New Women's Clothing Boutique!

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Hi Friends!

Welcome to our first blog post here at Meg & Marie.  We are so excited to start this journey with all of you :)  And what better way to start than to introduce ourselves?  Let's begin with what we do!Women's Clothing Boutique, new clothing boutique, preppy clothing, classy clothing, modern accessories

Meg & Marie: Women's Clothing Boutique

We are three women from Central Illinois who also happen to be family!  We are in the process of opening up a women's clothing boutique!  It's something that each of us has always dreamed of and we're beyond excited to make it a reality!  Our women's clothing boutique will provide classy clothing and modern accessories.  We will also throw in some preppy clothing and feminine styles...we promise there will be a great mixture for every woman!  We are hoping to find clothing that is unique and unlike other boutiques in the area.  Our goal is to provide classy, stylish, feminine and unique clothing to help each woman shine with happiness like the beautiful person that she is!  We are planning on launching our clothing at the beginning of 2018 and if you're interested in knowing the exact launch date (so you don't miss out on great items!), please sign up for our mailing list and we promise to keep you posted :)

Women's Clothing Boutique Owner - Megan

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Bridal Couture, J Mendel Wedding Dress, Women's clothing boutique, Boutique Owner, Garden Wedding

Bridal Couture, J Mendel Wedding Dress, Women's clothing boutique, Boutique Owner, Garden Wedding

Bridal Couture, J Mendel Wedding Dress, Women's clothing boutique, Boutique Owner, Garden Wedding

(Photo credit goes out to the talented Deidre Lynn Photography...I just got married 7 months ago and she did a wonderful job capturing our special day!)

So that's what we do, but who are we, you might ask?  I'll start by introducing myself.  My name is Megan and I am one of three owners of Meg & Marie.  Along with being an owner of a women's clothing boutique, I'm also a full-time teacher.  I feel so blessed to have not one, but two careers that I absolutely love!  Fashion has always been a passion of mine.  As a child I always looked forward to Sundays because on most weeks after church I'd head out of town to go shopping with my mom, aunt, cousins, and grandma and it was by far my most favorite day of the week.  Fast forward many years later and I still look forward to shopping trips with my family.  Some might call my love for shopping a little excessive, considering I turned an entire bedroom into my closet, but I just call it art :) 



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Walk in Closet

I love finding different pieces of classy clothing and modern accessories and putting them together to create outfits.  I would describe my style as preppy clothing with a twist!  I love classic clothing pieces, but I also love bright colors and fun prints!  My roles at Meg & Marie include buying the clothing and accessories we sell, writing blog posts, running our Instagram account, and more! 

Women's Clothing Boutique Owner - Courtnee

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Women's clothing boutique, Boutique Owner, Garden Wedding

Matching Sisters, Women's Clothing Boutique, Boutique Owner

Courtnee is my sister-in-law and another owner of Meg & Marie.  Courtnee is a proud mama of two beautiful girls!  She loves spending time at home with her family, but also getting out and socializing with her friends.  She enjoys meeting new people and is looking forward to starting a business in which she will have the opportunity to create relationships with other strong, amazing women!  Courtnee is excited to find classic clothing pieces that are unique and different from other boutiques in our area.  She particularly enjoys the convenience of online shopping with two little girls at home.  Her main role at Meg & Marie will be customer service and social media.  She will be communicating with all of you through Facebook, Pinterest, and Snapchat (megandmarie) so go ahead and follow us now so that we can get to know all of you :)

Women's Clothing Boutique Owner - Beth

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Bridal Robes, Mother of the Bride Robe, Garden Wedding

Beth is my mom and the third owner of Meg & Marie.  She is a mother of three and has five beautiful granddaughters that are each unique in their own way!  Along with being a stay at home mom since she had her children, she also has been a fitness instructor for several years.  She has always thrown around the idea of opening a clothing boutique and when Courtnee and I told her we'd join her on the adventure she couldn't have been more thrilled!  Shopping and fashion has always been something that she and I have loved doing together.  Beth's main role at Meg & Marie will be taking care of our inventory and finances.  She will be making sure that the clothes and accessories make it to all of you in great shape :)


What's in a Name?

When choosing a name for our store we knew we wanted to make it something personal, but also feminine and fun.  "Meg" is what my friends and family refer to me as, so that was easy enough to come up with!  "Marie" is Courtnee's middle name and also Beth's great-grandma's name, so we loved that it was a family name on both sides of the family.  We thought they sounded great together!  Plus, they shorten down to M&M and who doesn't love M&Ms :)


A Classy, Preppy, & Feminine Clothing Boutique

Hopefully that gives you all a better idea of who we are and what we plan to do.  We have already begun making purchases and we will be all set to open up at the beginning of 2018 with beautiful Spring clothes :)  Until then we look forward to sharing our favorite fashion pieces and the current trends here on the blog and on Instagram, FacebookPinterest, and Snapchat (megandmarie) so hop on over and follow us there!  Also, feel free to sign up for our mailing list to stay up to date with our clothing boutique launch date, blog, and more!  Here's one last picture of the whole family (sorry for the wedding picture overload!)  My brother Cory and his beautiful family are on the left side, then my parents (Bret and Beth), my husband and I, and on the right side is Courtnee and her family.  How gorgeous are all of my nieces!?  I was obsessed with their flower crowns and all of the wedding florals done by the talented women at LeFleur.  Also, can you believe Courtnee is 8 months pregnant in this picture!?  Simply beautiful :)

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3 comments

  • Julie & Bethany,

    Thanks so ladies!! We can’t wait either :)

    Meg on
  • Wonderful first blog ladies! Your descriptions describe you all to a T and I can feel your excitement for your new journey! Sending my best wishes your way and soon to be all my money :)

    Bethany on
  • Can’t wait for your grand opening. Loved the website!

    Julie on

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