5 Luxury Shopping Destinations in the Gold Coast Worth a Visit This Holiday Season

Posted by Leo Clark. on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 1:57pm.

Luxury Shopping in Chicago Gold Coast

It's that time of year again when shopping dominates much of our free time, and for many of us, the holiday season is all about spending time with friends and family, and enjoying the many holiday customs that coincide with this special time of year, which certainly includes joyous act of gift-giving!  

Because we happen to live in a city that's renowned for its premier shopping districts and destinations, finding the right gift for that special someone is rarely a problem. However, with so many different options to choose from, navigating Chicago's shopping scene can be quite overwhelming, especially during this time of year. So to help plan for all your holiday shopping this year, here's a look at which Gold Coast shopping destinations are worth a visit in 2014:


One of our favorite Gold Coast shopping destinations for American-made products, this high-quality retail stop in the neighborhood features a number of different departments, which includes footwear, swimwear, hats, vintage goods, and a wide selection of clothing for both men and women. Independence is located at 47 E. Oak Street, 312-675-2105, independence-chicago.com

Gallery Aesthete  

Housing a fine combination of luxury menswear and a rotating selection of fine art, this high-end concept offers an unparalleled collection of both fashion and artistic works that won't disappoint Chicago's elite. Check out Gallery Aesthete at 46 E. Oak Street, 312-265-1883, galleryaesthete.com    

Christian Louboutin  

A luxury French shoe and bag designer, if you're looking for something a bit eccentric this holiday season, you'll probably find what you're looking for here at this two-story boutique in the heart of the Oak Street shopping district. Check out Christian Louboutin at 58 E. Oak Street, 312-337-8200, christianlouboutin.com

Zadig & Voltaire  

Zadig et Voltaire is one of those luxury brands that offers a little bit of everything. From men's, women's and children's clothing to a variety of handbags, shoes, fragrances, and accessories, Zadig & Voltaire is a great spot to check out all the latest and greatest trends in fashion. 114 E. Oak Street, 312-643-1250, www.zadig-et-voltaire.com   

Barneys New York, Chicago  

A six story retails space, Barneys New York offers everything from designer apparel to a full compliment of handbags, shoes, and perfume. Visit Barneys at 15 E. Oak Street, 312-587-1700, barneys.com

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