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Chicago is known for being an expansive grid of quirky neighborhoods, ranging from the honkey-tonk hipster hood Pilsen on the south, to the neo-granola gayborhood Andersonville on the North Side. And then there's the centrally-located luxury shopping districts in the Gold Coast and Streeterville along Michigan Ave.
But what if you're a beginner or intermediate Chicago shopper, and you want to find unique shops, close to your hotel that you can't find elsewhere?
After the jump, Racked Chicago's Editor Jared Hatch suggests ten stores worth visiting on a weekend trip to Chicago—some aspirational, which are great for scoring investment pieces, and others that are totally rad and affordable to load up your carry-on bag. Click through for a rundown of each.