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Spotlight On Business: Elizabeth’s Tres Chic

“Ladies Vintage to Modern Clothing & Much More”

Elizabeth’s Ladies Boutique is located in Historic Downtown Wilmington at 305 N Front Street, in the Cotton Exchange. They are open Monday through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and on Sundays they are open from 1:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.  You can find out more about Elizabeth’s Ladies Boutique by calling (910) 763-7876.

By: Jasmine K. McKee
Staff Writer

Spring is right around the corner and Elizabeth’s Tres Chic located in the Cotton Exchange has just what you need to celebrate the season in timeless style. Specializing in vintage inspired fashions to new popular styles at Elizabeth’s you can find that perfect outfit or accent piece for any of your Azalea Festival or Garden Party events.  Elizabeth’s offers women a place where they can shop for unique items that showcase their love of being a lady.  The sign out front of the shop says it all: “Enjoy Being a Girl.”  Elizabeth’s provides wardrobe consultation and a variety of clothing ranging stylistically from vintage reproductions to modern fashions.  Elizabeth’s is the type of shop where you will always find a must have item.  There is no better place to find the perfect Spring fashions.
“At Elizabeth’s we celebrate the art of being beautiful inside and out,” says owner and operator Joan Elizabeth Smith.  “Coming in and talking about your faults is not allowed. 
We always focus on what is beautiful and we know that you will feel good when you leave.”  Elizabeth’s is overflowing with beautiful dresses, blouses, sweaters, ensembles and so much more.  They even offer beautiful reproduction dresses that you may find nowhere else.  Everything they carry is hard to find and sure to make you stand out as a well-dressed and fashionable woman. 
They always have something that will be perfect for your own distinct taste.  One of the most popular items among shoppers at Elizabeth’s lately has been the Pure Handknit Coconut Cotton Wraps.  These wraps are functional and stylish, accentuated with large coconut buttons and can be worn in a variety of ways. 
You can change your style every time you wear it to keep your fashion fresh and unexpected with these lovely wraps.  If you need the perfect addition to your new ensemble from Elizabeth’s Ladies Boutique then match it with a fun and fashionable hat. 
They offer stylish hats in all shapes, sizes, styles, and colors.  It is easy to find the perfect one to match anything in your wardrobe.  Don’t forget about your other accessories as Elizabeth’s also features beautiful bracelets, earrings, necklaces, gloves and more.     
 “Everything in the shop has one thing in common, femininity,” says Joan.  “I opened this business because I enjoy   working with ladies and helping to make them look and feel the best they can be.”
Joan owns and runs Elizabeth’s Ladies Boutique with her daughter Anna Elizabeth Parsons and the store is named for the three generations of Elizabeth’s in the family including Anna’s daughter Gracianna Elizabeth Parsons.  Joan is also the mother of two sons Robbie who lives in Wilmington and John who lives in Burlington as well as being a proud grandmother of seemingly countless grandchildren.  Her husband Guy Smith works with General Electric. 
Joan opened Elizabeth’s Ladies Boutique over 10 years ago and has been in the Cotton Exchange location for the last 8 years.  Before opening Elizabeth’s Joan had amassed very extensive experience in the world of clothing and fashion, working as a personal shopper for Ivey’s Department Store in Raleigh, and also working for John Robert Powers in Raleigh, teaching personal development and modeling.
Elizabeth’s Ladies Boutique is located in Historic Downtown Wilmington at 305 N Front Street, in the Cotton Exchange. They are open Monday through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and on Sundays they are open from 1:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. 
You can find out more about Elizabeth’s Ladies Boutique by calling (910) 763-7876.  Parking is always free for customers in the Cotton Exchange parking lot.  Keep stopping by Elizabeth’s Ladies Boutique to browse regularly as they are receiving new spring fashion items daily.