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Culture Shock – Clothing and Records
Culture Shock – Clothing and Records

Culture Shock – Clothing and Records


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11:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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11:00 AM - 06:00 PM

11:00 AM - 06:00 PM



2239 Charles St,

Rockford, IL


(815) 229-2997


Visit Skyler & Lauren @ Culture Shock!

Established in Rockford IL in 2006.

CULTURE SHOCK is home for NEW/SEALED and USED Vinyl Records of every genre, Vintage Audio Equipment, funky eclectic clothing and accessories, fun and functional gifts, and great LOCALLY made items that show off our local culture. Every item we carry is unique in some way, and there truly is something for EVERYONE no matter what age, style or walk of life.

We are big supporters of the BUY LOCAL lifestyle, so if we don't have what you are looking for, you better believe we will point you to a place that does. We want our community to be thriving with local businesses and we stand behind that firmly.





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Just a reminder, SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY is TODAY! We are open 8am-7pm if you want to shop before anyone else does! .We welcome all to Culture Shock - Clothing and Records today to celebrate Small Business Saturday with us!We bought hundreds of dollars of gift cards from local businesses this week to give away to our customers! Today if you spend $20+ at Culture Shock you will get to draw to win a gift card from $5-$50 from Culture Shock + a bunch of other local businesses. Complimentary gift bagging, Holiday music playing, purposeful gifts that give back, locally made items! Come see us! We are taking extra health and safety pandemic precautions: you can read those in the first comment! (PLEASE READ)See you soon! Open 8am-7pm today!2239 Charles StRockford IL 61104

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Want to know all of the details?! Our Annual SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY event is going to look different this year.We have been racking our brains about this weekend and in the end we want those of you who want to shop locally at your favorite local businesses to have the opportunity to do so in the absolute safest and healthiest way, so we will be taking precautions very carefully. PLEASE read the pandemic protocols we have in place below! FEATURES:SATURDAY will be extended hours from 8am-7pm! After this weekend we begin our holiday hours which are 12-4 Sunday, and 10-7 Monday through Saturday (7 Days a week)Small Business Saturday: Open Early 8am-7pm!-––> SOOOO much new merchandise is available in the store. We've been really intentional this year about picking out NEW brands and more purposeful companies so prepare yourself to see TONS of new merchandise this year and every gift has a story!-––> THIS WEEKEND IS OUR KICK OFF to Complimentary Gift Bagging all season! Let us do the work of gift bagging your gifts from Culture Shock in a bag with lots of tissue, and ribbon!-––> LOCAL BIZ FEATURE GIVEAWAY! Every Purchase of at least $20 will automatically win a gift card to either Culture Shock or another local business or restaurant in value of $5 to $50! -We bought a bunch of local gift cards for this drawing to help support our local businesses with a special emphasis on restaurants.Cool? WE THINK SO!- We are also unveiling and featuring a selection of locally made items/businesses and music from artists from around our area for sale. We will put these on the floor Saturday morning and you won't want to miss it.-Thank you for helping us follow the rules and do what is best to keep our community healthy.-Just as a reminder, we will be open 7 days a week through the month of December to help spread out the shopping hours.-We also have a website where you can buy NEW vinyl and more at www.cultureshockshop.com. -You can even choose in-store pickup for free shipping and we can drop it contactless in your car! Order by December 10th to ensure it will be here before Christmas!Thank you so much, See you soon! Don’t forget to read below!OUR PANDEMIC PROTOCOL: (This looks long, It's actually really simple, but we are laying it out in a lot of detail so there are no questions)We also CANNOT stress how much we want to keep our staff safe and our families and the families of our customers safe.According to the latest mitigation, we are allowed to be open at 25% capacity, so things are going to just be different––please read carefully, and thank you SO SO SO MUCH for your support. It means the world to us. Let's make this fun.- Please wear your mask from the time you leave your car until you get back into your car.- Your mask will need to be worn covering your MOUTH and NOSE at all times inside & outside when in line & browsing. Thank you for your cooperation.- If you have a medical condition that makes it so you cannot wear a mask, please call us and we will discuss alternative options.-​ We are asking that you distance yourself 6-feet apart indoor AND outdoor the entire time you are in line and while shopping. Please do not enter the store until we allow you inside, we will be regulating the amount of people inside all day so that way we are following the IL mitigation health rules. We will also be opening the door for you as much as possible and sanitizing our baskets constantly.- We will be allowing people in 10 at a time to allow for social distancing. We actually have experience with this and we can tell you that the line moves pretty efficiently and quickly so don't you fret, you won't be outside for long. Thanks for your patience during busier times. Dress for the weather.- We will have you sanitize your hands completely before browsing. If you cannot use sanitizer, we have a sink w/soap.- We have air-purifiers running on both sides of the store to cover the square footage, that clean the air 98% every 75 minutes as a precaution for extra help.- FOR REAL, This is serious–– If you are sick even with a cold, at all feverish, have body aches, have any even slight feeling of a covid-symptoms, if your allergies are bothering you–causing you to sneeze/have a runny nose/eyes, or if you are feeling any stomach ick, please stay home and send someone you haven't exposed to help shop for you. -Please do this for us so we, and other local businesses can continue to stay open, keep YOU, and our staff safe and healthy, and bring you all of the music and purposeful gifts you love. We are willing to go the lengths of the universe to help you shop for products, so just know, even if you have to sit this one out, we will make sure you get what you need. We are always a message away on social media. It’s very important to us to be able to remain open to serve you. Thank you for understanding.

