Having had a passion for fashion from an early age, An’Drese L. Hopkins knows style. In the fall of 2009, Hopkins created Kins Accents, a retail store specializing in men’s and women’s urban fashion and it has been “rocking and rolling since then.”
Based in Detroit, Kins Accents opened its online store in September of 2010, making it convenient for cus¬tomers to view the boutique collection from the comforts of their home or office. One trip to the website, KinsAccents.com, and consumers are privy to everything from men’s cufflinks and three-piece suits to women’s jewelry, handbags and shoes. Hopkins’ mission is to bring high urban style to Detroit.
“I’m homegrown from Detroit,” he said. “I want to bring awareness to the local environment and bring the fashion and culture of the West Coast and East Coast here. I want to give our region that same vibe.”
Reviews on the KinAccents website note that the products are not only fashionable, but are quality essentials.
Kins Accents has found its niche in Detroit, not only as a mecca for some of the hottest fashions to grace the city, but also as a premier style concierge resource. Clients are able to have a personal consultant come to their home or business and customize a wardrobe or look based on their needs. Many of the boutique’s clients that take advantage of the concierge services are business professionals and pastors, who like to be stylish, but their schedule does not permit them the hours needed properly shop and accessorize.
“Our customers are looking for convenience and appreciate quality service,” Hopkins said of the consulting services he offers. Not only are consultants available for clients, Kins Accents also has tailors that make house calls.
Hopkins has 10 years of experience in business consulting, and that coupled with his many years of fashion expertise, he believes, gives him an edge on fashion consulting and the ability to cater to the needs of busy professionals.
Business is good right now for Hopkins and Kins Accents. The retailer is benefitting from the development and growth Detroit is currently experiencing. In addition to servicing metro Detroit, Kins Accent’s also ships roughly 30 to 50 shipments globally per day.
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