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Alexis Bittar has brought his baubles to the Windy City. The Brooklyn, N.Y.–based jewelry designer, who counts Alicia Keys and Cameron Diaz among his legions of fans, was named Accessory Designer of the Year last year by the Council of Fashion Designers of America, and his new store, located in Chicago’s booming
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Bucktown neighborhood, is filled with jewels galore — from the ever-popular Alexis Bittar Lucite line to the groovy Miss Havisham collection. There are even a few vintage pieces thrown in for good measure. 1710 N. Damen Ave., (773) 486-5627, www.alexisbittar.com