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  1. IUSTEVE

    IUSTEVE Oakley Expert

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    We will be heading through Chicago in a few weeks (from indiana) on our way to Ohare airport. Want to hit a few vaults or O stores on our way. I am not sure what stores and where to find them. Id like to avoid the downtown stores as Saturday traffic won't be fun. Anything on the outskirts or east side of chi town that we can hit? I like to plan this out as we have limited time.

    Any suggestions are appreciated.
     
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  2. Nortika

    Nortika Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Look for outlets, they all have vaults, and are away from the city.
     
  3. Meyer

    Meyer Oakley Enthusiast

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    There is a vault in Gurnee Mills, the mall. To be honest, I wouldn't go outta my way too far to get to it though. There isn't anything special in there. There is a nice O store in the Woodfield Mall but again, nothing that really is unique. Other than that, there aren't many options. I haven't been to actual O store on Michigan in Chicago but I know it's nice. Of the 3 that I can think of off the top of my head, I'd hit up the one in the city. Traffic really isn't that terrible on Saturday but good luck finding somewhere to park that won't cost you an arm and a leg.
     
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  4. spin_nin

    spin_nin Oakley Expert

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    There are outlet malls outside of Chicago, but I think that the Outlet Mall in Aurora, IL. is the only one with an actual Oakley Vault. I've only seen SGH at the rest of the outlet malls, but they aren't SGH outlets, just regular SGH located at Outlet Malls. Good Luck with your search. Safe travels.
     
  5. Dyeraudio

    Dyeraudio Juliet Enthusiast

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    O'Hare airport has 2 O Stores within the terminals....1 in the United and 1 in the American Terminal....never been but if they're O Stores prices will be premium with most likely new O items......
     
  6. Meyer

    Meyer Oakley Enthusiast

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    Never knew that. I don't travel much but I'll have to check those out next I go thru O'Hare.
     
  7. spin_nin

    spin_nin Oakley Expert

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    Duty free?
     
  8. pistolpetefan23

    pistolpetefan23 Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Was at the O Store in Watertower Mall (& Vault in Gurnee Mills) around New Year's. Vault was ok but didn't find any super deals on glasses that I couldn't pass up, so ended up just getting some apparel. O Store in the Mall was ok as well, but didn't really see anything great as far as deals. Didn't notice if they had any rare items or anything like that though.
     
  9. Dyeraudio

    Dyeraudio Juliet Enthusiast

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    That I do not know.... Like I said..... Never been. Good possibility though being an airport.
     
  10. IUSTEVE

    IUSTEVE Oakley Expert

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    I am not looking for any "super" deals or anything special or rare. For me i don't live near any oakley retailer except a crappy SGH in my area mall. I've been to the gurnee vault some years back and if I remember its a ways past the ohare airport?

    As for the 2 stores in the airport, that won't be an option as our flight leaves @ 5:30am so I doubt they will be open. Yes thats the downfall of early flights. Sad thing is our return flight is a Sunday night at 10:40pm so same scenario.

    Downtown (Michigan st or waterfall place) stores would be a pain to park and get to on a Saturday afternoon.

    Where is the aurora mall in reference to where I will be?

    Also same question for woodfield mall?