Curated by Etsy Wholesale

A trip to the Windy City wouldn’t be complete without stopping in and seeing what these amazing independent businesses have to offer. This vibrant retail community dots the Chicago landscape, from the colorful Pilsen neighborhood all the way Uptown. Not only will you find the best independent designers stocked on their shelves, but you’ll definitely encounter many a friendly face along the way.

Humboldt House

Find the work of local furniture makers, metal workers, jewelry designers, and ceramic artists.

Mint Home

Find products by local and national artisans such as pillows, tea towels, hand-poured candles, original art prints, air planters, and irreverent cards.

Gather Home & Lifestyle

Everything from apothecary items to home goods to accessories—all made by a variety of small makers.

Modern Cooperative

A hand-picked selection of mid-century modern furniture and home accessories that mixes the old with the new.


Floral plus jewelry, greeting cards, stationery, houseplants, and seasonal and handmade items.


A handcrafted selection of greeting cards, jewelry, and apothecary with an emphasis on local Chicago artisans.

Local Goods Chicago

Offers everything from locally-made art, ceramics, and jewelry, to chocolate and snacks.


Paper goods with a focus on design-driven aesthetics along with stationery, journals, and pens.

Milk Handmade

Featuring handmade clothing and accessories made in small batches and with eco-friendly practices.

Paperish Mess

Showcasing original artwork in a variety of mediums and styles, as well as handmade goods by over 100 independent artists.


Offers home goods, gifts and artwork that support independent makers, ethical manufacturing and eco-friendly products.

Blue Buddha Boutique

Browse their artisan market and try out the art of chainmaille jewelry––their speciality.