Consignment shop specialty is kids

Published 12:16 am Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Among the items in the the newly opened consignment store are gently worn heirloom dresses and smocked outfits for boys.

Calling all mothers and consigners — a new consignment shop is open in downtown Opp.
Amanda’s Attic, located on East Covington Avenue next to Young’s Florist, held its grand opening Saturday and is in full-operation this week.
“We are still accepting consigners for spring and summer for children,” said Amanda Robbins, owner. “We also take gently used toys and maternity clothes.”
Robbins said she opened the store because she knows the expenses of purchasing clothes for small children.
“I have a 3-year-old son, and I was a stay-at-home mom,” she said. “Just being a mother, you see how much things cost, and there is nothing like this around here.”
Robbins said she has previously participated in consignment sales across the area and thought it would be beneficial to local mothers to be able to buy and sell clothing at reasonable prices.
Robbins said she currently splits the sales 50-50 with consigners and is letting those with consigner contracts price their own merchandise.
“Everything is priced very reasonable,” she said. “We also accept nicer items such as heirloom dresses and handmade smocked outfits for boys.”
This week’s hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
“I’ll post the regular hours on the storefront,” she said.
For more information on becoming a consigner, stop by the store, Robbins said.