Friday, November 27, 2020

SURPRISE! All of our in-stock Black Friday Record Store Day Records are on our website in RECORD-TIME! Cart is open. Enjoy!Shop here: https://store.cultureshockshop.com/Genre/695266

Friday, November 27, 2020

Black Friday RSD going strong with plenty of great picks left for you grab. Make sure to stop on in before we close at 7pm.

Friday, November 27, 2020

HELLO! It's BLACK FRIDAY! That means everything in the store besides new vinyl and audio equip is 20% OFF TODAY!Culture Shock - Clothing and Records is open for business and we are taking numerous steps to make sure you are safe and healthy while also getting to have the experience of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday at a local business! READ MORE on our event pages here:Black Friday at Culture ShockSmall Business Saturday at Culture ShockWe appreciate your support and your spreading the word, in advance! We have been ordering lots of gifts from independent companies, smaller companies, and artists, purposeful gifts, or gifts that tell a story and give back. We also carry LOCAL artists/companies like Bygone Brand, Rockford Art Deli, JavaMania Coffee Roastery, Candle Crest Soy Candles, The Canine Crunchery, Inc..... Veteran-owned locally-made candles from CRAFT + FOSTER, ornaments and clocks made locally from recycled vinyl, plus other local artists, authors, even locally-made sock monkeys, and more!Today and tomorrow begin our seasonal complimentary gift bagging. We are navigating new logistics, yes, but we will give you the same smiling faces, and even more of a level of care than you have ever received before (and people who know us, know we care A LOT) Happy Thanksgiving. Let's help save local businesses together!

Friday, November 27, 2020

Hey friends, this is important. We don't love having to make this post but we implore you to read it.We ask that in order for us to stay open as a business, if you love us and want to see us stick around, and in order for us to make our staff and customers FIRST priority, that you refrain from coming to Black Friday, Small Biz Saturday or ANY shopping days if you are experiencing ANY symptoms that make you feel out of the ordinary. We mean any. Please keep reading.Here is the thing, we LOVE you so so much. We don't want to see you get sicker, we don't want you to put anyone else at risk, and we want to be able to remain open to bring you records. We can STILL have a fun day while looking out for others and playing it safe. No records or gifts are worth you getting sicker, or affecting someone else, who could affect their grandparent, their family, or their at-risk sibling. So stay home if you feel any variance of symptoms. The GOOD NEWS: All of our RSD Vinyl will be online at our website by 8pm: cultureshockshop.com so you can shop online! Do not attend or send a friend instead if you are experiencing any symptoms like: - Runny/itchy Nose- watery eyes- a Cough of any kind- Chest congestion- Sore throat- A small headache- Stomach distress- Fever (even low grade)- Brain fog- Muscle aches- Bad allergies or asthma complications- FatigueThank you for understanding and for helping us keep our doors open.

Friday, November 27, 2020

Here is the rundown for Black Friday tomorrow! A couple reminders:Open 8am-7pm.Wear your mask from your car to you car. (Put it on before you leave your car and wear it until you’re back to your car — inside and outside)

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Scarves taller than Lauren! Out on the floor tomorrow!

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Putting new things on the floor today! Love these festive af cards!

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Lip Shit Lip Balm..... that’s all you need to know.These amazing little balms are available in-store. Open 11-6 Tuesday-Sat this week!

Wednesday, November 25, 2020