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Where to Buy Local for Return-to-Office Fashion in DSM

2021 Return-to-Work Fashion Guide

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is continuing to look local first when it comes to buying from Greater Des Moines (DSM) shops, restaurants and more. By supporting small businesses, the money you spend in the region will stay within the community. This week’s #DSMlocal buying guide is for back-to-work fashion options for returning to work since the pandemic. Check out the featured items below for where to dine with friends and family in DSM.

Men’s Fashion

Boot Barn

Featured Item: Work Boots
Description: Maybe your work isn’t done in an office. If you’re on the go and need a work boot that’s weather resistant, check out the many options at Boot Barn.

Duluth Trading Company

Featured Item: Dress Socks
Description: Find lightweight dress socks in a variety of colors and sizes at Duluth Trading Company.

Grey Lotus

Featured Item: Men’s Button-Down
Description: Shop smart and buy fashion pieces that transition from work to weekend. Women’s clothing also sold here.

Josephs Jewelers

Featured Item: Watches
Description: Crafted from the finest materials, Josephs Jewelers in West Des Moines offers Rolex watches that demand attention. Check out the “Datejust” featuring a summery palm design or the “Oyster Perpetual” ranges for timeless pieces.

Mr. B Clothing

Featured Item: Personal Tailoring
Description: Find dress shirts, outerwear and shoes at Mr. B Clothing in Clive, Iowa. Mr. B also offers personal tailoring while you wait, as well as home delivery and gift wrapping.

The Backroom by Midwest Clothiers

Featured Item: Suit Packages
Description: The Backroom’s suit package offers a suit, shirt and tie to help you build your professional wardrobe.

Women’s Fashion

Azalea Lane Boutique

Featured Item: Blazers
Description: Choose from the “Ivory Stripe Blazer” or the “Liverpool Pin Stripe Blazer” at Azalea Lane Boutique for a casual cool work look this summer.

Brown’s Shoe Fit Company

Featured Item: Women’s Shoes
Description: Brown’s Shoe Fit Company has ballet flats, booties and handstitched leather sandals for those more casual workdays.

Franklin Street Clothing

Featured Item: Accessories
Description: Franklin Street Clothing features accessories like jewelry and scarves. Men’s clothing also sold here.

Fusion Boutique

Featured Item: Slouchy Handbag
Description: The “Paprika Molly Slouchy Hobo Handbag” is vegan leather, with one open pocket on front and a detachable insert with two open pockets and an interior zip pocket. Other totes and backpacks also available.

Luv Cole Boutique

Featured Item: Peplum Black and White Polka Dot Blazer
Description: The “Peplum Black and White Polka Dot Blazer” is a trendy knit blazer with an open front — a fashion forward look we can get behind! Luv Cole Boutique also offers an “Everyday Blazer” in a variety of colors.

Sassy Ensembles

Featured Item: Dresses
Description: Whether you’re looking for long or short dresses, Sassy Ensembles has it all, including floral prints, dresses with stripes and animal prints, too.

She Shed Boutique

Featured Item: Summer Wardrobe Items
Description: At She Shed Boutique in Grinenell, you can find items like ruffle tops, pocket rompers and sweater tanks for work this summer.

Suzi’s Boutique

Featured Item: Pretty Masks
Description: Return to work with the prettiest mask in the office! Suzi’s Boutique has options that sparkle and shine!

Find a list of all Member shops in DSM here.

The original #DSMlocal Buying Guide offers gift ideas for a variety of recipients from bookworms to pet lovers and more. Throughout the year, The Partnership will continue to add even more buying guides to encourage buying local, curated with DSM shops, restaurants and service providers in mind for shoppers like you! The Partnership’s most recent guides are listed below:

If you’re a business owner and Member of The Partnership interested in being featured in one of the buying guides, sign up here.

Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 400 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.