Too Belles Boutique is ready to fill the closets of Islanders and visitors alike.
With prices ranging from $5-$150, the shop gives guests a little something at every price.
“I want customers to feel as if they are shopping at a really high end boutique that they can afford but not feel guilty about,” said Owner Jackie Wells-Lindstrom.
Too Belles Boutique has the charm of a Charleston shop with its pretty, and a tad bit preppy, southern style of clothing. They offer brands such as Judith March and Mud Pie available. Wells-Lindstrom explains it as the Old South mixed with French flair.
“Most of my things have that southern flair to them. I try to stay true to that, because I am a southern girl,” Wells-Lindstrom explained. “I picked out things that I would wear.”
Before opening in August 2016 on Hilton Head, Too Belles Boutique was an online store.
Wells-Lindstrom started the business with a friend November 2013, but about a year and a half ago, she bought out her partner and shut down the website, in an effort to focus the brand.
“When we started, it was a lot more gift and a lot less apparel,” she pointed out.
“I don’t wear big earrings or big necklaces, but you’ll always find a stack of bracelets on me. It’s my thing,” Wells-Lindstrom said. “So I’m going to help other people have my thing.”
Too Belles Boutique displays a ravishing array of shoes and a bracelet bar. This bracelet bar features arm candy for sale in sets and individually. Prices range from $7 to $35 a piece, so shoppers can stack in style.
Their bath and body line features cupcakes bath bombs, bath pops, shower truffles and anti-stress Epsom salt slushies.
But it’s not just bath pops, beachwear and boots on her mind. Wells-Lindstrom said that a big part of what she wants to do with this store is give back.
“God really blessed me with this business and I intend to do his work, somehow someway,” she said.
One way Too Belles Boutique is doing this, is by supporting the McKinsey Foundation, an organization formed to help the homeless children living on the streets in Kampala, Uganda. The foundation honors McKinsey Cook. Cook travelled to Uganda on a mission trip to help build a boys’ home before she passed away in a car accident at age 20. Wells-Lindstrom went to high school with McKinsey’s mom and hopes to support this cause with several events and promotions. A portion of the proceeds go to the McKinsey Foundation.
“I’m just learning so much through this experience,” Wells-Lindstrom explained.
“I’m constantly teaching my kids that if they want something, they have to put feet to the dream. The other week my daughter wrote me a letter that said, ‘Thank you for showing us how to dream and then how to work to get it.’”
Too Belles Boutique is located at 1507 Main Street, Hilton Head Island. For more information, call Too Belles at 843-785-2355 or go to shoptoobelles.com.