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Browse nationally recognized department stores offering everything from apparel and jewelry to home furnishings and appliances in convenient area malls. For unique finds, the North Shore's retail shopping districts are lined with antique stores, chic designer boutiques, specialty shops and magnificent art galleries.

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1200 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 544-2275
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A family run appliance and electronics store operating a 350,000 square-foot facility. Showcasing brands such as Sub-zero, Apple, Sony, Viking and more. Virtually every brand name, high-end electronic product and appliance is on display in the s...
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1642 Orrington Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 859-6031
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Before launching Assembly Creators Market., owner Reyes Witt cut her teeth developing luxury goods for Coach and Ralph Lauren. At the helm of go-to market strategies for a number of national brands and private label lines Reyes hit the wall when...
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1511 Sherman Ave.
Evanston , IL 60201
(847) 328-4040
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When the bead shop where she purchased materials closed, this entrepreneur took a crazy chance and reopened it. The store is now a treasure trove of beads, gemstones, and jewelry for scores of designers and is also one of the top bead stores in ...
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811 Elm St.
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-8880
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A general trade book store with a reputation for trustworthy customer service and a highly popular monthly newsletter with a distribution of 8,500. Hosting many author appearances with both local and national reputations such as storied head co...
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506 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 701-5707
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As Chicagoland's children-focused bookstore, Booked offers a carefully curated, diverse selection of new titles and classics for youthful readers of all ages. Weekly story times and meetup groups are now on the calendar, in addition to several s...
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1712 Sherman Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201
(224) 999-7722
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Located in Bookman’s Alley in the heart of downtown Evanston, Bookends & Beginnings is a cozy independent bookstore offering new and used books, unique gifts including an exclusive line of irresistible jewelry and literary happenings. Close to N...
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549 Chestnut St.
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 881-2930
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Exquisite hand painted canvases, exceptional custom design, an abundance of fibers, expert and creative finishing and an array of classes. Service and knowledge is exceptional. Come see for yourself....
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2081 Tower Dr.
Glenview, IL 60026
(847) 832-9079
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For over thirty years, Cookies by Design has been helping customers send gourmet gifts that say they care. Cookies by Design offers creatively designed gourmet gift baskets, cookie cakes, cookie bouquets and cookie trays, filled with delicious, ...
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704 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 418-1289
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Cultivate is a lush urban rainforest and gathering place. Offering an art gallery featuring the work of world renowned as well as local artists, exotic plants labeled for pet safety, artist-made gifts, and a space that welcomes community and col...
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711 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 866-7374
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A shop and a pre-historic life museum showcasing one of the largest private rock collections on display in United States. Selling authentic fossils, colored minerals, unique jewelry and large assortment of beads and precious and semi-precious st...
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1200 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 544-2865
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The newest addition to the atrium in Abt’s Glenview showroom is also its sweetest. Renowned for combining candy, color, and pop art into a unique shopping experience, Dylan’s Candy Bar has become a must-visit destination in cities across the cou...
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917 Willow Rd.
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-8220
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Nestled quietly in the heart of residential Winnetka, Edwards Florist has been well known to Chicago’s North Shore communities for more than 100 years. In addition to providing the full range of floral design and services to our customers, there...
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623 Grove St.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 869-7920
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This award-winning artist and former archaeologist designs exquisite jewelry. The gallery is a frequent stop for jewelry lovers and now features an online store where you can browse the gorgeous pieces in your PJs and bunny slippers. Eve is cont...
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918 Chicago Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 920-8628
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Evanston's first and only distillery, Few Spirits has been crafting award-winning whiskeys and gins since 2011. Tours include a review of Evanston's history of being a dry city, spirit production and full tasting....
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917 Chicago Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 866-9355
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Celebrating 20 years in Evanston! Natural and organic pet foods, treats, accessories and hand-made baked goods, including cupcakes and birthday cakes for your dog! Beds, bowls and more for your pampered dog or cat. Grooming and pet care services...
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Patriot Blvd. at Navy Blvd.
