Joan Weinstein, Former Owner of Ultimo, Dies | Bleader

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Joan Weinstein, Former Owner of Ultimo, Dies

Posted By on 11.18.09 at 05:37 PM

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The Tribune reports that Joan Weinstein, the original owner of influential Oak Street designer boutique Ultimo, died on Sunday.

Weinstein was credited with bringing a new level of sophistication to Chicago shopping with her multi-designer shop. One of her former employees is Ikram Goldman, who went on to open her own boutique and considered Weinstein a mentor.

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