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. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
Strengthening the community begins by supporting and visiting local businesses like this one. To learn more about this business, check out their website or simply stop by, say hello, and discover—or rediscover—all that this business has to offer.
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
The clothes at Sweet Rebel make a statement, from cutout dresses and rompers in tribal patterns to leggings sporting tiger faces and cartoons. Each piece in the shop is an article to build an outfit around, so shoppers can mix and match floral prints with flowing cerulean blouses or pair lacy tunics with dream-catcher necklaces. Racks brimming with clothing make it easy to find the perfect outfit for a night on the town or a place to hide if a Balrog shows up.