Glenview, IL 60026
(847) 724-2025
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This well-planned development offers beautiful shops and restaurant-lined streets reminiscent of a European town. A 10 screen ArcLight movie theatre complex, shops including Von Maur, Ulta, Dick's Sporting Goods as well as restaurants unique to ...
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714 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 864-0001
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A trusted resource for more than 100 years with a large selection of framing materials and, more importantly, expert design skills and craftsmanship to see that it is done properly. There’s also a large selection of easel-back photo frames from ...
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4632 Oakton St.
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 410-7781
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Eclectic collection of carefully curated items to inspire and enjoy! Wonderful items to add to your home or wardrobe at totally affordable prices....
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609 South Blvd.
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 232-7092
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A multi-faceted art space offering gallery, artist studios, classes, concerts, performance art and more! Featuring local artists, hoping to spread a variety of art to the North Shore....
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3745 W. Dempster St.
Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 677-5777
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Specializing in hand-made chocolates, custom confections, dessert tables, gift baskets, corporate gifts, party trays, bulk candy and nuts. The entire store is certified kosher. Vegan, lactose-free and gluten-free products offered. There are co...
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567 A Lincoln Ave.
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 784-1730
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The name is synonymous with classic clothing and accessories for women and men and caters to those who enjoy beautifully designed and crafted items. This recognized retail industry leader is based in New York and has shops in 50 chic locales na...
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1724 Sherman Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 868-8739

Old-fashioned confectionery store selling chocolates, ice cream, handmade sweets & gift baskets....
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954 Green Bay Rd.
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-8840
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Specializing in thought-provoking pieces designed to ignite the imagination, stir the soul and make a statement are aplenty here. There are articles of whimsy too. Featuring such objects of art as peaceful Buddha statues, a winged metal Floyd ...
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990 Green Bay Rd.
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 784-8701
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This North Shore clothing boutique offers many upscale choices in designer sportswear, dresses and accessories. Looks range from contemporary to classic allowing you to totally personalize your wardrobe and style. Elegant evening ware and handba...
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1901 Central St.,
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 866-6292
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A fun Evanston children's boutique, sharing cool clothes and gifts for kids 0 to 12. You’ll find pretty girl’s dresses, boys and girls coats, shoes and loungewear, cute backpacks and cozy baby blankets. There’s also a fun collection of monkey-...
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735 Elm St.
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 441-1115
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A natural extension of owner Cindy Galvin’s interior design business – Bardes Interiors – the store provides a loft-like environment for sharing her extensive collection of lamps, occasional tables and unique accessories from the Par...
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1043 Chicago Ave. Ste. B
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 859-6951
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Distributing for wholesale and retail, the best and most famous coffee from Veracruz, Mexico: 'El Gran Cafe de la Parroquia". Two hundred years of experience makes it easy to understand why our coffee is so dark roasted and full of flavor....
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1943 Central St.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 570-0300
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Reminiscent of an old-world European flower shop, offers hand-selected seasonal flowers that are flown in directly from importers around the world. Custom floral designs are perfect for weddings, parties, corporate events, and every day or speci...
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1822 Glenview Rd.
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 729-2070
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A full service, every occasion florist. Creating beautiful fresh flower arrangements as well as blooming plants and European gardens....
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4937 Old Orchard Ctr.
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 677-2121
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An unerring eye for what's next in fashion. A relentless drive to exceed expectations. For more than 100 years, Nordstrom has worked to deliver the best possible shopping experience, helping customers possess style—not just buy fashion. Located...
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372 Hazel Ave.
Glencoe, IL 60022
(847) 835-0026
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This philanthropic resale boutique offers luxury designer woman's clothing and accessories as well as high-end furniture and home decor. All of the profits support Chicagoland charities....
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1879 Tower Dr.
Glenview, IL 60026
(847) 730-3561
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Providing a unique opportunity to sample some of the freshest extra virgin olive oil in the world. Offering a broad selection of award-winning and estate produced oils, that are delicious, affordable and Kosher certified. Also offering an exten...
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550 Lincoln Ave.
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 441-0182
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A little piece of Paris on the North Shore selling gifts available for every occasion, this lovely boutique offers homemade gifts, jewelry and fashion accessories with a French flair. Many stunning and unusual jewelry items are handcrafted by Pa...
