Polson’s newest retailer caters to some of its youngest residents. Briar’s Infant Boutique is a retail and consignment shop specializing in products and clothing for infants and young children.
The retailer is named right after co-founder Jonta French’s four-thirty day period-old daughter, Briar.
French and cofounder Annette Schiele resolved to start the company all over Christmas, although visiting fellow consignment shop Purple Wildflower in Polson. Although searching at the keep, owned by French’s mother, they realized Polson did not have an equal business enterprise specific to little ones and babies.
Schiele and French made a decision they would consider up the mantle to deliver a children’s boutique to Polson.
“We uncovered a good area and determined to go for it,” Schiele explained. “We have been seriously fired up.”
Schiele, a quickly-to-be vacant-nester, and French, a remain-at-dwelling mother, believed they experienced the best mix of encounters and passions to spearhead founding the keep.
“We assumed we would get the job done actually effectively collectively, we could have enjoyment and advantage both of us,” Schiele stated.
Briar’s Child Boutique opens on March 1.
The retail store is previously practically absolutely whole of consignment objects. Briar’s Baby Boutique accepts children’s garments from newborn to sizing 10, as nicely as consignment maternity garments.
Schiele considers Briar’s Baby Boutique a “boho boutique.” She described the design as “cute, existing and clear.”
“We’re stinking cute,” she added.
The consignment course of action at Briar’s Infant Boutique is meant to be “as easy, expert and headache-free of charge as achievable.”
Outfits are demanded to be washed, smoke-totally free, hair-totally free and in season. Light, stained or ruined merchandise are not acknowledged. Luggage, shoes, household furniture and gear need to be wiped clean inside of and out.
In addition to consignment, Briar’s Infant Boutique provides an assortment of retail items. The retailer carries Little Human brand name toiletries, like baby lotion, diaper clean product and hand sanitizing gel. Briar’s Toddler Boutique shares retail maternity outfits, as properly as sippy cups and toys. The retail store does not acknowledge consignment for toys or nursery furnishings. Briar’s also offers new child gift packing containers, newborn basket sets, teethers and progress charts.
As they glance ahead to the grand opening of Briar’s Child Boutique, French and Schiele reported they sense grateful to the females business enterprise leaders in the group who assisted them prepare to open the shop and set illustrations for the new business. Jeanne French at Purple Wildflower, Megan Cummings at River Rock Mercantile and Bobbie Goldberg at 2nd Nature were all “instrumental in encouraging us,” Schiele claimed.
Briar’s Baby Boutique will maintain its grand opening and ribbon chopping from 2 to 4 p.m. on March 1. The store is positioned at307 1st St. West, Suite #2. Several hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.