The New York Town to Portland migration continues and while significantly has been produced of the appreciate-despise Brooklynfication of the Maine city, the cross-pollination of cultures can in some cases yield magic. Circumstance in point: recently opened basic retailer, The Submit Provide, “located on easily what’s the most going on street in Portland,” experiences Annie (whose new e book Remodelista in Maine hit bookstores just a couple times in the past.)
Proprietors Katie Bowes and Hannah Haehn satisfied in Brooklyn a 10 years back and remained close in spite of Katie’s transfer to Portland a few yrs afterwards. “We have also always been aligned aesthetically from clothing to dwelling decor,” states Hannah—which is why they considered to collaborate on a keep that would carry good-wanting, very well-manufactured domestic items. The two began brainstorming their aspiration store in 2020 (just as the pandemic hit) and opened its on line iteration a 12 months later on, followed by the brick and mortar Portland keep this March.
It’s been significant to Hannah and Katie (a Portland resident of seven decades now) that The Put up Offer honor and replicate the one of a kind can-do spirit of indigenous Mainers. “The community right here is incredibly supportive and encouraging of new stores, and the way of living listed here lends itself to the sort of product or service we required to depict,” suggests Katie. “That New England ingenuity, enjoy for the outdoor and gardening and checking out beaches, rivers, and lakes, and also the have to have to surround yourself with specific, good quality items at household. You can see the 1:1 translation in our assortment, in which we test to fulfill our shopper needs with fantastic goods for this life style.”