March 22, 2019 – Village Living – Finding fashion that younger children, parents and grandparents will all be happy with can be challenging, but Aja Powanda and her mother, Farren Michel, are looking to make it easier on the whole family with their children’s boutique, Mon Ami.
Opened in February, Powanda said she wants the store to be inviting and make finding your own style just a little less intimidating for boys and girls sizes six through 16.
Powanda has always had an interest in fashion, and when she lived in New York City, she worked in a high-end children’s boutique. She said it was always a fun atmosphere, whether they were helping shoppers find the right clothes for their or friends’ children — which included celebrities more than once, she said — or doing inventory.
“It was always good energy,” she said.
Powanda and her family moved back to Mountain Brook about three years ago, and she soon started looking for a storefront to call her own.
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