October 2, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 2/20/2013

"We're the modern Avon ladies. We come to you."

-- Brenda Hunter

Fashion moves fast in South Florida, about 60 miles per hour.

Tailgating on the popularity of food trucks, mobile boutiques have been seen pulling up everywhere from Palm Beach to Miami-Dade counties — from office buildings and arts festivals to local bars, happy hours and private parties — filled with the latest in women's clothing and accessories.

"If you think back, it used to be that people shopped with pushcarts," said Brenda Hunter, who with daughter, Sydney Edwards,drives a mint-green 1974 Chevy step van known as the Trendy Truck. "We're the modern Avon ladies. We come to you."

The Coral Springs mother-and-daughter duo made their debut last month at the F.A.T. Village Artwalk, where passers-by stopped and climbed inside to try on dresses.  

Read more at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single ditgital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Southwest Florida Eagle Cam
Southwest Florida Eagle Cam

Over the past two bald eagle breeding seasons, more than 20 million viewers have watched the nesting activities of eagles Ozzie and Harriet by means of a camera mounted above their nest.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Comic-book and gaming stores are expanding across Florida. The state's major comic & video game themed conventions continue to generate increased interest and revenue. What's your level of participation in the world of comics & gaming?

  • All in! I love gaming and/or comics! We're in a new Golden Age of entertainment!
  • I manage the occasional game or graphic novel, from time to time...
  • Does Candy Crush count?
  • Are you kidding? I don't have time for any of that stuff...

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe