Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Munoz Cellular Accessories: Retail and Wholesale cell phone and tablet accessories

Need a cell phone case? Head phones? A case for your iPad? Munoz Cellular Accessories has you covered. The electronic accessories wholesale and retail vendor carries cell phone cases and chargers for all carriers, extended batteries, ear buds and head phones, screen protectors, tablet and iPad cases and covers, as well as some small electronics like portable speakers. They have a huge inventory and get new merchandise every week. Follow them on Facebook for promotions and discounts!

Munoz Cellular is located at 1015 Santee Alley and open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For pricing and purchase inquiries please contact the store directly at (323) 907-2915. They also carry a selection of smoke pipes and hookahs.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Weekly Fashion Finds: New dresses and dress top + discounts on women's clothing and shoe purchases!

Forever Fashion and I Heart Fashion

Last week we introduced you to two of our new stores, I Heart Fashion (1021-B) and Forever Fashion (1019-B), and this week both stores are offering readers a 10% discount on their entire purchase. The code word is "ARIANA".

Our friends at Vickie's Fashion (1136-B Santee St.) have new styles this week. Lots of cute dresses and dress tops. Perfect for a summer night! Scroll down to see more photos and as always, please contact Vickie's directly with any purchase or pricing inquiries at (213) 745-4336.

Friday, June 21, 2013

I Heart Fashion: Santee Alley Summer Shoe Trends

Just like Forever Fashion, I Heart Fashion had its grand opening in Santee Alley recently. The shoe retailer carries a variety of styles from comfy flats to embellished platform pumps, but most importantly when we visited them last week they had exclusive styles not yet available at other retailers!

At I Heart Fashion you'll find some of the most popular trends this season:
  • Clear/Lucite Heels
  • Bright Colored Creepers - We saw these on an online retailer selling for double! (See second photo below.)
  • Very detailed sparkly heels - Still going strong!
  • Bold flats - These are not your ordinary ballet flats. Think bright colors, unique designs, and lots of details.
I Heart Fashion is located at 1021 Maple Ave. inside Santee Alley.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Women's Clothing Store Forever Fashion Opens in Santee Alley

As we mentioned earlier this week, The Santee Alley has new women's clothing and shoe stores. One of these is Forever Fashion located at 1019 Maple Ave. inside the alley. Forever Fashion carries trendy women's tops, dresses, shorts, jeans, and leggings. When we visited the store, these high-waisted cut-off shorts were their top seller. We saw a couple girls try them on and they look super cute on! The high-waited distressed jeans were also really popular.

Scroll down to see more styles. We loved their dresses because they have styles for all occasions. And for those of you looking for unique leggings, this is the place!

Monday, June 17, 2013

Weekly Fashion Finds: New Store Openings!

The building complex at 1019-1025 Maple Ave. has undergone major renovations. As some of you may remember, the building was heavily damaged in a fire last year. After a complete make over, we are happy to announce new stores have opened up at this location and they look fantastic!

Pictured above: Mia, located at 1025-B Maple Ave. inside Santee Alley. Mia is very well merchandised. They carry trendy women's fashions including tops, dresses, skirts, pants, and jeans.

Pictured below: I Heart Fashion, located at 1021-B Maple Ave. inside Santee Alley. AMAZING shoe selection! When we visited, they had just opened and were carrying styles we didn't see at any other shoe store in the alley. We'll be featuring them on the blog later this week, so stay tuned.

Pictured below: Forever Fashion, located at 1019-B Maple Ave. inside Santee Alley. Forever Fashion is a women's wholesale and retail vendor. When we visited, they had a very good selection of cut-off shorts and high-waisted jeans. We will also be featuring them on the blog this week.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Santee Father's Day Shopping Guide

Father's Day is this Sunday, June 16, 2013! Do you know what you're getting Dad? We have some ideas for you...

B. Matthew
1123-C Maple Ave
B. Matthew, a long time retailer in Santee Alley, offers brand name department store clothing at discounted prices. Expect to find brands such as True Religion, RVCA, Indigo Start, and Volcom. Savings vary, but to give you an example, on our last visit to B.Matthew we found RVCA shirts, which would normally retail for $30, for $18.99. Styles range from casual t-shirts to tailored coats and leather jackets.

Black Knights
1139 Maple Ave.
Black Knights is an authorized sneaker retailer of Jordan, Nike, Lacoste, Levis, Converse and various other athletic shoe brands. They offer up to 50% off full retail prices. On average, expect to save $20-$30 compared to department stores. The Jordan and Nike selections are quite extensive. If Dad likes shoes, this is the place to go!

BZ Studio
1145 S. Maple Ave.
BZ Studio has been selling men's clothing in Santee Alley for 20 years. They specialize in dress and casual shirts and suits, but also carry jeans, leather jackets, and outerwear. The average price for a casual long sleeve button-up shirt is $20. Tailoring services are also available on site.

Suit Up at Go Suit
Various Locations
Upgrade Dad's wardrobe! Go Suit is one of five suit retailers owned by the same family, which also manufactures its own products. Package deals range from $99.99 to $179.99 and include suit, tie, belt, shoes, and socks. The also offer "Buy 1 Get 1" deals on select suit styles.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Weekly Fashion Finds: Find us on Instagram!

We're on Instagram! Follow the Santee Alley on Instagram at @TheSanteeAlley. We'll be posting photos of  new merchandise, store openings, Santee Alley fashions, and shoes. Yes, we love a good pair of heels, and the alley is known for it's truly unique shoe game. You'll find shoes in all sizes, ranging from baby to women. One of our favorites is I Heart Shoes. They're located at 1141 Maple Ave. inside the alley.

The latest store to open up shop in Santee Alley - Petalos Shoes! Super trendy heels, Mary Jane pumps, wedgest and boots!

Just in time for your summer vacation... One Trading's bikini cover ups, maxis, and tropical-inspired accessories. Located at 1112 inside the alley.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

New at Vickie's 6.4.2013 - How to Purchase Featured Items

Ladies, Vickie's Fashion has new styles in store! Styles include tops, bottoms, patterned denim, summer dresses, and maxis. Scroll down to see them all and sign up for their weekly e-newsletter to stay up to date and place orders - Vickie's Fashion is located at 1136-B Santee St. For pricing inquiries please contact them directly at 213-745-4336.

Every week we bring you new styles and fashions available in the alley through our Weekly Fashion Finds and Facebook posts. We've received a lot of questions from our followers asking how or where they can purchase the items we post and if we (the mangers of the Santee Alley social media pages and blog) are vendors. We must first clarify we ourselves are not vendors, we simply represent the Santee Alley area. However because we do represent all Santee Alley vendors, we try to always include the name and location of stores where featured items can be purchased. In our blog posts, you will find the contact information in the first couple paragraphs of the post. If you have any questions please leave us a comment. You can tweet us too!