Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
At Stunning Studios, stylists and photographers join forces to ensure clients look their best for mantle- and social-media-ready pictures. Whether it's for an on-location wedding or an in-studio holiday-card photo shoot, the staffers can gussy up clients with haircuts, up-dos, airbrush tanning, hair coloring services, makeup applications, and professionally-installed bunny ears. Professional photographers then capture everything from a newly-engaged couple to an aspiring model or actor in artfully composed shots. Of course, camera-shy clients can also just enjoy the styling and cosmetic services sans photographs. Conversely, those interested in just having their pictures taken can choose to bypass the primp stage altogether.
“Incredible service and staff”
427 Lake Howell Rd
Maitland, Florida 32751