Friday, February 29, 2008

Birmingham's Fashion Week



By Molly Folse

BIRMINGHAM (BHAMWEEKLY) -"Yep, you heard that right. Homewood will host its very own Fashion Week with special discounts, trunk shows and designer visits March 29-April 5. It all kicks off March 29 with the "High Fashion and Helping Hands" fashion show on the curve in downtown Homewood, complete with a catwalk and 300 chairs topped with goodie bags for attendees. Models will wear spring styles for women, men, adolescents and children, as well as accessories, formal and maternity wear from merchants such as a.k.a. Girl Stuff, Collage Designer Consignment, Doree, Ginny's of Homewood, Happi, Pickles and Ice Cream, Sassafrass, Shoefly, Shoezy Q, Short and Sweet, Soca and Red Wagon; even canine couture from Generation Dog will be on display. The show is a fundraiser for Operation School Bell, a community service project of the Assistance League of Birmingham that provides new clothing and hygiene kits to area children in need. While the show is free to the public, Shop for a Cause cards, which give cardholders a 20 percent discount at participating Homewood merchants, as well as VIP treatment at the show, will be on sale and donations will also be accepted." Read more...

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Pickles & Ice Cream featured in WWD!

 Maternity Wear Prepares to Reclaim Its Turf
Women's Wear Daily, February 27, 2008

Select Excerpts:

"Keeping their pre-pregnancy personal style has never been easier for expectant moms – and not just because baby-doll styles can hide growing bellies. Until recently, maternity styles tended to lag behind ready-to-wear by six months to a year, but that gap is shrinking according to Song Pardue, founder of the Pickles & Ice Cream chain of maternity stores throughout the southeast. That could be, in part, because more ready-to-wear companies are launching their own maternity lines. This has been especially true in the premium denim category where Citizens of Humanity has their own maternity line as does Paige Jeans, Chip & Pepper and, beginning in March, James Jeans."

Song Pardue agrees: “Look at what the fashion magazines are starting
to hint at for fall. The tunic is still in, but it’s becoming more structured.
People are still doing leggings and skinny jeans, but with tops that are
more slimming. Fall fashions are inspired by menswear and that’s good
news for maternity because you can’t buy the tailored look at Banana
Republic and wear it through nine months of pregnancy.”
Pardue of Pickles & Cream confirms this: “Designer jeans continue to sell like crazy. They’re more than a basic; they’re a staple. It’s not even a splurge anymore. People are just buying them.”

Successful maternity retailers understand how their customer is different from the non-pregnant shopper and how she’s just the same.

Store: Pickles & Ice Cream
Where: Dallas & Plano, TX and seven other Locations
Who: Song Pardue, founder & CEO

The philosophy: I think what makes our stores so special and different from others is our approach to customer service. We never push items that don’t flatter and we wardrobe our mommies according to both their personal style and their lifestyle needs. I think women appreciate our laidback ‘girlfriend-to-girlfriend’ approach. Our goal is to gain customers rather than to make sales. We believe that sales naturally follow excellent service.

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Eat This, NOT That!

Eating for two? Check out these smart diet choices for pregnant women.

It takes an estimated 75,000 calories to “make” a baby, and few factors will have a more profound effect on the overall health of a newborn than the diet of the mother during pregnancy. But just because you’re eating for two doesn’t mean that it’s time to double your caloric intake. In fact, most experts believe that an expecting mother should be taking in an extra 300-400 calories a day. And just where those calories come from will have a lasting effect on a baby’s birth weight, brain development, bone strength, and many other important indicators of a healthy newborn. Pregnancy will be a time of many challenges, but your diet shouldn’t be one of them. David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding, authors of "Eat This, Not That!," show you the simplest, healthiest, most satisfying way to feed yourself, nourish your baby, and indulge your wild cravings during these nine crazy months.


Eat this
Salad made with romaine lettuce, tomatoes, mushrooms, tofu and cheddar cheese

Called "baby greens" for good reason, romaine lettuce is packed with folate - two cups contain 150 mg, about 40 percent of your recommended daily dose — which promotes healthy development. And hard cheeses like cheddar are good sources of calcium, which will help strengthen your baby’s teeth and bones. Finally, tofu is rich in iron, which enables your red blood cells to carry oxygen to the baby.

