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
The Laurianda Clothing Company
The designers behind The Laurianda Clothing Company hope to make their clients feel young and carefree with contemporary women's apparel that has a fun, youthful twist. Their self-described "girly girl clothes for girly ladies" include polka-dot dresses, floral peplum dresses, and denim romper dresses with daisy cutouts.
97% of 30 customers recommend
“Laurianda is so sweet and knowledgeable. I really enjoyed my sewing lesson and have another session booked for next week :)”
“The teacher is great Teaches the basics of sewing , good for someone who is a novice with seeing machines, patterns Very basic but is what I needed to get started ”
“I took the Intro to Sewing lesson - it was great - I learned a lot (sewing basics and how to use a sewing machine) and had a great time. I plan to be back for the...”
“I took the Intro to Sewing lesson - it was great - I learned a lot (sewing basics and how to use a sewing machine) and had a great time. I plan to be back for the Advanced Sewing class soon!!”