Pump is an independently owner & operated boutique. They specialize in hard-to-find styles and brands like Miss Sixty, French Sole, Michael Kors, Modern Vintage, Betsey Johnson, French Connection and Charles David. They also carry accessories including hats, shawls, beaded handbags and clutches, and jewelry. Many of the accessories are made by local artisans and include Almas Leather Handbags, Putu, Pallie, Tynan Designs, Cleo & Roos, Mimi & Marge, Yochi, Bella and Hugo.
Squasht by Les creates locally designed and professionally hand-crafted garments and accessories in Chicago. Becoming well known for their signature reversible handmade hats and endlessly wearable vintage-modern style dresses, Squasht is making a name for itself in the independent fashion world. Squasht by Les designer Lesley Timpe was trained at Maestro Mateo Design School in Spain and brings a European vibe to her seasonal collection of dresses, skirts, tops, tunics, headbands, handbags and reversible hats. Squasht by Les carries the entire Squasht collection as well as a selection of independent designer wares from around the nation. Open Mon and Tue by appointment only.
Sir & Madame – originally established as Solemates Chicago– is the creation of the dynamic, style conscious, husband and wife team, Brian & Autumn Merritt. The Chicago-bred couple created this nostalgic men’s and women’s clothing boutique to fill the void in the representation of contemporary fashion culture in the Windy City. Sir & Madame offers a fresh perspective on fashion for the savvy urbanite featuring products that enhance the lifestyle of the trendsetting, fashion-forward, city dweller with an innate and unique style sensibility. The boutique, also serves as the Chicago concept shop for The Brooklyn Circus – an emerging lifestyle brand based in Brooklyn, NY.