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Check out your guide to the best shopping in the city, all within walking distance in downtown Chicago. From capsule collections to product customization, popular brands and luxury labels, there is nothing quite like shopping The Magnificent Mile.

The Magnificent Mile boasts more than 450 retailers, including flagship experiences; major department stores; international designers and boutiques; innovative technology and timeless jewelry; home goods and travel necessities; and three vertical shopping centers, each with incentives and premier savings.

Please note: Governor Pritzker has mandated a "stay at home order" statewide through April 30, with exceptions for essential activities. Right now, several retailers are offering limited-time sales and online promotions. And buying gift cards now is the perfect excuse to plan a shopping spree down the line! 

Three Vertical Shopping Centers

The Magnificent Mile is anchored by three major shopping centers, each with their own distinct appeal and diverse customer base.

Explore a blend of luxury brands and local boutiques inside 900 North Michigan Shops (900 N. Michigan Avenue). Located just one block away, Water Tower Place (835 N. Michigan Avenue) was the nation's first mixed-use, indoor shopping center and is constantly bustling. The Shops at North Bridge (520 N. Michigan Avenue) boasts a collection of upscale stores and restaurants that has expanded to encompass a six-block district.

The shopping centers are anchored by major department stores, each of which has undergone extensive renovations in recent years. 

Flagship Experiences

Discover unique merchandise and interactive experiences at more than 50 flagship retailers and brand houses, in addition to new store openings all the time.

Impressive store facades add a contemporary flair to the avenue's classic architecture. Inside the stores, special amenities, couture collections, integrated technology and top-notch customer service are sure to impress. Multilingual staff are ready to welcome guests from around the world at many locations. 

Our comprehensive shopping directory can help you find the best shops and stores on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.

And So Much More

With boutique stores unique to Chicago and special events held daily, you won't have a problem spending an entire day or two shopping. Most stores are in walking distance from the city's best hotels, so when your bags get too heavy, you won't have a problem dropping them wherever you are staying. When its time to take a break and regroup, you will have some of the finest dining options in Chicago to satisfy your appetite.

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