The Pleasure Chest. (CANDICE C. CUSIC / Chicago…)
Don't feel like getting rush delivery -- or the stank eye if your gift arrives late? Here's some local shops where you can pick up many of the items shown here -- or discover others like them. Happy hunting!
The Pleasure Chest
3436 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-525-7151
Good to know: Not only does the store host workshops, but comedy and knitting nights also are on the calendar.
Early To Bed
5044 N. Clark St. 773-271-1219
Good to know: An online events calendar keeps you up to date on events at the store.
Tulip Toy Gallery
3459 N. Halsted St. 773-975-1515
Good to know: Customers can earn points toward a Tulip discount by posting an online review.
3519 N. Halsted St. 773-348-3884
Good to know: Part of the giant row of LGBT-friendly shops on Halsted.
2131 N. Damen Ave. 773-235-1234
Good to know: G also sells a variety of clothing, lingerie and maternity wear. The store hosts after-hours parties, or they can bring the fun to your house.
854 W. Belmont Ave. 773-883-1400
Good to know: Yes, the store is owned by the folks behind nearby Alley counter-culture shop.