It’s National Small Business week June 17 – 21 and as easy as it is to pop into H&M nowadays or score a fab deal at Forever 21, there is nothing that actually compares to the boutique shopping experience. For the goods that every Huntsville girl wants, turning local is the way to shop. The Madison County entrepreneurs running your favorite local stores have the stylish bits and baubles to amp op your closet and attire you perfectly from a wedding atop Monte Sano or summer Gazebo Concerts.
Here is a run-down of a few of the friendliest and best appointed boutiques in and around Huntsville and Madison County. A more thorough list is in the works, but these deserve special attention for their fashion forward looks and friendly staff.
Silhouettes Boutique—classic styling with options for young ladies as well as more mature shoppers. Follow them on Facebook for styling tips and more of what’s in store.
Shoe Fly—both locations have very friendly staff and affordable, on-trend items to fill up a wardrobe. Find stylish shoes, an expanding collection of accessories and the season’s hottest looks.
Bon Chic—carries a collection of fabulous wares with an eye to the outside world. Shopping Bon Chic’s assortment of hard-to-find, luxurious items is an aesthetic experience.
Finery Boutique—if there is a wedding on the horizon, this is your one stop shop. Also worth perusing is the exquisite lingerie selection, ideal for special occasions or maybe a boudoir shoot.
Personal Couture—feminine frills for the modern girl fill this sweet boutique curated by stylist Lois Ann Reed.
Cotton Cottage—beautifully appointed and stocked with a good variety of tops, bottoms frocks and accessories, it’s easy to leave with a total look from this sweet boutique.
Ruby Jack’s—this Whitesburg Boutique is expanding its wares, but is still the best place for channeling gypset chic in Huntsville.
Twiggie’s—carries a savvy collection of flattering denim, pretty tops and feminine dresses. A nice variety of interesting accessories and shoes makes it worth the trip to Madison.
J Whitener—a little country girl meets rocker glam, J. Whitener is already a favorite with Huntsville shoppers for designer denim, formals and pieces with bohemian flair.
Style Bar Boutique—strives to offer customers the boutique experience at an affordable price. Find excellent variety both in style and size at this hidden gem.
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