Customers at Creations Boutique never have to hunt down a mirror to admire themselves in a strappy sundress or new pair of sunglasses. The shop?s turquoise walls are hung with dozens of them, as well as antique, gilded frames draped with necklaces and earrings. In the heart of the boutique, hand-crafted wood fixtures hold colorful dresses, gauzy tops, and other seasonal apparel. Many items are from Angie brand clothing from local designers, whose personal styles make the pieces stand out and whose voice timbres make the pieces dance the bachata.
Music & Dance Academy caters to a variety of learning styles with group classes, private lessons, ensembles, and master classes for students of all ages and experience levels. Dance lessons range from parent-and-child dances to coaching for wedding dances to lessons in styles such as ballroom, ballet, and hip-hop. Music lessons help kids and adults of all skill levels learn a variety of instruments, including guitar, piano, cello, clarinet, or music theory.
Sugar and Suds Cupcake Soaps fuses the fresh clean feeling of shea butter and glycerin soap with the intoxicating sweet scents of vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, and lavender. Each adorable dollop of suds brightens up wedding receptions, baby showers, and birthday parties with creamy swirls of frosting-like soap, multicolored sprinkles and sparkles, as long as guests don’t actually eat them.
Chris Cariaso, head trainer at Rise Combat Sports, knows a lot about the MMA, boxing, jujitsu, and muay thai classes the gym offers. Cariaso is a fighter who has fought in every top promotion known to mixed martial arts, including Strikeforce, Elite XC, World Extreme Cagefighting, and the UFC, and he has been teaching since he was just 16 years old.
Just Frame It operates under the artful eyes of Michael and Maryanne Oaks. The two have been crafting custom frames for more than 15 years, and today, they continue to assist customers in selecting from than 2,000 frame options. Metal, wood, gold, silver, and other rustic frames add character to any work, and a computerized mat cutter keeps edges and corners as sharp and clean as a rocket scientist in a bubble bath. The framing team preserves a range of treasured possessions ranging from paintings, photographs, and posters to three-dimensional memorabilia.
Stocking the closets of sporty folks since 1982, Alan’s Shoe House and New Balance Tucson helps customers find the right footwear for them from such brands as New Balance, Dunham, and Ecco. The New Balance Tucson location carries a wide variety of New Balance apparel and shoes.