No matter your price range, clothing store options in Chicago abound, from national chains to resale shops to independently owned boutiques. This is just a sample of what's out there, but we recommend you spend some time wandering some of Chicago's well-known shopping districts on your own: State Street, Water Tower/Michigan Avenue area, Lincoln Park, and Wicker Park.

American Apparel

americanapparel.net

39 S. State St.
312.658.0672

1563 N. Milwaukee Ave.
773.235.6778

46 E. Walton St.
312.255.8360

V-necks and leggings...and other clothes too. And they're all made in America.

Barney's Co–op

barneys.com
2209–11 N. Halsted St.
773.248.0426

Less expensive than the big Barney's, but just as stylish.

Betsey Johnson

betseyjohnson.com

2120 N. Halsted St.
773.871.3961

835 N. Chicago Ave.
312.280.6964
(Water Tower Place)

Expensive women's formal wear, but make sure to check the sale racks.

Gap Factory Outlet

gap.com
2778 N. Milwaukee Ave.
773.252.0594

Clothing and accessories you would find at Gap stores throughout the city, only discounted.

H&M

hm.com
20 N. State St.
312.263.4436

Inexpensive clothes, from basic to trendy for men and women.

Macy's

macys.com
111 N. State St.
312.781.1000

Macy's flagship Chicago location in the historic Marshall Field's space. Check out the gourmet food court for lunch or the famed Walnut Room for modern comfort food.

Nordstrom Rack

nordstrom.com/c/rack
24 N. State St.
312.377.5500

Major-label clothing, shoes, and accessories that you'd find at Nordstrom, only discounted.

The North Face

thenorthface.com
875 N. Michigan Ave., #1 SW
(John Hancock Center)
312.337.7200

If you're looking for heavy-duty gear to survive the Chicago winter, and willing to spend, this is the place to go. It may not be the most stylish, but it pays off in sub-zero weather.

REI

rei.com
1466 N. Halsted St.
312.951.6020

One-stop shop for your outdoor needs for winter and summer, including clothing, bike repair, sports gear, camping, and hiking.

Strange Cargo

strangecargo.com
3448 N. Clark St.
773.327.8090

Vintage-inspired and custom T-shirts, unique and funky clothes and accessories, and Chuck Taylors in every color you can imagine.

Urban Outfitters

urbanoutfitters.com

20 S. State St.
773.269.9919

2352 N. Clark St.
773.549.1711

935 N. Rush St.
312.640.1919

Hipster-paradise, relatively affordable clothes, shoes, accessories, books, and housewares.