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What's Selling Wednesday

What's selling at Tweed Baby Outfitters in Nashville, Tennesse.
Posted on Dec 17, 2014

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With a vision and a desire to fill a not-so-typical kids' store-sized void in Nashville, TN, Maggie Kleinheksel opened up Tweed Baby Outfitters in April 2010. After planning for five years, her "magical-meets-modern" children's store was finally a reality. "Our customers describe Tweed as an 'Anthropologie for babies,'" she says. The gamut of shoppers – from grandparents to a millennial mom's...

Flashback Friday

Puff Piece
Posted on Dec 12, 2014

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In preparation for another long winter we look back at Earnshaw's January issue in 2010 where puffers provide powerful protection against the elements. Models test the temperature limits in an icy igloo where bold and bright coats, gloves, scarfs, boots and beanies keep them...

Fresh Find Friday

Slick Shades
Posted on Dec 12, 2014

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Launched in 2011, Babiators' bestselling sunglasses have become a staple in the children's accessories arena, now available at over 2,000 retail locations. And next month, the brand introduces stylish...

Designer Chat

Sammy & Nat Designer Samantha Benson
Posted on Dec 11, 2014

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If you had told New Yorker Samantha Benson five years ago that today she would be helming her own baby clothing brand, she never would have believed it. But when she started shopping for gifts for her friends who were expecting, she couldn't find anything that wasn't covered in frills and "baby-ish" add-ons. "I wanted quality, simple pieces that they would use every day," says the FIT graduate who left her position at Michael Kors in the...

What's Selling Wednesday

What's selling at Sugar Snap Pea in Charleston, South Carolina.
Posted on Dec 10, 2014

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When Zhenya Kuhne decided it was time for a change in 2009, she visited Charleston and knew within 24 hours that it was meant to be her new home. Packing up her life in Chicago and leaving her job at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Kuhne knew that she wanted to start her own business. She looked around Charleston, at what products and brands weren't available in the local...