Summer at the West Lake Market is just around the corner! We conducted a Q&A with one of our exclusive vendors, YASOU Skincare! Q: How long has your business been around and how did it start? A: I started about 6 years ago but actually launched about 5 years ago. I started […]
If you haven’t heard the big news yet, we hosted the first monthly West Lake Market last Sunday. The weather threw us a little curveball, but things worked out just perfectly in The Lakewood, our onsite venue.
Founded in the Edgewater neighborhood in June 2016, Mark Towns and Stephen Pearlman started their business with sustainability in mind. Using soy in all their products and reusable mason jars, Edgewater Candles are especially unique for their uncommon scent palettes.
The West Lake Market debut is just around the corner, so we’re getting ready for a summer full of festivities, family fun, and amazing shopping! Here’s a sneak peek Q&A with one of our favorite Chicago vendors, Mashallah Ghouleh, owner of MASHALLAH! Q: How long has your business been around and how […]
We’re excited to see the West Lake Market featured in this week’s issue of SPLASH! The article, titled Here Comes Summer, lists Chicago festivals and restaurants sure to draw crowds now that the weather is nice. The West Lake Market is listed under attractions that are “New This Year”, and mentions vendors: Stock Mfg., Grey […]
The West Lake Market debut is just around the corner, so we’re getting ready for a summer full of festivities, family fun, and amazing shopping! One of our featured vendors, XO Marshmallow, is the first Marshmallow Café in Chicago! In 2014, Kat Connor had an idea to make delicious, flavored, gourmet marshmallows. The […]
Want a sneak peek into this summer’s West Lake Market? Here’s a quick Q&A with one of our exclusive vendors this season, Melissa Chin from Grey Remedy Ceramics! Q: How long has your business been around and how did it start? A: I have been designing the Grey Remedy line since the summer of […]
Hello West Lake Market Commnunity!
While we have canceled our Saturday, June 13th market, we are tentatively on schedule for the Saturday, December 12th holiday market. Until then, stay tuned as we seek to develop ways to continue supporting our local community.
Be well and stay safe!...
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Thank you to all the heroes and helpers out there: healthcare workers, janitors and custodial workers, food workers, farmers and suppliers, truck drivers, sanitation teams, security guards, grocery store clerks, teachers, mental health and social workers, journalists, scientists, pharmacists, caregivers, animal fosterers, mail carriers, and more.
Thank you to those who think it's a small thing to stay home, but these are the people, in addition to our neighbors and community most at-risk, who we stay home to protect.
Let's stay thankful and continue to spread good vibes and kindness.
#stayhome #staysafe #stayhealthy #staypositive #TPGIsHereForYou...
Cheers to a successful 2019 for West Lake Market! We love this top nine, and scenes from a great year. To our incredible vendors and partners to all of our attendees and supporters - thank you for helping to make this year awesome!
There's a lot in store for 2020, and lots of fresh ideas stirring. Stay tuned and save the dates for Saturday, June 13th and Saturday, December 12th.
Are you interested in participating in the market?
Check the #linkinbio for more details!...
Today is the day! Join us for our Holiday @WestLakeMarket from 10am - 2pm in @thelakewoodchicago. Shop local Chicago vendors, admission free! Dog-friendly, kid-friendly, homemade goods, hot cocoa and spiked cider, bottomless mimosas, selfies with Santa, and more! Stop by for brunch at @EdeninChicago next door and see what the #WestLakeMarket has in store!...
Peruse the aisle of local Chicago vendors -- admission free! From skincare, fashions, kids crafts, and much more, come see what this year’s #WestLakeMarket has in store from 10am - 2pm tomorrow! 🛍
#PawParadiseBoutique a local Chicago boutique that produce classic tie-on bandanas that are handmade with lots of love. •
#WhiteElephantDesigns is the leading online destination for the every day necessities. Their online shop features a collection of home decor, desk accessories, hostess gifts, barware, and statement jewelry curated by three sisters.
Meli’s Miniverse is place to share her love for succulents, cacti, marimos and the mini world with others. Getting the dream up and running. •
#TaliEspiDesigns specializes in chic handmade jewelry for everyday wear. •
#ErinMcDonaldCo is a company based on design...from event decor and flowers to interior modification of both residential and commercial, let's design that moment!
#DandelionGirlsCo creates artisan jewelry made with natural gemstones, Swarovski crystals, brass chains and findings, old world finds, charms made of pewter and silver, plus all-natural leather.
#HiLoveTravel manufactures fashionable, lightweight, splash friendly and recyclable bags for boutiques and the consumer. They also make custom products! •
#KowBees honey is local to Chicago, raw, unheated and chemical free. Their bees live all over the city and their honey tastes of it. It is raw, wildflower honey with possible hues of linden, white sweet clover, basswood, aster, goldenrod, and, maybe, whatever is in your garden.
Wearable art & more. Follow their journey & behind the scenes as a crafty momma creating & enjoying life. Balancing life as a mom, wife & #mompreneur. •
#MarettaStudio is a full-service residential interior design firm based here in Chicago. They also specialize in custom sewing, upholstery, and so much more! •
We’ll see you all bright and early tomorrow!...
Don’t miss out on the ultimate local shopping experience tomorrow. In addition to the incredible list of talented vendors, our neighbor @EdeninChicago will have their Holiday Bakery Bar! Bring the family, pop into Eden and treat yourselves to delicious donuts, holiday cookies, and hot cocoa. See you at the @WestLakeMarket in @theLakewoodChicago tomorrow, December 14th from 10am to 2pm....
