Exceptional Boutique provides a little manner flavor to downtown Vale

Proprietor Aimee Andrews opened her 2nd-hand outfits shop very last August. Due to the fact then she reported the recognition of the keep carries on to expand.

Operator Aimee Andrews kinds by way of clothing on the racks at her new organization, Special Boutique, in Vale. (The Enterprise/PAT CALDWELL)

VALE – Aimee Andrews often experienced a experience her notion for a new business enterprise in Vale would perform.

So in August, Andrews opened Distinctive Boutique, a 2nd-hand clothing shop devoted to women’s attire at 192 A Road E.

“I understood the neighborhood was open up to it. They necessary it,” mentioned Andrews.

Andrews lived in Vale in her 30s and then moved to Ontario with her family members. A divorce past year prompted her to transfer back to Vale and to check out enterprise alternatives.

Her plan for the retail outlet, while, truly commenced when a close mate donated a substantial amount of higher-conclusion women’s apparel.

Once she opened her store, reported Andrews, “people just commenced bringing me things.”

Andrews, 50, reported she will acquire hard cash or trade straight up for clothing and her enterprise has been likely robust due to the fact she opened.

 “It’s providing an cash flow,” stated Andrews.

Together with garments, Distinctive Boutique features shoes, jewellery, formal attire and summer time attire, stated Andrews.

Setting up a new company right after a key life change can be a complicated obstacle and Andrews reported the germ of her notion to commence the One of a kind Boutique arrived past spring.

“I was striving to consider what I could do and I was seeking to think about what Vale desired,” claimed Andrews.

After she made a decision to open up her enterprise she stayed focused on her goal.

Dedication, she claimed, paid out off.

“Nothing is out of achieve. You just have to try it,” reported Andrews.

Andrews stated Vale was a fantastic location to get started a new organization.

“I get to meet individuals and be element of the local community,” stated Andrews.

Andrews isn’t a rookie business owner. She and her sister, Heather Kesey, utilized to very own Graphic Impressions in Ontario and still work a display screen-printing company – Brown Bag Customized Attire – in Vale.

Andrews explained the finest reason to check out her store is her selection of high quality employed garments at economical prices.

Andrews claimed she does give a little collection of men’s clothing and wishes to expand her retailer in the long term.

Appropriate now, other than her shop, her precedence is her 11-year-previous daughter.

Andrews claimed the relative security of Vale for her and her daughter was a cause to go after her divorce.

“I imagine it is a great city. This is where by we really feel protected and you know everybody,” mentioned Andrews.

The Exclusive Boutique is open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday. Saturday the retail store is open from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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