5232 N Clark St Chicago

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Do you go gaga for vintage clothing, jewelry and handbags? Then Tilly is sure to be your personal version of heaven. This tiny store packs a big punch, and is crammed with amazing finds from all eras.

The result is awe-inspiring and quite possibly overwhelming. So if you're not sure where to start or what will fit, let owner Susan Lynch help you. Deeply knowledgable about the history of fashion, she's also a master at pulling pieces that match your aesthetic and flatter your figure.

Everything old is new again at Tilly

From Chanel to Louis Vuitton, Naeem Kahn to Jonathan Logan, Lynch uses her keen eye and fashion sense to source the most interesting items around. She recently hit the jackpot, curating dozens of pretty things from the estate of a former Vogue editor. Although Tilly merchandise is not available online, Lynch often highlights new outfits, bags and gems on her Facebook page. It's not only interesting to see what old thing becomes new again in her hands, but she adds in enough backstory that her finds go from mere fashion to a living piece of history.

Published by HI Chicago

Cover photo credit: tilly5232 via Instagram.

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