Not that!
Salad made with iceberg lettuce, alfalfa sprouts, deli turkey and feta cheese crumbles

They call it iceberg lettuce because it will sink your ship — iceberg has almost no nutritional value. In the salad hierarchy, it’s pure filler, providing little of the vitamin- and iron-rich benefits of spinach. And we’re banning deli meats and soft cheeses like feta because they can carry harmful bacteria — a bad choice for pregnant women.

Seafood & Pregnancy: What's safe?

Seafood and Pregnancy:
What's Safe -- and What's Not


Fish and shellfish can be an important part of a balanced diet during pregnancy. They are a good source of high-quality protein, healthy omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients, and are low in saturated fat. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advise women who may become pregnant, pregnant women and nursing mothers to eat the types and amounts of fish and shellfish that are safe. By doing so they will gain the positive benefits of eating fish, but prevent harm to the development of their baby.

Seafood Do's and Don'ts for Expecting and Nursing Moms:

1. DON'T eat shark, swordfish, king mackerel or tilefish because they contain high levels of mercury.

2. DO eat up to 12 ounces (2 to 3 meals) of other purchased fish and shellfish a week. Five of the most commonly eaten fish that are low in mercury are shrimp, canned light tuna, salmon, pollock, and catfish.

3. DO mix up the types of fish and shellfish you eat.

4. DON'T eat the same type of fish or shellfish more than once a week.

5. DO check local advisories about the safety of fish caught by family and friends in your local rivers and streams. If no advice is available, you can safely eat up to 6 ounces (one meal) per week of fish you catch from local waters, but don't consume any other fish during that week.

Read more to get answers to your most-asked questions
about mercury in fish and its effect on pregnancy...

Monday, February 25, 2008

Angelina Jolie Debuts Baby Bump!

"Yes, it's true."

"A source close to the couple tells PEOPLE that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are "thrilled to be adding to their brood." Jolie's baby bump was the buzz on the blue carpet Saturday as she stepped out in a curve-hugging black dress at the Film Independent's Spirit Awards with Pitt. The Jolie-Pitt family currently consists of Maddox, 6; Pax, 4; Zahara, 3; and Shiloh, 1. Last week the couple's adoption of Pax was made official. Adds a source close to the couple, "They are very, very happy." - Mary Green

Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty

"She had the media speculating after wearing a suspiciously loose gown to the SAG Awards, but Angelina Jolie let her curves do the talking Saturday. Though she hasn't officially confirmed her pregnancy, the actress sported a revealing black gown – showing off her blossoming belly – while posing with Brad Pitt on the blue carpet at the Film Independent Spirit Awards." - People

Jolie-Pitts 'Thrilled To Be Adding to Their Brood' | Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt
Credit: Jeff Vespa / WireImage


Angelina's Pregnancy Wins an Oscar...

Jon Stewart Gives Angelina's Pregnancy an Award at the Oscars

"She put her baby bump on display at Saturday's Film Independent's Spirit Awards. And even though Angelina Jolie didn't actually attend Sunday's Academy Awards, her pregnancy still got a nod from host Jon Stewart. During a short interlude, the Daily Show star teased about all the expectant actresses in attendance – referencing Jessica Alba and Cate Blanchett – and then announced (as if he were presenting an award), "the baby goes to ... Angelina Jolie!" Then, the funnyman quipped, "Obviously Angelina couldn't be with us tonight. It's tough getting 17 babysitters on Oscar night."
Brian Orloff, People

Friday, February 22, 2008

Jennifer Lopez gives birth to twins!

"NEW YORK (AFP) - Hollywood diva Jennifer Lopez gave birth to a boy and a girl early Friday, according to People magazine, which reportedly paid up to six million dollars for exclusive photo rights of the newborn twins.

The twins are the first children for Lopez, 38, and the fourth and fifth for her husband, salsa star Marc Anthony. "Jennifer and Marc are delighted, thrilled and over the moon," Lopez's manager Simon Fields told the magazine.

The twins were born shortly after midnight in Long Island, New York. The girl weighed in at 2.5 kilograms (five pounds, seven ounces) followed about 10 minutes later by her 2.7-kilogram baby brother, it said.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Urban Smalls now in Online Boutique!


