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5 Ways to Have a Hipster Black Friday in Chicago

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Photo: Edith Hart, Courtesy of Edith Hart

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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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Piper Boutique

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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

Edith Hart

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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

Trillium

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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

le Dress

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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
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

Piper Boutique

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

Edith Hart

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

Trillium

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

le Dress

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

Sofia

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