All the key American department stores can be found in Chicago, along North Michigan Street, known as the Magnificent Mile, where you'll find Bloomingdale's, Saks and Nordstrom's, among many more in the Water Tower Place.
Marshall Fields provides a Chicago shopping experience similar to Harrods - a 1908 building with excellent architecture and a landmark in the city. Using courtyards as its design basis Marshall Fields has a wonderful sense of elegance and is the place to shop in Chicago.
Filenes Basement on Michigan Avenue is renowned as a great place to pick up designer clothing bargains while Clark Street is home to a huge Tower Records store, with pretty much any piece of music you can think of available.
With such a wide choice suitable for so many different types of shopper, it is not surprising that shopping in Chicago is growing dramatically in popularity with visitors from overseas.