It's good news for fans of a small boutique at Village Green in Historic Smithville.

One of my favorite places to shop in Smithville is a clothing and accessories store called Fairest of Them All. When I want to add something to my wardrobe that I can't buy from a mall, or a unique gift, Fairest is my go-to.

So, imagine my surprise when I was strolling Village Green over the weekend and saw that Fairest of Them All is expanding to a much larger location on the lake near the famous water mill right off Moss Mill Rd. (storefront #19, according to the store's official Facebook).

YES! We are moving to a new location in #historicsmithville
Look for us next month on the lake in shop #19...

Posted by Fairest Of Them All on Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Currently, Fairest occupies a small space a few doors down from Fred & Ethel's restaurant. It's a nice enough space, and cozy, but I'm so looking forward to a bigger version.

If you've never shopped there, Fairest of Them All specializes in eco-friendly products, including handmade jewelry, handbags and clothing, a lot of which is made by female entrepreneurs in underdeveloped countries. So, Fairest recognizes the importance of fair trade and women being given the resources to flourish where the odds may be against them.

I still have the very first item I ever bought from Fairest more than a decade ago. It's a beautiful gold-stitched messenger bag that's unlike anything I've ever seen with it's intricate design. I get compliments on it every time I use it. And, I go back often to stock up on the lavender and hemp body oil spray.

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#smithville #smithvillenj #wiw #whatiwore #wearingnow...

Posted by Fairest Of Them All on Friday, April 23, 2021

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