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DYLAN’S CANDY BAR SET TO OPEN FIRST MIDWEST STORE IN CHICAGO SPRING 2015

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NEW YORK, NY (AUG.  6, 2014) –
Dylan’s Candy Bar announced today the Spring 2015 opening of its new concept store in Chicago, with a partial holiday shop opening in November 2014. The opening of Dylan’s Candy Bar Chicago marks the fifth free standing store of the famed lifestyle brand, adding to Dylan’s Candy Bar New York, Los Angeles, Miami Beach and East Hampton, and will serve as the first Midwest location. Located on Michigan Avenue in a historic converted museum space in the glorious landmark Tribune Tower, Dylan’s Candy Bar Chicago will bring its coast-to-coast sugar rush experience to the Midwest. The much anticipated space, at 2 floors and 13,000 square feet, will have its signature lollipop tree, thousands of curated candies from around the world and a full service café and bar perfect for birthday parties to corporate events. The Dylan’s Candy Bar concept store will also feature unique art installations and allow vendors the opportunity to have creative swing shops.

“We are beyond excited to launch Dylan’s Candy Bar Chicago this Spring,” said Dylan Lauren, Founder and CEO of Dylan’s Candy Bar. “Opening a store in Chicago, the city where many candy entrepreneurs started companies and experienced the American Dream, is a ‘personal’ dream come true."

Dylan’s Candy Bar is set to officially open in Spring 2015 and will be located at 445 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

About Dylan’s Candy Bar
Dylan’s Candy Bar was founded in 2001 by Dylan Lauren with a mission to awaken the creative spirit and inner child in everyone. Renown for merging the worlds of art, fashion and pop culture with candy, Dylan's Candy Bar is the pioneer in changing the way we see candy. As the largest state-of-the-art sweets emporium and candy lifestyle brand, Dylan's Candy Bar is not your average "candy store."  The modern day candy land is home to over 7,000 candies from around the world, making it the most popular destination for the ultimate sugar rush experience.

Dylan's Candy Bar free standing stores are currently located in New York City, Los Angeles, East Hampton, and Miami and the Dylan’s Candy Bar shops are located in John F Kennedy International Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Mohegan Sun Casino Resorts and Grand Traverse Resort. Dylan's Candy Bar plans to continue expanding to major cosmopolitan cities in the U.S. and worldwide. For more information please visit www.DylansCandyBar.com or www.facebook.com/DylansCandy.

About Dylan Lauren
Dylan Lauren, known to many as the “Candy Queen,” is the founder and CEO of Dylan’s Candy Bar. Her stores in New York City, East Hampton, Los Angeles, and Miami are the most original candy emporiums on the planet, featuring unique candy from around the world and decades past. Dylan has been credited with changing the face of the candy industry and the way people view candy. As the daughter of legendary fashion icon Ralph Lauren and author Ricky Lauren, Dylan was immersed at an early age in design, art and fashion. After graduating from Duke University with a major in Art History, she traveled the globe in search of the world’s most exciting confectionery creations. By 2001, she realized her childhood dream by opening her first candy store inspired by Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Dylan shares entertaining, decorating and gift-giving ideas for every holiday and special occasion with her chic and colorful signature style in her book “Unwrap Your Sweet Life”. Dylan Lauren and her expert “candy-centric” tips are often featured in press across the country. Dylan plans on continuing to sweeten people’s lives and expanding her candy empire worldwide.

PRESS CONTACTS:
Dylan’s Candy Bar Media Contacts:
Lauren Kenyon | Rogers & Cowan | lkenyon@rogersandcowan.com
Ashley Arnold | Rogers & Cowan | aarnold@rogersandcowan.com