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The Victorian Shoppe
Capture the Magic of the Victorian Era

The Victorian Shoppe is located in SE Michigan and has it's roots from another business owned by Susan Sherry called Forest Creek Renaissance Shoppe. The renaissance shoppe was opened as an online store in early 2007 and initially specialized in medieval clothing and accessories geared towards people attending renaissance faires. The customer base quickly grew to include people looking for themed wedding attire and small theatrical groups. Within a year of opening, the business had added several new product lines and expanded into different historical periods. Victorian and Edwardian clothing and accessories became very popular and by 2013 had accounted for a large portion of the company's sales. In 2014 we decided that customers could be better served by creating two online niche websites and expanding the product line - one dedicated to the Victorian period and one dedicated to the Medieval and Renaissance periods.

Over the years we have been very fortunate to find American companies who specialize in making high quality Victorian style clothing and accessories. Our lovely Victorian hats are handmade in the United States by Americans employed by a fourth generation family business that creates unique and custom Victorian designs. Our beautiful dresses are handmade by ladies in NE Michigan and by Amish seamstresses in Pennsylvania. The hoop skirts, petticoats and crinolines are also made by skilled seamstresses in Southern Florida. A lovely lady in Texas makes many of our handmade Victorian purses. We have provided quality historical costumes for wedding parties, theatrical groups, living history staff, Civil War re-enactors, and 100th Anniversary Titanic parties

We are always on the lookout for high quality home decor that is "Made in America". We may not be the least expensive retailer on the Internet, but we strive to provide high quality goods at a reasonable living wage to support the American economy and American workers.

As far back as she can remember, the owner has been interested in history and culture. Her earliest memories are of going to estate sales with her mother, who worked with local antique dealers. As a result of being surrounded by antiques, Susan became interested in how ordinary people lived - especially during the Victorian and Edwardian eras. She paid for her college education by working as a tour guide at The Henry Ford in the outdoor living history museum. Finally in 2007 Susan had the opportunity to turn her interest in history and costume into a successful business venture. .

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35400 Joy Rd Livonia, MI 48150 PH: 734.788.0708