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Consignment Is The Upcoming Hustle In 2017

Let's face it, looking your best on a regular can be a full-time job, not to mention, PRICEY, but luckily, you can save a ton at consignment shops. High-end department stores and boutiques are plentiful and serve the most fashionable people in every major city around the world, but sometimes, you need the cash for something […]

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The Silver Umbrella Presents It’s Latest Artist Ron Thompson

Ron Thompson is our latest artist to showcase and sell his original work at The Silver Umbrella. Humbly from Kansas City, Missouri, Ron credits his mother as the primary motivation behind his successful art career. While attending Lincoln University, a Historically Black College, Thompson started to become aware of his culture and identity. Through relearning, redefining and developing a more […]

Kruwear Father's Day Meet and Greet at The Silver Umbrella

Father’s Day Meet and Greet This Saturday

Stop by Kruwear Father's Day meet and greet this Saturday | June 18th | 11am-5pm | with Charles Mombo and learn how he chose this 100% silk beauty to honor our 44th president, ‪Barack Obama, and why your leading man must covet this limited edition, ‪self-tie bow tie. The Silver Umbrella 5305 S Hyde Park Blvd. Chicago IL 60615

Father's Day Meet and Greet with Kruwear

Father’s Day Meet And Greet With Kruwear

Stop by The Silver Umbrella this Saturday, June 18th, 11am-5pm to meet Charles Mombo, the mastermind behind Kruwear, a Chicago based menswear company. Find out why Charles is passionate about raising up a generation of well dressed men and his plans to start a "No Sag" movement. No need to RSVP, this is impromptu! Come as you […]

The Silver Umbrella Best Vintage Clothing Store In Chicago

Best Vintage Clothing Stores In Chicago

According to CBS Chicago, The Silver Umbrella is one of the best vintage clothing stores in Chicago, and we humbly concur! We have to give the South Side a little attention and The Silver Umbrella is an exceptional focal point. The Silver Umbrella carefully curates clothing, footwear, accessories, art, housewares and books. Stop by on any […]

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5 Reasons To Consign With Us

The gist of consignment is you make money recycling your unwanted goods. I mean who doesn't want to make extra money, right?! There are several reasons why you should consider consignment, but here are the top five reasons to call us today. 1. We love what we do The adrenaline rush that follows watching people around the world […]

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Learn To Tie A Bow Tie

Kruwear, Our favorite menswear brand is set to launch it's full bow tie and pocket square collection December 12th. Kruwear is one of many highly anticipiated brands to showcase their work in our newly merchandised space, carved out specifically for emerging designers and artist to consign their work and connect with customers in a more personal way.  If […]

Small Business Saturday | November 28, 2015

Small Business Saturday is just days away —  taking place the Saturday following Thanksgiving each year – a holiday shopping event to encourage consumers across the country to support local, small businesses within their hometowns and beyond. This is the perfect time to celebrate and support Chicago's Hyde Park renaissace by putting your dollars in the community.  We welcome you to kick […]

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Thrifters Of The World | Meet Abagail

What is your name, where are you from and what do you do? My name is Abagail, I'm originally from Sri Lanka and I'm a wanna be writer…LOL How long have you been a thrifter? 16 years What is your most coveted thrift find? A beautiful painting that will follow me everywhere I go How would […]