Friday, November 13, 2009

PRESS RELEASE: "Madam Chino's LOOK NOOK" Designer Showroom opening in the Milwaukee Fortress Building


"Madam Chino's LOOK NOOK" Designer Showroom opening in the Milwaukee Fortress Building

Contact: Vanessa Andrew, Clothier and Self-Publisher
Address: 100 A. East Pleasant Street 3rd Floor
Phone: 414-303-1981
Business Hours: Saturdays 12pm-6pm or by appointment

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Attention peddlers, pushers, and peephole lookers: after a stitch in time, on Saturday December 5th 2009 Madam Chino, co-founder of Fasten Co-OP, presents "Madam Chino's LOOK NOOK," a short stop shop that doesn't stop short; utilizing every nook and cranny to tickle your eyelids with third-hand and hand-made clothing, crafts, books, vintage fabrics and maker's-supplies.

Every Saturday betwixt Noon and 6pm, Madam Chino's LOOK NOOK will open the doors of 100A East Pleasant Street. Appointments for viewings and coffee/tea are also welcome by emailing

Opening the glass doors on this pleasant street will take you up three flights of stairs to the third floor corridor, through which you will immediately come upon a small inviting portal into the the tiny room of wonder.

Madam Chino's LOOK NOOK features locally handmade inventory by Madam Chino and Friends, with new items weekly. Online synchronicity and shipping is available if you can't make it into the shop. Items range in price from $5 to $350. Cash, credit and PayPal are accepted.

Madam Chino offers interesting classes and events through the Madam Chino Factory as well as the UWM Craft Centre. Some spotlight bi-monthly events include "The Earring Club," and "'Darn It!' Clothing Repair Club."

Sign up for the email list to receive more crafty details by emailing Shop online at Check out classes at the craft centre online at or email to be put on the email list and receive a monthly newsletter with the LOOK NOOK current events!