"Urban Smalls was born in New York City's East Village in 2004 with the weighty mandate of liberating youngsters from the confines of "cutesy." The result was a lively, colorful and comical line of baby gift wear that caters to a new generation of parents and gift givers. Urban Smalls started by offering a fresh new take on infant tops. Going forward, the company will offer a bounty of goodies for shoppers looking for groovy gifts but who don't take themselves too seriously. So go ahead, take a break from cutesy, and...Get your groove on, baby.™"
- Courtesy of


Urban Smalls bodysuits (or bootysuits as they fondly call them) are made with ultra-soft, 100% cotton.

Retro-Ringer Bootysuits come in sizes 0-6 and 6-12 months. All bootysuits come packaged in nifty gift boxes.

For larger sizes, check their fun T-shirt options!

Available at the Pickles & Ice Cream Online Boutique
Scoop one up for your little gherkin before they're gone!!!!

Monday, February 18, 2008

Spring '08 Trend Alert: Think Floral, Really Floral.

Flowers Are Everywhere


It’s as if we went to sleep in New York and woke up in Tahiti. Floral prints showed up on almost every runway: big and splashy or demure and pastel, tight bouquets or enormous single blooms. Come spring, the usual black, white, and beige urban uniform is going to feel like drudgery.
- nymag. read more... -

 credit: getty images

Cate Blanchette, usually avant-garde, embraces the floral trend (and bump) with this Balenciaga floral gown at the Screen Actor's Guild Awards.

Maternity styles are no exception for the Spring season. Keep your eyes open for big floral prints in colors that pop.

"For spring '08, models became walking bouquets of roses, peonies, and pansies; to name a few. The season itself was the obvious inspiration for this blossoming trend, with designers displaying vibrant illustrations and blurred hothouse motifs in their delightful fashions. Flower lovers will swathe themselves in large, graphic floral prints, while those allergic to the impact of oversized patterns can opt for a quieter take on the flowery trend by choosing summery dresses and silky scarves in mid-sized prints." - Johneen Manning

Some ideas from Pickles & Ice Cream...

Now Showing: Muze Clothing!


 Fabulous Maternity Tees from Muze Clothing!

Muze believes, if a line is good enough to put on a t-shirt, it should be coupled with an equally classic design and should be printed with cutting edge treatments on only the highest quality fabrics. Each aspect of a garment is tirelessly inspected and analyzed. As a tribute to classic films, we make sure our clothing is up to the standard of the line that inspires it by ensuring the tee will have a long lifespan, and the design is a classic that will live forever. Muze is not a trend. It's not the flavor of the day, or a style that has a short lifespan. Muze is about creating our own timeless classics that will never go out of style and will always be relevant.

Pictured Above:

Available at online boutique,
and selected in-store boutiques.

Friday, February 15, 2008

The Morning Sickness Survival Guide

The Morning Sickness Survival Guide
Compiled by Terri Isidro-Cloudas

credit: jupiterimages

If your nausea is of the more common variety, there are simple things you can do to feel better. Health and fitness instructor Denise Austin suggests using ginger to soothe nausea in her book, Denise Austin's Ultimate Pregnancy Book: How to Stay Fit and Healthy Through the Nine Months — and Shape Up After Baby (Fireside, 1999). "I discovered ginger actually helped, and ate ginger snaps and put ginger root into my fruit smoothies. Ginger tea is also soothing to the stomach." Sipping ginger ale may also help settle your stomach. Denise offers up another healthy tip: To calm a queasy tummy, try a simple fruit dish of chopped crystallized ginger mixed with a teaspoon each of honey and lime juice, mixed with watermelon balls. Denise says that it's very refreshing, and recommends storing the mixture in an airtight container and snacking on it during the day.

If you find you can't stomach ginger, try these physician-recommended and mom-tested tips to soothe your nausea.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Lipstick Jungle's Kim Raver on Motherhood

Kim Raver: What every new mom must know

credit: redbook, celebritybabyblog

With Leo, it's gotten incrementally easier. I've started being okay with the sleepless nights, because I know I won't be nursing every two hours for the rest of my life.

