Visit Elgin, Illinois

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We scour the Midwest for unique and stylish vintage cottage, farmhouse and industrial decor for your home or business. Authorized retailer of CeCe Caldwell’s Chalk & Clay Paint line. Check our website for the current list of furniture painting classes!

Specialty wine, spirits and craft beer shop located at Otter Creek Shopping Center. They are committed to making your experience at Otter Creek Wine & Spirits, one that will bring you back again and again. From the selection they carry, to the fixtures in the store they have one goal in mind: to be your Wine and Spirits (and Beer) retailer.

They are eager to share their passion for Wine, Spirits, or Beer with you. They will happily answer any questions, discuss individual wines at their weekly in-store wine tastings; and recommend appropriate wines for any occasion.

Make sure to check their website constantly for upcoming tasting events.

D & M Perlman is the largest fine jewelry and gifts store in Illinois! For three generations we have been dedicated to providing our customers with the finest quality jewelry, gemstones, gallery art, and above all, the highest standards in diamond expertise. Of all of the fine products we offer, we are proudest of our 144-Facet® diamonds. We don’t just sell 144-Facet diamonds, we MANUFACTURE them. We specialize in custom designs, and we have the area’s largest selection of engagement rings. One of the owners is always here and happy to talk with you! Please visit www.dandmperlman.com for a complete description.

Rediscover Records has the best in brand new releases in the vinyl format as well as an incomparable selection of pre-played vinyl records. Get them on 33, 45, and 78! We have record accessories, turntables, T-Shirts, and we are a great way to spend a portion of your afternoon.

Our home is in a great place that dates back to 1855.  You are always welcome at River Trading Post, to browse, to relax and read and to enjoy a cup of Cowboy Coffee.  And, of course, to enjoy one of the finest collections of Native American art anywhere in the Chicagoland area.

You might enjoy spending some quiet time in our upstairs gallery looking at the images of some of the finest photographers around, including our Edward Curtis collection.  And maybe you’ll find yourself thumbing through one of the many books in our Native American library.

Our Mission at Salon Couture is to instill in our guests a greater sense of their true beauty.
We are a full service Aveda Concept Salon offering the latest services and newest products to help our clients achieve the sense of beauty and well-being that they seek in a salon.

By creating a family of uniquely different artists each gap will be filled and we will be ready to meet the demands in every aspect of the industry. From hair cuts and color through massages, manicures and pedicures, Salon Couture’s staff of professionals can accommodate you from head to toe.

Salon Urbane Is located next to Elgin’s famous Country Donuts. We are west of Randall Road off Route 20. Owned by Christine Wozniak, a designer/educator for the product line RUSK, she has developed an inviting, salon atmosphere.

Creating a community of people that focus on health and wellness through yoga, personal training, massage therapy and holistic healing practices.

 

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Different styles of yoga including Alignment Based Vinyasa, Anusara, Vinyasa, Yin, Therapeutic, Restorative, and our specialized Sama Flow classes.

Personal and Small Group Training, Fitness classes including Strength and Conditioning, Metabolic Interval, and Suspension Training (TRX).

Massage and Holistic Health Services including Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, and Aromatherapy Massage, Reiki, Holistic Health Coaching Programs and 90 Day Transformation Challenges.

Workshops for all levels of Yoga Practitioners, Holistic Health, and Wellness Partners (Naturopatic Doctors, Spa Partners, Chefs, Bakers, etc).

The Shade Lady offers Vintage Refurbished Chandeliers, Lamps & Shades. We specialize in complete lamp services and restorations.

Offers Vintage Refurbished Chandeliers, Lamps & Shades. We specialize in complete lamp services and restorations. 

