Culture Collectives pop-up shops now open on State Street

Eleven vendors chosen for The Culture Collectives program are now open on State Street, according to an announcement from the city of Madison. The pop-up shops will feature products from these businesses in two storefronts located at 440 and 444 State St. Vendors chosen are:

  • Ardorposh — contemporary and modest clothing for women;  
  • Better Footprints — reusable and naturally made products;  
  • DKs Boutique — boutique accessories;  
  • El Legado — clothes, accessories, jewelry, and genuine handmade items;  
  • Intuition Productions — multimedia edutainment production and merchandise; 
  • Madame Chu Delicacies — handcrafted products specializing in Southeast Asian delicacies;  
  • Marche-Isa Co. — clothing and accessories from Africa;  
  • Nobbits USA — high-performance shoelaces;  
  • Oceans Laugh — flower bath kits and jars; 
  • OnlyOne Photography — photography services and art; and  
  • Restoration Soap & Bodycare — natural and sustainable sourced products using oil blends, purees, and botanicals.

The Culture Collectives Madison Pop-Up Shop Program is a new city of Madison initiative to support small-scale, less-resourced businesses and fill vacant storefronts as the community recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. The businesses are now open daily from 10 a.m.–6 p.m., and an official grand opening will be held on Friday, Oct. 22.