A “challenging” sales climate after lower-than-expected holiday sales has prompted eight local retailers to host a surplus sale on Saturday.
A local salon and clothing store is planning to expand to Ada Village.
Lydia VanHoven-Cook is here to do the real work when it comes to educating the public on plus-size fashion, and she’s got news for you: “Being plus-size inclusive doesn’t mean one piece of clothing that’s got a lot of stretch to it that maybe I could fit into.”
It seemed like every month saw a new boutique opening in Grand Rapids. GR|MAG did our best to cover all the new openings. Below you’ll find a list of 10 boutiques and retail shops focused on clothing, home goods and beauty products that opened during the past year.
It never fails. You compliment someone on their clothing and when you hear them say the word vintage, there’s always that sting.
“My wife was driving to work and passed a homeless man who was sleeping with his head on the cement. She put a pillow under his head and she sees the man walking around with that pillow. Something so small can have such a big impact and it didn’t change her quality of life. It took her 60 seconds and it meant a lot to him.”
For that friend who looks like she’s always ready to walk the runway, GR|MAG asked local retailers for great gift ideas to keep them stylin’ this season.
You have your favorite fashion spots and boutiques that get you but it’s nice when there’s something new to investigate because you want your style to stay fresh. It’s also helpful when the shop has loads of advice.
If you want a true sense of modern-day general store magic, The Counting House welcomes you.
The woman who owns a lingerie business probably has a husband who appreciates that sort of thing, right? That’s not the case for Elise Kutt, owner and founder of Naughty Bettie, the new European influenced lingerie boutique.