Chicago Gift Guide

Hi, friends! It's time for my second gift guide of the year -- the Chicago Gift Guide.

It's my Chicago or Nowhere list.

Most of the items are clickable in the big image below, and all of them are linked in the descriptions below that.

I did a lot of digging in creating this list, so hopefully there are some Chicago gift ideas that you haven't come across before. Enjoy!


Chicago Streets Necklace | Chicago Bean Ornament | Chicago Sweater | Chicago Neighborhood Spice Blends | Chicago Wall Art | Chicago Glass | Chicago Socks | Chicago Architecture Ring | Chicago Cubs Vans | Chicago Homesick Candle 

As always -- if you like this guide, please pin & share. Thank you!

CHICAGO GIFT GUIDE by 312food

1. Chicago Streets Necklace

I bought this necklace for myself when I first moved to Chicago.

I didn't think people would so quickly recognize it, but I get comments on it every single time I wear it. I love it so much.

ORDER HERE: Chicago Necklace
SIMILAR, ON AMAZON: Chicago Streets Earrings | Chicago Streets Coasters

Chicago Necklace

2. Chicago Bean Ornament

I love a colorful, mismatched Christmas tree -- with ornaments collected over time, each telling its own story.

This Chicago skyline ornament is mouth-blown into the bean shape and then hand painted.

ORDER THIS GIFT: Chicago Bean Ornament
SEE MORE gifts from Sur La Table

Chicago Bean Ornament

3. Chicago or Nowhere

The truest statement ever (am I right?) and the inspiration for this Chicago gift guide.

ORDER THIS GIFT: Chicago or Nowhere Sweatshirt
OR SIMILAR: Chicago or Nowhere T-Shirt

Chicago Scent Candle

4. Chicago Spice Blends

I love this spice set -- and everything from The Spice House -- and have given it on several occasions as housewarming gifts.

It has 10 spice bends, each inspired by different Chicago neighborhoods. There are also smaller versions of this gift with ~5 spices each.

ORDER THIS GIFT: Chicago Neighborhood Spice Blends

Chicago Neighborhood Spice Blends

5. Foil-Pressed Chicago Map

Minted has a lot of great Chicago art, including this gold foil-pressed Chicago map.

I just love anything foil-pressed!

ORDER THIS GIFT: Foil-Pressed Chicago Map (15-20% off with code BF2017 through 11/24)
MORE: Chicago Art on Minted

Chicago Picture

6. Etched Chicago Rocks Glasses

These rocks glasses are hand-etched with the Chicago skyline (or any other skyline you want).

ORDER THIS GIFT: Chicago Rocks Glasses
See more Chicago Glassware on Etsy

Chicago Glass

7. Chicago Socks

These city street socks are the cutest, and I'd be super happy if someone bought them for me.

Psst: they have them for lots of other cities, too.

ORDER THIS GIFT: Chicago Socks

Chicago Socks

8. Chicago Skyline Ring

I love this 3D-printed Chicago Skyline SO MUCH and would be thrilled to get it as a gift.

They can 3D print any city! It looks like it takes a few weeks to print/deliver, so you'll want to place your holiday orders soon.

ORDER THIS GIFT: Chicago Skyline Ring
SIMILAR: Flatter Chicago Ring
MORE: Chicago Jewelry on Etsy

Chicago Ring

9. Homesick Illinois Candle

This company makes a "homesick" candle for each state. The Illinois candle has honeysuckle, lavender, white flower, and violets - the state flower of Illinois. 

A great gift for someone who has moved away!

ORDER THIS GIFT: Homesick Illinois Candle (20% off through 11/22 w code SNOWGLOBE20)

Homesick Illinois Candle

10. Chicago Cubs Vans

How CUTE are these Chicago Cubs shoes??

They're just perfect for walking over to games at Wrigley next summer.

ORDER THIS GIFT: Chicago Cubs Vans

Chicago Cubs Vans

Chicago Gift Guide by 312food

I hope you enjoyed this list, and that you found some ideas you haven't seen before. 

If you liked this list, you may also like my other gift guide: Gifts for Wine Lovers.

Gifts for Wine Lovers by 312food

Happy holidays! -Erin

Chicago Gift Guide - gifts for Chicago lovers!

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