Vintage Chandeliers and Lamps, all Rewired repaired and refinished.
Lamp Parts and Accessories Available
Custom Designed Lamps & Shades
Refurbished Vintage Chandeliers Lamps and Shades

Shopping for your Wedding is an exciting and unique experience. You may wonder how the process differs from everyday shopping. At Shelley’s Bridal we are here to help you find your couture designer dress. Please have patience the process to order can take some time. 
         Bridal gowns can take anywhere from 4 months to a year. 
        Bridesmaids, Mothers, Flower Girls, and Special Occasions can take up to 4                      months to order. 
Please feel free to ask your consultant what the time frame is for the designer you are interested in so you can plan accordingly. 
Once you selected your style and dress, you are asked to make a minimum deposit of 60% to order your dress. We then work with our designers who make your dress just for you. Your size*. Your color. Your length. And some even make custom orders like a different neckline, a zipper or lace-up back, or an extended train, to make your gown truly yours. 

Soulful Sparrow is a unique lifestyle shop inspired by artistic, industrial, romantic and re-purposed imagination. We offer a mix of gifts, jewelry, apparel and home decor combined with the time worn warmth of vintage charm. Many items are handmade or re-purposed featuring the work of the shop owners and local artists. Soulful Sparrow has been a destination shop in Downtown Elgin since 2012.

Aveda Lifestyle Salon and Spa promoting a healthy mind and body.

Services include: Hair Services, Nail Services and Services for Men.

Shopping Center with more than 120 retailers and eateries including Macy’s, Carson’s, Barnes & Noble, Victoria’s Secret, Bath and Body Works, The Children’s Place, Gymboree, Panera Bread and more! FREE mall-wide WIFI

The Fox Valley’s Largest Gift ~ Collectibles ~ Antique ~ Shop 10,000 square feet of one floor shopping bliss offering a diverse selection of merchandise; including antiques, collectibles, specialty items, unique gifts, home decor, and furniture. We also offer our own full service jewelry store, the Golden Chain! We have the shopping amenities that are important to you: One floor shopping Handicapped access with wide aisles Large off street parking lot Complimentary coffee and a friendly, relaxed shopping atmosphere!

Stitching On State is located in a beautiful, historic home in Hampshire, Illinois. We offer high quality quilting fabric, new and pre-owned sewing machines, quilting and embroidery supplies and classes, and much more. Stitching On State is an authorized Bernina & Pfaff sewing machine sales and service shop serving quilters and sewing customers in McHenry county, Kane county, Cook county, and much of northwestern Illinois.

Stop by our Elgin outlet store, and bring home some of our delicious nuts, snacks, and chocolates! Be sure to check out our exclusive seasonal specials!

We feature a unique blend of collectibles, jewelry, furniture, and more.

We buy, sell, and appraise!

Specializing in Beautiful, Casual to Cocktail Women’s Apparel (Tops, Jeans, Jackets, Skirts & Dresses), Handcrafted Jewelry, Accessories, Handbags & Unique Gifts with a Rustic Boho Chic flare! One of a kind Handcrafted Jewelry.

Whether you are looking for some unique foodie gifts for someone or feel like getting creative in the kitchen, The Uncommon Palate will help you.

“A shop dedicated to inspiring you with personality, good eats, full bodied beverages, and culinary adventures.”

Vida is a family owned studio that focuses on bringing balance to the body, mind, and spirit. We would like to share a space where every individual can feel safe in a warm, friendly, inviting environment. At Vida we believe that staying fit and exercising regularly are vital components to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. We have created Vida to cater to the Elgin community and surrounding suburbs. Everybody is welcome at Vida, no matter their fitness background.

Yoga in downtown Elgin!

The historical integrity of Chicago Street in the heart of downtown Elgin creates a charming backdrop for many Vintage / Antique shops and small businesses. Voted a new favorite kid on the block is our shop WHATNOTS & WHIMSIES Antiques & Resale. This whimsical destination features room after room of antiques and vintages treasures! Follow “The Yellow Brick Road” as it guides you on a journey through an eclectic array of Antique & Original Art, Primitives, Mid-Century, Victorian & Musical Collectibles including Furniture from many eras. Indulge yourself as you shop in our Parisian themed Boutique filled with Vintage Jewelry, Hats, Boutique Clothing and Designer Handbags

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