Sales Check

June 2010

4 years
ago

 

Designer Opens Shop in Ukrainian Village

Store by Les
Lesley Timpe, the owner of a popular five-year old clothing and hat line called Squasht by Les, says her decision to extend the online and wholesale business by opening a retail operation was spontaneous…

4 years
ago

 

New Women’s Boutique in Boystown

His—and now hers
Last year, Marc Engel, the creator of the recently closed Oak Street boutique Chasalla, opened CRAM Fashion (3331 N. Broadway St.; 773-477-1737, cramchicago.com), a small, affordable clothing and accessories shop in Boystown…

4 years
ago

 

Florodora Shoes Opens in the Loop

Sole Sister
Florodora (330 S. Dearborn St.; 312-212-8860), one of the few locally owned women’s clothing and accessories boutiques in the Loop, now has a sister store down the street…

4 years
ago

 

Hermès Moves to Old Barneys Space

Parlez-vous Français?
The new Hermès (25 E. Oak St.; 312-787-8175, hermes.com) holds its grand opening event on Thursday, June 10th in the former Barneys New York location…

4 years
ago

 

Fashion and Art in River North

Worldly Gems Galore
Women’s couture fashion. Custom-made Italian suits for men. Famous paintings. Tribal masks from Indonesia. You name it, and Atelier (714 N. Wells St.; 312-403-1998, atelierchicago.us) probably has it. After all, the new River North boutique carries a mix of new and vintage findings from around the world.