About Us

Janelle Kartechner, co-owner of Stone + Suede, wearing a blue leather blazer and gray jeans.
Gray, gold, cream, and black home accents for a house with modern farmhouse interior styling by Lauren and Janelle from Stone + Suede.
Bringing People Together

A Place To Gather + Shop

Stone + Suede was built from the passion and desire to elevate you. There are so many different aspects that make us who we are. We strive to nourish what makes you special. Whether itโ€™s your style, your home, your gatherings, or your drink of choice.

Our goal is to create an experience that reintroduces the personal connection which brings us together. When developing this business, our desire was to create an environment that felt more like a destination and a place to gather, not just a place to shop.

Lauren Tillema, co-owner of Stone + Suede in Waupun, Wisconsin.
Janelle Kartechner, co-owner of Stone + Suede in Waupun, Wisconsin.
The Women Behind The Vision

Meet Lauren + Janelle

Lauren and Janelle are sisters with a passion for people, fashion, design, family, and the Lord.

These former nurses have always wanted to care for you as a whole. In order to be the best wives, moms, and their true selves, they needed to follow their drive and God-given talents in a new way. While their similarities make working as a partnership seamless, their differences provide the perfect balance in life and in business.

For years they had dreamt of designing spaces and opening a store. Stone + Suede is that dream.

Wooden mantel with black and gold accessories, above a black electric fireplace in a home with modern farmhouse interior styling by Lauren and Janelle from Stone + Suede.
Lauren Tillema, co-owner of Stone + Suede, wearing a camo ball cap and a black and gray zip-up hoodie..
Boutique. Design. Hangout.

Something For Everyone

Stone + Suede offers quality clothing and accessories for the whole family, unique home decor and design services, clean beauty and skincare, and a gorgeous space to hangout with friends and family and enjoy a beverage while shopping. We commit to creating a standard you can expect. Visit us at our brick and mortar location in downtown Waupun, Wisconsin.

Come for the experience, leave as a friend. We canโ€™t wait to meet you!