OC Hot List

This year Molly Brown’s is happy to announce that we received second place for Best Beachwear on the OC Hotlist’s Best Of list.  Molly Brown’s Swimwear is dedicated to offering the best selection of on trend, designer swimwear.  Molly’s client services and knowledgeable staff are a top priority to the company because we always strive to provide the best experience possible.  We understand that swimsuit shopping is hard… It is imperative that all our employees know how to make sure every person that walks through the door leaves with the suit of their dreams. Our buyer thoughtfully chooses every item in our inventory from our accessories to bikinis ensuring we have the absolute best selection. This customer driven award lets us know that all of our efforts are paying off. To everyone that voted, we’d like to say a BIG thank you!

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Meet Our New Vendors

This year we have added some new vendors to the Molly Brown’s family. Montce, Malvados, Amore + Sorvete, and Tavik are just a few to name off. They are new brands that have been really hot sellers for the company. Montce, Tavik, and Mavlados are all designed here in the USA. Amore + Sorvete started in Australia. These new vendors have made a strong impact so don’t miss out on the opportunity to grab them while you can!

New Vendors
St Tropez top & bottom by Amore + Sorvete
New Vendors
Icon by Malvados
New Vendors
Braided T top & Uno bottom by Montce

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New Vendors
Monahan 1pc by Tavik
Lux by Malvados
Lux by Malvados
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Cannes top & Bottom by Amore + Sorvete

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New Vendors
Cabana Top & Nu Micro Bottom by Montce

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New Vendors
Marlowe Top & Ali Bottom by Tavik
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Spring Break

Spring has officially sprung and that means one thing… Spring Break! Now’s the perfect time to hop on a plane and getaway for the week.  Whether your staying home this Spring Break or jet setting off to a tropical location here are some of our favorite suits to provide some inspiration.

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Blue Life Mirage 1pc

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Spring Break
Isla Tri Top & Basic Ruched Teeny

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Poppy 1pc

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Spring Break

Spring Break

Spring Break
Samba Ruched Bottom

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Spring Break
Stone Fox Swim

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Molly Brown’s Coachella Swim Lineup

Coachella is not only known for its musical acts but its street style and Instagram worthy moments. Here we have put together a mini collection of our favorite looks for Coachella. These pieces are great for lounging by the pool and transition from day to night with the simple change of a coverup. Make sure to stop by any of our locations to get styled with the latest looks for festival season!

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Raspberries 1pc by Agua Bendita
Raspberries 1pc by Agua Bendita

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Stella Tie Back top & Neutra Hipster by Vitamin A
Stella Tie Back top & Neutra Hipster by Vitamin A

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Greer Top & bottom by Frankie's Bikinis
Greer Top & bottom by Frankie’s Bikinis

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Zero UV Sunglasses
Zero UV Sunglasses

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Mirage 1pc by Blue Life
Mirage 1pc by Blue Life

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Unbreakable 1pc by Beach Riot
Unbreakable 1pc by Beach Riot

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Gatsby Dress & Tank by Vitamin A
Gatsby Dress & Tank by Vitamin A
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Meet the Huntington Beach Molly Dolls

PCHuntington Beach is the epitome of laid back, California cool. With its mile long beaches and ocean breeze that never stops blowing, it manages to encompass everything a city has to offer while still maintaining its small beach town feel. The brand new Pacific City shopping center opened about a year ago. Right on the second level, with its spanning views of the Pacific Ocean, is Molly Brown’s Swimwear. This store is the latest addition to the Molly Brown’s family and was opened in May of 2016. There are four Molly Dolls at the Huntington Beach store Tyler, Claire, Nikki, and Amy. This post dives deeper into their favorite brands, restaurants, and things to do in their free time.

