1804 N. Damen, (773)395-2999, apartmentnumber9.com
Goods: Clothing and accessories for men. Designers: Martin Margiela, Paul Smith, Rag & Bone, Wings & Horns, Raleigh Denim. Owners: Inspired by the lack of men’s stores in the Bucktown area, sisters Sarah and Amy Blessing set up this dude-friendly shop in 2001. They’ve since added stores in LA. Vibe: The small, tidy store is immaculately organized; the help is relaxed, friendly and knowledgeable. Nature-inspired window displays include twisted logs or flowers. Price Range: Moderate-Expensive. The Look: Clean, polished and designer-driven. Shopper’s Perks: Basic alterations, wardrobe consultations and custom dress shirts.
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UPDATED JANUARY 2012