Meet Brandi Archer from Suki + Solaine

Tell us about your products. Where they are made. who makes them. favorite product features.

Made in the heart of Chicago made by us in our Studio in West Town

What do you love about your business, your industry.

Meeting new people and making them smile.

Tell us about your design inspiration 


What advice do you have for other creative entrepreneurs?

Don't let others try and tell you who you are. Keep with what you are doing and never change for anyone else.

Name 3 local makers/brands that inspire you and why.

Sophia Reyes because she makes everything herself and runs her social media & events all by her self! Coat Check (Liz) Because she is a Professor and yet still has time to create and make her beautiful coats. And she ALWAYS has a smile on her face!! Argaman & Defiance (Lydia) She makes everything from organic materials and is always finding a way not to wast anything.

What's the most common question you get about your business?

This is really made in Chicago?

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