Women Retailers On Their Top Picks for Spring/Summer 2018

The women who own and operate local boutiques—Grace Clothiers, Hilda, Joli and Panache are as inspirational as the styles and designs they carry. Spend a few minutes with any of these entrepreneurial and savvy tastemakers and you’ll quickly notice the passion they hold for their businesses and the designers and ateliers whom they support. Each one has a distinct, creative viewpoint, collectively, they off er a tour de force of high-style fashion options in Park City.

GRACE CLOTHIERS
751 Main Street | graceclothiers.com

Laura Montecot founded Grace Clothiers four years ago, and has quickly become a staple on Main Street in Park City for both women’s and men’s clothing. Laura’s love of fabric and texture can be seen in the lines she carries from cashmere pieces by Minnie Rose to the ethereal gossamer-like dyed silks by designer Vivianna Uchitel. At present, Montecot is excited about the T.ba collection for spring/summer 2018, a luxe line of women’s clothing owned by two sisters from Spain with equestrian roots. T.ba blouses, blazers, dresses, dramatic dusters and accessories are designed using high-end fabrics with hand-embroidered details that include beading, tiny chain and lace. The cut of each garment fi ts your shape as if made specifically for you and many of the garments in this new collection are made of Tencel, a sustainable fabric that resembles linen.

HILDA
541 Main Street | hildaparkcity.com

A boutique retailer in Old Town Park City founded by Mary Black in 1988, Hilda specializes in “off -the-beaten-path” designers. When purchasing for her store, Black searches for unique pieces that truly stand out and speak to her. She’s passionate about two jewelry lines —French Kande and King Baby—both designed and created in the U.S.

French Kande
Designer Kande Hall creates her jewelry out of her Los Angeles home with the help of California artisans. Her signature pieces incorporate vintage or antique medallions that each tell a story from the past. The medallions are paired with stones, pearls or swaravski crystals.

King Baby
Feathers, wings, stars and skulls adorn this bold jewelry line by designer Mitchell Binder, founder of King Baby a Californian based company. With a rock and roll aesthetic, each design in this uber-masculine line of jewelry for men is a signature piece.

JOLI
165 W. Redstone Center Dr. Suite 120 | jolicollective.com

Katherine Quinlan of JOLI stands at the forefront of high-style womenswear in Park City. She’s built the JOLI name over the last six years focusing on small, women-owned luxury brands, that support sustainable business practices. Her racks and shelves are filled with brands like A Piece Apart, Ramy Brook and Calvin Rucker, which not only deliver garments that you’ll want to wear, but are run by women who support other women. Goldie T-shirts, a line of stylish pima cotton t’s, are sourced and manufactured in Peru. Their eco-friendly cotton is “grown, harvested and woven in a sustainable way,” while providing quality pay to the communities that weave the garments. Quinlan understands that women today want “more than a label”; they want to feel great in what they are wearing, work with a qualifi ed stylist when needed and support sustainable business practices along the way.

“Fashion is what you wear, style is who you are” —Katherine Quinlan, Joli

PANACHE
738 Main Street | panachesunvalley.com

Kathy Crosson established Panache in Sun Valley in 1981, and then opened her second location on Main Street in Park City in 2012. Her keen eye and striking contemporary clothing has led to a loyal following of locals and tourists alike. Panache offers a wide variety of well-known designer clothing and accessories with brands such as ALC, Bruno Cucinelli, Diane Von Furstenberg, Frame, Mother, Veronica Beard and more. Crosson’s buying aesthetic is classic and sophisticated with a sense of play that appeals to women of all ages. For summer, she recommends adding a bold fl oral dress to your wardrobe with a deconstructed denim jacket or a pair of cropped jeans with a fl oral blouse, so you’ll be right on trend.