About Us

The current owners of Exquisite Leathers & Luggage Boutiques (ELL), Lisa & Layne Ihrke. ELL was started in 1982 by Diane Domino, the mother of the current owner, Lisa Ihrke. Lisa took over the store in 2003 and has expanded the business with two beautiful boutiques located in downtown Rochester, MN. We aim to provide unique, exquisite merchandise while also  providing an exceptional retail experience. 


Lisa Ihrke (Owner) & Lynne Riley (General Manager)
The dynamic duo working in stores and behind the scenes to provide exceptional products, displays, and customer service. 


Lisa Ihrke (Left) & Madison Ihrke (Right)
Mother and daughter working together to provide stylish needs to Rochester & beyond! Madison has worked alongside her mother since high school and took the stores online in 2023, serving as the online store manager.