Mainstream Boutique opened its doors Sept. 14, but is gearing up for a grand opening celebration Thursday as a result of Saturday.
The boutique, which is owned by the mom-daughter duo of Penny and Amanda McKeller, is a single of 80 independently owned merchants nationwide. Amanda’s more youthful sister, Kayla, is a supervisor and stylist at the boutique, as properly.
The retailer in New Lenox, located at 2340 E Lincoln Highway, was supposed to open in June, but was delayed since of COVID-19.
“It’s been very fast paced each single working day,” Amanda claimed. “New Lenox has been excellent and the group has been superb.”
She understands that it is an intriguing time to open up a new retail store, but is happy that gals are procuring at their boutique if they come to a decision to go out.
Amanda was wanting to open up a restaurant company at first, as she went to university for hospitality, but her dad and mom talked her out of it.
“I was dwelling in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and there was a Mainstream in the vicinity of me and I made use of to store there all the time,” Amanda claimed. “(My mother) experienced never observed one particular and then we were being down in Florida and frequented two of the Mainstreams down there so she could acquire a peak.”
Mainstream’s mission is to “love, improve and celebrate the women during the group,” Amanda claimed.
“When females stroll in in this article, you want to make them experience beloved and truly feel styled head to toe,” Amanda explained. “They really don’t have to walk out of here with any insecurities.”
A way that Amanda, Penny and other personnel at the boutique adhere to the mission is to locate the appropriate design and style for just about every particular person female.
“You can’t place items on them that you just imagine would search fantastic on by yourself, or some thing you consider is just fashionable or assume that individuals would put on,” Amanda said. “Put them in a little something diverse that you feel would style their system quite nicely.”
Amanda stated her mom is the “big styler” at the boutique.
With this weekend’s grand opening, Amanda and Penny are fired up to rejoice with the relaxation of the local community, even though she needs it could have been finished closer to when the keep definitely opened.
“This is a celebration to say we have been open,” Amanda stated. “We’ll do the ribbon slicing at 5 p.m. on Thursday with the chamber of commerce. We’ll have little treats, some beverages and giveaways. We have partnered with 5 enterprises in town and we’re carrying out one, also.
“It’s to give again since persons have been coming and supporting us so a great deal.”
For additional data about Mainstream Boutique, such as the New Lenox area, stop by mainstreamboutique.com.