17 Chicago Products and Gifts For Chicagoans
Products All Chicagoans Will Love
If you're a Chicago native, odds are you've got a whole lot of pride for Chicago! And why shouldn't you? Chicago is an amazing city! Sure, there's some intense winter weather and some humid summers. But there's a reason why so many people are willing to put up with those extremes.
Hint: It's the amazing people, vibes, architecture and food in Chicago! Take a look through these 17 Chicago products to see if any strike your fancy. Whether you're a born and bred native, recent transplant, or reminiscing on times spent in the Windy City long ago, you're sure to find something you like! And if you're currently in the Windy City, here are some Chicago Instagram captions to help you perfect any post. So start scrolling to find the perfect Chicago product for the Chicago lover in your life!
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Funny Chicago Mug
Any Chicagoan will get this joke immediately. And if you don't, well maybe you're not a Chicagoan? Just kidding, don't start yelling.
Seriously, this might be a great gift for any Chicagoan in your life. Or you.
Chicago City Flag Skyline T-Shirt
Always show off your Chicago pride with this Chicago flag/skyline hybrid shirt! Reviews indicate that it is very soft, comfortable and cozy.
Handmade Chicago Map Coasters
These handmade wooden coasters are made if natural sapele wood and feature very elaborate and intricate map detailing. Another great subtle way to celebrate Chicago if you're currently in the city, or a nice reminder if you've moved away.
Chicago Sherpa Knit Cap with Pom
Cute, festive, and functional! Go ahead and cheer on da Bears at all times, while keeping your head and ears toasty warm. It's a win-win-win, if da Bears manage to pull a win off as well.
Bears Four Piece Square Shot Glass Set
If you can rep the bears on your shirts, shoes, hats, phones, you name it, then why not rep them on your shot glasses too?! Some reviewers have mentioned some issues with the decals on these shot glasses.
Customers mention that the shot glasses are sturdy and hold up well. They seem perfect for if the Bears are winning... or losing.
Kurt Adler Chicago Glass Ornament, 5-Inch
This glass Chicago ornament is perfect for Chicago natives and visitors alike and will look great on your tree! And remind you of your good memories in Chicago with the iconic landmarks featured on the ornament.
Chicago Dog Collars
Hey your dogs count as Chicagoans too. Why not let them rep some pride for the Windy City? Now you can with either da Bears collar, or a cute Chicago flag print.
LEGO Architecture Chicago 21033 Skyline Building Blocks Set
This detailed model of the Chicago skyline includes landmarks like Willis Tower (or Sears, to you stubborn Chicagoans), John Hancock Center, Cloud Gate, DuSable Bridge, Wrigley Building, and the Big Red. Once built this piece will be over 7" high, 8" wide and 1" deep and includes 444 (!) pieces.
Chicago Skyline Color Upcycled Vintage Dictionary Art
This one is perfect for any Chicagoan or former Chicagoan who is also into history or "upcycling" vintage items. And is a sucker for the Chicago skyline (but aren't we all?).
The product description reads that "each design is printed on an authentic antique dictionary page from the early to mid-1900's. The pages that are used for each print are random pages from a vintage dictionary. Each page has a great antique look and feel. You will receive the exact image shown however the dictionary pages that are used will vary.
Chicago Blackhawks Mini Puck Christmas Ornament
If you're more into sports than the sentimental aspect of loving Chicago, then this might be the ornament on this list that is right for you! This ornament is approximately 3.23" x 1.85" x 2.76" and made out of polystone resin.
Should you have any issue with this product, returns should be easy since it is also an Amazon Prime product.
Homesick Chicago Scented Candle
This "Chicago-scented candle" contains notes of rich chocolate carried by bursts of Great Lake air and has a 60-80 hour burn time.
Homesick Illinois Candle
This candle "smells like a floral bouquet of honeysuckle, lavender, white flower, and violets with hints of grain fields."
This gives you another choice if the chocolate notes of the Chicago Candle don't sound like your taste.
More Products A Chicagoan Would Love For The Winter
Sherpa Warm And Soft Throw Blanket
Stay warm all winter long with this super soft and warm throw blanket for couches and beds! This reversible throw comes in at least a dozen colors to match any decor. Long, cold nights don't sound so bad when you have a toasty warm blanket and a hot cup of cocoa, do they? This product also is available on Amazon Prime (making returns easy).
Nowadays, it seems like almost everyone has a smartphone, which is great until winter comes and you have to choose between numb fingers or using your touch screen.
These smartphone gloves give you the best of both worlds by allowing you to maintain some warmth in your hands and text at the same time.
Highly Rated Snow Scraper
Another sad reality of living in a state with winters as cold as Michigan's are, is that you need a snow scraper every now and then. It's funny to think that people in southern states don't even know what a snow scraper is (no, seriously they don't). But it's best to be prepared for any type of weather and this highly rated snow scraper fits perfectly in your car.
Corn Heating Pad Pillow
This microwavable corn filled heating pad is seriously pretty nice. Simple, yet effective, the product description states that it is "specially made for Therapeutic Use - Hot or Cold! Perfect for muscle aches, cramps, headaches, arthritis, pains, sports injuries, warming up the bed covers at night, or letting the kids snuggle with one as they fall asleep!"