Amigos & Us: Hippy Boutique & Gift Shop.  We sell tie dyed apparel from infant to XXXXL, Rock & Roll merchandise, hemp clothing, hippy clothing, door beads, tapestries, and much more.  Location: 3209 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL  Contact:
Jeffrey Bantz  Tel: 773-281-1812

The Big Shoe: Thousands of Men's Big & Wide Size Shoes Available.  Other merchandise is not available on trade.  Available Brands: Propet, Florsheim, New Balance, Dunham, Skechers, Rockport, Dexter, Hushpuppies, Teva, Columbia, Lacross, Bostonian, Sebago, Evans,  Merrell, Neos, Georgia Boot, Clarks, Sorel, Island Pro Sandals, Alps, & Deerstag.  Allen Edmonds brand available by special order only.  Sizes Available: Sizes 12 - 20 M, 9 - 20 XW & XXW  Terms: Limit 4 pairs at 100% trade for in stock shoes. Special orders for all types of shoes available at 50% trade and 50% cash.  Location: 15 W. North Ave., Villa Park, IL  Contact: Jeffrey & Karen Albaum or Joyce Oberg  Telephone: 630-279-2024

Ga-Ga- Girls Boutique: Carrying little girl's new-with-tags boutique brands and resale boutique  clothing (newborn to size 12) plus shoes (infant to youth size 4), hair bows/hats/headbands, children's books, & more.  Terms: Barter by appointment only. Limited to T$250.00.  Hours: Mon-Thurs 10am-7pm, Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-3pm, closed on Sunday  Location: 7017 North Ave., Oak Park, IL  Contact: Terri Budzyn  Telephone: 708-445-7000

Hinsdale Furriers: Fur Storage, Cleaning, and some Repairs available 100% Trade.  Location: 33 E. 1st St., Hinsdale, IL  Contact: Susie Bryant or Melissa Houdek Waters  Telephone: 630-323-1840

Romantica: Boutique Clothing & Accessories, Custom Made Jewelry for Brides, Bridesmaids. Flower Girl, Mother of the Bride & Groom as well as for any social occasion.  Terms: Most in stock items 100% trade.  By appointment only.  Internet ordering not available for barter.  Location: 125 W. Main St., West Dundee, IL  Contact: Hanan Hall  Telephone: 847-426-7266

Shelley's Bridal:
Wedding Gowns, Bridesmaids Gowns, Mother's Gowns, Flower Girl Gowns, Patent Gowns, Tiaras, Accessories, Prom Gowns, Special Occasion Dresses, Jewelry, and More. Hundreds of Gowns In Stock!   Terms: In Stock Garments 100% Trade.  Custom Orders Available Part Cash Part Trade.  By Appointment Only.  Location: 104 W. Main St.. West Dundee, IL  Contact: Shelley Murray  Telephone: 847-426-5806

A Step Above: Retailer of men's shoes and accessories. 
1520 E. 87th St., Chicago, IL 
Contact: Ulysses Lawson
Telephone: 773-375-8333

Transformations: Women's fashions (petite to plus), Accessories, Jewelry, Skin Care, Makeup.  Terms: Apparel and most items available 100% trade.  Wigs and Mastectomy items not available on trade.  Accepting Gift Certificates from AOB.  Telephone Autho. by Appointment Only.  Location: 110 S. Arlington Hts. Rd.,
Arlington Heights, IL  Telephone: 847-454-0600  Contact: Rori or Soto Scheffler 
Order T$25.00, $50.00, and T$100.00 Gift Certificates from AOB.


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