How many of you have dreamed about owning and running your own plus size boutique? Or better yet, a plus size consignment boutique? For those of you who love to thrift and shop consignment stores, but have a challenge at finding plus size thrift or consignment boutiques, then you will love today’s Curvy Boss Spotlight on Adrienne Ray, the owner of Curve Conscious in Philly!
Yes, plus size consignment stores do exist! We have shared tips on plus size thrifting, shared a few places that we shop to do our thrifting, but today, we are speaking with one of the plus size thrifting experts and she has a few gems to share!
Adrienne talks to business attorney Alycia Kinchloe about the hurdles of running a business on the Growth Goal Podcast
Many people think women over, say, a size 12, really couldn’t care less about style.
So they come to the erroneous conclusion that women of a certain size simply don’t like to shop.
Because of that, most consignment stores and vintage-clothing boutiques don’t like to accept lightly worn blouses, trousers, blazers, and bathing suits in bigger sizes, leaving many women who would like to trade in their size-16 skinny jeans for a strapless floral maxi totally bummed.
Enter Curve Conscious, a consignment store that sells and resells contemporary clothing — as in not vintage — in sizes 12 to 24.