When it comes to filling women’s wardrobes, Little Black Dress aims to be as ubiquitous as its namesake apparel. The consignment shop inches closer to its goal with every addition to its inventory, a meticulously curated collection of vintage designer clothing. Jimmy Choo shoes, Coach handbags, and apparel by Oscar De La Renta, Ralph Lauren, and Zac Posen fill the racks and shelves, which undergo constant makeovers as new items pour in. In addition to upscale items, Little Black Dress also stocks casualwear such as T-shirts and jeans, the official garments of weekends and National Blue Jeans Day.
While living in Kenya, Leslie Mittelberg was amazed at the skills displayed by artisans and the vast variety of items that were sold in the community marketplace. After returning to the United States, she often longed for a way to access those rich textiles and beautiful sculptures, but found that very few African products made their way to the US. Guided by her passion, she began contacting sellers along the East African coast and encouraging them to export their wares. Today, she employs fair-trade policies to stock stores throughout the country, supporting artisans living in Kenya, Tanzania, the Sudan, Uganda, South Africa, Mozambique, Mali, Senegal, and Ethiopia.
Easily identified by her mop of shimmering blond hair and cheerful smile, Lisa Olson is one of the five specialists you’ll find at the sunny Solar Beach Tanning salon. The licensed cosmetologist extends her expertise toward a variety of beautifying services, including professional haircuts, glamorous manicures, and radiant spray tans. Lisa can remove unwanted fuzz with waxing treatments and lengthen locks with quality Babe hair extensions.
For the past 35 years, the helpful staff at Woodseller's Parkway Furniture has outfitted every room of the home with sturdy, handsome furnishings in classic designs. The impressive emporium of household equipment, from beds ($99+) to chairs ($89+) and desks ($100+), fills wall and floor space for years to come with solid-construction items made from stout materials such as red oak, cherry, maple, and dark matter. The expansive 64,000-foot showroom ensures that clients get a wide-angle view of an ever-updated inventory of pieces from well-known labels such as Simply Amish, Brownwood Furniture, and Anthony Lauren. In addition to decking out halls and rooms with well-built furniture, Woodseller's brightens wall space with decorations such as artwork ($30–$300) and mirrors ($50–$500) while improving interior visibility with stylish lamps and lighting ($30–$250).