Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Cleveland shopping: My Song

Cleveland has its little pockets of shopping scattered from east to west. One such area on the east side, the DiVine District, near and considered part of Downtown Willoughby, can now boast its first clothing boutique, My Song. I recently interviewed one of the store owners Rebecca MacMillan for an article. Her energy and commitment to the message of the store really drew me in. They have a motto at My Song. "We don't sell clothes, we sell wardrobe solutions." Meaning, they aren't going to sell you another random piece that will sit in your closet. They are going to try to help you buy something that you really love and that you actually need in your wardrobe, which is exactly what I try to achieve when I shop. That often results in, to my boyfriend's dismay, returns and rethinking of choices. Rebbecca said she will encourage a customer to put a piece back  if they really have to think about it.

I was able to try on some of the incoming merchandise when I was there including this bell-sleeved sweater dress. Rebecca has a good eye for quality unique pieces. She will only buy 4 of each piece so the outfit you buy is completely original. They also have their own line of unique pieces called Luna. Everything is designed and made at the store.

The prices are fair for that kind of personalized boutique experience. If you can't find exactly what you are looking for, they will make it for you. My Song, has a great energy and presence in the DiVine District, and I can't wait to return.


Lauren said...

What a cool sounding store! The exact right combination of unique and personal, which in my opinion, boutique shopping should be all about!

Kristin said...

That's what I love about shopping at small boutiques. You don't risk looking like everyone else! LOVE those boots!

Dina's Days said...

This is awesome. I love everything about this concept. I appreciate her honesty, and effort in trying to help people find things they will actually wear. And it doesn't hurt that it's close to home! I'm sharing this on my facebook/twitter page. Thanks Christina.

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