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clothing store expands into downtown Lufkin location
canada goose coats on sale Three years ago when sisters canada goose victoria parka outlet Robin Herbst and Pam Jones first discussed the idea of opening a shop, they had no idea it would reach the success it has today, Herbst said. Nestled in downtown Lufkin at 110 S. First St., “Twisted Sisters It’s a Family Affair” offers many unique items ranging from home decor to women’s clothing. canada goose coats on sale
Canada Goose sale The sisters started small selling home decor from a booth within a friend’s local store. With Herbst serving as the Hudson Middle School assistant principle and Jones a Port Arthur Refinery employee in Lumberton, neither sister had canada goose outlet store quebec any prior retail experience, Herbst said, but they loved it. So when the owner decided to close the shop, the sisters did not want the adventure to canada goose factory outlet end. Canada Goose sale
buy canada goose jacket The women decided they would open their very own store while continuing their full time jobs. With the help and support of their husbands and relatives, Herbst and Jones got to work on making their dream come true. buy canada goose jacket
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“I came downtown last summer, and I was just determined,” Herbst said. “I parked and I just started walking, and I found that little, bitty place. And it wasn’t even finished no windows, just a shell. It said ‘for lease.'”
Opening its doors with primarily home decor, Twisted Sisters was introduced to the community on the day of Lufkin’s 3rd Annual Bistro in October 2012. In March, the sisters leased the larger, current location and expanded their retail.
“We’ve done really well,” Herbst said. “Our husbands have worked really, really hard. They have full time jobs too, but I mean,. they’ve built the bicycle chandelier, they’ve built furniture, they’ve painted I mean, they’ve really worked hard. But we’re having a real good time. We’ve really enjoyed it.”
Jones drives in to Lufkin from Lumberton on the weekends to help Herbst run the store. During the week, employees with flexible schedules who work in real estate are able to take over.
The sisters have spent a great deal of time researching antique shops, often visiting Austin and San Antonio to get ideas.
canada goose coats “It’s just been trial and error,” Herbst said. “We’ve just figured it out as we go.” canada goose coats
With many new businesses joining the downtown area, Herbst said she has noticed a significant increase in customers.
“It just seems like more and more people are coming in every weekend,” she said. “Mark Hicks has done a tremendous job with downtown and getting it going.”
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Events like the annual Bistro seem to help bring in new faces, Herbst said.
cheap canada goose uk “Lufkin’s really trying to promote downtown by having all these different things,” she said. “That’s really helping a lot.” cheap canada goose uk
There are many benefits to shopping local, Herbst said, including helping the community thrive.
canada goose clearance “A lot of people say they’d rather shop here in Lufkin to keep the money here,” she said. “They (also) like coming to these boutiques because they know not everybody in town is going to have something like everybody else. We really try to keep the cost down. We really try not to ask 70 and 80 dollars for a shirt.” canada goose clearance
Herbst said when the sisters bring in a new clothing line, they will usually only have about six items available for purchase. Many shoppers enjoy this because they know they will have something unique, she said.
canada goose uk black friday The store offers many unique items, including magazine purses, Wubbanub pacifiers, baby bottle pets, recycled flip flop mats, hand crafted crushed stone horse bowls, woodwick candles, friendship balls for gifts, ciramic pigs, and a variety of bags, jewelry, shoes, scarves, towels, dishes, Christmas items, wine supplies, furniture and more. canada goose uk black friday
The women’s clothes run in regular and plus sizes, and are geared toward women ages 20 and older. You can also register for cheap canada goose jackets china your wedding at Twisted Sisters. The store carries wedding guest books, cake cutters, garters, signature plates and more.
One of the most sought after items at Twisted Sisters is a margarita mix called “Knock Ya Naked.” Herbst said she has opened the shop after hours for people who have called in begging to buy the mix for parties. The sisters will also make margaritas and canada goose outlet legit cookies for customers on Saturdays, she said.
When you walk into the store, you will likely hear music canada goose outlet phone number from the ’60s and ’70s, or even Christmas music. Herbst said she enjoys playing Christmas music year round, and her customers love it. No matter the canada goose jacket outlet store tune, the sisters will often spot customers dancing and singing along.
People often tell Herbst they enjoy downtown Lufkin because cheap canada goose each shop offers something unique, she said. Herbst advises the public to “pick a day and come downtown to see https://www.chinese-sharpei.de what everybody has to offer.”
To learn more about Twisted Sisters It’s a Family Affair, look for the shop’s Facebook fan page, or stop by at 110 S.
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