Nikki, Amy, Tyler, Claire
Nikki, Amy, Tyler, Claire

The Huntington Beach store is the biggest location of them all so picking a favorite suit is no easy task with so many to choose from. Boys + Arrows, Stone Fox Swim, Blue Life, and L*Space are some of the Molly Dolls favorites. Tyler loves anything that accentuates her curves and adds some sex appeal. The Bad News Beck 1pc by Boys + Arrows does just that! It is super flattering and has a great low cut razorback design to show some skin. One trend that has formed this year in swimwear this year is bikini tops that tie in the front. Claire loves that look! The Hana top by Stone Fox Swim paired with the Malibu bottoms is the perfect mix of girly, pretty, sexy, but still classy. One pieces are also making a come back. However, they are not anything like they used to be. The new designs include low backs, deep v fronts, lace up detailing, and cutouts. They are statement pieces but are also practical in the water. Blue Life has the Roped Up 1pc that has been flying off the shelves this year. It is no question why it’s Amy’s favorite. It has textured fabric with completely lace up sides that make it adjustable and super easy to wear. It is a sexy suit that can also double as a bodysuit with a pair of jeans or even denim cut offs. L*Space makes great suits season after season. Their color blocking is always really unique. Nikki loves the Platinum top and Charlie bottom in the Fog Grey color that is trimmed in white. It is gorgeous and the colors look great on tanned skin.

L*Space Platinum top & Charlie bottom
L*Space Platinum top & Charlie bottom
Boys + Arrows Bad New Beck 1pc
Boys + Arrows Bad New Beck 1pc
Stone Fox Swim Hana top & Malibu bottom
Stone Fox Swim Hana top & Malibu bottom
Blue Life Roped Up 1pc
Blue Life Roped Up 1pc

Pacific City has so many great places to eat and lounge about why staring into the sunset. There is everything from BBQ to sushi. Ola is right across the way from Molly Brown’s. It is a Mexican cantina with the most beautiful ocean views. Tyler might be a little biased when choosing her favorite restaurant due to convenience but the chips and salsa are amazing. She is also a big fan of the El Dragon margarita from Ola. Tequila + Watermelon = heaven! Bear Flag is THE place to go for poke and fish tacos. It was started in Southern California and gives off the laid back vibe while serving sushi grade tuna and salmon. Claire always goes there because who doesn’t love eating fish tacos with an ocean view? To keep with the sushi theme… Amy loves to eat at Sushi on Fire. It is just a quick jump from Pacific City over to Main St. They have so many appetizers and countless rolls to choose from. The Bungalow at Pacific City is known as the number one place to go out in Huntington Beach. Little do people know, they serve food there and it’s from Bear Flag. The Bungalow sits right above Bear Flag so the food is just brought up to all the customers. Nikki loves The Bungalow because it has great drinks and great vibes.

Bear Flag
Bear Flag
The Bungalow
The Bungalow

In their free time they loves to get out in the sunshine and have a variety of different hobbies. Tyler loves to getaway to Hawaii when she can and escape California. She enjoys having a fun long day at the beach and capping it off with a bonfire, smores, and hanging with her friends. Claire loves to go up to Napa Valley to clear her head and spend some days just purely relaxing. Her favorite beach besides Huntington is Santa Monica. It’s perfect for a fun little day trip! Sometimes you have to escape the warm beach weather and head up to the snow. Amy has been skiing since she was 3 years old. She loves to hit the powder! She loves to go up to the Sequoia National Park for some quality isolation and crisp mountain air. In Southern California there are no shortage of beautiful beaches and places to explore and get lost in for a day. Laguna Beach is Nikki’s go to spot to take pretty photos for her Instagram and lay in the sun.

Nikki
Nikki

The Pacific City shipping center is a great place to come spend the day. It is just steps away from the sand. Come by anytime and meet our Huntington Beach Molly Dolls.

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Meet the Las Vegas Molly Dolls

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Tiffany
Tiffany
Ashley
Ashley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Las Vegas may be considered the city of sin but Molly Brown’s likes to think of it as the city that houses some of the best shopping, pool parties, and restaurants in the US. In the middle of the Las Vegas strip, inside the Cosmopolitan is where you can find Molly Brown’s Swimwear. This post is dedicated to the Molly Dolls that make that store as fabulous as it is. Molly Brown’s wants to shine the spotlight on Tiffany, Ashley, Sarah, and Alexia and their favorites.

