Welcome to Simply You Boutique LLC; an adorable yet stylish clothing shop in the heart of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. It's clean lines and Chip and Joanna Gaines farm house vibes make it extremely inviting. (And Hillsong United softly playing in the background just made me want to go ahead and move in.)
Simply You Boutique is quietly and professionally run by sweet Mrs. Dee. "My daughter asked me about opening a store because she and several of her friends couldn't find anywhere to shop the they liked. And [so] we opened this shop in August of 2017," says Dee. She and her family came up with the concept and created Simply You Boutique LLC from the ground up. Her son was an integral part of making their vision come together. "He came in from Springfield and built everything for me," says Dee.
Simply You Boutique specializes in women's apparel and accessories "but we also have a few other things!" says Dee. Dee has a good eye for fashion and hand picks everything in her shop. Dee has also made every effort to keep items in her shop affordable. "The love of my business is to see happy customers finding clothing that no one else has, at a prices that don’t break the bank," says Dee. Dee loves her community and giving back. Because of this, she also carries a selection of men's "Grunt Shirts" which are made by disabled veterans and who's entire proceeds go back into supporting them.
When I asked Mrs. Dee why she decided to go into business for herself she replied, "The true story is that my daughter asked me about opening this store. So I prayed about it and God just set everything into play. I told her as long as God was in this business then yes, I would give it a try." Dee has poured her heart and soul into Simply You Boutique and you can tell that she genuinely cares about her customers. She says, "My greatest joy since I have opened this shop is that it [has brought] people closer to God. That includes my daughter. I pray everyday that God would help me to spread his word. I just hope that someone will come in and hear the music and see the signs in the shop and just feel like God is here and can help."
Dee has created a beautiful space that not only is a wonderful place to find unique and stylish clothing, but also actively gives back to the community. Supporting local business not only helps boost our economy, it also strengthens our commitment and bond to the others in our community. On your next outing, do yourself a favor and swing by Simply You Boutique. Be sure to say "Hi" to Mrs. Dee! Your day will be better for it.
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