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Chicago shoe shines

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by smazo, Aug 11, 2004.

  1. smazo

    smazo New Member

    Dec 11, 2003
    Looking for any personal experience on where one can get a good shoe shine in the city. Price not really a concern. Is Nordstrom still tops in this field? Any feedback appreciated.
  2. cristobal

    cristobal Well-Known Member

    Apr 12, 2002
    The shine stand at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (Wacker & Monroe) is the best in the city. Lloyd does absolutely beautiful work. You'll need to get a visitor pass, but it's worth it.
  3. The_Foxx

    The_Foxx Well-Known Member

    Apr 11, 2002
    Northern VA, USA
    in the 900 michigan ave shops, truefitt and hill barbershop.
  4. slave2fashion

    slave2fashion Member

    Aug 12, 2004
    Unless the best polish and the best/cleanest brushes are used, my recommendation is to polish your shoes yourself, which can also be an enjoyable and rewarding experience, but I'm really into shoes.

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