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Squasht by Les Apparel

Squasht by Les Apparel Squasht by Les Apparel
1932 S. Halsted St.
Room 506
Chicago IL 60608
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Phone: (773) 719-1444

Squasht by Les is a woman-owned and operated clothing and accessoriescompany based in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, IL. The Squashtcollection consists of ready-to-wear, hand-constructed pieces, each ofwhich balances a quirky sensibility with subtle sophistication. Squashtproduces a seasonal line of day-wear garments, reversible hats,handbags and headbands. Natural, vintage, and/or organic sustainablefabrics are used in the majority of Squasht garments and hats, whichare all designed and constructed from start to finish on-site inSquasht's Chicago studio. Squasht by Les was founded by owner anddesigner Lesley Timpe in her home town, St. Louis, in October 2004after attending Maestro Mateo Design School in Santiago de Compostela,Spain. Upon her return to the U.S. Lesley found herself consumed byEuropean inspirations that sparked her desire to create unique andwearable wardrobe additions. Lesley gained immediate recognition forher fashion-forward designs, winning "best emerging designer" in the2005 Threads for Hope Fash-N-Bash Fashion Show at the Pageant Theatrein St. Louis. The accolade was the first of many that allowed Squashtto get picked up by more than 25 boutiques nationwide.

Squasht by Les is made in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois apparel.
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Date added: 22.10.2009  
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