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563 Lincoln Ave.
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 441-2813
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Sara Campbell creates, designs, and produces its collection in the U.S. and features sophisticated pieces consisting of dresses and suits as well as sportswear for the more playful woman with contemporary flare. The first of its stores in the M...
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1712 Sherman Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 864-0632
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A forth-generation family owned business, serving the North Shore and beyond. From everyday wrapped bouquets to large scale events and weddings, Saville Flowers provides the highest quality product and customer service....
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605 Dempster St.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 866-6889
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Most of the items date from the 1920s to 1950s and you might even find a 1950s Radio Flyer Wagon or an original 1940s military issued Hamilton watch. It’s always an uncertainty to see what might appear, which is half the fun. The store changes ...
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907 Green Bay Rd.
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 386-7900
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Showcasing the hottest apparel, accessories and gifts from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, and the Netherlands. Discover timeless, practical luxuries for you, people you love and your household. You’ll find Merimekko, Odd Molly, Style...
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1941 Central St.
Evanston , IL 60201
(847) 328-3711
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Family owned since 1957, these merchants offer the highest quality, hand-selected and hand-prepared spices and herbs at far below grocery store prices. Featuring hand-blended ethnic Chicago neighborhood seasonings. Gift boxes filled with exquis...
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743 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 943-9309
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A boutique style, thematically based used book and music store, browsable and ever changing, Squeezebox carries all shapes, sizes and curious categories of books and movies from Alpaca breeding to vintage children's books. Additionally, the cura...
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2116 Central St.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 864-5565
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A chic and funky boutique filled with one-of-a-kind treasures where you slowly browse around in a warm, relaxing atmosphere. Situated on lively Central Street in Evanston, there’s an eclectic mix of clothing, jewelry, handbags, accessories, home...
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915 Chicago Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 733-8258
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This fair trade retail phenomenon was founded by visionary entrepreneur Edna Ruth Byler in 1946. It has grown into a global network of social entrepreneurs working to empower and provide economic opportunities to artisans in developing countrie...
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917 Chicago Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202
(224) 714-0351
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Handmade soaps, body care, home fragrance, natural cleaning supplies and laundry, candles, bespoke fragrances for men and women. Men's shaving, skin and body care, razors, brushes, hair care and more....
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693 Vernon Ave.
Glencoe, IL 60022
(847) 835-5390
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Unique boutique gift shop and floral studio with a love of all things pretty. Offering everyday, weekly, monthly florals, seasonal planting subscriptions, orchids, houseplants and more....
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660 Vernon Ave.
Glencoe, IL 60022
(312) 804-9900
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The Sweet Buddha is a specialty shop located in the heart of downtown Glencoe. Walk inside this vibrant boutique and you’ll find custom-made gift baskets, jewelry, candy, hostess gifts and classes. Love the space so much you want to party ther...
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807 Elm St.
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-7990
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A local favorite for wonderful toys since its opening in 1948. Each customer is given special attention to help find the perfect toy for any child. Classic games like Battleship and Monopoly, plus new favorites like Blokus and Apples to Apples a...
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1509 Chicago Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 733-7000
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Opened by North Shore native Sandeep Ghaey in 2009, with sommelier credentials and a background in distribution, Vinic Wine Company has built a varied selection of wine, beer and spirits that offers both quality and affordability. To help naviga...
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718 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 864-9600
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Enabling Fabriholics since 1945, Vogue Fabrics is a mecca for sewing enthusiasts around the globe. Specializing in fashion fabrics, you will also find bridal, home decor, quilting, corsetry & craft options....
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4999 Old Orchard Ctr.
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 673-6800
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One of the Midwest's most celebrated shopping centers. With over 140 specialty stores such as Apple, J.Crew, Lululemon, Zara, Crate and Barrel and showcasing retail giants Bloomingdale's, Macy’s, and Nordstrom. This spectacular outdoor mall fea...
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1027 Davis St.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 864-7660
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A Top 100 bicycle shop serving all cyclists. Selling the top brands of bikes, parts, and accessories. Offering repair and maintenance of all brands, bicycle fitting, and the place to find local clubs, rides, and events....