After five years of serving the community as Parliament the Boutique, the locally focused boutique shop at 136 S. Division Ave. rebranded as Gemini Handmade in June.
Liz Haan, owner of Marie La Mode, is living in jumpsuits—it’s the easiest get-up, slip one on and you’re done (your only stressor now is shoes). Also on repeat are high-waisted denim and graphic tees. These are her favorite looks and lately, she’s wearing them in her new brick and mortar store on Cherry Street as she adapts to a different pace than what she’s become used to.
Talking to LA Miller boutique owner Lisa Miller means discussing leggings, fur and the art of layering.
Adding a side-gig of clothing and shoes is a pretty genius move.
When Tenneile Petersen dreamed of opening a boutique, one decision came easy—the name. “Lennon is my daughter and Willow is my niece. They are the first girls of the family, born within 15 days of each other and we wanted to honor them and their special bond,” said Petersen.
Shoppers at a popular women’s boutique in Rockford will now be able to score items at a deal of up to 60 percent off.
Women’s clothing brand Duffield Lane opened its first boutique this summer in Gas Light Village.