Feather and Fringe owner Nicole Gunderson describes her
business as a
budget-friendly, shabby-chic boutique
MUKWONAGO — The Feather and Fringe, owned by Mukwonago
resident Nicole Gunderson, is a small boutique shop
nestled in the first floor of a 19th century church at
216 Main St. in Mukwonago.
Gunderson never dreamed of having a business venture.
But when she stepped inside the church, she couldn’t
help but envision a women’s boutique-style clothing
love the charm of the building and I always wanted to
see inside,” said Gunderson. “Then when I walked in I
thought, ‘this is so charming and perfect for a
boutique.’” Gunderson is married to the Rev. Bill
Gunderson of Fox River Christian Church in Waukesha.
They have four children and have lived in Mukwonago for
Gunderson describes her new store, which opened this
past June, as a budget-friendly, shabby-chic shopping
experience with a friendly and all-inclusive vibe.
The Feather and Fringe Boutique is nestled on the first
floor of an unassuming
19th-century church in Mukwonago.
Shoppers have a selection of both women’s and children’s
clothing, which includes shoes, accessories, home décor,
essential oils, soap blends, candles and more.
if it’s not the charm of the shop that draws people in,
it might just be Gunderson’s philosophy behind selling
“Each of us are individual, beautiful and unique,” she
Gunderson said The Feather and Fringe has an atmosphere
that lends itself to all-inclusiveness and making women
feel good about who they are. Customers have told
Gunderson that they love the wide range of sizes — the
store carries baby sizes to women's 3X, she said.
women come into the store looking for a particular
outfit for an occasion, she’s always willing to help
match outfits and share tips if customers ask. And
Gunderson said the store's atmosphere lends itself to
conversations among shoppers, who often give each other
However, she said what she loves most about her business
is being able to connect her passion for clothing with
helping women in the community feel confident no matter
what their size may be.
“It’s really heartwarming because we try to make this
store about the community,” said Gunderson For more
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