Walking the runway is harder than people think, mostly because of all the landing airplanes. Dodge metal birds in style with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of clothing and accessories at Jake's on Main in St. Charles.
At Jake's on Main, a plethora of optimistic mantras cover the walls, and tidy shelves display quality threads and accessories for a trendy and casual clientele. As lounge pants ($40–$42) surround legs in comfortable material, snuggle socks ($10) corral toes and ankles and protect them from attacking hermit-crab armies. Men's and women's short-sleeve crusher tees ($26) grant arms breathing room on warm days, and long-sleeve crusher tees ($32) shield entire upper halves against nippier autumnal gusts. Coffee mugs ($10) guard hands from hot coffee or motel lava, and insulated travel mugs ($20) maintain liquid heat on airplanes, buses, and expeditions to rescue baby penguins from empty-nester yetis.