Coastal Society Boutique and Craft Cocktail Bar
Our story is a lot like many passionate, go getter entrepreneurs.
Here is how it started for us-
Get laid off, find yourself with years of valuable experience only to be beaten out for jobs you're clearly over qualified for, only to be told "your too expensive or too qualified".
My Hubby and I were both laid off from our very successful and fulfilling jobs within 3 months of each other. We were both creative, concept and change makers in the Marketing, Branding and Advertising field.
We were at the height of our careers and dedicated to continuing to build our corporate careers. However we had other interests that we felt just as passionate about. You see while we were growing our personal career brand we were also building a successful "side hustle" brand. Our "side hustle" had started to see a tremendous amount of organic growth and success. It remains a huge part of our journey and passion. That brand is called MI Coast and I'll dive deeper into our brand story at a later time (so stay tuned for more on that in another blog post, its a pretty spectacular story & brand).
Continuing on.... So with over 18 years of experience and options pretty slim (especially when they lay you off in the 4th quarter and nearing the holidays) we found ourselves at a cross roads. Instead of giving up we figured it was time to make Lemonade Vodka Cocktails out of Lemons! And that's when Coastal Society Boutique and Craft Cocktail Bar was born.
Step inside our coastal inspired cottage set amongst two beautiful courtyard patios and you're bound to naturally have your senses kicked into high functioning vacation mode.
Unwind, sit back and stay awhile. Ladies and Guys shopping the latest trends that we've carefully curated from globally and locally sourced designers. Men and Women chill'n outside on shaded patio loungers fully content sipping cocktails & beverages sourced from the finest brands. No matter your preference (Shopping or Sipping) the atmosphere at Coastal Society will transform you to a simpler time where you find yourself naturally on "Island-Time", chatting it up with old friends and mingling with new acquaintances (who will soon become fast friends of course).
Welcome to our full sensorial shopping experience, Welcome to Coastal Society.
If you find yourself traveling to Douglas/Saugatuck Michigan. Voted Best Beach Towns in America by Conde Nast Traveler and US News World Travel Report, be sure stop by, pull up a chair and stay awhile.
Kim and Tom
Coastal Society Boutique and Social Club
35 Center Street, Douglas MI 49406
www.coastalsociety.us (boutique online)