Archive | June, 2011

Ms. Charm’s Chic Guide: 4th of July Weekend Shopping 2011

29 Jun

Fireworks, Cookouts, and Good Times equals 4th of July weekend!

Before you take off to go on a mini vacation or set up your grills, enjoy some holiday shopping this weekend in Baltimore! 

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I wanted to share with you all a few places to check out: 

Whimsy Boutique 

On Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3, there will be new markdowns and everything in the Whimsy Boutique will be 20 percent off. The boutique will be closed on Monday, July 4th.

Fresh! Boutique

At Fresh! Boutique, there is already a storewide summer sale going on from 10 percent off to 60 percent off. On Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July, 2, there will be an additional 15 percent off. The boutique will be closed on Monday, July 4th.

Ma Petite Shoe

Join the lovely ladies of Ma Petite Shoe for “First Friday” sale on July 1st! Summer styles will be for 20 percent off to 50 percent off.  The hours will be extended from 9 p.m.

Double Dutch Boutique

Double Dutch Boutique has lots of spring/summer mark downs for 20 percent off to 60 percent off. On Friday, July 1, the “First Friday Shopper’s Social” will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. with an amazing DJ, food, drinks. Guess what, all items in the store including sale items will be 10 percent off.

Use coupon code FIREWORKS to get a 20 percent off your purchase from The Broken Plate Pendant Company!


Use coupon code offer LOVELY4TH in order to get 10 percent off your purchase at Mirilovelove starting July 1st (12 a.m. EST) through July 5th (11:50 p.m.  EST).

P.S. I will update the list throughout the rest of week with more events and sales. 

Charm Chic Trend: Making the Big Move (Myrtle Dove Vintage/Babe a Boutique)

29 Jun

There’s a big trend occurring in Baltimore lately . . . THE BIG MOVE!

A Myrtle Dove in Hampden

It was around the end of May when I heard about the lovely Walsh sisters moving their vintage brick and mortar shop, Myrtle Dove Vintage  to Avenue in Hampden.

The stylish ladies moved to their new location at 805 W. 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211 just in time for one of Baltimore biggest events, HonFest!

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P.S. I need to see this new shop in person.

Babe a Boutiques Says Bye and Hello to Fells Point

In early June, Lisa Ponzoli announced that her boutique, Babe a Boutique will be moving to a new, larger space in Fells Point! Did you know that Babe a Boutique was a part of the Federal Hill family for four years?

(Photo from Babe a Boutique).

Start your 4th of July weekend off with a little bit of shopping! Babe a Boutique’s last day in Federal Hill will be on Saturday, July 2. I hear there is going to be a huge sale event coming up soon.

Discounts on Everything in the Store. Also, Discount Cards will be given out for the new location!

IN THE DETAILS SHOP Grand Opening Party in Hampden

29 Jun

When I hear about new boutiques opening in Baltimore, I get extremely excited!

In Hampden, “In The Details Shop” is a new clothing boutique specializes in women’s and men’s garments and accessories for all sizes from XS to 3X.

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On Friday, July 1, owners Linda Pfleiderer and Glenn B. Bennett, Jr., will have a Grand Opening event. It will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at their shop’s location 813 W. 36th Street, Hampden, MD 21211.

Take a look at a few things available at “IN THE DETAILS”:

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Weekend Catwalk: Pile of Craft 2011

22 Jun

On Saturday, June 25, it’s time for Pile of Craft at Saint Johns Church located at 2640 Saint Paul Street from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m!

There will be 65 local, crafty vendors showing off apparel, jewelry, accessories, ceramics, paper goods, fine art, and more!

Some of Baltimore’s best crafters will be there including: Red Prairie Press, Yummy & Company, Spaghetti Kiss, Sweet Pepita, Tigerlilly Shop, and The Broken Plate Pendant Company just to name a few.

Charm of the Week: Yummy & Company

21 Jun

In one of the most unique and creative neighborhoods in Baltimore aka Hampden, Jennifer Wilfong makes beautiful jewelry for her line,  Yummy & Company.

Make sure you check out this weekend at annual event, Pile of Craft!

Top 3 Things I LOVE at Yummy & Company

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Weekend Catwalk: Honfest 2011

8 Jun

The Honfest will take place from Friday, June 11 to Sunday, June 13.

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Here’s a preview of Hon-tastic fashion that will happening at Honfest:

1:00 Festival opens with “Good Morning Baltimore
11:10 Li’l Miss Hon Contest
11:50 The Singing Lucies
12:00 Miss Honette Contest
1:00 Crabs for Christrmas 30th Anniversary Review
1:55 Pledge of Allegiance and Star Spangled Banner
2:00 Baltimore’s Best Hon, Round One
3:15 Antonia and her Belly Dance Troupe Elecktra
4-7pm CRUISE
To see what else will be going on, check out the Honfest 2011 website.
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