Retail Thearpy

Unique Shopping Spots and Boutiques

Our area is a mecca of small, locally owned boutiques ranging from women's clothing to gourmet food and wine, to children's apparel and more. And, the owners make you feel as if you are a longtime friend, kindly greeting you when you enter the store. But, if you in a hurry and looking for a one-stop shopping experience, visit one of our two local malls. Happy shopping!   

Glen Ellyn

Alla Moda Boutique
524 Duane St.
(630) 547-4020
Alla Moda, which means chic or fashionable in Italian, is a wonderful place to shop boutique clothing and enjoy the personalized attention you won't find online! Whether it’s that cute outfit for running errands, lunch with friends or something unique or trendy for that special occasion, you will find it here.
Blonde Boutique
494 N. Main St.
(630) 474-9258
At Blonde Boutique, you will find trendy pieces of flare, as well as classy, timeless pieces with brands including Levis, Chaser, Spanx, BB Dakota and more. Sisters and co-owners Allison and Natalie goal is to create a comfortable place for people to shop and visit, with a laid-back, anything-goes mentality.  

Cabernet & Company
434 N. Main St.
(630) 469-2644
This store is such a great find! They have a great selection of wines from all over the world! Cabernet & Company caters to those looking for depth in variety and denomination. The owner and staff are knowledgeable and happy to share their recommendations. The boutique wine store offers special tasting events and a wine club. Plus, they offer curbside pickup and delivery.   
Crème de la Crème Boutique
686 Roosevelt Rd.
(630) 545-1100
Crème de la Crème Boutique is the best of the best for clothing, jewelry, handbags and gifts, including baby items. Located next to Trader Joe's, it’s a convenient stop to treat yourself to a new must-have item while out running errands.  
Edie Boutique
499 Pennsylvania Ave.
(630) 474-9264
Edie is your go-to shop for jewelry, handbags and clothing! Edie is trendy, current and well-priced. There is something for everyone whether you are lucky enough to still be young, or seasoned enough to be hip.

534 Crescent Blvd.
(630) 469-1989
A staple in the downtown Glen Ellyn for over 19 years, Enchantments, featuring the JBlonde label, has been bringing trendy and unique fashion to women of all ages for years. Gorgeous fashion that is accessible to all girls, and a place where loyal shoppers appreciate rare finds not seen anywhere else. Enchantments is a beautiful, feminine and elegant place that greets customers with a feeling of wonder and excitement, and leaves them with a “feel good” and happy experience to remember.
Fuschia Boutique
538 Duane St.
(630) 469-7465
Owner Ashlee strives to fill Fuschia with a dynamic selection of ageless classics, everyday pieces, and hard-to-find jewels and accessories to compliment her clients’ wardrobes and lifestyles. It is one-stop shopping and has everything a girl could need, from soccer-mom chic to cocktail attire.  

Gather and Collect
473 N. Main St.
(630) 469-2558
Gather and Collect is a premier vintage and collectible shop, offering beautifully re-purposed furnishings, gifts, novelties, and more. Our vintage boutique has an extensive collection of home décor, collectibles, and accent furniture to give your home the unique and eye-catching appeal that you've been looking for. 

476 N. Main St.
(630) 793-9098
JAYNE Boutique aims to outfit women of all generations: women who are unstoppable, authentic, and beautifully themselves. Living by their trademark: "An Ageless Adventure," Jayne brings an ageless shopping adventure featuring clothing, accessories, and footwear.  
M & Ems and Meredith Jaye
460 N. Main St.
(630) 469-6040
M & Em’s Boutique is a one-stop shop for everyone! Whether you are looking for the perfect baby shower or hostess gift, a great addition to your home or a new favorite outfit, you can find it here. Full of a curated selection of kids' and women's clothing, accessories, and home décor, plus free bonus M&M’s, this is a must-needed spot on your next shopping trip. 
Marcel’s Culinary Experience
490 N. Main St.
(630) 790-8500
Downtown Glen Ellyn is home to one of the freshest and most innovative stores for cooking and food lovers. Stocked with fine cookware and hardworking professional tools, exquisite table wares, specialty foods, and one-of-a-find items, Marcel’s caters to all of your culinary wishes. Plus, Marcel’s features a welcoming state-of-the-art kitchen offers over 200 classes annually for cooks of all ages and skill levels.

Norabella Boutique
482 N. Main St. 
(630) 403-2203
Norabella Boutique is a mother-and-daughter-owned boutique that features trendy contemporary apparel along with jewelry, handbags, home gifts and more. Get the boutique look without the boutique price here!  
Papier Girl
413 N. Main St.
(630) 469-4266
This boutique paper store features customized wedding and special event invitations, personalized stationery, writing sets, lamy fountain and rollerball pens, handmade journals, unique gifts, monogrammed and personalized gifts. It all begins with paper!

RE: NEW Project
483 N. Main St.
(630) 547-2176
With a primary goal of lending a helping hand to refugee women in need by engaging, equipping and employing refugee women in the Chicagoland area, RE:NEW features beautifully hand-crafted and functional bags, clutches and totes-all designed by on-site volunteers.  

Shawn Sargent Designs
509 Pennsylvania Ave.
(630) 474-9359
Shawn Sargent Designs offers beautifully handcrafted home decor, kitchen goods, paper products, bags, gifts and accessories featuring fresh, original designs with a quirky vibe. Owner Shawn Sargent will even customize items, from pillow covers to tea towels to hand bags and more. In addition to her retail store and online business, Shawn Sargent Designs also offers creative classes, camps and parties in sewing, design and mixed media for kids and adults. 

