Washington Avenue Rocks
by Holly Wilensky
Aug 25, 2010 | 3520 views | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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In Prospect Heights this past Sunday the Washington Avenue-Prospect Heights Association hosted the first annual Washington Avenue Rocks! block party. The spectacular event was well received as the avenue filled with parents, kids, families and dogs all day long.

The event was designed to bring awareness and recognition to the new and improved Washington Avenue shopping destinations. Clothing and accessory boutiques are popping up all along the avenue. Those with outdoor booths set it up so customers could browse their pre-fall selections. The rockin’ hair and fashion show put on by the local salons was show-stopping, drawing a crowd that kept begging for more!

Add the following Washington Avenue boutiques to your shopping map this season for an original, unique shopping experience!

Awedacity Boutique | 806 Washington Avenue

A unique selection of women’s clothing from Europe and the U.S. for the stylish woman size sized 4-22. The accessories are modern and fashion forward with local designer talent showcased all over the store. Gorgeous colors and classic lines are a best seller in this hip missy boutique. Come in for an image consultation, a wide selection of dresses, coats, jewelry and an AMAZING selection of bags and clutches for the fall.

Diva Desires | 687-A Washington Avenue | www.divadesires.com

If accessories are your weakness then this place is for you! The head-turning bags in every color, texture and size imaginable will keep you shopping until you drop. This flirty little boutique has that cozy, fabulous feel, with hot pink walls and jewelry at every turn. Stop by Diva Desires for all your gift giving needs for the upcoming holiday season, or any season for that matter! Prices are suitable for any budget. This is a really fun place to shop!

Yanatiba | 714 Washington Avenue | www.yanatiba.com

This 14-year-old family business has sprouted new wings and flown into a new location on Washington Avenue. The inviting two floor boudoir carries vintage furniture, housewares, clothing, jewelry and accessories from around the globe. The breezy feel when you walk in makes you feel right at home. Yanatiba will be top of your list this holiday season for marvelous gifts and unique finds. Stop by for a visit and become part of the Yanatiba family as they make each and every customer feel welcome.

For more great shopping opportunities on Washington Avenue, please visit www.washington-avenue.org. For more fashion education, bargaining tips and style inspiration, please visit www.thedressrecycler.com.

“Your bargain fashion superhero!”
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