PERSPECTIVES: Making Day Dreams a reality one look at a time – The Vicksburg Post

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PERSPECTIVES: Making Day Dreams a reality one look at a time

Posted at 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 6, 2022

A women’s boutique will soon be opening on Washington Street, and while there’s a variety of merchandise for sale, Vicksburg native Chelsea Whitfield said Day Dreams Boutique will also provide a welcoming atmosphere for all women who shop there. purchases.

“Our store’s dream is that everyone who walks through the door feels accepted and loved and finds something that makes them beautiful. And, a friendly place where you can connect with others,” Whitfield said.

Whitfield will manage the store, located in the former Chopping Block storefront at 1502 Washington St. This store is the second of two stores that her mother-in-law, Dataha Whitfield, owns. The original Day Dreams store is located in Birmingham, Ala.

“My mother-in-law retired about 10 years ago, and she always dreamed of having a shop and she knew it was a dream of mine to have a shop too, because I love clothes and I love making other women feel beautiful about themselves,” Chelsea said. “We both have this heart to build confidence in other women.”

To achieve this goal of making all women feel beautiful, she said, Day Dreams Boutique will have something for everyone.

“He’s not going to orient to one type or one size,” she said.

Describing the style of clothes that will be sold in the store, Chelsea said most of them will be “dressy-casual to dressy” for women in their late 20s and up.

But that doesn’t mean teens won’t love the clothes, she said, explaining that Day Dreams Boutique will sell several different clothing lines that vary in price but will still be affordable.

“We will also carry plus sizes,” she said.

In addition to clothing, Chelsea said, the store will also offer accessories, including shoes and jewelry.

Renovations to the facility are still underway, but Chelsea said Day Dreams Boutique is expected to open soon.

About Terri Cowart Frazier

Terri Frazier was born in Cleveland. Soon after, the family moved to Vicksburg. She is a part-time reporter for the Vicksburg Post and editor of Vicksburg Living Magazine, which was awarded first place by the Mississippi Press Association. She was also the recipient of a first place award in the editorial division of the MPA’s Better Newspaper Contest for “Best Feature Article”.

Terri is a graduate of Warren Central High School and Mississippi State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in communications with a major in public relations.

Before coming to work at the Post just over 10 years ago, she freelanced at the Jackson Free Press. But for most of her life, she enjoyed being a full-time stay-at-home mom.

Terri is a member of Crawford Street United Methodist Church. She is a life member of the Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary and was a member of the Sampler Antique Club and the Town and Country Garden Club. She is married to Dr. Walter Frazier.

“Whether it’s staying informed about local government issues or hearing the stories of local residents, a local newspaper is vital to a community. I have felt privileged to be part of a dedicated team at the Post throughout my tenure and hope that with theirs and with local support, I can continue to grow and hone my skills by helping to share the stories in Vicksburg. When people ask me what I love most about my job, my answer is always “the people”.

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