Owner: Melanie Teater
Opened: 2000
New Ownership: 2013

"I was a Chelsea employee for two years before I purchased the business. During that time I realized how much I enjoyed being involved with small business and I really grew to love it. I felt like it was something that I could be good at some day."

"We kept the shop within the Chelsea family and Jessica (the original owner) is still very involved. She created and grew a Boulder staple that I was more than happy to inherit. All of the Chelsea Girls share a sense of ownership in the store. I couldn't ask for a better team."

"The store has moved two times since opening, but it has always been located downtown. The East End of Pearl Street is a wonderful new home for Chelsea. We mesh well with the small business community down here, the parking is easy and our customers love it!"

"People coming in always ask if my name is Chelsea! The store was named after Jessica's dog at the time she opened. Everyone loved Chelsea and she was very popular on the West End and with our customers. I'm sad I never got to meet her but I know she was a sweetheart! We will always be dog friendly at Chelsea so never hesitate to bring your pups while you shop!"

"What I love about small business is the personal connection that you have with the customers. We love to create the best shopping experience possible with great service and style."

"I grew up in Texas and miss it sometimes, but I adore Colorado. Staying here after college just happened naturally because it felt like home. I love the mountains, I love to ski, and I love my job."

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in the United States

Downtown Boulder/1942 Broadway, Suite 301/Boulder, CO 80302
Phone: 303.449.3774/Fax: 303.449.1582