9 Boutiques to Visit in Glen Ellyn

Local charm, quaint downtown streets, and a neighborly feel… What more could you ask for from a suburban area? Glen Ellyn is just 24 miles west of Chicago with around 28,000 residents. It sits in an ideal location with access to Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Glen Ellyn has everything to offer with lots of great restaurants, shops, and small businesses.

Check out 9 boutiques that are sure to spark your interest: 

Enchantments



Enchantments is a charming clothing boutique carrying trendy pieces with a twist. Owner Jennifer Massarelli’s childhood love for barbies and playing dress-up inspired her to share her passion for fashion with the community. Jennifer’s fashion knowledge brings popular, sought-after designers to her location. Her boutique carries unique pieces such as vintage Chanel and other rare brands. With 18 years in business and counting, Enchantments knows a thing or two about fashion. Be sure to follow their social media to stay up to date with their upcoming sales and events. Instagram: @enchantments_glenellyn

Located at: 

534 Crescent Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
(630)-469-1989

Re:new Project



Re:new Project’s company mission is uplifting and heartwarming. They employ refugee women from around the world and provide them with a space to grow, learn and rebuild their lives in the United States. You can purchase the products made by these women at their studio/store conveniently located on Main Street near Banyan Tree Mall. Some of the upcycled and handmade products available for purchase include bags, jewelry and accessories. 
Their instagram: @renewproject

Located at: 

483 North Main Street
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
(630) 547-2176

M&Ems and Meredith Jaye



M&Ems is a lifestyle specialty boutique and a one-stop shop for all occasions. The Fuller’s inspiration for the store came from a family ski trip where they stumbled upon a “quaint children’s boutique that embodied a simple but sophisticated retail experience.” The Glen Ellyn store is named after the owner’s two daughters, Mackenzie and Emerson. While best known for their children’s products, they have expanded into women’s clothing, accessories and home decor. 
Their instagram: @mandemsmj & @meredith_jaye

Located at: 

460 North Main Street 
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
(630)-469-6040

The Gnome Colony



Step into a whimsical storybook world by heading to The Gnome Colony on Main Street in Glen Ellyn. As you walk in, you enter a secret garden with delightful products and hidden treasures. Stop by to meet the owner and mastermind, Michael Perich, and see why West Suburban Living Magazine and Glancer Magazine named them “Best of the West 2019” and “Readers Choice 2019” respectively. 
Their instagram: @thegnomecolony

Located at: 

485 North Main Street
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
(630)-793-5284

Gather & Collect



At Gather & Collect, you can find more than just antiques. Owner Julie Spiller curates a variety of products full of character and history. Her businesses selection of goods have come a long way since it was opened nearly 9 years ago. They carry antique books, timeless lamps, vibrant artwork, handmade jewelry, fragrant soaps and much more. Gather & Collect merchandise is ever-changing, so it is worth the trip to see what unique items you can find. 
Their instagram: @gather_and_collect

Located at: 

473 North Main Street
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
(630)-469-2558

Norabella Boutique



Norabella is a mother-daughter owned shop with a contemporary style and flare. They feature apparel, jewelry, gifts and more. The business is known for their boutique quality without the expensive price tag. Norabella’s offers clients the option of subscribing to monthly style boxes with items curated specifically for them. Check out their Instagram for some of their latest styles and looks @norbellaboutique

Located at: 

485 North Main Street
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
(630)-403-2203

Jayne Boutique



Jayne Boutique carries well known women’s brands such as Free People, Lucky Brand, and Birkenstock. They have six stores in the Chicagoland area offering an ageless shopping experience. Don’t be fooled by their multiple locations, Jayne’s contributes to Glen Ellyn in more ways than one. They work with local charities, schools, nonprofits and other organizations.
Their instagram: @jayneboutique

Glen Ellyn’s Location: 

476 North Main Street
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
(630)-793-9098

Blonde Boutique



Sisters, Allison Ohlander and Natalie Smith, opened a boutique putting their expertise in fashion merchandising to good use. At Blonde Boutique, you can shop trendy yet timeless apparel with pieces for all ages. Guests can take advantage of Natalie’s impeccable fashion sense by utilizing her personal styling service.
Their instagram: @shopblondeboutique

Located at: 

494 North Main Street
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
(630)-474-9258

Paying It Forward



The name of this luxury consignment shop speaks for itself. In 2016, owner Tami was diagnosed with breast cancer. The community rallied around her showing the family love and support through such a challenging time. Paying it forward became the inspiration for the shop. They donate 20% of all proceeds to local breast cancer charities. Another great reason to shop locally.
Their instagram: @payingitforward16

Located at: 

546 Duane Street
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
(630)-450-6891

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