Teen and tween girls are fierce. Whether competing on the soccer field, learning to code or mastering an instrument, they are always finding new ways to showcase their talents and express themselves. Academics, athletics and extracurriculars stretch them in every direction.
Sometimes, they just need to be pampered.
These two businesses revolve around offering adolescents an outlet to indulge and have fun. For a girl’s day out, shopping and relaxation make the perfect combination.
Madison Blair Boutique
Moms and daughters will both adore the trendy and fashionable attire found in Madison Blair. The cozy storefront carries everything from small gift items to Cotillion dresses.
“We carry a variety of styles to meet the needs of each of our unique customers,” says Lariza Rife, owner of Madison Blair Boutique. “We direct our attention to young girls transitioning from kid’s clothing into young adult clothing.” Styles are suitable for girls ages 8-18.
As the mother of three daughters, Lariza understands that shopping for tweens can be a challenge.
“I always struggled finding girl's clothing that was age appropriate and on-trend,” she explains. “Talking with other moms, I learned they had the same frustrations and realized there was a niche that needed filled.”
Girls shopping with their mom, sister or best friend will be delighted to find on-trend brands and clothing not typically offered in local department stores.
1332 Sycamore Square
Spa-Tacular Parties—A Retail Boutique and Spa for Girls
Sit back, relax and enjoy an assortment of spa treatments while celebrating a birthday or a day out with the bestie.
“We are the only all-inclusive kid's spa and party boutique in the area,” says Cherie Smalley, owner of Spa-Tacular Parties. Cherie began offering mobile parties in 2012, then opened the spa in 2017. She caters to girls age 6 and older.
The typical party package includes services and items such as birthday cake mani-pedi, frosted cupcake hand and foot massage, frosted cupcake facial, take-home sugar scrub, a mini cupcake and a custom water bottle.
“In addition to spa birthday parties, we also have periodic events that are open to the public, group events or just a day at the spa,” continues Cherie. “We are a ‘kid's spa for girls’ plus a ‘spa party boutique.’” Clients must make an appointment; no walk-ins will be accepted.
An assortment of gift items is offered as well.
“From unicorn bath bombs and fingernail polish to diaries and charm bracelets, these items make the perfect birthday, Christmas or just ‘I love you’ gifts,” adds Cherie. The store carries Three Cheers for Girls merchandise, Charm It, and Klee Girls Mineral Makeup.
No matter the reason for their girl’s day out, young ladies will appreciate the vibrant atmosphere and opportunity to feel glamorous.
1256 Sycamore Square