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Squasht Boutique's bittersweet birthday: I wanted a party, and all I got was a lousy pandemic.

Squasht Boutique's bittersweet birthday: I wanted a party, and all I got was a lousy pandemic.

❤️The silver lining is that we still love each other. ❤️ If you know me, you know I really wanted a party for my store’s ten year anniversary! Dude, it was gonna be epic. Melissa from Jo Snow was all set to make us custom 10-year anniversary cocktails combining my favorite flavors, cardamom & ginger. I'm imagining the Jo Snow bar cart, with Melissa all decked out in Squasht, serving up the tastiest & most well-garnished concoctions, and bringing her fun vibes and positivity to the room. I'd be gushing about how she always does our "beverage program" because I...

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It's Fashion Revolution Week!

It's Fashion Revolution Week!

In these stressful times, thinking about how your clothes are made may not seem very important. But the truth is that COVID-19 is having an extreme impact on millions of workers throughout the entire fashion production industry and supply chain. Fashion Revolution is a movement that campaigns for a clean, safe, fair, transparent and accountable fashion industry. Each year, Fashion Revolution Week takes place in April to remind people to think about where their clothes come from, and what they can do to help. Hi I'm Lesley, owner and designer of Squasht brand clothing and Squasht Boutique. While helping to promote the global movement, we're...

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SAVE LOCAL BUSINESSES: A Project by Cusic Photography

SAVE LOCAL BUSINESSES: A Project by Cusic Photography

Our own Lesley Timpe was honored to be featured in Cusic Photo's Small Businesses series. Check out the story from Candice Cusic below: SAVE LOCAL BUSINESSES: West Town⁠ ⁠ ⁠I started Save Local Businesses: West Town because our doors are closed, but you can still help us.⁠ ⁠With the help of the West Town Chamber of Commerce, my goal for this project is to photograph (from a distance) local business owners, share their stories and provide the face behind their closed doors and dark windows.⁠ ⁠We are doing this to showcase the effect the pandemic has on local businesses. This allows you...

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Dining near Squasht

Dining near Squasht

Did you know that Squasht Boutique is within walking distance from some of the very best restaurants in Chicago?

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A curated collection of our favorite handmade jewelry

A curated collection of our favorite handmade jewelry

We pride ourselves on carrying some of the best, most unique jewelry in Chicago. 

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