Angie Heiney founded local retail establishment, Frock, in 2003 with her business partner, Ali Wykhuis. Frock is a Mecca of independent designs, sustainable fashions, and unique and handmade jewelry and accessories located at 1439 NE Alberta Street.
Whether you are 5 or 95 or anywhere in between and whether you spend $1 or $100, everyone’s a winner at Frock. It is the most unique boutique experience without the steep boutique prices. You’ll walk out the doors feeling like a million bucks!
Angie Heiney has a Masters in Business, a background in photography, and a passion for fashion and the retail experience.
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Jen Neitzel is the founder of DIY Lounge and Knot Ugly Designs. DIY Lounge focuses on craft culture and techniques through vide. She also has another business called Knot Ugly Designs. With Knot Ugly, Jen creates crocheted and reconstructed apparel with a retro modern look. Each piece is lovingly created and sold in boutiques, at arts and craft markets and on etsy. Knot Ugly pieces mix vintage fabrics with unconventional colors and begins to think about two-dimensional things in three-dimensions.
Truth be told, Jen is something of a craft Macgyver. When the world goes to hell in a hand basket, this is the girl you want to share a cave with. She can make curtains rods from old pipes or ornate twigs or reupholster tired furniture. She can make stylish and flattering tops from weird grandpa sweaters and she can undo any knot, no matter how big or scary.
photo by: She Saw Things
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Julz Nally is the spunky gal behind Handmade Julz. Handmade Julz began as a way for Julz to wear her own artwork. The jewelry she creates is a modernized wiring technique which encases a shiny glass bead that reveals a unique graphic design. After 6 years in business, Handmade Julz has grown to include magnets, coasters, childrens apparel & gocco prints all featuring Julz’s art.
Her graphic design has been inspired by the colorful world which she surrounds herself with daily and combined with textures, patterns, and color she creates a style that is all her own. The vision of her work includes unique package design, print stationary, apparel design and fashionable jewelry.