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Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Free street parking
Most popular offering: Children's clothing and customized outfits
Good for Kids: Yes
What sets your business apart from your competition?
Our Favorite Laundry line of clothing is designed with whimsical simplicity and hand-sewn quality. Customization is always available?we monogram our things or yours.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
The business started in 2004 as a trunk-show line, [and then the] retail store was opened. The new owners Kim and Jason Anderson took over management of Favorite Laundry in 2014 and look forward to another 10 years.
What?s your favorite part about your job?
We love to help customers create their own unique style. Through monogramming or custom appliques, even choosing fabrics, we are here to help.