An out-of-town women’s outfits boutique is seeking on the Libbie-Grove area.
K-La Boutique (pronounced “Kayla”) options to open in late April or early Could at 5718 Grove Ave., in close proximity to St. Catherine’s University in the Richmond community.
K-La will make a point to emphasis its inventory on products priced at a lot less than $100 apiece. Its offerings involve denims, tops, attire, footwear and components.
Co-homeowners Epiphany Wilcox and Lily Angel explained they landed on the site since they felt they could carve out a area of interest among the the other women’s outfits outlets in the Libbie-Grove space, which is also home to Nellie George, Levys and Irresistibles.
“When Lily and I have been searching at parts, we were being fascinated in Cary Avenue but we seen there isn’t definitely anything like K-La all-around right here,” Wilcox claimed.
The business largely carries Los Angeles-dependent brand names such as Mustard Seed and Dress Discussion board, as effectively as brand names from exterior the United States.
“Coming into the spring and summer time, there will be floral attire pretty flirty, incredibly female,” Wilcox claimed.
The Richmond retailer is element of an growth press by K-La, which at the moment has a single retailer in Charlotte, North Carolina. Wilcox stated the business has designs to open up additional places in Virginia Seashore and Charleston, South Carolina. The corporation is also checking out the generation of an in-household outfits line.
The apparel store’s Libbie-Grove area is 1,960 square feet and was previously occupied by CCH Selection.
Michael Morris, Jim McVey and Thomas Lynde of Commonwealth Business Companions represented the landlord in lease negotiations.
K-La is primarily centered on its brick-and-mortar operations, however it does also work an on-line keep. Wilcox, who not too long ago moved to Richmond from Charlotte, will oversee the community outpost.
“I actually moved to Richmond a small about a yr ago and wholly beloved it,” Wilcox said. “We thought it’d be a fantastic suit to convey it to Richmond when I moved here.”
Wilcox claimed she’s using the services of for four staff members, including a store supervisor. The corporation also is on the hunt for local types.
A different pending newcomer to the Libbie-Grove community is menswear store Beecroft & Bull, which options to relocate its Richmond spot to the previous La Grande Dame house this spring. Regional women’s clothing retailer Rosewood Outfits Co. not long ago reopened in a new Supporter location.