And my husband and I are so much more relaxed as parents. Whereas whenever Luke cried, I was in complete angst and stomach turning, 'Oh my God, what's not right? What's happening?' 

I remember Luke getting a cold when he was a few weeks old, and I was a basket case. And then recently Leo got a cold -- and he got a cold. With Luke, I was so worried about every little thing. With Leo, who I hear crying in the other room right now, I'm like, "Okay, let's solve the problem...What is it?'

"Deliver Me" TV Series offers advice...

OB/GYNs Offer Expert Tips For Expectant Moms


(NAPSI) - "Today, expectant mothers are often given a long list of do's and don'ts to follow-and that list seems to change almost daily. Fortunately, some well-chosen expert advice can help reassure mothers-to-be that they are doing everything they can to plan a healthy pregnancy.

Drs. Alane Park, Yvonne Bohn and Allison Hill are expert OB/GYNs who deal with all types of pregnancies and deliveries at their practice in Los Angeles.

Their everyday experiences with pregnant women have earned them a television series called "Deliver Me," which airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

The three doctors, who are also moms themselves, have compiled 10 simple but essential tips to help keep expectant moms and their babies happy and healthy:

1. Wait at least nine months before getting pregnant after each pregnancy.

2. Talk to your doctor about your recommended pregnancy weight gain. It may differ for each body type and each pregnancy.

3. Ask your doctor about treatment of existing conditions, such as thyroid disease, hypertension and diabetes, during pregnancy.

Jennifer Lopez: Twins on the way!

Jennifer Lopez's father confirms:

She's having twins!

credit: WENN

"The singer - who is married to singer Marc Anthony and is due to give birth this month - will follow in her aunt's footsteps by having two babies at once.

David Lopez told Escandalo TV: "Yes, twins. The thing is in my family, my sister also had twins, so it's a hereditary thing.

"I'm very proud. Jennifer has yearned to be a mother for many years."

David, who comes from Puerto Rico, has already bought traditional gifts for his unborn grandchildren.

He said: "In Puerto Rico it's custom to buy an azabache (black stone) bracelet for babies to protect them from the evil eye, it's part of our culture."

Jennifer sparked rumours she was expecting twins by purchasing matching pink and blue romper suits embroidered with the words "prince" and "princess".

It was recently revealed Jennifer and Marc are planning to call their unborn twins Max and Emme, after J.Lo's mother Guadalupe was seen buying engraved gold bracelets in New York.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Study: Folic Acid Reduces Premature Births

Study: Folic Acid Reduces Premature Births
Research tracked 35,000 women between 1999 and 2002


WASHINGTON - "Women who take folic acid supplements for at least a year before becoming pregnant can greatly reduce their risk of delivering a baby prematurely, researchers said on Thursday.

Folic acid, a B vitamin, already is known to prevent major birth defects that involve a baby's brain or spine. This study shows it may provide another benefit — cutting down on premature births in which babies have less time to develop in the womb and are more likely to experience serious medical problems.

The study tracked about 35,000 pregnant women between 1999 and 2002 who disclosed their folic acid intake.

It found that women who took folic acid supplements for at least a year before pregnancy cut their chances for very early pre-term births — 20 to 28 weeks into the pregnancy — by 70 percent compared to other women."

Copyright 2008 Reuters.

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Fabulous Post-Pregnancy Bods!

Fabulous Post-Pregnancy Bods!


Ok. We might not all have personal trainers to help us
sculpt that post-baby body back into shape,
but atleast we can look to these ladies for inspiration!
Read up on some of their tips and tricks...
Get ready to be amazed!

Brought to you courtesy of!


Katie Holmes

"The actress bounced back from giving birth to daughter Suri on April 18, 2006 by running the NYC Marathon. "I have always loved to run," she has said. "It has helped me lose the extra baby weight." -


Credit: Splash News; Frank Micelotta/Getty Images

Trista Sutter

"The Bachelorette shed all 30 of her pregnancy pounds - from her July 26th birth to son Max - thanks to a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet and up to four-days-a-week workouts. "Every night before I go to bed, I do abs, pushups and tricep presses," she told Us. -


Credit: Courtesy of the Sutters; Larsen and Talbert


Pickles & Ice Cream McAllen's Michele Sparks supports The American Heart Association!

