Chicago’s premier upscale shopping district is a stretch of Michigan Avenue to the north of the Hilton Hotel known as “the Magnificent Mile.” It starts just north of the river and runs about a mile to Oak Street. Name a premium American or global brand, and there’s a boutique located in this shopping district. A list of some of the shops follows, but more are opening all the time, and the best source for much, much more information can be found at this link:



Click the image at right for more, or just scan this list of a few of the retailers located on the Mag Mile: Abercrombie and Fitch, Adidas, American Eagle, American Girl, Bebe, Fossil, Ann Taylor, Anthropologie, the Apple Store, Aveda, Banana Republic, Bang & Olufsen, Barneys New York, Benetton, Best Buy, Bloomingdale's, Brooks Brothers, Bulgari, Burberry, Cartier, Chanel, Columbia Sportswear, Crate & Barrel, Diesel, the Disney Store, Eremenegildo Zegna, the Gap, Ghirardelli Chocolates, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, H&M, Harley-Davidson, Harry Winston, Henri Bendel, Hermès, Hugo Boss, J. Crew, J. Jill, Jessica McClintock, Jimmy Choo, Juicy Couture, Kate Spade, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste, the LEGO Store, Levi Strauss, L'Occitane en Provence, Lord & Taylor, Louis Vuitton, MAC Cosmetics, Macy's, Marc Jacobs, Max Mara, Michael Kors, Montblanc, Movado, Neiman Marcus, Niketown, Nordstrom, the North Face, Old Navy, Pacific Sunwear, Patagonia, Prada, Puma, Ralph Lauren, Ritz Camera, Rolex, Room & Board, Saks Fifth Avenue, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sephora, Sur La Table, Swarovski, Swatch, Tiffany, Tommy Bahama, Tourneau, Tumi, UGG, Van Cleef & Arpels, Vera Wang, Victoria's Secret,  Williams-Sonoma, and Yves Saint Laurent.