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Home / Uncategories / Toms Opens a One-Stop Store in Wicker Park
November 21, 2014, marked the grand opening
of the new Toms store in Wicker Park. Known for its comfy “boat shoe” style,
the brand’s aesthetic suits the north Chicago neighborhood that’s ripe with
young professionals, hippies and socialites very well. And Toms showcases some
cool new designs for men and women that include winter boots and comfortable
The Chicago location
will mark Toms fourth US retail store, following the Venice, CA flagship in
2012, and the 2014 openings in Austin, TX and Portland, OR. The location at
1611 North Damon Avenue retails shoes, sunglasses, and apparel; and will play host to a variety of events and provide a
relaxing hang out spot for patrons and pets.
store’s design takes the global aesthetic synonymous with TOMS and fuses it
with inspiration drawn from Chicago’s industrial architecture. The result is an
inviting space that highlights the best of both brand and city with a color
palate and imagery that evokes Africa and Asia. A banquet cafe sits at the
front of the store for shoppers to enjoy a cup of coffee with friends, do some
work, or just kick back and take a little break. The store also has free WiFi.
Nestled in the back is a full-service coffee bar, brewing TOMS Roasting Co.
lattes, cappuccinos, teas, and seasonal coffee creations. The café also serves
an assortment of fresh pastries and pressed juices.
space is furnished with pieces from a variety of artisanal furniture designers,
including Lamon Luther, a Georgia based furniture company, that employs formerly