Hello, My name is Vanessa!
I live in the beautiful state of Oregon with my handsome husband and our 2 beautiful children. I am a stay-at-home mom who loves fashion and keeping up with the latest trends. I've always been involved in fashion in one way or another and often when out and about, ladies would stop me to compliment the outfit I was wearing and ask where they could purchase such amazing pieces.
How I got started?
I have always loved fashion and style and like most girls I bought more clothes than I could ever wear! One day after a shopping spree, I tried to hang my fabulous new finds in the closet to realize there was no room left on the racks. I noticed lots of pieces still had tags attached and even more items which were worn once and in excellent condition. There were lots of pieces I could part with, but I was torn because I knew there was allot of money spend and I wanted to find a way to recuperate some of that cash and put it back in my hubby's wallet.
During a family gathering I was told about a “Fashion Only” APP called Poshmark. Poshmark is a place to buy & sell new or used clothing. Poshmark is like the Instagram of Fashion. I found the platform to be user friendly and listing was a breeze. You snap a few pictures, write a brief description of the item you are selling and with one click your item is available for sale and visible to millions of women shopping fashion on the app. I started listing clothing from my closet, and within days I was making sales and gathering allot of followers! I was so happy and overjoyed because in years past, I would have donated these fabulous pieces and now I found a way to recuperate part of the cost and put it towards other pieces I was wanting to purchase!!! This made my hubby very happy.
In a very short period of time, I realized I was running low on inventory and my customers were asking when new inventory was coming in. I started going out hunting for great deals and shopping with my customers in mind. I sort of became a personal shopper for all the lovely ladies following me and shared my fashion style.
A few months after I started this adventure, I was faced with tens of thousands of dollars in medical billings. Being a stay at home mom and my husband being the sole provider, I felt this was a burden I did not want to put on him. Selling online had proven to be very successful and I wanted to take my success to the next level. We decided to file for a business license and start an Online Boutique. Being in the professional field before I became a stay at home mom, I was determined to make this love and passion I had for fashion supplement our income and also pay for my medical bills. The hunt was on. I love being able to offer my fabulous ladies a quality piece at a great price. It brings joy to me when I receive a heartfelt love letter from my clients describing how they felt when the received my package and how excited they were to wear and the compliments received from family, friends or strangers on the street and all at a fraction of the cost they would have paid in a department store. It made me happy to give someone a glimpse of a day in my life. My hope is to Inspire, Bring Joy and Help Radiate every woman’s Inner beauty every time they wear a piece from my collection.
Where we are now:
God has been good to us and has blessed us beyond belief on this journey.
What started as a hobby, selling clothes from my personal closet, turned into a full time family business earning over 6 figures per year!! I’m still a stay-at-home mom raising the next generation, but at the same time running a Boutique from the comfort of our home along side my husband and our children! We all work together as a team where everyone plays a very important role. Whether its shopping for new inventory, photographing, modeling, listing, packaging or working with customers answering their questions, we do it as a family and it’s a blessing and a dream come true. My husband and I have always dreamed of a family business and now we are running one!!