Back to school times are upon us! Whether you’re going back to school, work, or want to shop for fun, this weekend is going to be the best time! Read on to find out where to go.
This weekend, Friday July 30th and Saturday July 31st, is Mississippi’s tax free weekend. These two days only, you can purchase school supplies and clothing sales tax free.
Here’s some of our members Downtown you need to visit to get yourself back to school ready!
Clothing and Accessories
Allie’s on Magnolia
Take a stop at Allie’s on Magnolia for ladies clothing and accessories, or if you need a spray tan! Allie’s is known for staying on top of trends and keeping the store fresh and new every time you come by.
Need some new tennis shoes? You can get the very popular On Cloud tennis shoes right here in Downtown Laurel! Bella Bella also has men’s and women’s clothing, shoes and accessories, and more! This would be a great stop to get something for everyone in the family.
Epic Styles Salon
Here’s your one-stop-shop for a haircut, beauty treatments, nail services, beauty products, gifts, handbags, and more! Epic Styles makes it easy to find everything you need in one place.
Guild & Gentry, Burks Barber Shop
Guild & Gentry is a menswear store where you can find anything from sunglasses to suits, as well as get a cut and shave in the same trip. They’re known for having all types of goods and clothing suited to men. Grab something new to wear (or snack on!) and enjoy the old-tyme barber shop before you get back to school.
Another fantastic ladies boutique! At Leila’s you can find clothing, shoes, and various accessories. They even offer alterations services! Get a custom made dress or having something tailored that you already have right here.
Shoes, purses, clothing, jewelry, and more! Quarter Century carries beautiful clothing to match styles of all types of women and brands you recognize. This has been a Laurel gem in the warehouse district for quite a while.
The Boutique on Central
You know where to go! The Boutique on Central is known for ladies clothing and accessories available in a variety of sizes. If you’re looking for a boutique that has it all, this is it. They even have a beer fridge!
Get back to school and back to work ready with a new cut and color! Studio R3 is an Aveda style studio, so you can also buy all your favorite Aveda products there.
Two a Tee & Co.
Two a Tee & Co. is your stop for ladies clothing for all ages, shapes, and sizes! If you’re looking for a variety in style and size, this is a great choice for you.
Grab some new makeup or gifts to make back to school more fun. Guess what? They also do makeovers! Making a stop at Merle Norman will have you refreshed and ready to take on the new school year.
The Ivy Springs Boutique
Just look at all that fun stuff to choose from! Now located in The Rusty Chandelier, so you can shop around for all kinds of other fun stuff too!
A thrift store with a purpose! All sales from The Remnant are for the benefit of Dwell: A Transitional Housing Community for Women. This is a great place to get deals on clothing, accessories, and home decor and put your money towards a great cause.
They’re having a “Blue Tag Sale” this week!
“Any items in store (clothes, home decor, etc.) with a blue indicator on their price tag will be an additional 50% off of its original price. Come see us and score some great deals!” (As per their Instagram post)
Need some new clothes for the kids? Stop by LobllyBell’s Children’s boutique! They carry children’s clothing in sizes 0-16. LollyBell’s also does monogramming. If you need something monogrammed, you can now get it done in Downtown Laurel!
Maddie Lee’s Boutique
There’s nothing better than a new graphic tee and sneakers. Perfect for school! Stop by Maddie Lee’s to shop ladies clothing and accessories.
Oak Street Salon
Make yourself an appointment at Oak Street Salon to get beautified and back to school ready! We know you need a haircut.
Freedom Professional Nail Salon & Spa
Don’t forget to get your nails done! Head on down to Freedom Professional Nail Salon & Spa for all the beauty treatments you may need. They now have added spa treatments.
This weekend is the perfect time to get Downtown and shop local! While we’re spending more money during the back to school season, let’s work together to spend as much as we can locally in Downtown Laurel.
Can’t make it in person? Check out the social media links for each business. Many offer online shopping!