Shop for Affordable and Stylish Looks at Akira, a Short Way From The Blackwood in Hyde Park

December 17, 2014 11:01 am

On the search for some new looks? Try visiting Akira. Found not far from The Blackwood, at 53rd and Lake Park Avenue, this boutique aims to give customers chic options at very reasonable prices. According to Akira, it provides customers access to over 500 styles in the form of dresses, denim, jewelry, shoes, and handbags from over 200 designer brands and smaller fashion houses, including Melissa footwear, Jeffrey Campbell shoes, For Love and Lemons, Mink Pink, Senso shoes, Jessica Simpson shoes, OCC Lip Tar, One Teaspoon, and BCBG. Animal lovers will appreciate the selection of stylish vegan footwear options.

Stop by this vibrant and eccentric shop, which sells its clothing and accessories in a large, spacious, colorful, and well-lit space, perfect for a laid-back, fun shopping trip.

1539 E. 53rd Street
Chicago, IL 60615
(773) 947-9890

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Happy Holidays!

December 15, 2014 10:33 am

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If You’re Shopping on a Budget, Browse These Websites at The Blackwood in Hyde Park

December 10, 2014 11:01 am

If you love shopping and gift giving but you're working with a tight budget this year, you don't have to skip holiday shopping altogether. Just be smart about where you shop. Set a budget, stick to it, and consider shopping on these websites while at your apartment at The Blackwood:

Browse Zazzle's Gift Center, which features children's journals, reasonably priced pop culture memorabilia, and electronic accessories, among other items. Many of the gifts at Zazzle can be personalized by adding a name or initials. You can even choose to shop just for items within your price range.

Paper Source
Paper Source specializes in artistic paper goods, but the site also has a lot more to offer. Shop for items such as personalized calendars or wine-themed gifts.

Shutterfly allows you to put your personal touch on every gift. Add photos to magnets, coffee mugs, photo books, iPhone cases, and many other items.

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