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Unique, Stylish, and Trendy - The Colette Collection

Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in clothing and accessories but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Lauren Rubbelke, owner of The Colette Collection, located in Chicago, IL, USA. Some of our customers say we specialize in cute!

Lauren from The Colette Collection is Lovin'Lakeview

Urban Matters Article

Best Budget Friendly Boutique Clothing Stores Near You in Chicago

The holiday season is officially upon us, and that means holiday work parties, family get-togethers, and gift-giving. Budgets are often tight this time of year, but that doesn't mean you should sacrifice your sense of style. If you have champagne taste on a beer budget, here are some of the best boutique clothing stores to shop on a budget in Chicago.

Economy of Style Blog, May 23, 2019

6 Shopping Experiences Unique To West County Center - Economy of Style

Over the past 8 months, I've enjoyed becoming more familiar with West County Center because of my partnership with Kindred. There are quite a few malls in the St. Louis and surrounding areas. But, on my frequent trips to West County, I've noted some important shopping experiences that you can actually only have if you shop this mall.

The Cubicle Chick Blog, May 2019

Fab Fun at the Influencer Spring Preview at West County Center

Shopping is indeed a sport, and this working mama indulges every chance she gets. So when I was invited to check out the wonderful spring preview at West County Center, a place I frequent a lot, I sent in my RSVP with the quickness.

The DePaulia, DePaul University Student News Site April 22, 2019

Fashion in full force at DePaul event

Student brands and boutiques showcased their new seasonal clothes on the runway with the DePaul Fashion Show on Tuesday, April 16. The journey toward this show started during the winter involvement fair, where the DePaul Activities Board and the DePaul Fashion Society essentially met. The Fashion Society had just put itself back together and wanted...

The Polished Approach Blog, April 2, 2019

Best Boutiques to Shop This Spring

Nothing to wear? Not for long! I'm so excited to share with you my favorite local St. Louis boutiques to freshen up your spring wardrobe! Why I chose these boutiques What I love about these boutiques is that they all have reasonable price points without sacrificing quality.

Show Me St. Louis, September 18th, 2018


Katherine Hannah Blog Article, November 21, 2017

Inspired Chicago | The Colette Collection

I've been loving meeting so many amazing entrepreneurial women over this past year, interviewing them, and telling their stories. It shouldn't be so surprising to me the vast amount of incredibly talented, driven, and caring women that Chicago has - but it still does! This woman is no different; fro

Chicago Boutiques Holiday Shopping Guide, November 21, 2017

Chicago Boutiques Holiday Shopping Guide - Download the eBook | Girl's Guide Chicago

Happy Thanksgiving week! I can't believe Thanksgiving is almost here! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays filled with lots of yummy food and spending time with the family. It's true what they say, it's a great time to be thankful for all the good things you have in life.

Crains St. Louis, October 12, 2017

Retailers to bring pop-up shops to St. Louis region for the holidays

Temporary tenants have long been a shopping mall staple, particularly around the holidays. Halloween spawns costume shops and Christmas might usher in calendar stores or kiosks selling sweets and sausages boxed for easy shipping.

STLMAG Emerge Pop Up, May 12, 2017

New pop-up boutique at Taubman Prestige Outlets will only showcase St. Louis vendors

Taubman Prestige Outlets recently opened Emerge Pop-Up Boutique, the first of its kind for the outlet company. The boutique started with the idea to expose new, locally-based concepts to the St. Louis area. "We asked ourselves, 'What do people feel good about and what kind of experience can we provide them?'

THE REAL CHICAGO, February 2nd, 2017

Shop Around the Corner: The Colette Collection brings "on-trend" boutique styles to Lakeview

By Kelly Cunningham The Colette Collection 2858 N. Clark in Lakeview The sidewalk sign - handwritten in cute fonts with colorful chalk - is the perfect representation of what's inside this Lakeview boutique. Owner Lauren Colette Rubbleke opened her store in April of 2016 just a block north of the bustling Diversey-Clark-Broadway intersection.

DNA Chicago, April 14th, 2016

No Budget For Boutiques? New Lakeview Shop Keeps It All Under $100

LAKEVIEW - Lauren Rubbelke knows the pain of boutique sticker shock. The Southport Corridor and Lincoln Park are overflowing with trendy boutiques, but "you go in and you can't afford anything," Rubbelke said. Rubbelke, 29, kept that in mind when opening The Colette Collection, a new boutique in Lakeview where everything from jeans to dresses is under $100.

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