June 17, 2024


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Darling Point out of Head fashion boutique to open fourth Louisville shop

Jen Neutz opened Darling State of Mind's first store at 1321 Herr Lane #187 in 2016.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Jen Neutz graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2013, she wasn’t absolutely sure what career to go after.

Neutz mentioned she usually stated how she wished to get started her own store. But the indigenous Louisvillian explained she did not commence getting methods to convert that into a fact right up until she acquired encouragement from a family member.

“Ultimately, 1 working day, my mother was like, ‘Well just halt saying it, generate a small business plan and do it,” Neutz informed me.

She rose to the challenge: In April 2016, the then-23-12 months-outdated Neutz opened Darling State of Thoughts, a manner and gift boutique, on 1321 Herr Lane #187 in the Westport Village searching middle.

5 years and two more merchants later (a single shop is at 12951 Shelbyville Road #104 in Middletown, and a different is at 600 Shelbyville Road #143 in Shelbyville Highway Plaza), Neutz is acquiring all set to open the fourth Darling Condition of Intellect area at 601 S. Hurstbourne Parkway.

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Neutz initial experienced the idea for the new retail outlet soon after a childhood friend’s spouse and children reached out to her about the open room off South Hurstbourne. She said she plans for the retailer to open in mid-September and will use extra workers. (Neutz pointed out she ordinarily has about 20 seasonal staff for the corporation at a offered time, primarily young ladies in school).

Darling Point out of Mind sells a large assortment of women’s apparel, from denims to rompers, components and gifts, this kind of as candles and books. Neutz told me she and an associate vacation to apparel and present markets 4 to five periods a calendar year to collect inventory.