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My Favorite Downtown Chicago Spots

Apr 15, 2016

Where to shop in Chicago

Shirt: Ralph Lauren Polo (I buy little boys’ sizes–they’re way cheaper and give me the perfect oversized look!) // Jeans: Madewell (also love this version from ShopBop) // Clutch: c/o Loft (sold out) but I love this woven tassel clutch (under $100!) // Espadrilles: Forever 21 (only $15! Also come in red stripes) also love these and these from Saludos. 


Happy Friday! Wahoo! We made it!

As you’re reading this, I’ve likely touched down in Austin for my best friend, Courtney’s bachelorette party. It’s a quick trip, but I couldn’t be more excited–I’ve never been to Texas before. If you have recommendations for what to do/see in Austin, I’d love to hear them! 

Now, on to today’s post. Just in time for the weekend (and some beautiful spring weather!) I’m excited to share that I’m partnering up with Block37 along with Windy City Blogger CollectiveLauren, Emily and Ashley to bring you some of our favorite shopping downtown shopping recommendations! Block 37 packaged them together in an incredibly adorable illustrated guide–I squealed a little when I saw it for the first time! (Click through to read the full guide!) 

If you’re not familiar with Block37, it’s essentially a downtown hub full of great shops, like Anthropologie, Sephora, Zara, Sunglasses Hut and more! It’s also home to Latinicity–a really cool restaurant concept you’ll definitely want to put on your list. They also have a dine-in AMC movie theatre (yep, it has a bar, too!) It’s one of my favorite downtown spots, and is also conveniently located to some of my other local favorites, too! 

So, if you’re headed downtown anytime soon, click through to browse the whole Little Block Book guide– you’ll definitely want to put a few of these places on your list! 

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Flip through the full guide below! 



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