We're proud to have Michele Sparks, AHA Chair
and owner of the McAllen boutique as a part of our Pickles team!

"The American Heart Association will host a 2008 Tailgate Gala to benefit the children of McAllen at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at McAllen Country Club.

"The purpose of this event is to raise funds to further our mission to help people live healthier lives free from cardiovascular disease and stroke," said Rebecca Taylor AHA Director.

This evening will feature two very special familes that both have children who have survived multiple heart surgeries. They will share their stores with Gala guests and provide a better understanding on the effects of heart disease and what can be done to increase awareness.

The money that is raised will stay in the community and be used to help educate people on their risk and help save the lives of those who are honored that evening." - The Monitor, Feb. 10 2008

Sponsorships and tickets are available
by calling Rebecca Taylor at (956) 984-1213.

If you're from around the McAllen area,
go and support this great cause!

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

A Great Reason to Indulge...


Hurry up and spoil yourself
(or someone else)
while supplies last!

Also makes a great Valentine's gift!
*hint hint*

Click here to experience the luxury of Belli Skincare!

(100% phthalate free and 100% free of all OTHER xenoestrogens)

So cute we can't stand it... BabyLegs!

"A truly simple yet perfectly original and fantastic idea! Nicole Donnelly invented BabyLegs® whilst she was giving her little girl a 'nappy break'. Like miniature ballerina muscle warmers. Fun and very colourful, not only are they available in a wide range of patterns - polka dot, stripes, diamonds, hearts, stars - but they also protect little legs from the cold, and nappies are changed in a twinkling. Definitely a very trendy fashion accessory!" - Featured in Collezioni Magazine, Italy
A great review by a wonderful mom... from the BabyLegs website.
"I belong to a message board about parenting. A thread was recently started about BabyLegs, and the posters were trying to decide if they were useful or frivolous. I LOVE our Babylegs, so I postedabout how I use them. I thought you'd enjoy hearing what others have to say about your product. My post below:

I think BabyLegs are extremely useful and not frivolous at all. They are so useful they require a list!

1. One size fits most. They are the only thing Dora won't outgrow each season.

2. Dora has long legs, but a lot of baby clothing is designed for little butterballs with rounder proportions. When pants come up short, BabyLegs span the gap.

3. Riding in the carrier makes pants ride even higher. BabyLegs are the best way I've seen to keep Dora covered w/o extra bulkiness while she's hitching a ride in the carrier.

4. Dora has places to go, people to see; she's on the move and bare feet are best for her walking hobby. When she's not walking, I tug the extra BabyLegs fabric down to cover her feet if I don't have socks handy.

5. It's colder outside than I realized!
Solution: Tug the extra Babylegs fabric over her feet. It's stretchy enough that I've pulled them down over socks and shoes for a little extra warmth.
6. It's cold inside! When Dora is feeling under the weather, diaper changes are much more comfortable when Dora lower body remains warm during the change.

7. BabyLegs make diaper-free, rash-prevention time cozy.

8. BabyLegs stay clear of diapers. Tights are a hassle to wrestle on and off, plus if the diaper leaks, the tights get wet too. If a diaper leaks when Dora is wearing Babylegs, they usually escape the inundation.

9. BabyLegs protect the knees of scooters and crawlers.

10. BabyLegs mesmerize young babies. Dora finds the patterns on her legs very interesting and I find having a wearable toy very efficient. Pair them with some interesting shoes, and Dora is good to go.

11. They are so friggin' cute! Dude, "cute" is not frivolous for babies, it's a way of life.

Since they'll fit for a few years, it's probably a good idea to wash them in a lingerie bag to preserve their condition. They are addictive; due to their friggin' cuteness, I now want most of the designs. Why I feel compelled to coordinate and funk up Dora's outfits to a T is beyond me, but there you have it."

So, this is why BabyLegs are our new obsession!
BabyLegs have been featured on ABC, Today, and the Oprah Winfrey Show. When Tia Carrere was on Oprah recently, her daughter Bianca wore her BabyLegs on her arms- another cute use! They are a must have!

Available on our online store and selected Pickles & Ice Cream boutiques...
visit to snag some of your own.

