Shop Small Day 270: Have to Have Boutique

As soon as I walked into this boutique I could tell it was under new ownership. How? Within the first minute I was in the store, two different people greeted me and asked if I needed any help. Biggest pet peeve shopping? Being ignored. Just a friendly “hello,” or “I’ll be right with you,” goes a long way for me. Chances are, if I’m in your store for 5-10 minutes and no acknowledges me, I’m leaving. So, it’s great to be able to shop again at Have to Have Boutique.

Need a great holiday outfit? You’ll find something here. Because it’s a boutique you’ll find original pieces, but without the outrageous prices that usually folllow. I also love that they don’t carry a ton of any one style, so it’s unlikely you’ll run into someone wearing the same outfit.

Need a hostess gift or home decor pieces? They have a decent selection.

Purses and accessories? They have a great selection.

imageAdded bonus, after you’re done shopping for yourself you can pick up a special outfit/gift for little ones. Sweet Pea Children’s boutique used to be a separate store, but they were combined a few years ago. It looks like the new owners plan on keeping this side as well.

Most of the kid’s clothes are for infants & toddlers, too young for my kids. But, I can still find special gifts for my nieces and nephew.

Unfortunately I didn’t have a ton of time to browse, but I’m happy to say (after a few years hiatus) that I’m looking forward to going back!

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Have to Have Boutique/Sweet Pea Children’s Boutique
24041 W. Lockport
Plainfield, IL

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