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Chicago's Best Independent Boutiques; Spray-Tan Tips; More

Here are the latest style bites from Curbed's shopping blog, Racked Chicago.

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EVERYWHEREThis week, we rounded up Chicago's 38 best independent boutiques. From an in-store barbershop to international candies, these wee shops offer what big chains simply can't.

EVERYWHERE—As part of our beauty-prep-for-summer series, this week we presented Chicago's best spots to get a spray tan. There's absolutely no shame in it, folks—especially for Chicagoans.

NORTH CENTER— Speaking of independent boutiques, North Center shop Lit Up Chicago has launched an Etsy shop. In it, find unique lighting fixtures including pieces made from reclaimed fans and jazz trumpets.