From over 400,000 votes cast, and 4,000 boutiques around the world nominated, the 2017 Boutique Awards Winners are here! Supporting small businesses and independent fashion boutique owners is defying what the media calls a ‘retail apocalypse,’ in a big way. Over the past 60 days, we’ve watched in awe as boutique shoppers from across the globe have gathered together to celebrate their favorite stores--stores that supply women, men and children of all styles, ages, budgets...

No matter where you live, sometimes mother nature is totally moody, and likes to swing from sweating your tail off, to freezing the same day.  When we move from summer to fall, layers are key, and one of our favorite pieces to use for that extra layer whether for temperature or depth is a kimono. Whether you go with a light, breezy, sheer piece, or a heavier and darker kimono perhaps even layered with a...

Only a tracked number grows. To be a successful boutique owner, it not only takes great taste and style but really a four legged stool of skills.  Owners need to have smart marketing strategy, people skills, a great eye for style and buying, and most importantly we could argue, a firm knowledge of the numbers that make your business tick. Without which, you can’t buy, your marketing will break you and your people skills won’t...

Have you ever wanted the comfort level of shorts, but the glamorized feeling of flowy maxi? Well maxi shorts are here, and couldn't be more ready to be apart of your wardrobe no matter what you define your personalized style to be. Dress your maxi shorts up with a solid colored top fitted or cropped, or for a relaxed everyday look, pair them with a graphic tee and funky pair of ankle booties. Or find...