The Story

Bang Bang Euro Boutique

Bang Bang Euro Boutique

When Athan Loukakis, a teenage boy from Greece, arrived in Manitou Springs as a foreign exchange student many years ago, it never occurred to him that he would become a long-time resident of Colorado, leaving behind the beloved culture and extravagant beauty of the Mediterannean. […]

Simply Vintage Market: Tragedy Turned Opportunity

Simply Vintage Market: Tragedy Turned Opportunity

A TEXT CHANGED EVERYTHING Nicole Jones and her husband owned a furniture store in Aurora, Colorado where they gave every moment of their lives to operating their store. Their young daughter grew up among the refurbished dressers, bookshelves, stacks of inventory boxes, and tucked behind […]

Boutique Highlight: Barracuda Bazaar

Boutique Highlight: Barracuda Bazaar

I love boutiques.  I love their owners.  I love their stories. Boutique owners work hard to offer a truly unique experience and I find that these little shops often reflect the creativity and personality of their owners. When I walk into a small boutique I […]