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5 Ways to Have a Hipster Black Friday in Chicago

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Yes, there will be refrigerators on sale at big-box retailers, 8 p.m. opening times (on Thanksgiving!), and throngs displaying Phillip-Lim levels of hysteria at Target. But there's also a more peaceful (and if you ask us, fun) way to shop on Black Friday. Below, we've crafted a handy map of five small stores that are hosting sales on Friday—just a sampling of all the smaller businesses that will be greeting customers bright and early that day.


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1. Piper Boutique

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2136 North Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60614
This Lincoln Park shop stocks trendy women's clothing and accessories from lines like DV Dolce Vita and House of Harlow. On Black Friday, it opens at 8 a.m. to offer 40 percent off everything in the store; at 9, everything is 30 percent off; from 10 a.m. till close, everything is 20 percent off. Photo: Courtesy of Piper Boutique

2. Edith Hart

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1917 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
On Friday, Edith Hart will offer 20 percent off items from Bec & Bridge, Cameo, DL1961, LNA, Paper Crown, Generation Love, and more. Better yet: the sale extends to Monday, and is available online, too. Photo: via Edith Hart

3. Trillium

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1744 West Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 698-8162
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With a clean, sophisticated selection of women's apparel (and some goods for men, too), this popular shop will open at 10 on Friday morning to offer 40 percent off everything. From noon to 3 p.m., everything is 30 percent off, and from 3 to 6 p.m., everything is discounted by 20 percent. Photo: via Trillium

4. le Dress

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1741 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622
773-697-9899
This Wicker Park boutique will offer the same deal as the nearby Trillium. Get there at 10 a.m. to get 40 percent off everything; later, there will be 30 and 20 percent discounts. Photo: via le Dress

5. Sofia

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100 East Walton
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 640-0878
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In honor of the date, Sofia will offer 29% off items in-store and online on Friday. The Gold Coast store offers clothing and accessories for women. Photo: via Sofia

1. Piper Boutique

2136 North Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60614
This Lincoln Park shop stocks trendy women's clothing and accessories from lines like DV Dolce Vita and House of Harlow. On Black Friday, it opens at 8 a.m. to offer 40 percent off everything in the store; at 9, everything is 30 percent off; from 10 a.m. till close, everything is 20 percent off. Photo: Courtesy of Piper Boutique
2136 North Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60614

2. Edith Hart

1917 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
On Friday, Edith Hart will offer 20 percent off items from Bec & Bridge, Cameo, DL1961, LNA, Paper Crown, Generation Love, and more. Better yet: the sale extends to Monday, and is available online, too. Photo: via Edith Hart
1917 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

3. Trillium

1744 West Division Street, Chicago, IL 60622
With a clean, sophisticated selection of women's apparel (and some goods for men, too), this popular shop will open at 10 on Friday morning to offer 40 percent off everything. From noon to 3 p.m., everything is 30 percent off, and from 3 to 6 p.m., everything is discounted by 20 percent. Photo: via Trillium
1744 West Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622

4. le Dress

1741 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622
This Wicker Park boutique will offer the same deal as the nearby Trillium. Get there at 10 a.m. to get 40 percent off everything; later, there will be 30 and 20 percent discounts. Photo: via le Dress
1741 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622

5. Sofia

100 East Walton, Chicago, IL 60611
In honor of the date, Sofia will offer 29% off items in-store and online on Friday. The Gold Coast store offers clothing and accessories for women. Photo: via Sofia
100 East Walton
Chicago, IL 60611