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- Karen Herold
- Every time I visit Scout [5221 North Clark Street] I'm guaranteed to find something I've never seen before, but can no longer live without. It's the perfect place to discover that unique statement piece you can desig
- A long-time Logan Square favorite, I always enjoy the evolving farm fresh menu at Lula Cafe [2537 North Kedzie Avenue.] It's a great spot to enjoy brunch out on the patio or reconnect with friends over dinner.
- There's so much to love about Penny Lane [2658 North Sawyer Avenue] I don't know where to start. Their super talented team has a background in theater hair and makeup, they bring their dogs to work, and offer you beer while you're getting styled. When you
- Studio K is the new kid on the block in the West Loop, and La Colombe [955 West Randolph Street] is the hub for everything that's happening in the neighborhood. I love
- The people at Morlen Sinoway [1052 West Fulton Market] are awesome. I love stopping in to check out what's new. They have a unique collection of furniture, art, and jewelry—there is always something fabulous that'
- Strolling the Logan Square Farmers Market [3059 West Logan Boulevard] is my favorite way to spend summer Sundays in Logan Square. Being so far from my hometown of Amsterdam, I love being a part of t
- The busier my schedule gets the more I know I need some yoga time. Going to Dorie Silverman's classes at Yogaview [2111 North Elston Avenue] on Sunday nights kicks my week off right.
An Amsterdam native, Karen Herold is the the interior designer behind such Chicago hotspots as Girl & the Goat. Formerly of 555 International, Herold recently branched off to launch her own design firm, Studio K. With a degree in fashion design and a tendency to wear accessories that get her stopped on the street, Herold's the kind of person we just had to ask: where do you shop?
Not only did the designer tell us her favorite spots for picking up home goods, fresh veggies, and artwork—she filled us in where she takes clients for coffee, gets her curly tresses styled, and unwinds with sun salutations on Sunday night. Here's Herold's guide to Chicago's top spots.