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2017

Check out these four new small retail shops opening around town

12/05/17

Check out these four new small retail shops opening around town

From a cactus nursery to a K-beauty bazaar, we've rounded up four eclectic new shops opening up their doors in and around Sacramento.   Glamour Bento After Tianyi "Mimi" Zhou, who was born in China and raised in Korea, moved to Sacramento four years ago, she missed her Korean beauty products. She began purchasing popular items for herself and selling them to her friends, eventually creating I'm Mimi International, Inc., which now distributes Korean beauty products to retailers like Urban Outfitters, Ulta and Forever 21, and will soft-open its own retail space called Glamour Bento off of Belvedere Avenue and Power Inn Road on Friday, Dec. 15. Glamour Bento, says spokesperson Sahaira Murillo, will carry notable skin care lines like Cosrx, Banilaco, Elizavecca...

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Urban Outfitters to open new store in Downtown Commons this fall

04/10/17

Urban Outfitters to open new store in Downtown Commons this fall

This morning, the Sacramento Kings and JMA Ventures announced that Urban Outfitters will open a new store in Downtown Commons this fall. The shop, which will be located on the southwest ground floor of the new tower, will be 10,300 square feet in size. The chain has two other locations in the Sacramento region, on Arden Way and in Roseville.  Urban Outfitters will join other previously announced retailers, such as Punch Bowl Social, Häagen-Dazs, Pressed Juicery, Burger Lounge and Sauced BBQ, at the complex.   You Might Also Like First purveyor announced for planned food hall, The Bank Estelle's Patisserie moving to DOCO and opening new Arden-Arcade location Coloring Outside the Lines: the story of Jeff Koons' sculpture at DOCO

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New clothing and accessories shop opens in Oak Park

03/31/17

New clothing and accessories shop opens in Oak Park

It’s not a men’s clothing store. It’s not a women’s boutique. Strapping is introducing Sacramento to androgynous apparel and accessories at its new shop, which soft opened Wednesday in Oak Park’s Broadway Triangle District. “It’s a new concept,” says shop owner Susan Stewart, a retail veteran who lives in Tahoe Park and began her online company Strapping Fit in January 2016 with clothing and accessories she designed to fit her own body type and lifestyle. “My goal was to do something androgynous, because that’s where I fit on the gender spectrum, and there are a lot of other people at the same spot on the spectrum as me who have been denied any sort of freedom with apparel,” Stewart says. Her new 715-square-foot...

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New gift boutique with a focus on the hip and handcrafted opens in midtown

03/06/17

New gift boutique with a focus on the hip and handcrafted opens in midtown

Stylish hand-sewn throw pillows to complement your sister's French farmhouse décor. A silver flask just perfect for your hipster friend's birthday. Sweet-smelling soy candles in amber glass your ex-hippie mother would love. Shoppers in midtown's Handle District have a new place to linger before dining at Zocalo or Aioli with the opening of Boar Haus, an atmospheric gift boutique in the 1801 L Street complex whose vibe is at once rustic and modern, with an emphasis on handcrafted items, many of them local. “We’re trying to find these really cool pieces that have a story to them and are celebrating the creativity of the American entrepreneur,” says Elizabeth Bacon, who runs the boutique with her business partner Briana Ezzell. Boar...

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A chic peek at this year’s Sacramento Fashion Week

02/15/17

A chic peek at this year’s Sacramento Fashion Week

Sacramento Fashion Week is making a stylish return to the capital city for an 11th year Feb. 19-25. Read on for the runway shows, workshops and showcases you won't want to miss. Launch and Boutique Showcase Feb. 19 Fashion week will launch with a party to introduce the week’s showcasing designers to the public and spotlight six pop-up boutiques from in and around the northern California region, like Folsom’s Runway and Button Up boutiques, El Dorado Hills’ Mirror Mirror Fashion, Haute Again Consignment from Davis and Sacramento-based Retrospect Vintage Fashion. $10-$50. 4-8 p.m. Masonic Temple. 1123 J St. Fashion Forum Feb. 20 Hosted by the Art Institute of California Sacramento, this forum will bring together six industry professionals from...

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