July is the month for sidewalk sales in Chicago, and the shops of Lincoln Park don't disappoint. With more than 25 stores along Armitage, Halsted and Webster Avenues participating in this weekend's annual sale on July 19 and 20, it's time to pound the pavement.
Scour the list below and plan your attack:
Art Effect (934 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-929-3600, arteffectchicago.com)
This clothing and gift shop will have $10, $20, $30 bins that include designers like Splendid, Ella Moss and Michael Stars.
Shop 857 (857 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-525-1180, shop857.com)
Contemporary women's designers like Parker, Blaque Label, Joie, Yumi Kim and House of Harlow will be marked 60 to 75 percent off.
Barbour (2042 N Halsted St., 773-360-7894, barbour.com)
The British retailer will hold an in-store raffle and take 40 percent off seasonal items.
All She Wrote (825 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-529-0100, allshewrote.com)
At this paper goods store, get up to 75 percent off holiday cards, stationery and gifts.
Comfort Me (701 W. Armitage Ave., 312-255-1412, comfortmeboutique.com)
This women's boutique will be offering up to 75 percent off apparel and home goods.
Camalot Children's Kingdom (2203 N. Halsted St.; 773-525-3310)
From newborn to teen, this boutique has apparel for every age. Summer collections will be buy one, get one free and additional merchandise will be marked up to 70 percent off.
The Green Goddess Boutique (1009 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-281-5600, thegreengoddessboutique.com)
The eco-friendly fashion boutique will be discounting apparel up to 60 percent off.
Peruvian Connection (925 W. Armitage Ave., 773-975-4088, peruvianconnection.com)
Known for luxury knitwear, this women's store will take an additional 30 percent off already reduced merchandise.
Oh, Olive! (904 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-697-7881, oholive.com)
This specialty food store is discounting Tiesta Teas to $5 a bag and Door Country Coffee to $1.50 per bag.
Barker & Meowsky (1003 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-868-0200, barkerandmeowsky.com)
At this pet boutique, dog and cat merchandise will be marked up to 80 percent off, plus gift cards and treats will be given away.
The Annual Linconln Park Sidewalk Sale runs Saturday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.