Nestled under the moss draped live oaks of St. Simons Island, Two Friends is a shop that showcases an impeccable mix of clothing, shoes, jewelry, art, home accessories & gifts. Established in 2000, owner and curator, Marti Tolleson designed her boutique to capture the essence of this southern resort destination and her style and philosophy on life. Today, we're speaking with Marti about her beautiful shop and why BuDhaGirl speaks to her unique clientele. Next time you're in the area, you won't want to miss this jewel box of a store!
BuDhaGirl: Tell us about your store!
Two Friends: Two Friends opened its first store in 2000 in Perry, Georgia. Our second store was opened in St. Simons Island, GA in 2011.
BDG: Why does BuDhaGirl speak to your clientele?
TF: We have a very savvy clientele that travels the world. Our customers love the fact that they can travel in BuDhaGirl All Weather Bangles and swim in them and still look very stylish.
BDG: What fashion and accessory trends are you noticing for summer?
TF: Fun, colorful earrings are always very in vogue at Two Friends.
BDG: What’s your favorite BuDhaGirl item?
TF: Gold All Weather Bangles are a favorite around here! They go from the beach to cocktail hour with very little effort and still look fabulous!
BDG: Why is mindfulness, ritual and intention important to you?
TF: I feel we all get so busy in our everyday lives so it’s nice to have a reminder to help us remember to be mindful and grateful. It’s easy to practice this daily when I wear my All Weather Bangles!