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Phillips Shoes Named Best Shoe Store in 2022 Best of Mount Pleasant

Phillips Shoes Best Shoe Store Ray Kitchen, General Manager What is it like working with the Mount Pleasant community? Even though Mount Pleasant has grown, it still has a small town feel. Our customers feel like family. We enjoy the familiar faces and repeat customers. What is your most popular item? Lifestyle today is casual – with that in mind, athletic footwear is big. Brands like ON, Hoka and Brooks are popular. Customers look to us for comfortable footwear. Dansko, Ecco, Birkenstock and Naot are leaders. What is the most rewarding part of your business? Servicing customers with foot issues. …

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The Sea Island Shopping Center: Coleman’s Central Hub

Anyone driving out to Sullivan’s Island takes notice: The Sea Island Shopping Center off Coleman Boulevard is bustling. It’s the quintessential stop before heading to the beach and beyond. Residents and visitors stop in to Harris Teeter to pick up groceries, sit down in Mr. Causey’s chair for a haircut or peruse the racks of clothing and home goods at the local Goodwill. What patrons may not know is the unique history behind one of the oldest centers in Mount Pleasant. What once was a quiet, sleepy fishing village and small town grocery is now a busy epicenter in one …

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Southern Belles Children’s Boutique: Kid Friendly Couture

In Charleston and Mount Pleasant, folks are pretty fashion forward. From bold bowties to sweet sundresses, people make sure to dress their very best regardless of the occasion. Adults aren’t the only ones rocking eye-catching ensembles in the Lowcountry. Just ask Susie Molony, owner of Southern Belles Children’s Boutique. Her shop, at 280 W. Coleman Blvd., has attracted quite the up-and-coming clientele. From newborns to preteens, she makes sure to keep those at the kiddie table looking on point. “I love seeing the smiling face of a little child when they get a new outfit or pair of shoes,” said …

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Southern Accent Designer Showcase: For All Your Home Decor Needs

Southern Accent Designer Showcase, located at 630 Coleman Blvd., is the ideal place for all your home décor needs. Owned and operated by Janice Cantey, a former interior designer with over 40 years of experience, this impressive mecca of furnishings will have you coming back for more. From fragrant hand-poured candles to unique accent mirrors, there’s just no limit to the vast array of items offered. With 91 vendor spaces, the possibilities are endless. Not sure what you are in the market for? A stroll through the sprawling showroom is certain to spark some designing ideas. Walking through the large …

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Foxworth Decorative Hardware: The Jewelry of Your Home

The producers of the CBS drama “Reckless” knew who to contact when they needed hardware that would make the doors in their sets look as genuine as possible. They called Foxworth Decorative Hardware in Mount Pleasant, a local business with a sterling reputation for serving the needs of Lowcountry contractors and homeowners. “They sent me pictures of what they wanted and said they needed it yesterday,” Rob Reilly, vice president of sales and operations, explained. “They called Friday at 3 p.m. We placed the order and they had what they needed by 11 a.m. Saturday.” Foxworth Decorative Hardware is more …

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Bits of Lace: It’s NOT One Size Fits All

For most women a well-fitted bra is an absolute necessity. It’s one of the few things you wear often and close to your body, therefore it needs to feel natural throughout the entire day. A poorly fitted or uncomfortable bra can ruin your day, yet, surprisingly, 85 percent of women wear an incorrect bra size. Bits of Lace Fine Lingerie, first established in downtown Charleston nearly 40 years ago, takes pride in providing the ladies of the Lowcountry with professional bra fittings and high quality, exclusive lingerie lines. Owner Ruth Brennan, who purchased the King Street boutique in 2000, credits …