All posts by Erica Lonabaugh

Apricot Lane Boutique Is Here To Stay!!

Starting last year, many retail chains closed and many more most likely will not survive this year either. Even though we are reading and seeing many of the major retail brands closing or downsizing from the impacts of internet shopping, the economy, etc, Apricot Lane Boutiques are growing!

By being locally owned, we  preserve our one-of-a-kind shopping experience and distinctive character. Also, being locally owned means each store location is selecting merchandise based, not on a national sales plan, but on their own individual interests and the needs of their local customers. This guarantees a much broader range of product choices for our customers. A marketplace made up of small businesses is the best way to ensure innovation and low prices over the long-term.  

Here at Apricot Lane Boutique, we train to provide exceptional customer service which build strong relationships within the community. This helps to sustain vibrant town centers, linking neighbors and creating social relationships which keeps customers coming back. A personal stylists that is helpful can always make a girl feel good when shopping for a special event or outing!

Our boutiques offer an easy to shop in “boutique” environment without the “boutique” prices. Our buyers stay up on the latest fashion trends and offer a wide selection of merchandise straight from market. Our store owners visit the top fashion trade shows every year and always have the latest in apparel, footwear, accessories.

Visit our website to find a location near you here!

New stores that are opening soon:

Wellington, FL

Manchester, VT

La Crosse, MN

Minot, ND

Blaine, MN

Fort Worth, TX

 

 

 

WWDMAGIC Trade Show 2017

Apricot Lane Boutique owners from all over the country gathered to shop the largest selection of women’s apparel and accessories in the industry at MAGIC this year. WWDMAGIC is held in Las Vegas every February and August at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  It’s the ultimate shopping experience with upbeat music, top style influencers, and the hottest emerging designers!

 

Spring Fashion Trends 2017

Here are some of the latest trends from New York Fashion Week’s Spring 2017 shows! Be prepared for bolder prints, romantic frills and tons of stripes. The main takeaway is that there are some big changes coming to our closets!

It’s All About Stripes

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How Romantic

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Colorful Flower Prints

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Bra Tops

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Tropical Shades

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Outfits Ideas For Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day almost here, you’ve probably thought at least once about what you’re going to wear. Whether you’ve planned for a romantic dinner or something a bit more low key, choosing the right outfit is important. Here is some outfit inspiration to get you started!

 

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New Year’s Eve Outfit Inspiration

Not sure about how to ring in the New Year? New Year’s Eve is right around the corner and there’s one time of the year that you want to show some sparkle and shine, this is it! We’ve pulled some awesome looks to inspire you no matter if you’re heading out for a big night out on the town or staying more low key!

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