Sunday, October 17, 2010

2Chic BOUTIQUE

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 While visiting in Rochester this weekend we found a charming shop on Park Avenue
The dress forms in the windows were attired in amazing outfits and enticed us to go in and take a closer look.


There were some fabulous separates by Krista Larson as well as a variety of fashions by other wonderful designers.


 My sister had fun trying on all the great hats....


 I just loved the fabrics...
...especially this collection of grays, blues and lavenders....
in taffetas, silks, tulle ...and lots of ruffles!


 Jennifer Kinsman is the owner of this unique boutique.
She does a wonderful job at selecting fashions and accessories and displaying all these beautiful clothes. Tea and cake were set out on a sideboard and there were fresh flowers and crystal chandeliers to complete the ambiance.

Jennifer took the time to draw us a map and point out all the highlights of the area and her favorite restaurants. 
She loves Rochester and was born and raised here.
It is clear that Jennifer has exquisite taste and puts her heart and soul into all that she does...
She loves her beautiful and charming boutique.

So did we!


I hope you had a fun weekend !

:)

33 comments:

Christine said...

I would love to visit that shop. So unique.

north pal said...

fun weekend? not really,but it did feel good to complete jobs that needed to be done before winter. we cleaned the chimney,so we can burn wood for heat. removed two nonusuable satellites from the roof for recycling. and just cleaned up the yard somewhat. and now here we are back to starting a new week. make a good week for yourselves. Bestest,Denise

Ozma of Odds said...

...That's it!!! I'm on the next flight out ~ Can you pick me up at the airport so we can go shopping at this GORGEOUS shop??! I adore Krista Larson's designs and then you can show me the flea market where you found your box o` skeleton keys ~ `kay?!!

LOL!!!:)

Yet another inspiring post my dear, pretties all around!!
xo, Rosemary

Sarah said...

What a fun store. I have a friend who lives in Rochester. I'll have to send her that way if she hasn't already discovered it. ~ Sarah

gretchen said...

oh, goodness...
I love those looks, I wear them everyday...in my head. Then I pull on some jeans and a t-shirt. I have no idea if I could wear them, but would enjoy taking that chance.

Did you try any on? take something home?

Trouvais said...

Love all the colors! Thanks Laura! XO Trish

"Een sneller kloppend hart ♥" said...

That looks like a real gorgeous shop, great you had so much fun!

Huggs, Veronique

KaReN EiLeeN said...

OMG!! i wish I could click my heels together and be there!! All of the clothes that I LOVE really don't exist except in movies and european magazines.....

OhSoVintage said...

What beautiful clothes. Wish I lived nearer Rochester, I'd be there like a shot.

vicki archer said...

Adorable hats Laura......xv

Mélanie A. said...

What an inviting boutique . Thanks for sharing

Andi's English Attic said...

Oooooh the hats! Especially the top left. Yum. xx

LizlovesVintage said...

Cute boutique with everything I like. Ty, for such great eye candy. Hugs, Liz

chateaudelille said...

Sounds like a great find. Would love to find that shop near me.Fiona

trash talk said...

I love the direction clothing is going. Finally...romance is back!
Debbie

cheryl kuhn said...

Wow, what a wondrous shop and how fun for you to be there to browse around. Thanks for sharing the photos, it is the next best thing to being there!!

Alle mooie dingen said...

i like the hads... i never wear a hat...but when you see this ... it's beautiful
greetings and thanks for sharing
Anita
http://alle-mooie-dingen.blogspot.com

Zita - Mlle Magpie said...

LOVE these clothes and hats, Laura! They remind me of the French "Atelier des Ours".

AshTreeCottage said...

What a fun place to shop!

Love,
Susan and Bentley
xxoo

Laurie said...

Gorgeous! I love all the clothes, the colors and ruffles are stunning. Looks like a great weekend!

Rostrose said...

WOW! Really amazing outfits, dearest Laura! I think I would try all those hats, too! :o)

Warm autumn-hugs from Austria,
Traude

Roseanna said...

I am so glad you found Park Avenue. There are many lovely shops there and fun places to eat. My friend and I are headed out Wednesday for lunch there and a few other "junk" places we love! Come back again soon!!

Beadboard UpCountry said...

Hi Laura!
What a cute shop!!!! I love seeing people with great merchandising skills that love their work..Th windows remind me of a little shop in the Maris, Paris with that layered look. I love it! Maryanne xo

Bonjade said...

If only I could shop there.......
Is it you in the last picture?
Fine evening
Hugs

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

That is Jennifer...the owner of 2Chic Boutique!
Doesn't she look adorable in that hat?
:)

Share my Garden said...

What did you buy? I wouldn't have been able to resist one of those gorgeous hats!

Carole~Maynard Greenhouse said...

Krista Larson is one of my favorite designers right along with Cynthia Ashby. If I had lots of $$$ it's all I would wear...except for at work.
Then again if I could afford the clothing I wouldn't be doing what I do:) haha
Glad you got away with your sis.
xx
C

Tanya said...

What a beautiful shop. Wouldn't it be fun to wear these clothes everyday?

Beach House Living said...

Looks like a slice of a fairy tale in that shop.

The French Bear said...

what a fabulous clothing store....they look like works of art!!! I love all the ruffles!
Hugs,
Margaret B

FOUR ALL SEASONS said...

This shop looks like a wonderful place to visit!! I believe the butterfly hat is calling my name!!

Anitra Cameron said...

Wow. What a wonderful shop! Just wearing one of those creations would make a woman feel like someone in a movie!

Eileen@Star'sFault said...

I WISH I had the courage to dress in clothes like this, but people would just stare rudely, you know? ... but I have dreamed of being the pretty girl on a sunny farm dressed in petticoats and homespun, a basket of fresh picked flowers over my arm, a happy dog at my side.

Blessings ~ Eileen @ Star's Fault