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Chicago’s Goody Vault Breathes New Dimensions Into Old Clothes

Emanuel Edwards isn’t just slinging heirloom-worthy finds. His loud repairs of destroyed garments are catching looks coast to coast.

All the Best Chicago Hot Dog Merch

From the Vienna Beef beach towel to hot dog lapel pins

This Chicago Luxury Home Goods Entrepreneur Is in 7th Grade

Daniel Pelaez got his start in high-end candles at 11

The Story Behind Dock 6, A Supergroup of Chicago’s Biggest Design Talent

By joining forces under one roof, a collective of designers have found a way to keep costs down and creativity at an all-time high

America’s Greatest Sneakerhead Mecca Now Has a Home in Chicago

What to expect from Stadium Goods’ second US outpost in River North

Yohance Joseph Lacour Is the Sneaker World's Greatest Redemption Story

Five years ago, he was working leather in prison. Now he's making some of the most exotic kicks on earth.

One of Our Favorite American Bootmakers Is Discounting Its Entire Line

Oak Street’s boots, Oxfords, bluchers and loafers will last a lifetime

The Truth About Pedicures, Hair-Loss Drugs and Razor Burn

A master barber demystifies all your burning grooming queriesDid you know that there are 14 “ideal” strokes that hot-shave experts swear by?

Add These Four Iconic Looks From “Christmas Vacation” to Your Holiday Rotation

Thirty years later, Clark Griswold and his company still look as dapper as ever

How the City of Broad Shoulders Came to Embrace the Megastore

Starbucks just opened its biggest store to date in Chicago, and they’re not the only brand in town who can claim that distinction

What’s a Baseball Bezel? Oak & Oscar’s New Watch Features the First of Its Kind.

The Ashland was made with fellow Chicagoans at Wilson Sporting Goods

There’s a Hidden Menswear Temple in St. Paul, Minnesota

Heimie’s first opened in 1921. In 2019, the haberdashery offers more than ever.

How One Chicago Building Became a Monument to Menswear

A trio of high-end ateliers stake a claim in The Monadnock Building