Andersonville & Uptown shopping

Books in Andersonville & Uptown

Women & Children First

A feminist mainstay, this independent bookstore has been around for more than 35 years. Book signings and author events happen most weeks at the welcoming shop, which features fiction and nonfiction by and about wom…
Clothing in Andersonville & Uptown

Strange Cargo

This retro store stocks hipster wear, platform shoes, wigs and a mind-blowing array of kitschy T-shirts. Staff will iron on decals of Harry Caray, Mike Ditka, the Hancock Center or other local touchstones, as well a…
Antiques in Andersonville & Uptown

Woolly Mammoth Antiques & Oddities

Woolly Mammoth Antiques & Oddities is part morbid curiosity shop, part art installation. Creepy doll heads, a stuffed wallaby, a jar of old dentures, the record book from an insane asylum – all here, and then so…
Fashion & Accessories in Andersonville & Uptown

Early to Bed

This low-key, women-owned sex shop is good for novices: it provides explanatory pages and customer reviews throughout the store, so you’ll be able to know your anal beads from cock rings from bullet vibes. Also on h…
Shoes in Andersonville & Uptown

Alamo Shoes

This throwback to the 1960s focuses on hip, comfortable shoes for men, women and children. Brands include Dansko, Ecco, Naot, Birkenstock, Keen and Dr Martens, all at good prices. The enthusiastic staffers hop off t…
Art in Andersonville & Uptown

Andersonville Galleria

Ninety indie vendors sell their fair-trade and locally made artisan wares in mini-boutiques spread over three floors. Sweets, coffee, clothing, handbags, paintings, photography, jewelry – it’s a smorgasbord of cool,…
Homewares in Andersonville & Uptown

Scout

With groovy displays of retro tables, chairs, dishware and outdoor gear set up in little scenes throughout the rooms, the owners of this 'urban antique shop' make it difficult to keep your money in your wallet. The …