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Milk Bar Closing in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Milk Bar Closing in The Short North

Popular Short North clothing boutique Milk Bar will be closing up their doors at 765 North High Street at the end of the year, shutting down after a seven year run. Owners Kareem Jackson and Eric Hayes had the business listed for sale, but instead decided to take it off the market and close it down. Milk […]

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Shop Talk: Milk Bar

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre Shop Talk: Milk Bar

  Kareem Jackson and Eric Hayes met years ago at the now-defunct Bento Go-Go near The Ohio State University, where both men were students. They bonded over a love of fashion and style, and lamented the lack of quality retail establishments in Columbus. Times have changed, though, and today the capital city’s shopping scene garners immense […]

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Style File: Fall Fashion with Jacob Taylor & Janelle Spoltman

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre Style File: Fall Fashion with Jacob Taylor & Janelle Spoltman

Click images to enlarge and view more details. The leaves are turning. The air is crisp. Fall is here− and along with this change of season comes countless clothing options. Two locals sure to be navigating fall fashion trends with ease are Jacob Taylor and Janelle Spoltman. But don’t take my word for it. Their […]

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Warby Parker coming to Milk Bar

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre Warby Parker coming to Milk Bar

Local Warby Parker fans, your day just got a little brighter. Milk Bar has announced that the company’s vintage inspired eyewear will be available in-store starting Nov. 10. For the unitiated, Warby Parker offers prescription glasses for just $95, primarily through its website. Perhaps the only thing better than the price is that for each […]


Scion Fashion Feud Photo Spread

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The final round of the three-part “Fashion Feud” at Milk Bar took place last night, which pitted local designers Suenita Banwaree and Miki Gotoh in a one-on-one fashion showdown. For this competition, each designer was given a small assortment of materials to work with and one hour to craft a designer outfit for their model. […]


Checking in with the crew at {milk bar}

Walker Evans Walker Evans

If you’ve driven past {milk bar} in the Short North, you might at first have assumed it was a new lounge catering to fans of Stanley Kubrick’s “A Clockwork Orange”. But a year after opening, {milk bar} has made its name known as one of the hippest fashion boutiques in the city of Columbus. We […]


Milk Bar finds its fashion niche on High Street

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The Lantern wrote Milk Bar finds its fashion niche on High Street Danielle Meadows Issue date: 1/15/08 In one of the opening scenes of “A Clockwork Orange,” the bad guys go to the local milk bar and drink drug-laced dairy products. This was the inspiration for three local entrepreneurs who recently opened the Milk Bar, […]


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