By CRISTINA JANNEY
Hays Put up
A new western outfits boutique is established to open in March in downtown Plainville.
Bee Reif, proprietor, stated Bluestem will have men’s, women’s, children’s and little one attire, as properly as equipment, footwear and housewares.
Dimensions for women will selection from XS to 2XL.
“We don’t seriously have nearly anything in this article in downtown Plainville,” she said, “so it really is heading to be a minimal demo and mistake. I know a lot individuals are excited to just go store.”
Bluestem will be carrying the Rowdy Group Apparel line and is hoping to turn out to be an outlet for Twisted X boots and sneakers.
“What I’d definitely like to concentrate on is if another person arrives here and sees a thing they like, and we never have it in shop, I am going to make positive you get it,” she reported.
The housewares stock will also reflect the shop’s western topic. Reif now has tumblers, as properly as western print reducing boards in stock.
Plainville is a smaller community, and Reif said she is aware not every person is going to want to own the very same shirt or sneakers.
“The stock is going to improve consistently,” she stated. “I really don’t want to have a area exactly where people shop, and everyone purchases the same factor. … I may only carry five of a single shirt line, and then I’ll deliver a little something else in.”
Reif has labored in retail ahead of, but this is her very first enterprise as an owner.
The Bluestem making, 215 W. Mill, is 1 of three storefronts Reif and her partner have been renovating. Two doors to east, 213 W. Mill, is her husband’s property finance loan business, C2C Home finance loan. The Reifs are remodeling the storefront immediately to east of Bluestem into place of work space.
The creating that will house the boutique was vacant prior to the Reifs began transforming. Bee Reif explained it has been unfortunate to see the vacant buildings in downtown Plainville, but she hopes the boutique will be a new draw for the local community.
“It delivers a business enterprise to downtown,” Reif explained of the boutique. “It also delivers some thing that downtown Plainville does not have. … I assume it presents a little something for persons to do when they’re downtown. It provides people, dollars, every little thing into that neighborhood.”
Reif has also been a part of the Help you save Downtown Plainville’s Historical Structures work, which has raised income to stabilize 217 and 219 W. Mill, just one of the oldest structures in Plainville.
Reworking endeavours are nevertheless ongoing at Bluestem, but Reif claimed she hopes to open up by mid-March. Hours at the store will be 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays by way of Fridays, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.
“I just hope everyone is as excited as we are to open up the doors and have someplace else to come and store and be included with the downtown issues that materialize in Plainville,” she claimed.
You can comply with Bluestem on Facebook. You can also phone the business at 785-312-2038.
The store’s web site is less than construction. Once it is concluded, customers will be capable to purchase from the web site and have products transported to them.