Recollections is your connection to history-inspired fashions. What was once a dream on a kitchen table has grown into an e-tail company with a global presence. Recollections was founded in 1981 in southern Michigan.
It quickly grew into a bricks-and-mortar retailer and mail order company specializing in wedding attire inspired by the Victorian and Edwardian eras. The original line consisted of dresses, skirts, blouses, petticoats, camisoles, and pantaloons.
Over the next 18 years, Recollections grew as a cottage industry. Operations moved to Hawks, a tiny picturesque community less than 10 miles from the shore of Lake Huron in Northeast Michigan. The company opened in the former Bismarck Township Hall, where operations continue to this day.
Why did Marianne move away from the hustle and bustle of the greater Detroit area to Northern Michigan? "Look around you! I never tire of the beauty and peacefulness of the area. We used to vacation in Rogers City in the summer when I was a teenager, so I was familiar with the area. I live in a log cabin in the woods less than 1/2 mile from Lake Huron, and the only noise I hear is the soothing sound of the waves rather than the noise of the traffic one hears downstate."
Recollections took the leap to e-tailing in 1999, long before many retailers. The online store featured three dozen products when the website was launched. Today, our online store offers nearly 1,000 garments and accessories from the Georgian/Regency, Victorian (including Civil War era and Old West), and Edwardian eras through the 1920s. We also feature a line of 1950s retro dresses.
Quality in design and construction, and a focus on customer service are the cornerstones of Recollections' foundation. Fabrics and embellishments are carefully selected to create the 'look' that is the hallmark of our clothing. We search until we find the quality fabrics, laces, trims, and accessories our customers expect.
Each garment is lovingly designed by Recollections' founder. Marianne is the creative energy behind the company. Her designs are then created, one at a time, by a network of seamstresses who are part of our extended family. Our models are lovely young women born and raised right here in our corner of Northern Michigan, except for Ola. She is from Ukraine and brings a unique perspective and sense of humor to the family.
Cheryl from Hats and Accessories by Cheryl designs and creates most of our hats. Cheryl and Marianne often work as a team so our hats perfectly complement our garments. Occasionally, they switch places. Instead of Cheryl designing a hat inspired by a garment, Marianne will design dress or ensemble inspired by one of Cheryl's hats. They make quite a team, collaborating and inspiring each other to the next level!
There are many others in our extended family, too. Sharon Meredith specializes in period appropriate hairstyles. Jennifer S. Adkins serves as our photographer and brings a keen sense of composition to each fashion shoot. Sue McDonald and Cheryl design accessories that are in sync our style. Our bloggers, social media, and website specialists, as well as those who provide assistance through customer service and sales are all part of our story.
Our talented and highly valued team is the reason we can offer the highest quality in history-inspired garments proudly made in America just for you!View recollections.biz Customer Reviews >
Welcome to Starlight Labels.
Since 2012 it has been our mission and pleasure to help moms get their kids ready for daycare, school, camp and college by providing easy to use identity labels and also to provide a cost effective solution for small garment manufacturers who are looking for high-quality but low-quantity garment care labels.
Our identity labels for clothing are available in sew-on, iron-on and stick-on formats and we also offer waterproof, dishwasher-safe sticky labels for many other uses such as to identify lunchboxes, sippy cups or baby bottles at daycare or mini labels for school.
Our high-quality wash and content care labels for small and medium clothing businesses are available at a low cost and low minimum order. We keep a wide variety of standard content and care tags in stock for fast turnaround but can also print care labels to customer's specifications.
Whether for domestic or commercial use, all Starlight Labels products are produced to the same high standard, guaranteed never to fray, fade or fall off. Colors stay bright and ink remains crisp and legible through many hundreds of washes.View starlightlabels.com Customer Reviews >
Watch Batteries is a family owned and operated located in the USA ! Our Staff of 13 have been with us since 2001 and we consider them to be experts when it comes to our business.
Watch Batteries is not like your typical online store.We offer wholesale prices for individual customers or businesses.No need to sign in or register just click and buy and we ship same day.
We specialize in watch batteries,wristwatches and electronics.We offer a smaller selection,so we can keep the most popular products in stock ready to ship.
Business Hours: Mon – Fri : 9:00AM to 6:00PM CST, Sat-Sun : ClosedView watchbatteries.com Customer Reviews >
Outletstore provides unbeatable clearance deals direct to your door.
We source a wide selection of end of range apparel, tech, bags and so much more, to give you access to unbeatable clearance deals on quality items, year-round.View outletstore.co.za Customer Reviews >
At Tim's Boots - We are Boot Experts! We don't say this to brag, we want you to make your purchase with confidence and we are dedicated to proving this to you. The following are the 15 reasons you should get your cowboy boots from us. #1 – Great Customer Service has always been a hallmark at Tim’s Boots! We are proud that over 21,000 satisfied customers tell us each day that our service is top notch. Our staff is knowledgeable in the western wear industry - but we are experts when it comes to boots. We spend time nearly every day in boot shops and we understand boots and exotic leathers - from hide selection to the finishing process. You will not get short changed in the customer service department by talking to some "young-un" who is more interested in posting to Instagram and doesn’t know a boot from a barn! We promise the best customer service in the industry! #2 - We Answer our Phones! – Our customer service lines are toll-free and answered... read the other 13 reasons you should buy from Tim's BootsView Tims Boots Customer Reviews >
Vansweden Jewelers specializes in contemporary and alternative metal wedding bands for men and women. Choose from hundreds of styles in tungsten, titanium, cobalt, ceramic, and 14k yellow gold. Our rings are made from unique materials like carbon fiber, wood, lapis lazuli, goldstone, deer antler, glow-in-the-dark resin, mother of pearl, opal, lava rock, and more.View vanswedenjewelers.com Customer Reviews >
Militarywatchexchange is a leader in sales of military watches with tritium technology. We specialize in Luminox, Armourlite and Traser brands of watches. With over 12 years of experience in the watch business, Militarywatchexchange has the knowledge and staff to help you find the watch for you. If you have any questions, concerns, or you just need some advice on your purchase please contact us and one of our professional service team members will be happy to help you.View Militarywatchexchange.com Customer Reviews >