String Theory Yarn Company
477 N. Main St.
(630) 469-6085
String Theory is a sanctuary for a diverse community of makers who are passionate about yarn and creating a better world. This boutique features an assortment of hand-painted and organic yarns. Beginners are always welcome!  

Ten Thousand Villages
503 Pennsylvania Ave.
(630) 790-1166
This retailer sells fair-trade crafts and housewares from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. It’s a place for you to shop with intention for ethically-sourced wares – and to share in the joy of empowering makers in 10,000 villages.

The Bookstore of Glen Ellyn
475 N. Main St.
(630) 469-2891
The Bookstore is proud to continue to be a vibrant part of the Glen Ellyn community, as it has been for over 60 years. Generations of readers started out at this store, and many bring their own children and grandchildren back to enjoy the down-to-earth comfort of a real old-fashioned bookstore. Go see what they have to offer! It's amazing!  
The Design Studio by Sarah Coe
524 Hillside Ave.
(630) 547-2445
The Design Studio by Sarah Coe Design is a retail store and interior design showroom. It’s a place for inspiration and one-of-a kind finds with beautiful pieces for you to touch and feel.  
The Gnome Colony
485 N. Main St.
(630) 793-5284
A store full of love, whimsy and wishes! From women’s jewelry and clothing, to a private makeup line to home accessories and more, you will walk out of the store feeling brighter than you did when you walked in. A must visit!   
Veiled by ChaCha
494 Crescent
(630) 790-1328
Luxury wedding gowns at discount prices with custom designed veils and accessories! Veiled By ChaCha is for the unique, confident and independent woman with an individual style. With over 700 designer dresses, both exclusive special orders and one of a kind gowns, you will find your dream wedding dress and custom designed veil.


Fairy Tales Inc.
28 W. St. Charles Rd.
(630) 495-6909
FairyTales is a quaint boutique of gifts and collectibles for collectors of all ages for any occasion. They have searched the world far and wide to find the best makers of collectible bears and figurines, along with a wide variety of unique gift items

Oakbrook Center
100 Oakbrook Center, Oakbrook
(630) 686-3444
This upscale, outdoor mall is a popular destination year-round. Boasting several, award-winning restaurants, a movie theater, an escape room and even a hotel, it tends to get extremely crowded on the weekend. Department stores offered include Nordstrom’s, Macy’s and Neiman Marcus. The variety of stores are endless and include Anthropology, the Apple store, Zara, Free People, Lululemon, Athleta, Louis Vitton, Evereve, Restoration Hardward, Crate and Barrel, Urban Outfitters and more.  

6 S. Park Ave.
(630) 495-0241
Paradiso encourages effortless style, a memorable experience and a brand to bond all types of women together. This is a place to shop versatile, affordable fashions for all walks of life and gifts for the women who inspire you the most.
The Ladies Room Resale Consignment Boutique
410 S. Main St.
(630) 613-9593
The Ladies Room is not your ordinary consignment shop! Catrina had such a great and inviting presence that I felt very comfortable during my first visit. The shop is so well organized, and she has some really stylish pieces in excellent condition at a fair price. There's a good mix of vintage and modern. I'm bringing my mom back with me next time.

Yorktown Center
203 Yorktown Center
(630) 629-7330
Yorktown Center offers a one-stop shopping experience with over 150 retail, dining, fitness and entertainment options. Bringing the best of the urban lifestyle to Lombard, the center features popular stores such as H&M, GAP, Charming Charlie, Forever 21, Francesca's, LOFT, Victoria Secret and Marshalls/HomeGoods, as well as fast casual restaurant options such as Egg Harbor Café, Freshii, Subway and Billy Goat Tavern inside The Eatery.


Jeans and a Cute Top Shop 
123 W. Wesley St.
(630) 690-5287
Jeans and a Cute Top Shop has been a longtime favorite destination for a fun, friendly, fast fashion shopping experience. The boutique features on-trend and stylish wearable looks for gals that want to be age appropriate but don’t want to dress like their daughter or mother! We get it! The struggle is real! 

MION Artisan Soap 
204 W. Wesley St. 
(630) 580-9322
Trust MION Artisan Soap to take care of your skin as if it were their own. Family-owned and operated in Wheaton, IL, MION Artisan Soap Co. creates clean products with love and care in small batches. They have a beautiful collection of soaps that smell wonderfully and make your skin feel so smooth. Particularly like the natural deodorants as well. Highly recommended! 

Miroballi Shoes Downtown Wheaton 
124 N. Hale St. 
(630) 690-6880
Miroballi is an upscale family-owned men's and women's shoe store interested in offering you the finest footwear. They proudly offer unique, elegant and comfortable styles.

Town Square Wheaton
271 Town Sq.
Town Square Wheaton features a unique collection of leading retailers and restaurants. From Evereve to Francesca's to Bath & Body Works and more, this is a great go-to spot for all your shopping needs.  

Naperville Running Company 
102 W. Front St. 
(630) 668-7867
Naperville Running Company welcomes everyone! Whether you’ve run a marathon or never run a block, the staff at Naperville Running Company will help you find the right shoe for your feet. Runners, walkers, triathletes or just someone who works on their feet all day, this is the place for you to find your perfect match.  

The Perfect Thing 
204 W. Liberty Dr.
(630) 665-5200
An upscale consignment boutique in Wheaton, IL, The Perfect Thing has been recognized as one of the finest consignment boutiques in the Chicagoland area … some say in the entire country. For over 17 years, they have specialized in high-quality furniture, collectibles, fine art, china and decoratives.