Chicago MagazineChicago Magazine, 'Dressing to Thrill' by Marcia Froelke Coburn
'In my store, I can create an environment that presents the brand and the experience of shopping as I think it should be.' The architect for the store is Elissa Scrafano. 'It was an old deli,' Pinto says. 'We are going to refurbish the staircase in bamboo flooring that will run up the back wall. Part of me loves richness and embellishment, but I also like clean, beautiful lines. For this space, we're going with what I call 'opulent minimalism.' You know, steel and glass and comfortable, sizable dressing rooms.'