Mark Shale

We cull. We sift. We edit. We filter. We curate; Thinking forward with premiere garments and tailored touches since 1929.
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After over 80 years in business we are sorry to say that we are closing our stores. Please come in and shop while time is still left. Everything in all 3 stores is 20-50% off original prices.

Billy Reid double-breasted knit blazer in charcoal, coming soon to a Mark Shale near you. Call 312.440.0720 to pre-order.

New arrival alert: Day-gold eccentricities from Etten Eller. Find more from the jewelry artist at Mark Shale’s Michigan Avenue and Oakbrook Center locations.

Summer Kit No. 5

Pallie Jones Mixed Leather Black Tote

Diane Von Furstenberg Lou Lou slice brick dress

Jane Diaz Double-Chain Gold Necklace

Brochu Walker leather front linen knit cardigan

Jules Bijoux Square Gold Bangle

Summer Kit No. 4

Tateossian London dual-time watch

James Campbell ‘Vonn’ plaid shirt

Torino distressed harness leather belt

J Brand lightweight chambray straight-leg trousers

Billy Reid tassel loafer

Moore & Giles Dillard commuter bag

Summer Kit No. 3

Beracamy letter bag with meshed details

Joie soft grey and yellow dip dye tee shirt

CURRENT/ELLIOT pin dot denim in beige

Leighelena stingray wrap bracelet in orange

Coming soon to our wardrobe: DVF’s fall standout Hayley dress. Call 312 440 0720 to pre-order.

Coming soon to our wardrobe: DVF’s fall standout Hayley dress. Call 312 440 0720 to pre-order.

Summer Kit No. 2

Tailor Vintage summer shorts

Sperry Top Sider original 2-eye boat shoe

Scott Barber canvas belt

Cooper Jones short-sleeve pocket polo shirt

Summer Kit No. 1

Joie Robin top

Chan Luu turquoise necklace or wrap bracelet

Brochu Walker canvas cutaway blazer

MS by Martine Sitbon nude bag

CURRENT/ELLIOTT pin dot denim

Try on pieces from the English outerwear pioneers’ current spring collection at any Mark Shale store.


GQ Editors’ Picks: Belstaff SS’13

Spotted: the always-dapper Trey Songz sporting the colored pant trend with MAC jeans in the July issue of SELF Magazine. Find more from the German line at any Mark Shale store.

R&Y Augosti python clutch, available at any Mark Shale store.

(via teenvogue)

I believe trends are never completely done with — if you incorporate your own style, you can bring a trend back and make it your own. Because individual style, with a sartorial touch, will always be in.
Lubov Azria

Oh hi, Moore & Giles weekender. There’s a few of your friends hanging out on our shelves.   


Why yes, tiny kiosk on the train platform, I will have a Heineken tall-boy while I wait for my train. (Taken with Instagram)