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Welcome to Spring Forward: over the next few weeks, we'll be profiling the best new arrivals and trends at some of our favorite local boutiques.
- Market Supply Co. Owners Merl Kinzie of Clyde's Rebirth, "Mustache Mike" of Midnorth Mercantile, and Karen Dethrow of
- Trend 1: Crochet. It's bright and airy and oh-so-springlike. But what to wear underneath? This look pairs the "Myra" Necklace, $92, with the '60s Crochet Dress, $122, and brown knee-high boots, $52. Karyn Dethrow: “If
- Trend 2. Bold, graphic prints. Hard to believe that this bright dress is vintage, but it's over 60 years old. Botox? This look pairs the "Wooland Nymph" 1940s dress, $142, with the "Estelle" necklace, $86. Merl: “Here'
- Trend 3: Orange—for men. Some days, it can be a struggle getting men to wear anything more colorful than khaki. But with springtime comes sunshine, and what better time for everyone to embrace the brighter end of the color wheel? This lo
Pilsen may be known for its vintage stores, but the neighborhood ain't never seen a curated shop like this. Not only is Market Supply Co. suffused with the most dusty-rose of sunlight (how do they manage that?), but they've got flirty vintage gowns for days, menswear that'll reform the most reluctant of boyfriends, a line of custom jewelry designed right there in the store, and a cash-only barbershop in the back. Here's what the owners of Market Supply Co. are excited about for spring. Hint: you'll need a half slip—and not much else. —Tori Telfer