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Congrats are in order for Seun Olubodun, the entrepreneurial designer behind the Philly-born lifestyle brand Duke & Winston. Accompanied by his affable sidekick, Duke the English bulldog, Olubodun will relocate his NoLibs showroom to a larger space on Chestnut Street that's more equipped to handle the warp-speed growth of the Duke & Winston brand.
Formerly home to Kembrel (R.I.P.), a 2,600-square-foot spot at 1822 Chestnut Street, across the street from the soon-to-open Joan Shepp, will serve as Duke & Winston's new digs. The store will open its doors on Wednesday, May 14, right on the heels of the launch of D&W's SS14 collection, which debuts May 7 and sees an expanded selection of graphic tees for women (score!). An official grand opening event takes place Wednesday, June 11, so stay tuned to the Duke & Winston Facebook page for party specifics.
· Duke & Winston [Official Site]
· Forever 21 Is (Maybe?) in the Works for Chestnut Street [Racked Philly]
· Duke & Winston Caters to the Casual Male and the Dog-Obsessed [Racked Philly]