Artist Nick Cave Opens Pop Up Store In South Loop

11/22/2010 12:10 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Just months after his wearable "SoundSuits" art series was featured in Vogue's September issue, local artist Nick Cave converted his storefront studio space into an "actual world of wonder."

Cave teamed up with multimedia designer Bob Faust to open this pop-up designer showcase of avant garde accessories and gifts on East 23rd st at Michigan Ave. The lonely stretch of old Chicago loft buildings, between the south end of McCormick Place and Chinatown, feels just derelict enough to inspire the feeling that something special is about to happen to the neighborhood. SoundSuitShop may just be the kickstart that this neighborhood needs. But first, the SoundSuits.

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