As I mentioned a couple weeks ago, Amy Kirchen Boutique is closing and she’s liquidating all merchandise — from the clothing and accessories to furniture and artwork. (Click here to check out my blog about it and all the FAB things I found!) My intern Sydney Murdock popped in this past Saturday to check out the boutique to give you a window into what’s still in-store. Here’s what Sydney had to say when she sent over the below pics: “From ready to wear to select samples, the boutique still had a quality selection. Make sure to check out the amazing deals, most of the pieces were no more than $40!” So, make sure you stop in! The last day she’s open is April 11!
125 Main Street • Milford, OH 45150• 513-550-7802
Store Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Closed Sundays and Mondays
I can’t believe it’s this time of year already, but this week is Thanksgiving, which also means it’s also the week for Black Friday! One of the best local boutique sales for the big shopping day is at Amy Kirchen’s boutique in Milford! Check out all the deals and giveaways she’s having for the big day below!
Amy Kirchen is introducing a custom design studio out of their Milford location! The brand new Signature Collection will feature custom wear, prêt-à-porter collections and will be operated out of the newly re-designed boutique!
The new design studio will begin in-house production of all Amy Kirchen designer pieces that emphasize your personal wants and needs. These fabulous pieces are specifically designed and produced for each individual.
Richard Hurley will be joining the design staff and heading the custom design studio as Senior Technical Designer. Hurley has years of experience in Paris working with Christian Dior and in Milan working with Giorgio Armani.
The new Signature Collection for spring will be debuting soon. The collection will be shown twice a year and showcase the pieces that are essential to every woman’s wardrobe. Amy has infused her signature style with seasonal colors, patterns and fabrics.
I just love love love Milford. One of my favorite shops in the entire city (the Amy Kirchen Boutique) is in Milford and just down the street from her shop is 20Brix, one of my favorite happy hour hotspots. But what’s great about Milford is that there are new(er) businesses like those, and also the tried and true mom and pop shops that have been there for decades. You have everything from restaurants, sweet shops and bars, to jewelry shops and fashion boutiques. It’s really a great mix. And what better way to check it all out for yourself than to come to the upcoming 8th Annual Art Affaire in Milford on Sept. 28! Here are some highlights of what you can expect there:
· 65+ artists – largest Art Affaire in its 8-year history
· Four live musical groups
· Eight local authors presenting, and signing, their latest book releases
· A huge raffle featuring items donated by participating artists as well as local businesses and individuals
· Held on the majestic grounds of Promont House Museum
· On Route 28/Main Street – free parking in the Kroger lot and free shuttle service
See more details below and click here to download a coupon they said I could offer to Cincy Chic readers! You can also check out their latest YouTube video here! Enjoy! Hope to see you there!
AHH! I’m so excited! My favorite event of the year is almost here! Red, Pink and Blue is happening June 28 on the Purple People Bridge from 7-10pm. It’s a big party on the bridge with music, shopping, drinks, food, and a fabulous fashion show featuring one of my favorite local designers, Amy Kirchen. Plus, it’s all for a good cause – three causes, actually! The red represents the American Heart Association, the pink represents the Pink Ribbon Girls, and the blue represents the American Diabetes Association. So, when you register, you can pick which section you want to sit in and the first section to sell out gets a $500 additional donation from Cincy Chic! Click here to learn more and register for you and all your fabulous friends! See you there! Oh, and watch the video below to see last year’s show!
My favorite event of the year is right around the corner!! Cincy Chic’s 2013 “Red, Pink and Blue” will be on June 28 and we just posted all the details about it here (I pasted them below too)! Watch the webcast below to see a recap of last year’s event and get excited for June 28! See you then!
Cincy Chic’s 2013 Red, Pink and Blue A party and fashion show on the Purple People Bridge to benefit heart, breast and diabetes health
Friday, June 28, 7-10pm
RSVP at http://2013rpb.eventbrite.com
$10 per person, ticket includes access into event, a front row seat along the runway, and swag bag!
Amy Kirchen, who I just adore personally and professionally, is celebrating a big milestone! Her store is turning two this week, and she wants to cheers to many more years on Saturday! See the invite below! I hope to see you there!
I’ve never teared up putting away a pair of shoes before, but tonight I did. I’m so sad that my long, fun, and challenging experience of Dancing for the Stars is over.
Of course, having a type-A personality, not winning wasn’t part of my plan. 🙂 But that’s ok, because those who did win – and everyone who participated for that matter – did an amazing job and should be commended for supporting a good cause, and dedicating their time, heart and resources to the competition.
And that’s the thing I took away from this competition. I really, truly committed to this. I put everything out there. I spent absolutely every minute I possibly could either learning choreography with Brian McNamee at Cincinnati Ballroom Company (who is an INCREDIBLE instructor by the way), or at home in my kitchen twirling around, knocking over pots and pans trying to practice.
So, after one sore back, seven lost pounds, 60+ hours of dance practice, 35 hours of Amy Kirchen‘s dress making, and seven hours at the Alba Beauty Studio getting beautified… I can officially say I came, I went, and I conquered my samba.
In six years since starting Cincy Chic, I’ve never committed so much heart, soul and time to something that wasn’t business-related. I did this for me. To rip myself away from my phone and computer a few times a week to dance. To challenge myself beyond my comfort zone. To learn something new. To become something new.
I can successfully say that I did all of that and more. I’ve never felt more beautiful and confident than I did on that dance floor Saturday night. And that is my reward. I’ve now fallen completely, madly and deeply in love with dancing.
So, as I put my dance shoes away tonight, I just had to say… Thank you old friends for the journey. Hopefully you won’t stay on the shelf long.
(I’ll update this post with a link to more pics, as soon as I get them!)
I’m so honored and excited (and yes a little scared) to be featured in this year’s “Dancing for the Stars” event, which benefits the Cincinnati Arts Association’s Overture Awards. It takes place April 13, at Music Hall, and it’s already 50% sold out! The winner is based on crowd applause, so need lots of loud, obnoxious people in my corner! I hope you can make it – I would REALLY appreciate your support! Click here to learn more and get ticket information!
Brian McNamee at the Cincinnati Ballroom Company is my pro and he’s been a great teacher! We meet twice a week for an hour and a half each, and then I practice in between and on the weekends, so I’ve been putting a TON of time into my routine. But before I even got my feet on the dance floor, I met with Amy Kirchen to start designing my dress! She just sent me the final sketch and I’m out of my mind excited for how it turned out! It’s going to look fabulous!! Check it out!