- The “Christina” birth month necklace from Erin Gallagher Jewelry, one of many local boutiques taking part in Black Friday sales
You can count on most boutiques to offer deals the Friday after Thanksgiving, but here are a few highlights to consider:
In Wicker Park, local designer Anastasia Chatzka will open her eponymous boutique at 1747 W. Division at 8 AM and stay open til 8 PM. Until noon, you’ll get 10 percent off and won’t pay sales tax; after noon get 20 percent off the entire collection. She’s also offering discounts on selected items and spring and summer merchandise. Also in the neighborhood, Eskell, 1509 N. Milwaukee, is offering a 40 percent discount off all fall items.
On Southport, get a gift card to Johnathan Breitung Salon & Luxury Spa with every purchase at Tula, 3738 N. Southport, while supplies last. The boutique is also offering 20 percent off merchandise through Sunday.
The shop formerly known as Lissa on Maxwell is now located in River North at 750 N. Franklin and known simply as Lissa. Enjoy 10 percent off new all-black items and 20 percent off other all-black merchandise. Use the code BLKFRI to get discounts online.
Over on Oak Street, get 15 percent off all items at Sofia Vintage all day.
Chicago jewelry designer Erin Gallagher offers 40 percent off everything—including custom pieces—through Monday at the Lincoln Park store, 1013 W. Webster, as well as online (use the code “thanks” at checkout).