 

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Alexia
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Sarah

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Las Vegas Molly Dolls are quite the bikini experts and have a wealth of knowledge about all the different brands and styles that the company carries. Tiffany loves Vitamin A and Vix. She loves the smaller cut styles that are perfect for tanning when she lies by the pool. Sarah is a big fan of the Gia Triangle Top and Samba Ruched Bottoms because of the styles simplicity and the fact that the suit flatters so many different body types. One pieces are a big trend this year in swimwear and every one that comes through the store is beautiful. Alexia is currently in love with the Vitamin A Bianca Bodysuit and the Frankie’s Bikinis Poppy 1pc. These two really enhance her curves! Tan lines are a big issue when you’re lying out at a pool. Nobody wants to look like they are wearing a permanent bikini! The Vitamin A Bandeau top and Samba Bottoms are the best for this. Ashley loves both these pieces. The top is supportive for being strapless and the bottoms give a little lift.

Poppy 1pc
Poppy 1pc
Gia Triangle top & Samba bottoms
Gia Triangle top & Samba bottoms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When the Molly Dolls aren’t slinging bikinis around they like to go out and take advantage of everything Las Vegas has to offer. Tiffany enjoys going to the Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan. She loves to sip on Pina Coladas and get her tan on! Encore Beach Club is another favorite among the group. In Alexia’s opinion it’s the most “poppin” day club and she gets to show off her bikini collection. In her free time she also goes to concerts at the Hard Rock and movies on $5 night at The Palms. Ashley loves grabbing dinner at Musashi’s, a Japanese steakhouse. It is a great restaurant to go to for a birthday or bachelorette party and it stays open till 3:00AM. After dinner she grabs a drink at The Griffin. The fireplaces and music provide a great vibe. Sarah Also considers herself quite the foodie. She loves going to EggSlut right around the Chandelier bar and grabbing some breakfast before work. She stays active by going to the gym, playing volleyball, and swimming. Each Molly Doll is unique in their own way.

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Eggslut
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The Griffin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Las Vegas strip is perfect for a weekend getaway or even a week long vacation. With so many great places to go and things to see it makes it the ultimate travel destination. Knowing all the in’s n out’s of the city like the Molly Doll’s really comes in handy! These girls are the experts with all things Vegas. Come in and say “Hi” anytime!

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Meet the Los Angeles Molly Dolls

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Los Angeles is a melting pot for fashion, food and fun activities. There is always a unique event and sunny weather that brings people from around the world to come visit. In the middle of West Hollywood, on Sunset Blvd is the Molly Brown’s Swimwear. It is surround by great restaurants and five star hotels that add a luxurious ambiance to the Southern California living. There are two Molly Dolls in the West Hollywood store, Angela and Alison. This is a glimpse into their favorite places to go and things to do up in LA.

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@angelamdelanyey
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@alisonnrodas (center)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Both Angela and Alison love being outside and reading by the water in their free time. Alison loves the W Hotel pool for lying out under the sun. Angela enjoys spending her time down at Zuma beach in Malibu. It is absolutely beautiful. There is nothing like lying under the sun with a good book listening to the waves hit the sand. Angela recently moved out here from Atlanta to pursue her acting career after graduating college. She has a passion for the arts and is always keeping with the latest makeup and fashion trends.

These two definitely know all the great spots to eat in Los Angeles. When the craving calls for Mexican food Angela goes to Loteria Grill in Santa Monica. They make the best enchiladas and mango margaritas! When Alison is in the mood for sushi she goes to Nobu. It’s a splurge but the food is absolutely delicious. There is one in West Hollywood and Malibu as well. After dinner she loves to go out at General Lees and sip on Crop Tops in China Town.

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Loteria
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Nobu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When it comes to narrowing down a favorite brand these two both have their eyes on L*Space! Angela loves the fit of the Pamela 1pc. It hugs her body perfectly. She is also a big fan of the Hartly Top and Itsy Bottom. The top fits like a dream and the bottom shows just the right amount of skin. Alison really loves the Olivia Top and Low Down bottom. The top has adjustable straps and super cute cut outs in the back.

Olivia Top
Olivia Top
Pamela 1pc
Pamela 1pc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The West Hollywood Molly Dolls are one of a kind! They know the ins and outs of the city and the best things to do while in LA. Come in and shop with them anytime.

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Meet the Laguna Beach Molly Dolls

Laguna Beach

It is no secret that Laguna Beach is one of the prettiest places on the west coast.  It has hidden beaches, beautiful hiking trails, and delicious restaurants.  In between all the unique art galleries and local favorites is where one can find Molly Brown’s Swimwear.  It is nestled right on Pacific Coast Highway overlooking the best view of the ocean. There are three Molly Dolls that work at the Laguna Beach store, Sarah, Danielle and Valeria. They all know the great places to go in Laguna.  This is another segment in our new Meet the Molly Dolls series.

