Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, 28boutique is a women’s apparel boutique that provides trendy clothing and accessories to fashionistas across the US. Opened in July 2011, Angel Hicks is the visionary behind the Indy fashion staple that provides clothing and style to noteworthy fashion shows, events and celebrities.
Since she was 14 years old, Angel Hicks was in love with shopping and fashion. Even as a teenager, her closet was filled with clothes and shoes that made her feel and look her best.
Inspired to align her passion with fashion with a lifelong dream, she began selling clothes out of a polka dot suitcase she kept in her car. Starting out as a mobile boutique traveling to client’s homes, she decided to take her mobile business to a stationary location as gas prices were over $4.00 a gallon.
On July 9, 2011, her dreams became a reality as 28boutique was born. Angel was offered a small room to rent to sell her merchandise and over the next five years, her clientele and inventory grew. In March 2015, she was blessed to move her thriving business into her first store front at 4605 N. Evanston Avenue.
Inspired by fashion from all walks of life, genres and time periods, Angel’s passion for fashion is still as strong as it was when she was a teenager. She said, “What inspires me in my industry is that it changes from day to day. Fashion has a way of repeating itself, but it comes back better. I love that!”