Drama Grad Olivia Griffin Brings Fashion, Fun to Downtown Louisville

Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Photo of Olivia Griffin wearing a hat and pressing her fingers together
Photo courtesy of The Mysterious Rack

LOUISVILLE BUSINESS FIRST (KENTUCKY) -- Olivia Griffin likely isn’t who you would picture when thinking of a business owner. In fact, nothing about her is cookie-cutter — from her cotton-candy colored hair down to her bright, patterned outfits.

That creative style translates into both of her businesses — The Mysterious Rack, a hat shop at 558 South Fourth Street, and The Limbo, a tiki bar and lounge at 411 West Chestnut Street, around the corner from her hat shop.

Griffin, a native of San Francisco, started her entrepreneurial career right after she graduated from San Francisco State University. At 22, she bought a 95-year-old hat shop in her hometown with three other partners.