Due to their sheer simplicity and amazing designs, string lights are one of the most affordable and ubiquitous lighting options out there. Drape these bright strands anywhere you need a little extra light and atmosphere. The Chicago String Lights have a vintage industrial cage shade that helps protect the included vintage Edison bulb making them perfect for hanging outside. Easily create a warm inviting space on your apartment balcony or string them along your patio to capture the perfect mood for any occasion. These lights work perfectly inside too! Use them to create different spaces in your loft or as a cascading string of lights above your dining room table. End to end connectable, you can connect up to eight strands to achieve the right length for any application. The included 5 W bulbs last up to 1,500 hours and provide 20 lumens of warm white lighting.