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September 2014 Pop Up Shop

Our next Pop Up Shop will be held September 24 to 29 in Chicago. We will keep you posted with location and all participating designers. Please join our email list for "first to know" updates.

 

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Cindy and Johnny collection will be ON SALE at the next Pop Up Shop May 29 to June 1 at 845 West Chicago Ave

Cindy + Johnny is a contemporary line inspired by a passion for beautiful design.

Our collection is developed for the professional and social life of a busy modern woman. Cindy + Johnny designs simple but beautiful silhouettes created with specialty fabrics and statement prints. Our inspiration ranges from the runways to the streets. The backbone of our concepts are flattering dresses and tops that are feminine, modern, and fun. Cindy + Johnny: fashion forward and savvy.

 

 

 

 

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Happiness is a small trades tee , on sale at our Chicago Pop Up Shop . 845 west Chicago Ave Opens May 29 to June 1

 

• Design and manufacturer cotton panel rib t-shirts from Pennsylvania • Collection of Hand knits from bolivia Small Trades is inspired by a photo story shot by Irving Penn in the 1950's documenting men and women representing tools of their trade. The first project under the "Small Trades" label is a collection of 100% cotton panel rib knit t-shirts made in a factory that is family owned and operated in the USA since 1907. We strive to design and create simple classic quality goods.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Margarita Saplala to head our next Chicago Pop-Up Shop May 29 to June 1 @ 845 West Chicago Ave

 

Margarita Saplala will have here line at our May 29 to June 1 Pop-Up Shop located at 845 West Chicago Ave. Corner of Halsted and Chicago.

Back in 2007 Clever Alice in River North carried her collection and we have been big fans ever since. We are more than excited to welcome her as a new designer to our Pop-Ups.

Doors open May 28 for a private night at 5pm. Please make sure to sign up on our email list to attend.

Public opening is May 29 to June 1 from 10 to 7

 

 

 

Margarita Saplala (born October 17, 1977) is a New York fashion designer and the head designer of her own clothing line. Born in Manila, Philippines, Saplala moved to Chicago with her family at the age of two. Having realized a love for drawing and painting at an early age, she decided to pursue a creative career. She enrolled in her high school's art classes and continued her studies at School of the Art Institute of Chicago. There, she completed a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art, majoring in fashion design.

Saplala moved to New York and started as a freelance designer for larger corporations. After designing for Banana Republic, Gap, Guess and Halston Coats, she decided to pursue her own clothing line in 2006.

Upon launching her eponymous line, Saplala started with separates. She began working with mixed media such as prints and embroidery to create a collection of unique tee shirts and jersey dresses. In 2008, the line grew to include a wider selection of dresses in silk, with a sharper focus on her original prints. She sold her pieces to select boutiques in the U.S. as well as Barney's Co-op.

Saplala is known for her playful, yet uncomplicated prints and designs pieces for contemporary womenswear. She is currently working on her line and resides in Brooklyn

 

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Shop Mickey and Jenny Pre-Pop-Up Sale

Shop Mickey and Jenny Pre-Pop-Up Sale

Mickey and Jenny Established in 2010, designers Mickey & Jenny set out to create unique pieces that accentuate a women's silhouette with cool formalism and casual expression. Mickey & Jenny is a contemporary fashion brand known for transforming everyday basics into luxury essentials. It’s minimalist modern drapes and clean lines reflect a stylish and casual lifestyle creating an effortlessly chic look that translates from day to night.
Mickey and Jenny’s impeccable cuts combined to the use of the finest fabrics make each piece timeless. The brand's goal is to create a line that is guided by beautiful drapes, layers, comfort, femininity and style.
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CAMELLIA and Charlotte Tarantola Samples and Surplus on Sale at our Fall Pop-Up Shop

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Only at Clever Alice; Faubourg de Temple at the Fall Pop-Up Shop in Chicago

FAUBOURG DU TEMPLE
Faubourg Du Temple is a French young contemporary line inspired by Paris gals. 
Jeanne Forgeront, daughter of Hippies, grew up all over the world and was able to witness the different trends that fashion had to offer. 

Only at Clever Alice; Faubourg de Temple at the Fall Pop-Up Shop in Chicago
Up to 75% off/ 5 days only starting August 28 to September 1
17 East Pearson in Chicago
 
 
She spent the last decade of her life in Paris and was inspired by numerous contemporary designers, from Isabel Marant to Agnes B. She was shopping in this famous street Faubourg Du Temple, 11  garment district in Paris. 

Here came to her the idea of launching her own line. 
Her motto is to keep a good price and trendy designs with a great quality. 
 
In 2011 Faubourg Du Temple was born. 
In 2 years Faubourg Du Temple conquers the world and is available in more than 80 stores in the USA, France, Germany, England, Japan, Korea and United Arab Emirates. 

 
Faubourg Du Temple had invaded press and celebrities closet.
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81 Poppies flirty collection returns for Fall at the Pop-Up Shop

81 POPPIES designer, Michelle Weisman, was born and raised in Houston, Texas. At a young age, she knew that fashion was the path she would take. Growing up, her parents encouraged her creativity. After all, it came naturally – her mother is an artist as well as fabulously stylish and her father, a former carpenter, made some of the most intriguing homes in the Houston area.

Shop 81 Poppies on sale at 17 East Pearson in Chicago during our 5 day only event.

Opens August 28 at 4pm and runs through September1

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Everyone's favorite Mickey and Jenny return to the Fall Pop-Up

 

Everyone's favorite Mickey and Jenny return to the Fall Pop-Up

Shop over 40 designers up to 75% off

17 East Pearson, Chicago

Opens august 28 at 4pm

runs through September 1

 

 

BIOGRAPHY

Established in 2010, designers Mickey & Jenny set out to create unique pieces that

accentuate a women's silhouette with cool formalism and casual expression.

Mickey & Jenny is a contemporary fashion brand known for transforming everyday basics into

luxury essentials. It’s minimalist modern drapes and clean lines reflect a stylish and

casual lifestyle creating an effortlessly chic look that translates from day to night.

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Summer's Biggest Trend : Stripes

Summer's Biggest Trend : Stripes

Stripes have long been a classic French style and this season proved them right on target again. From the sailor inspired white and navy to the chic side of black and camel, no collection left out this long standing trend. If you were wondering how to wear them, we've made it simple. Our favorite item is CZ Falconer's lightweight cotton blazerwith front pockets. Throw it on for the office or take it with on your out of town weekend trip. The hard part will be choosing which color. Her are a few other inspirational looks from this season.

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