The Little Black Boutique Guide: Chicago Edition

The Little Black Boutique Guide: Chicago Edition


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Are you traveling to Chicago ? Or maybe you're a native and just want to know where are all the cool black owned places to shop fashion are around the windy city. Look no further. From Bronzville to the suburbs, this book offers places to shop for both men and women across the Chicagoland area- many in historical African American communities. There's no need to second guess where to go with this guide as each store is organized alphabetically by neighborhoods with a sneak peak into each store, mini blurb and easy to read key guide for vistiors to identify which store is worth taking a fun girls day out around town to shop by size, price and merchandise. It even includes exclusive store discounts,a fashion glossary, body figure chart for sistah's and bonus side trips to black eateries and Black Cultural institutions to visit including the oldest black museum in the country which is DuSable Museum of African American History. This must have book- is the perfect antidote to celebrating and supporting business owners of color within the fashion industry. Pick up your heels and explore the world of fashion within the Little Black Boutique Guide of Chicago.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781735316802
Publisher: Melody Boykin
Publication date: 02/03/2021
Pages: 126
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Melody Boykin is a born fashionista, entrepreneur and new mom who resides in Chicago, IL. As a proud graduate of Southern Illinois Carbondale where she studied Fashion, Marketing and Black American Studies, She specializes in blending her skills from her college years and career experience to educate, connect and promote the awareness of black businesses within the niche market of fashion. Melody is the founder of the Black Fashion Week| USA brand( which has been featured on several tv,radio and print media including Good Day Chicago Fox 32, ABC7 Chicago Can TV, indigo,Chicago Citizen newspaper, Splash Magazine, Madam Noir, Bean Soup Times and a host of local and national online blogs/magazines. She is also one of the 2017 recipients of the Outstanding Women in Fashion award by Honorable Judge Dorothy Brown circuit clerk of Cook County, IL.

Daé Destino is a business services & creativity consultant to individuals in art, entertainment, and product innovation. She is the founder of Verde Bug NYC, an aesthetic gardening blog and e-commerce store. A graduate of NYU School of Professional Studies, Daé is a champion for degree programs for working adults. She resides in the South Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.

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