After selling hand-made sport's team dresses and fitness tracker charms under the name Fanfashions on ETSY for several years, in June 2015
Lauren Rubbelke launched
The website continued to feature hand-made items as well as an array of contemporary brands and styles. After operating the website, along with ETSY sales, and working a full-time retail management job, Lauren decided it was time to take the leap of faith and open a brick-and-mortar store. On April 1st 2016,
The Colette Collection
proudly opened at
2858 N Clark St
. in Chicago's vibrant Lakeview East neighborhood. It was a long awaited dream come true for Lauren.
The Colette Collection offers an eclectic mix of carefully-curated clothing, bold accessories, and playful gifts that are as fun to give as they are to receive. Lauren hand-picks styles from up-and-coming fashion brands to deliver high fashion without high prices. The boutique keeps everything moderately priced with clothing ranging $29-$68 and jewelry as low as $2! The Colette Collection receives an array of new arrivals almost daily, so you'll always discover something special and amazing on every visit. And because they are a local boutique, we only carry a few of each item, so you don't have to worry about seeing your outfit twin at the next social gathering!
If you have yet to visit our boutique stop in today and let the considerate & knowledgeable sales staff help you find pieces that work best for your style. This trendy boutique has something for everyone including fun gifts, perfect for the Holidays!
The Colette Collection just opened a second location in Lauren's hometown of St. Louis, MO. The store is located at West County Center and opened in August 2018. The Colette Collection also sells as several pop-up events throughout the city as well as continues the website and active on Facebook with Facebook Live sales.
The Colette Collection's annual Holiday Party is scheduled for Sunday ,December 16th 12pm-6pm! Come stop by, cheers champagne or spiked egg nog, enjoy yummy treats, and shop amazing Holiday discounts.
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