Vendors we Adore

Three vendors wowed us on our trip to Atlanta.  You’ll soon have access to their lovely offerings, but for now, here’s what we love about them:   BouCou Jewelry: Short for Boutique Couture, it wasn’t the booth puppy that won our hearts, or even the owner/ artists stunning blue hair.  It was their logo.  The… Continue reading Vendors we Adore

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Access Denied Twice- Atlanta Americasmart

Our first venture into live wholesale buying, Allison and I stumbled into Americasmart in Atlanta a lot like two toddlers crossing into Magic Kingdom.  At check-in, we received our lanyard and fully legit badges proclaiming us as buyers for Soulshine Boutique! Peeking forward, it seemed like Jenga squares of clothing booths...so many options, where to… Continue reading Access Denied Twice- Atlanta Americasmart

Comfort Zone

Surrounded by unfamiliar faces, clothing laid out in nice rows and jewelry sparkling, I want to run back into a shadowy corner and let the ladies shop unbothered.  Nervously circling the dining room table transformed into a boutique jewelry counter, fidgeting, straightening, eyes down, looking busy.  The other half of Soulshine equally unsettled taking refuge… Continue reading Comfort Zone

Extra Small Ladies

We have heard your cries, extra small ladies.  The crusade for smaller sized apparel is upon us.  Searching far and wide for cute clothes in your unique size, we’re finding that it’s akin to finding a unicorn!  Most wholesale clothing bundles come in quantity six in sizes from Small to Large.  It’s a lottery to… Continue reading Extra Small Ladies

The Bar is Raised

My very first job was working the counter at my local pharmacy.  They encouraged the importance of greeting the customer with a smile and offering assistance with few boundaries.  Afterwards, I sold apparel at a local Peebles department store, restocking, making sure the racks and stacked piles were always straight as well as interacting with… Continue reading The Bar is Raised

My Credentials

As Co-Owner of Soulshine Boutique, I didn't attend some fancy fashion school, I haven't read cover to cover editions of Vogue. I am a simple stay-at-home mom of teenagers, wife of Tim, a hard working man that opts for clothes comfy and simple. I joke that I studied Psychology and use it Every. Single. Day.… Continue reading My Credentials