June 10, 2011

Novel - Grand Opening Party

Last night I stopped by an opening party for a new store in downtown Charleston that I've been anxiously awaiting, Novel.  You might be familiar with the ladies that joined forces for this venture: Lauren Lail of Library, Archives of Fashion, Jane Pope of Balboa Jewelry, and Way Way Allen of Blue Chickadee.  I say "new store", but really it's not.  Novel began as a pop up shop, and has now found a permanent place.

I was greeted by this lovely lady who served the most delicious little open face style cucumber sandwiches (she saw a lot of me). 

Isn't her Novel apron great?

I took all of these pictures with my phone, so I apologize for the poor quality.  Here are some of the shots I took.


The whole store is painted white which really shows off all the items. 

 
{That's the beautiful Lauren Lail being interviewed by a local newspaper.}

I adore this red dress.  And do you spy the lucite clothing rods?  LOVE.


It was a great (and busy!) party.  Congrats ladies.  So happy to have yet another fabulous shop downtown (341 King St, Ste B).

17 comments:

Morgan said...

Loving the lucite! And is this vintage. I think so yes? I'll have to check it out!

17 Perth said...

Love the lucite--and love what the designer is wearing while being interviewed! Ill have to check it out next time im in charleston!

Alesya said...

Can't wait to get my hands on some of those dresses in the last shot!

Baby Shopaholic said...

Cute store! Too bad I am in ATL!

christine {bijouandboheme} said...

Looks like a fabulous store- those lucite rods are ridonkulous!!!

Danielle Oakey Interiors said...

Sounds amazing, I could go crazy in there!

Kim @ keller-creative said...

I'll have to pop in there next time I'm on King Street. Looks like a fun store to browse :)

Marianne {Style For Living} said...

The lucite rods are AMAZING!

Melissa @ Veranda Interiors said...

What a divine looking store! Another reason I want to head down and visit!

Lily said...

Looks so cute !! The lucite rods are amazing!

xxLily
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Aubrey {All Things Bright and Beautiful} said...

Is it funny that my favorite part of the post is the grown woman in a pink tutu??? I just love it! Oh that I had the courage to don whatever I felt like and strut down the street! I always think it's amazing when women are so fearless in fashion (c: Happy weekend, my dear, enjoy it!

Drew {Coral Cafe} said...

Wishing this would've opened last weekend so I could've taken a peek!

Have a great weekend, Chassity!

Daydreamer said...

no commentary on the pink tutu and leopard leggins?? ;-) cute store!

Simply LKJ said...

Guess the pink tutu caught everyone's attention! Love the canvas bags on the wall. And, the lucite rods are awesome.

a' la mode said...

oh, I dream of a closet with lucite rods oneday, *swoon* xoxo shelli

sarah, flourish design + style said...

Do you know that I am totally living vicariously through you? :)

ForeverPeaches said...

Oh I'm loving the pink/purple tutu inspired skirt! so sweet! x