Supporting Trends and Neighbors

When looking for fashion this season, look locally.

Shopping Locally for Winter Fashion

Life is crazy these days, and shopping for clothes can be low on the list of priorities. But so many Michigan-based retailers depend on our support.

From fuzzy cardigans to extra-long fringe and the return of puff sleeves, just because we’re not shopping as much in person right now doesn’t mean designers have stopped creating new trends for the upcoming season.

Maybe you are making an appearance at a small holiday event or looking for fashion-forward gift ideas. If you aren’t comfortable shopping in person, you can still support local businesses by shopping online. Even some  smaller local retailers have fantastic websites with lots of options and a great online presence to accommodate their shoppers.

A fitting example is right in the heart of Frankenmuth on Main Street.

Abby’s of Frankenmuth is a women’s clothing store with a huge selection of different brands of shoes, clothes, earrings and other jewelry. Plan an afternoon to search local retailers throughout the region and visit them all online. OMONI Boutique in Bay City also has a great online presence.

Those are just examples. A simple web search will show you so many local retailers you can visit online.

From Midland to Mount Pleasant, Birch Run to Frankenmuth, Saginaw to Bay City and beyond, your support means the world, and there are so many cute boutiques with great online shopping available.

Remember to shop local and support these retailers. We need them here, and they need us now.

Like Miuccia Prada once said, “What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts go so fast. Fashion is instant language.”


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