@sarahrumm
@sarahrumm
Valeria
Valeria
@daniellemoss512
@daniellemoss512

When it comes to picking a favorite brand it is hard with so much selection!  There is a clear favorite between Valeria and Danielle. They both adore L*Space.  They each love how the brand offers reversible styles that allows for mixing and matching.  Some of their favorite styles are the Haley & Jojo tops and the Stella & Mia bottoms. Sarah is a fan of Acacia. She loves the looks of their mesh designs. Her personal favorite is the new Spain top and Pipeline bottom.  Acacia always adds a hint of sex appeal to all their designs.

Acacia
Acacia
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L*Space

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laguna Beach has its fair share of amazing restaurants. Foodies unite! For breakfast Danielle frequently hits Babette’s in Crystal Cove. She loves getting the Newport omelette and blueberry muffins. For lunch Sarah always goes to La Sirena Grille on Mermaid Street. Her favorite is the lime salad with chicken. They have the BEST food. Everything on their menu is a must try! For dinner Valeria enjoys going to BJ’s right across from Main Beach. She orders their deep-dish pizzas and pizookies. Let’s be honest, if you don’t get a pizookie, did you really even go to BJ’s?

La Sirena
La Sirena
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BJ’s

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laguna has so many beautiful secluded beaches and views that are absolutely breathtaking. Danielle’s favorite getaway spot are the El Moro Trails by Crystal Cove beach. She loves bring her dog Teddy on hikes with her. Valeria and Sarah lay in the sand at Thousand Steps beach and Three Arch. The Thousand Steps trek down to the beach truly is a workout but the view makes it all worth it. Sarah and her friends swim out and around the rocks to a private beach that has hidden pools. When the waves wash up it fills the pools and the sun naturally heats them up. They make for stunning pictures!

Thousand Steps
Thousand Steps
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Secret Pools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In their free time the Laguna Molly Dolls love being outdoors and soaking up everything Mother Nature has to offer. Sarah is an avid hiker and enjoys exploring new trails. There are always new pictures from her latest adventure on her Instagram. She takes her French bulldog, Kona along as her little partner in crime. Valeria also loves a good hike but she often goes paddle boarding. There are always places to rent a board by the water. It is such a relaxing thing to just float along the shore.

The Laguna Beach Molly Dolls are one of a kind! They know all the ins and outs of the beautiful city. Come in and say “Hi” and do some shopping with them in Laguna Beach.

@sarahrumm
@sarahrumm
@daniellemoss512
Valeria
Valeria
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Meet the Newport Beach Molly Dolls

Newport Beach, California is home to some of the best restaurants, shopping, and most beautiful beaches on the west coast. It also happens to be the spot where the very first Molly Brown’s Swimwear was opened. For more than 30 years it has been providing Orange County with luxurious, on trend, designer swimwear for every occasion. This post is going to let you know a little more about the team in the Newport Beach store and their favorite things to do in the area. Consider it the first “favorites” installment in a new series we are doing for each store. Molly Brown’s wants the clients to get to know us better!

There are three Molly Dolls at the Newport Beach store, Taylor, Chelsea, and Haleigh. You can consider them bikini experts. They know everything there is to know about different brands, styles, and fits. In their free time the Newport Molly Dolls have many different hobbies. Haleigh is our fitness girl. She loves going to the gym and working out in the sunshine. Taylor is the fashion lover. She is always flipping through the pages of Porter, W, and Harper’s Bazaar. Chelsea is the adventurous music lover of the group. She attends as many shows and festivals as she can.

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@taylorstrickland
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Every Molly Doll in the store has their favorite suits. With each box of shipment that comes in the excitement builds. It is like opening a special birthday gift only; it’s a box of bikinis. They each have their own personal style, which makes their favorite suit more unique! Taylor loves Beach Riot. It is her favorite brand apart from Fella. Her number one pick in the store right now is the Beach Riot Eclipse 1pc. It is the perfect mix of fashion and function. Haleigh loves swimwear that enhances her curves. Her top pick in the store right now is the Montce Syd Shells bikini. It is perfect for anyone who loves to show some skin. Chelsea is a fan of more simplistic suits.She gravitates more towards brands like Mikoh and Acacia. Her favorite suit in the store is the Acacia Humuhumu top and Polihale bottoms in the crocheted Merlot color. With so many cute suits around the store it definitely makes it hard to pick one favorite.

