By CRISTINA JANNEY
Hays Put up
A new western clothes boutique is established to open in March in downtown Plainville.
Bee Reif, operator, stated Bluestem will have men’s, women’s, children’s and infant attire, as nicely as equipment, footwear and housewares.
Sizes for females will assortment from XS to 2XL.
“We really don’t actually have nearly anything here in downtown Plainville,” she said, “so it can be likely to be a small trial and mistake. I know a lot folks are psyched to just go shop.”
Bluestem will be carrying the Rowdy Crowd Clothing line and is making an attempt to develop into an outlet for Twisted X boots and sneakers.
“What I’d actually like to emphasis on is if another person arrives below and sees a little something they like, and we do not have it in retail outlet, I’ll make positive you get it,” she reported.
The housewares inventory will also reflect the shop’s western concept. Reif already has tumblers, as perfectly as western print cutting boards in stock.
Plainville is a compact local community, and Reif said she appreciates not anyone is likely to want to have the very same shirt or shoes.
“The inventory is heading to modify continually,” she stated. “I never want to have a spot where by persons shop, and all people purchases the exact detail. … I could possibly only carry 5 of a single shirt line, and then I am going to carry a little something else in.”
Reif has worked in retail right before, but this is her initial venture as an owner.
The Bluestem setting up, 215 W. Mill, is a person of 3 storefronts Reif and her husband have been renovating. Two doors to east, 213 W. Mill, is her husband’s property finance loan corporation, C2C Home loan. The Reifs are remodeling the storefront directly to east of Bluestem into business area.
The making that will home the boutique was vacant right before the Reifs commenced transforming. Bee Reif reported it has been sad to see the vacant buildings in downtown Plainville, but she hopes the boutique will be a new draw for the group.
“It delivers a organization to downtown,” Reif mentioned of the boutique. “It also brings anything that downtown Plainville doesn’t have. … I consider it gives something for folks to do when they’re downtown. It delivers people, money, every little thing into that group.”
Reif has also been a element of the Conserve Downtown Plainville’s Historic Properties effort, which has raised dollars to stabilize 217 and 219 W. Mill, 1 of the oldest buildings in Plainville.
Remodeling efforts are nonetheless ongoing at Bluestem, but Reif explained she hopes to open by mid-March. Hours at the shop will be 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays via Fridays, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.
“I just hope all people is as excited as we are to open up the doorways and have somewhere else to come and store and be concerned with the downtown factors that take place in Plainville,” she claimed.
You can adhere to Bluestem on Fb. You can also connect with the business at 785-312-2038.
The store’s web site is beneath development. After it is concluded, shoppers will be able to get from the web-site and have merchandise shipped to them.