Here's some pics of our favorite celebrity
(and non-celebrity) tots showing them off.
Baby Kingston loves his BabyLegs!


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Monday, February 4, 2008

The Scoop on Pregnant Celebs... Who's expecting?

First up... Angelina Jolie.

We're dying to know! Is she, or isn't she??

"Angelina Jolie is pregnant with twins, a US magazine has reported. The Tomb Raider star is said to have been given the joyful news this week. Angelina, 32, was the subject of pregnancy rumours at the Critics' Choice awards earlier this month when she looked to have put gained some much-needed weight.

While Brad, 44, drank beer and others at their table sipped champagne, Angelina reportedly drank only mineral water all night. The arrival of twins would bring the Jolie-Pitt brood up to six children, all under the age of seven. She already has three adopted children, Maddox, Zahara, Pax-Thien, and a biological daughter, Shiloh, with partner Brad. The actress, previously married to British actor Jonny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton, is also said to have cancelled a long-scheduled trip to Europe when she found out about her pregnancy.

A source told Star magazine: "Brad and Angelina are absolutely ecstatic.

"But I still think there will be more adoptions to come."

The couple's publicists have not yet commented on the report." Read more...

Next ... Katie Holmes Pregnant Again??


According to The Sydney Morning Herald, "Katie Holmes has fuelled rumours she is pregnant by buying a "Big Sister" t-shirt for daughter Suri."

"The Batman Begins star visited Los Angeles baby boutique Petit Tresor with Suri - her 21-month-old daughter with husband Tom Cruise - where she spent over $2000 on baby clothes. A source said: "Katie ordered loads of cute girlie spring dresses for Suri. But she also bought a pink t-shirt which said 'Big Sister' and two matching romper suits, one which said 'Little Sister' and one which said 'Little Brother'." Last December, Katie, 29, revealed she is desperate to have more children with Tom, 45. She said: "I'd love to have more children. But I'm in no particular rush. We're enjoying our time right now. " Read more...

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Saturday, February 2, 2008

Pickles & Ice Cream® is Expecting in Oklahoma City

Pickles & Ice Cream is expanding into Oklahoma with its latest boutique opening this Spring ’08 in Edmond, just north of Oklahoma City. The Edmond store is joining eight other Pickles & Ice Cream boutiques to deliver designer maternity apparel to moms-to-be. Well-known for bringing fun and fashion to expectant moms across Texas and the South, Pickles & Ice Cream is more than a clothing store…it’s an experience. It’s a one-of-a-kind boutique shopping experience for pregnant women where fashion, selection and personal service collide.  Read More...

Friday, February 1, 2008

What's the scoop?

Pregnancy is a special time in every woman’s life. Her body is growing, changing and glowing as she carries another life inside of her. An expecting woman is radiant, beautiful and sexy. She deserves maternity clothing that makes the same statement. And she deserves a place to get support, knowledge, and clothing that makes her feel like the amazingly gorgeous mother-to-be that she is.

That’s why the Pickles & Ice Cream blog was created: to provide expecting women everywhere a place to get the scoop on quality, fashionable maternity clothes. Since 1997, Pickles & Ice Cream has been giving expectant mothers the best of both worlds, New York style with Southern hospitality. And now, we have expanded to the world of blogging!

The oldest and largest maternity clothing franchise in the US, Pickles & Ice Cream knows what pregnant women need and also what they want. Our stores feature all the casual and comfortable clothing that moms-to-be need and the latest fashions and trends they crave. Tailored to the markets they serve, every Pickles location has its own personality. Each boutique features high quality maternity clothing, fashionable accessories, nursing necessities, and so much more.

At Pickles & Ice Cream, we understand pregnancy. We also understand fashion! We're here to tell you that yes, the two can go hand in hand! We'll be updating you on the latest trends, the latest designers, and the latest gossip! We will be working hard to not only provide you with the hottest fashion news, but also a sense of community. Stay tuned for updates on each of our separate boutiques located across U.S!

And remember... we know what you’re going through and we’re here to help. We realize that we can’t keep your back from hurting or your feet from swelling. But, we can listen to your needs and offer our advice. We can talk about how excited you are; and most importantly, we can keep you looking so fabulous, that you forget all about your back or feet, or whatever hurts this morning!

See you soon...