The Shade Store Opens Pasadena Showroom

High-end custom window treatments now available in Old Pasadena

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 | 10:03 pm

With a major nationwide expansion well underway, The Shade Store, a family-run leading manufacturer of couture window treatments for more than 65 years, excitedly announces the opening of their newest Pasadena location. The new showroom in Old Pasadena will exemplify The Shade Store mantra—providing the widest range of custom window treatments, world-class handcrafted quality, and expert customer service.

“With the opening of the Pasadena showroom, we’re expanding our presence on the West Coast as the resource for custom window treatments,” said Lisa McClelland, Vice President of Showrooms for The Shade Store. “Old Pasadena is an exciting neighborhood with great retail shops and restaurants and we’re becoming a part of that community in a historical building on Colorado Street.”

At 1,900-square-feet, the showroom features fully interactive product displays of every custom window treatment The Shade Store offers including; Roller Shades, Solar Shades, Roman Shades, Drapery, Wood Blinds, Woven Wood Shades, Cellular Shades, XL Pleated Shades, Vertical Systems, Cornices and Valances.

Customers can select from 900+ exclusive fabrics and materials with free swatches available to take home. The Shade Store’s team of design experts are standing by to assist, and professional measurement and installation services are available.

“Our goal at The Shade Store is to offer our customers something unique and back it up with world-class customer service—and that’s exactly what they’ll get when they come to see us at our Pasadena location,” added McClelland.

The Shade Store is a family-run, custom window treatment company with a rich heritage in luxury textiles and interior design. Its exclusive collection of more than 900 fabrics and materials provides customers with an unparalleled level of style and customization options. Every window treatment is handcrafted by a skilled artisan, hung and tested for quality assurance and ships free in 10 days or less.

The Shade Store offers a complete range of design services for consumers and design-trade clientele, including free swatches, photo rendering services and a national network of professional measure and installation experts. The Shade Store has 30 showrooms nationwide–expanding to 40 before the end of 2015. Additionally, The Shade Store is an advocate for environmental sustainability and for every purchase made the company provides the ‘gift of shade’ by planting a tree in partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation.

Showroom hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday thru Saturday and 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.

The Shade Store is located at 133 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. For more information, call (626) 788-9811 or visit


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