May 25, 2024


Youth trendy style

Norah’s Boutique provides inexpensive vogue whilst saving the earth

Norah's Boutique display in Petersburg, Va.

PETERSBURG – The operator of the new, sustainable-style boutique positioned basically on the VSU campus took a website page out of Oprah’s e-book.

Sharon Scott flipped her initially title and called her desire come legitimate Norah’s Boutique.

“It is just like Oprah she has Harpo,” shared Scott. “I have dreamt of having my possess boutique considering that I was a teenager.”

Norah's Boutique owner Sharon Scott takes a selfie in Petersburg, Va. on Jan. 17, 2021.

The Portsmouth indigenous splits her time among Washington, DC and Petersburg.

“My family is distribute out from Tidewater to Petersburg,” said Scott. 

At first, Scott planned to open her boutique in April of 2020, but the pandemic brought on a delay.

“We opened on November 14 past year,” claimed Scott. “Having said that, we are preparing on performing a grand opening someday in April.”

COVID transformed much more than Scott’s opening working day.

“I have been an celebration designer for quite a few a long time,” mentioned Scott. “COVID canceled all of the events.”

Scott is a “folks individual” and hopes to get back again to doing situations.  

“This keep had been in the program for various a long time and in the operates for almost 6 months just before COVID came alongside,” mentioned Scott.

Norah's Boutique window display in Petersburg, Va.

Scott has been a fashionista due to the fact age 8 or nine.

“When I acquired my very first pair of red Mary Jane’s, you could not inform me that I was not a runway design,” shared Scott. “I used to make my own paper dolls and costume them up with outfits that I noticed on Television set or in journals. I have generally been imaginative in basic and expressive with my individual design and style. It just arrives by natural means.”

Norah's Boutique owner Sharon Scott plays with a doll wearing clothing that she designed out of a dishcloth.

Norah’s Boutique is a hybrid store promoting ladies new, nearly new, and classic clothes [sizes 2 to 24], sneakers, and extras. Denims, tops, and jackets have been the very best sellers at Norah’s Boutique so significantly.

Shoe display at Norah's Boutique in Petersburg, Va.

Sustainable design and style…as distinctive as you.

“A visit to our retailer will interact your sight, scent, and audio as you explore street, do the job, and playwear that are as exceptional as you,” said Scott. “At Norah’s Boutique, we get pleasure from terrific tunes, attractive visual merchandising, and contemporary fragrance. Our client service and every customer’s expertise are pretty significant to us. We also give styling by appointment.”