Kendra Scott is a loving mom, a driven entrepreneur, and a passionate designer who believes the truest form of success is giving back in a meaningful way. She created a brand and culture that authentically values giving back and making a positive difference in the community. •
Masculine and androgynous fragrances for the modern home.
Naked By Nature’s mission is to empower all women through self love and care. Naked By Nature uses all natural and organic ingredients and produces all handcrafted in small batches (free of toxic chemicals, parabens, phthalates, and other skin harming ingredients) to ensure that you are getting the very best quality for your skin. •
Inspired by their love for love, Bardalez aims to encourage happiness through affordable, adorable fashion. Bardalez’ goal is to put a smile on your face each time you wear one of their items, and to put a smile on a stranger’s face just by seeing your outfit. •
Vintage Place Settings offers rental of full place settings of vintage china, crystal stemware, flatware, linens, serving pieces, and table décor for special occasions of all sizes in the Chicagoland area. They also offer full or partial settings for weddings, receptions, showers, dinner parties, holiday gatherings, and all kinds of celebrations, and can assist with delivery, set-up, and return of rented items. •
Ignite Glass Studios is a state-of-the-art glass studio, educational facility, and event space located in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood.
Stayed tuned to meet more makers! See the full list with the link in bio!...
Seasonal Home Décor and Trendy Faux Rugs by Fauxx Market Co! Handmade in the heart of Chicago. Great for gifting and uplifting your perfect space.
YASOU is a female-owned, luxe-wellness, and Greek-inspired skincare line that is all natural with certified organics, plant-derived, vegan, and gluten free. This Chicago-based company’s mission is to embrace beauty traditions, natural ingredients, and rich culture of Greece with American technology, bringing you a luxurious natural skincare line that makes you look and feel good. •
Baba means grandma. Like baba, they believe the little things make the biggest impact. Time we love our earth as our baba loves us. #DoGoodLikeBabaWould
Brewpoint Coffee takes excellent, directly traded coffee and uses it as a foot-in-the-door for community building. Their mission is to serve our customers through small business partnerships, community space, and tasty drinks. Their purpose is to expand your brew, your world, your influence, your heart, and your thoughts. •
Kendi Amani runs a Chicago-based fashion brand that produces ethically sourced products that were made in her home country, Kenya. A portion of each sale goes to technology funding to build a computer lab in a primary school in her dad’s village, hoping that every child in Kenya has an opportunity to connect with the world and not be limited due to a lack of technology exposure. • … and the list keeps growing! We’re so excited to have so many incredible vendors participating in this year’s Holiday #WestLakeMarket! Stay tuned to meet more of our makers. ✨...
You heard it right, @EdeninChicago will be open this Saturday for brunch during the @WestLakeMarket! Enjoy tasty treats from their fully-stocked bakery bar with delicious offerings such as holiday cookies and spiked apple cider. #EdeninChicago will be open from 10am to 2pm. Book your reservation today with the #LinkinBio!...
Pixie & The Boy was created out of her love for hair, fashion, DIY & crafting and turned into headbands, bows, clothes, & so much more. Pixie & The Boy combines all of her passions into a brand for fun, stylish kiddos. •
Six Point Pet is a dog and cat accessory company with collars, leashes and treats made in Chicago. They produce original, high quality, and artfully designed dog & cat collars and leashes that connect with both you and your pet. •
Bela is a custom furniture and art store in Lincoln Park. They offer interior design and custom buildouts, bring in your own unique projects for them to finish!
ABLE shoppe is a curated collection of vintage, recreated, & handmade garments. ABLE shoppe's collection is carefully handpicked and unique.
Lineage Vintage blooms from the heartbeat of your family. They are here to cultivate your lineage. Every piece of clothing is for you to write a new story! What’s yours?
Stay tuned for more #Makers this week. Check the #linkinbio for additional details! #WestLakeMarket...
Meet the Maker: @Indie.Pendant
Indie-Pendant is a Chicago based jewelry design house that makes every jewelry lover wanting more! The founder, Anjali is a certified gemologist who combined her passions for art, travel, and gems to create small batch one of a kind designs with emphasis on quality and affordability. The collections are made with sterling silver, gold, gemstones, and more! Check that jewelry lover off your holiday list because @Indie.Pendant has you covered!...
Meet the Maker: @ZefiroWaste
@ZefiroWaste is an environmentally conscious, Chicago Based brand that prides itself on sustainability and minimizing single use waste. #Zefiro Waste provides a reusable product that is both beneficial for the environment, and for the consumer. Plus, it's an affordable alternative! Meet Carley and check out her wonderful products at the Market on December 14th. ...
Meet The Maker: CAUSEGEAR
@CAUSEGEAR is a Chicago based sustainable and social reform enterprise. The #CAUSEGEAR model was designed to address the root cause of slavery, poverty and a need for ethical jobs. Every purchase supports a day of freedom from poverty, slavery and a positive outlook on the future. Stop by and shop CAUSEGEAR at the market on December 14th!...
#WestLakeMarket prides itself on supporting small businesses. Did you know there are almost 30 million small businesses operating in the US alone? Do your part this holiday season by supporting your local community and shopping small business....
Mark your calendar! Winter is coming but have no fear, so is our Holiday West Lake Market. ❄️ We’re a little over a month out and we are so excited. From skincare products and jewelry, to clothing and holiday must-haves, local products will adorn the market and offer an exclusive day of shopping in the West Loop. December 14th is a blink away -- Save the date! 🛍...
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