Business Bestie Around Town: D’Cher Whitaker

Our goal with Business Bestie is to help women throughout the world connect with each other, no matter where they are in the world. Through our weekly feature, Business Bestie Around Town you will be able to learn about fearless women making things happen in their town. If you, would like to be featured please […]

Our goal with Business Bestie is to help women throughout the world connect with each other, no matter where they are in the world. Through our weekly feature, Business Bestie Around Town you will be able to learn about fearless women making things happen in their town. If you, would like to be featured please fill out this form and you will be added to queue, if your feature is approved.

Name: D’Cher Whitaker

Company Name: Love Peridot

Website:  www.loveperidot.com

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Years In Business:
  1 year

City, State: Chicago, Illinois

What Industry Is Your Business  In: I Fashion/Accessories

What is your favorite local coffee shop and why: Coffee Alley is within walking distance of my house, free WiFi and good coconut chai lattes.

What is your favorite local restaurant and why: Azul 18 because…their turkey chorizo chilaquiles! Duseks because…Punch Room!

What is your best networking tip for other women business owners: Just go! Get out there with your best pitch and enjoy. Your dream won’t pump up itself.

Why did you launch your business? Company mission, vision and more: I launched because of my love for accessories. It’s almost a tradition as my grandmother and mother love them as well. I also aim to help women feel empowered as I do when I wear a beautiful statement piece. When I look good, I feel like I can run the world!

Top 5 Places To Visit In Your City:

1. Downtown
2. Wicker Park
3. Lincoln Park
4. West Loop
5. Ukrainian Village
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Best Place For Happy Hour and Why: It’s so many! I always Google “happy hour chicago” or look at the RedEye for the most recent hot happy hour spot
Best Place For Brunch and why: Flo because of the great Mexican fair + mimosas flight or Zed 451 for a fantastic buffet and ambiance
One item that you cannot live without and why: My phone! It holds my life LOL
Favorite Places In Town To Shop: Michigan Avenue; State Street downtown; Lincoln Park for small shops
Last Book You Read: You Are a Badass
Why do you love the city you live in:  Chicago is everything! There is always something to do and so much to see. 30+ years and I still haven’t done or seen all that this city has to offer. It’s simply amazing
Share any interesting facts about you: I’m a fun introvert wife, sister, daughter and friend who loves Jesus, smoothies and lattes.
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