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HOBO’s Georgetown Store Makes the Most of Limited Space

The leather goods retailer opened its latest locale this past fall



HOBO (ANNAPOLIS, MD.), a premium leather accessories brand, opened its second storefront this past fall in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The female-founded company “rooted in community, craft, quality and functionality” found an ideal fit for the new locale alongside a variety of charming boutiques.

Although HOBO’s new store doesn’t boast a large square footage, the open floor plan allows for a streamlined shopping experience and offers an uninterrupted view of the merchandise. The light hardwood floors and white built-ins juxtapose varying shades of warm hues including deep reds, blues and golden browns. Additionally, warm overhead illumination creates a calming atmosphere for HOBO’s customers.

“Georgetown holds a special place in my heart,” says Koren Ray, HOBO’s Co-Founder and Chief Visionary Officer. “The new store will embody our brand’s ethos, creating an inviting environment that showcases our signature colors, textures and styles and celebrates our unwavering commitment to creating quality leather goods made to last.”

📷 Courtesy of HOBO

Makaela Mertic is VMSD's spring 2023 Editorial Intern. She is currently a student studying journalism at the University of Cincinnati. In addition to holding the position of Treasurer for the University of Cincinnati Association of Black Journalists (UCABJ), Makaela is also an active member of Cru Cincinnati and the University of Cincinnati Mountaineering Club.



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