, Lina Fanourakis. Owner: Deborah Friedman. Vibe: Über-sophisticated. Tucked into a cozy little shop on Walton Street, the air in here is one of elegance. The lighting, art and wares all scream class and culture. Price Range: Expensive–ranging from $140-$250,000, the average piece here is around $2500. The Look: Exquisite. Whether it be fun charm bracelets from the shop’s new line by Dodo or stunningly classic and beautiful diamonds from Alex Sepkus, the jewelry is breathtaking. Shopper’s Perks: Look for periodic trunk shows from Mayda Cisneros—her evening wear is stunning.
UPDATED OCTOBER 2009