Cave + Post Trading Co. opens in Uptown Phoenix
On June 18, Patrick and Mary Burch’s dream of opening a men’s clothing store came true when they opened the doors of their new space, Cave + Post Trading Co., located at 1040 E. Indian School Road. , next to Tacos Chiwas. The new business is a family business run by the husband and wife team with the support of their five children, aged 14 to 24.
“We chose the name Cave + Post, because the place has two distinct spaces,” explains Patrick. “The building at the front is the Trading Post, or ‘Poste’, a boutique featuring a collection of high-end men’s lines and accessories, as well as affordable, hand-picked vintage finds. At the back, we have a courtyard that leads to an artisan workshop, or manufacturing space – the “Cave” – which we have set up to accommodate a variety of skilled trades. It was the search for a workshop space, so that our son could practice his job as a welder, that led us to this property!
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A limited number of artisans will use the makerspace and equipment in exchange for teaching courses which will be open to the community. Those interested in exploring makerspace opportunities should contact Cave + Post.
In the bedrooms of the charming boutique-turned house, Cave + Post offers popular clothing brands such as Freenote Cloth, Howler Brothers, Texas Standard, Taylor Stitch, Naked and Famous and Rhythm, as well as a large selection of vintage items. With a focus on products made in the United States, the store also offers accessory lines, including watches and Shinola leather goods, as well as AO Eyewear sunglasses. A selection of vintage clothing and jewelry, as well as lifestyle and personal care products are also artfully presented in the Western-themed space. A separate music room features a collection of guitars that can be tried out before purchase. This is the second retail business of Patrick and Mary, who owned and operated an upscale children’s boutique, called Raph Infant and Child, from 2005 to 2008.
“Our customers want to find the best clothing, accessories and lifestyle items, enjoy the shopping experience and not have to spend hours browsing online or browsing malls,” says Mary, who brings more. a decade of experience as a buyer at Willows. Fine Goods and Design, a home furnishings and lifestyle workshop and showroom in the Arcadia region. Whether men are looking to refresh their summer wardrobe or stylish Phoenicians are looking for unique gifts, household items or just something fun and special, we’ve got them covered! “
This fall, Cave + Post will officially celebrate with a grand opening celebration and a calendar of community events. Future events include live music events in the courtyard and monthly Makerspace classes for the public with classes in welding, carpentry, blacksmithing, leatherworking, and more.