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Shop Talk: Cottage Street

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre Shop Talk: Cottage Street

For years John and Sue Konieczko repurposed and made furniture by hand for their home, and eventually began selling the fruits of their labor at various shops. Then in June 2011, they opened a shop of their own: Cottage Street. Located at 3284 N. High St. in Clintonville, Cottage Street offers restored and painted furniture, […]

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Shop Talk: Girls in White Dresses

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre

Girls in White Dresses is a clever name for a bridal boutique, no? Located at 274 Marconi Blvd., Ste 110, the independent 1,300-square-foot shop aims to fill a niche by offering stylish, quality wedding dresses that aren’t likely to bankrupt a bride-to-be. (The shop’s dresses typically cost $1,700 to $3,500.) In addition to wedding gowns […]

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Shop Talk: Trove Warehouse

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre Shop Talk: Trove Warehouse

You never know what you’re going to find when you pop into Trove Warehouse, but you can bet your bottom dollar that whatever it is will be unique. Located at 2325 Wood Ave., Trove carries a variety of furniture and accessories for the home− everything from lighting and pillows to custom upholstery and rugs. “We are […]

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Food and Fashion: Couture Cuisine at Explorer’s Club

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre Food and Fashion: Couture Cuisine at Explorer’s Club

Tickets are now on sale for a unique new event merging food and fashion. The brainchild of Explorer’s Club Executive Chef Dan Varga, Couture Cuisine is a six-course dinner with dishes inspired by the work of six local fashion designers: Crys Darling for Label Yourself, Madeleine Etter for Phyllis + Hazel, Esther Myong Hall for […]

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C. Wonder coming to the Midwest via Easton Town Center

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre C. Wonder coming to the Midwest via Easton Town Center

Preppy womenswear brand C. Wonder will open its first store in the Midwest at Easton Town Center in June. The 3,000-square-foot store will carry women’s clothing, footwear, jewelry and accessories, housewares and home décor, and personal electronics. “Easton Town Center is an amazing mall that attracts a very savvy shopper that also shares C. Wonder’s […]

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Shop Talk: SoBo Style

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre Shop Talk: SoBo Style

If you’re in the market for vintage home furnishings or just looking for a unique handcrafted gift, you should consider popping in to SoBo Style. Located at 3282 N. High St., SoBo Style is ground zero for goods that reflect a modern yet comfortable Midwest cottage style. “All of our vintage furniture is worked on, repaired, […]

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New Stores and Expansion Planned for Easton Town Center in 2013

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre New Stores and Expansion Planned for Easton Town Center in 2013

Easton’s growth continues with the addition of six new stores, the family-friendly Fenlon Square, and a nearby development that will add more than a half million square feet of retail space. In February, lifestyle brand Kate Spade opened a 2,200-square-foot store across from the Apple store at Easton Town Center, which will welcome several other well-known […]

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