3rd Year Anniversary
Shop Small Business

We hope to see you soon. Parking on King Drive or in our rear parking lot we share with our neighbors.

 Absolutely Anything Essential is an eccentric certified Minority/Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in Chicago housing a gift shop and small business incubator space for entrepreneurs and small business owners seeking monthly space without expensive overhead. The space highlights local and global brands, workshops as well as business development and wellness coaching.

AAE also specializes in:

Private label products for hospitality and cosmetic industry professionals. Crafted corporate gifts and favors for all occasions of bath and body products, keepsakes, home accents, fragrances and more..

Why visit the Absolutely Anything Essential Gift Shop?

This Chicago tourist and local small business destination offers one of a kind finds and Chicago souvenirs, on-site and off-site crafting and entrepreneurship classes as well as our most popular bath and body product making classes. 

Did you catch our billboard the summer months featuring business owner Lavern Green, Valerie Winkfield, Kenya Renee and Chan Harrell, which was located at 9451 S. Stony Island, in Chicago’s Calumet Heights Community,

Absolutely Anything Essential GIft Shop