MANSFIELD — Be-YOU-tiful Boutique by Michele is growing its footprint and its offerings with a move to 17 North Most important St., Mansfield.
The boutique is relocating from 13 West Wellsboro St.
Operator Michele Monks Ensminger grew up in Wellsboro and elevated her spouse and children in Mansfield. She opened Be-YOU-tiful Boutique in August 2020 at the height of the pandemic just after paying out years as a radio govt.
“For so extensive, all I understood how to do was be a mother and do the job,” Ensminger stated. “I was mentally spiraling — I misplaced myself for the duration of COVID. I did a good deal of talking to God, and this was the solution.”
Be-YOU-tiful Boutique showcases women’s apparel, jewellery, footwear, gifts and components. Tuxedo rentals and sales are also obtainable.
Ensminger also provides children’s dresses, such as handmade attire by Mainsburg resident Gabrielle Koch. Artisan jewelry by Alexandra Clark of Mansfield is also offered.
Ensminger credits her 22-year-aged daughter with giving her the encouragement to bounce headlong into a new line of get the job done and open an upscale store.
“My daughter stated, ‘Mom, individuals are generally coming up to you and expressing how great you appear and inquiring about your hair and clothes,’” Ensminger claimed. “I didn’t know what I was accomplishing at the commencing. It was like I had lava all around me but there have been these ways to walk on. I just hold moving ahead.”
Be-YOU-tiful Boutique carries dimensions additional tiny to 3X with an emphasis on stylish, quality apparel for larger sized females.
“I’m tall and curvy and a additionally-size,” claimed Ensminger. “Most of the garments for even bigger gals are poorly designed and unappealing. I want girls to sense alluring and very.
“I raised my daughter to ‘accept your self as you were developed by God’,” Ensminger said. “Society beats girls up plenty of. We want to wear one thing very and flattering.”
With income space developing from 1,200 to 3,000 square toes, Ensminger is growing her products lines. New fashions are now obtainable from Tribal, Charlie B, Habitat, Catherine Lillywhite’s, Judy Blues and Simply Noelle.
“There is anything here for everybody from age 20 to age 90,” reported Ensminger.
Be-YOU-tiful Boutique’s emblem and moniker is a peacock, and Ensminger proudly showed off the authentic peacock art that adorns an full wall of the retailer.
“Randy Owen did this for me,” Ensminger reported. “He’s a phenomenal self-taught local artist.”
Ensminger was brainstorming a name for the retail outlet when a mate gave her a mug that read “You are BeYOUtiful” on one particular aspect with a photograph of a peacock on the other.
“There was my retail store name and logo all in just one,” Ensminger recalled.
“My intention is to deliver gorgeous apparel to women of all ages right here and make them satisfied. It’s so pleasurable when they appear out of the dressing room and they are so pleased with the clothes and how they glance,” she reported.
“I like women of all ages, I like producing persons delighted and this is what I’m meant to do.”
Be-YOU-tiful Boutique opened at the new retail store March 1 and will maintain a “New Area Celebration” from March 4-6 with giveaways, raffles and gifts with order.
Hours Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. and other hrs by appointment.
Much more details can be uncovered on Facebook at Be-YOU-tiful Boutique by Michele. A web-site, beyoutifulboutiquebymichele.keep, is coming soon.