Posts Tagged ‘boutiques’

Out Of This World

New local boutiques, businesses and brands you may not know — but should.

Pam Feldman, the brand-new owner of Royal Oak’s Kids Planet, has spent her life “doing” for others: as a social worker, as a soldier in the Israel Defense Forces and as a mom of three — for whom she shops almost exclusively resale.

And now the world: “Recycling the planet, one outfit at a time,” she says.

It was a dream come true for the Hillel Day School and Haifa University graduate and garage sale-aholic to open her own children’s resale boutique.

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Sweet Art

Adorable, elegant, creative and charming. Stacie Berman’s custom cake, cookie, cupcake and cake-bite creations cover pretty much any base her clients want and the results are always spectacular.

From the time her bubbie, Ann Goodman, and mother, Laurie Winston, let her help them in the kitchen, particularly with their young protegee’s favorite chocolate-banana cake and strudel, Berman knew she had inherited the baking buzz. Years later, a favorite teacher at West Hills Middle School in Bloomfield Hills taught her how to properly frost a cake in home-ec class.

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Fashion Forward

New local boutiques, businesses and brands you may not know — but should.

The village of Franklin’s got a new child to love.

Love Child, the darling of local fashionista moms and their broods, has broadened its horizons (and square footage) with a brand-new boutique in Franklin.

Sisters Michelle Bone and Erica Hunt teamed up with friend Lauren Slutsky (all moms of two kids each) in 2009 to open the original incarnation of Love Child, a super-hip, high-end and child-friendly kids’ boutique in Royal Oak. Slutsky, the shop’s buyer, has trained her eye on scouting out unique and funky clothing, shoes, jewelry and gift items for infants through tweens from designers across the country.

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