MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

April 6, 2014

New business: Retroactive Vintage Couture Shop


— Name of business: Retroactive Vintage Couture Shop.

Address: 401 W. Broadway, on the second floor of Shadowwood Mall.

Hours and days open for business: Appointment only or online shopping at www.retroactivevintageshop.com. There will be monthly open-to-the-public days.

Type of service offered: Vintage clothing from 1920 to 1980 and accessories. One-on-one appointments with the customer’s favorite music and tea; vintage fashion consulting and personal shopper locating service.

Key personnel: Lisa LaRue-Baker, owner. “My first job as a teenager was in a vintage clothing store, and I have been an avid collector since. Previously had a booth at You’ve Got To Be Junking, in downtown Muskogee.”

Why did you locate in Muskogee?: “After living in Los Angeles, my husband and I returned to my home. I wanted to bring to Muskogee a touch of Beverly Hills by offering a personalized shopping experience with an appointment-only boutique.”