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Wool and the Gang – Ready-to-Wear and Ready-to-Knit Fashion

August 25th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Brands, Contemporary, Stores

With two sticks and string, a gang of wannabe knitters, and a community atmosphere,  Wool and the Gang has changed “Nanna’s knitting shop”  forever. If you haven’t heard of it, Wool and the Gang, is a fashionable, new retail concept that opened in Soho in November 2009.  It’s part stylish design studio, part DIY knitting […]

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Imogene + Willie – Crafting Denim One Pair at a Time

July 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Brands, Contemporary, Stores

If  Imogene + Willie was a celebrity I’d be in jail for stalking right now.  This retro-fitted gas station, now cool hip apparel boutique  “swept me off my feet”.  I’ve been obsessed with it, talking nonstop to friends and family and even a few strangers I corralled into listening, since learning about it. Calling Imogene […]

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Blake Standard – The Gold Standard of Knitwear

July 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Brands, Contemporary, Stores

It was love at first sighting when I spotted designer Pierre Colorado’s Blake Standard Spring 2007 collection in New York – one year after his official launch. He was a senior designer at Abercrombie and Fitch (with an FIT degree in fashion design) when he saw the need for chic, sophisticated easy sportswear for all […]

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Pittsburg Jean Company – It's What the American Dream is Dressed In

June 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Product Merchandising, Stores

I found a gem of a jeans store in Pittsburg a few months ago with my friend Catarina Brown, Search on the Run blogger. The Pittsburg Jean Company is on East Carson Street on the southside nestled between Perlora and Mallorca.  It’s located in an 1892 historical building with a tin ceiling, hardwood floor, and […]

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Must Love Boutiques A Featured Blog on WordPress

June 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Brands, Marketing, Stores

Check out Must Love Boutiques on WordPress.  We are a featured blog this week.  Thank you WordPress!

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Charlotte Tarantola – Scene Stealer Prints

June 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Brands, Stores

Tim Burton, the visionary director of “Alice and Wonderland” knew Charlotte Tarantola’s line of tees and sweaters were “scene stealers” when he gave her access to his show’s art.  She didn’t disappoint.   Flowery friends, tea time treats and pocket watches tumble abundantly throughout her beautiful prints for this collection.  She captures the allure and mystery […]

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Like New Customers? Then You'll Like Groupon

June 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Stores

If you want new customers you’re going to love Groupon.  Very simply, it offers deals (coupons) to groups of people locally. But here’s the catch…the offer only triggers if enough people take the deal. Here’s how it works: Every day Groupon features something cool at an unbelievable price. It can be a spa package, unbelievable […]

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Boost Your Boutique Revenue With Apps

June 2nd, 2010 · 5 Comments · Brands, Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Stores

Apps are growing exponentially and there’s some great ones that can help you grow your boutique revenue and improve customer satisfaction.  I’ve selected two that are easy,  fun and have a big payoff.  Here’s just a few ways  you can put them to work for you. 1.  Provide styling service and wardrobe management for top […]

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How to Get Free Advertising on Google for Your Fashion Boutique

May 15th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Stores

If you are a boutique owner and your store is not on Google Places, sign up at once.  Why?  Because 63% of search engine users expect to find a business that is located within 15 miles of their home when they conduct a search. Google Places helps those consumers find you.  And its FREE. List […]

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Upstairs On 7th – A Fashion Boutique With Lots of Heart

May 12th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Stores

Upstairs on 7th (Washington, DC) is packed with sophisticated clothes, funky accessories and lots of heart.  Owner, Ricki Peltzman makes sure you get plenty of all three every time you visit.  Peltzman buys exclusive designs in “slow fashion” – limited edition, beautifully crafted, timeless clothing from fashion designers like Ivan Grundel, Sarah Pacini, Butter by […]

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