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There are so many great restaurants out on the peninsula and in Newport Beach. The Molly Dolls are always out and about and know all the great spots to grab a quick lunch or have a nice dinner. One place you will always catch them for lunch is Sessions. It is a sandwich/salad restaurant out on the Newport Peninsula. It has the BEST food. It is a great spot to grab some lunch to go before hitting the beach or on a lunch break. Haleigh is a big fan of Mama D’s. It is a famous Italian restaurant that always serves the best food. Sushi is another favorite of the Newport Beach Molly Dolls. Chelsea loves Nana San in the Newport/Costa Mesa area. These three restaurants never disappoint!

Sessions
Sessions
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Nana San

 

 

 

 

 

 

The nightlife out on the peninsula always offers a great time! There are a ton of fun bars that offer dancing, DJs, and live music. The most frequented spot by the Molly Dolls is Stag Bar + Kitchen.It has a fun atmosphere and a great bar. Haleigh loves to go there with a group to sip on Moscow Mules and jump in the photo booth with her girlfriends. Taylor loves the vibe at Blue Beet. It always has a live band and expertly mixed cocktails. The best part about Blue Beet is the upstairs patio. It has the prettiest view that overlooks the ocean. The key when going out on the Newport Peninsula is going to Laventinas for the “after party.” It is the best place to get pizza by the slice and, they are open until 2AM. Their cheese pizza has been known to change lives… just kidding. But, really.

Stag

Whether they are paddle boarding, tanning by the pool, or at a festival, the Newport Beach team always loves to soak up the California sunshine. This was a little sneak peak into all things Newport Beach courtesy of the Molly Dolls. Feel free to stop in anytime and say hello!

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Tori PraverHappy Valentine’s Day from Molly Brown’s Swimwear! Valentine’s Day can be a stressful holiday for those who are a bit unsure what to get their significant other. Well, we are here to help! We’ve compiled a list of gifts that would make anyone receiving them feel special. It includes everything from sexy swimwear to delicious restaurants where you can enjoy a romantic meal. This is your Molly Brown’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

If that special someone in your life tends to enjoy more “girly” and romantic things we have gifts that are sure to make their heart skip a beat. Yes, we know candles are a bit cliché but, there is nothing like a delicious candle and a bath bomb from Lush Cosmetics. They are two key items that anyone needs for a nice relaxing spa night. When it comes to the perfect swimsuit for this special someone we recommend the Victoria one piece by Tori Praver. It is the perfect combination of soft and flirty.

NeutraIf your Valentine this year has a sporty and athletic lifestyle then keep reading because we have some fun ideas. A unique date idea would be paddle boarding around your nearest harbor or lake. Which brings us to some gift options, an Alapio top and Lahaina bottom by Mikoh or Neutra Set by Vitamin A. These brand’s simple but beautiful designs are great for anyone who is more active in a suit! You can end the day with tickets to your favorite Basketball or Hockey game.

Swimwear is this ultimate gift if your Valentine likes to strut their stuff! Brands like Minimale Animale and Acacia are designed to enhance all the body’s curves. AcaciaThe right bikinis along with a special piece of jewelry from Calinana are two gifts to buy your significant other that loves to look sexy. The perfect way to end the night is with a romantic dinner for two at Morton’s or any of your favorite steakhouses.

Last, but certainly not least, for that special man in your life here are some ideas for him! Men always love being up to date with their technology so, we’ve definitely added some fun gadgets to the list. If you’re in the mood to splurge, an apple watch is a great gift he is sure to love! For those on a budget the new Amazon Echo is another option he will definitely enjoy.Lost The Echo can give you the daily surf report along with any information you request. This is great info to have when he hits the beach in his Lost board shorts, graphic tee, and hat from Molly Brown’s

The key to the perfect Valentine’s Day gift is getting something that you know your loved one will cherish and remember. We hope this list made your shopping experience a little less stressful! And yes, for all you last minute shoppers, we are open on Valentine’s Day.

 

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