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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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Thrifters Of The World | Meet Hoda

This was a very fun interview! Hoda has a very innocent, fun spirit and her personal style is impeccable. Please enjoy! What is your name, where are you from and what do you do? My name is Hoda. I was born in Iran, raised in Oklahoma. I am currently a student at The Uniersity of Chicago and […]

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Thrifters Of The World | Meet Yuyao

What is your name, where are you from and what do you do? My name is Yuyao Wang. I am originally from China and I' m currently a Phd student at The University of Chicago How long have you been a thrifter? 2 years. Thrifting is not that popular in China What is your most coveted thrift […]

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Thrifters Of The World | Meet Jasmine

We are so excited to introduce our first thrifter of the world! As lifetime thrifters and owners of a thrift store, we love to meet other thrifters. So without further ado, please enjoy our first interview with Jasmine and stay tuned for more! What is your name, where are you from and what do you […]