WHY Louisville – 30Sep07
Release the Kraken
Andrea submitted this little t-shirt store in Louisville called WhyLouisville, which is not your average tourist shop. I particularly like the fact that the designs are from local artists and designers, some irreverent and others nothing to do with Louisville. Here’s what Andrea has to say:
A couple of errant Louisvillians began Lebowskifest (an annual festival to celebrate The Big Lewbowski with white russians, bowling, what-have-you) several years ago, and from their tidal wave of success also came the business venture known as WhyLouisville. WhyLouisville is a tiny shop in Louisville’s bohemian district that sells tchochkes emblazoned with local slogans and images, including, in large part, t-shirts. The store sells arty shirts designed by local graphic designers as well as more populist designs, making it both a universally-acclaimed bastion of local design and local culture, as well as a successful business.
The store is located at 1609 1/2 Bardstown Rd. in Louisville, KY and
at http://www.whylouisville.com (click on “shop” or “designs” to see
the shirts they offer).
Thanks Andrea, your $25 threadless gift certificate is on the way! Go buy some more threadless shirts and fund some more gift certificates for everyone