Category Archives: News

We loved Chicago Pride Parade 2016!

The Chicago Pride Parade  is a big deal for us. Big. It's our neighborhood after all, and even as Lakeview changes, and Halstead street develops, it's still the proudest neighborhood in the city. And we wouldn't have it any other way. This is the part of Chicago you can come to and be yourself. There…
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Chicago’s Hardest Working Feminist- Alicia Swiz

Alicia Swiz may be the hardest working feminist in Chicago.  In the past few months she's developed her Slut Talk into a standing room only event at The East Room in Logan Square, brought the Shout Your Abortion girls to Chicago to start a chapter, and began promoting a feminist lipstick company, The Smear Campaign,…
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Rebelle Rebelle: Our Night With Rebellious Magazine

we hate to brag- but we  know some of the coolest women in the world. On Friday, March 4th we had the pleasure of hosting Rebellious Magazine's relaunch party. Now in Chicago- we have some pretty cool media outlets. BUT- we do not have anything solely dedicated to everything women- and not in the Cosmo…
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#girlboss – The Taboo Tabou Girls Save The Day

  Sometimes, you find your super-hero's on T.V., in comic books, in an over-rated blockbuster hit of the year. And sometimes,  you find your super-hero's at your neighborhood lingerie shop.  Last night- the #tabootabou girl's were by far the biggest superheros of Lakeview so far. At about 7 PM, a mob of people came in,…
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Taboo’s First Annual Rockabilly Party

              We opened and it was great. No really- it was awesome. We woke up and curled our hair and got our pin-up looks together only to have one of our all time favorite customers greet us with a giant cake and wine. It was too good to be…
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We Are Moved in!

[caption id="attachment_2232" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Our Panty Table looks Leopor-ific in our new intimates section[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2235" align="aligncenter" width="300"] We've got two floors of goodies![/caption] [caption id="attachment_2236" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Our first customer made our day![/caption]   In the last week #Taboogirls have done the following: Celebrated The Alley Chicago with a big Funeral Packed up, moved…
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Moving is HARD work!

We've been put through a washing machine. On Saturday we said goodbye to our big brother The Alley. Truth is- it's hard. Mostly because My dad owns the Alley and I grew up there. It's a bit heart breaking to know that in the end we have to move on to newer things. He did…
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Announcing our GRAND Reopening!

 We've had a lot of questions recently about when we are closing, where we are opening up, why and what not. It's truly been some sad days for us because we are watching our big brother, The Alley, close up :( BUT! It's a new era for Taboo Tabou and we are really excited to…
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