From News Release Filed 11/28/07 GCN
On a Pedestal announced their grand opening today. The 1,200 square foot store offers women’s shoes, handbags and accessories.
The store is an exclusive seller of Milano Bags, a custom leather designer that produces intricate detailed all natural leather shoes and handbags. “We wanted to offer unique brands to the Coast,” said owner Jode Braxton-Hignight. “Not only will you find the familiar brands such as Charles David, Etienne Aigner and Nine West, but you will find up and coming brands like Oh Deer! and Blowfish. Which are brands that you see in publications such as Glamour, In Style and Lucky magazine.” On a Pedestal’s other brands include cutting-edge Spanish designer Sergio Zelcer, Zinc, Electra, Poetic License, Kenneth Cole and Chinese Laundry.
In addition to women’s shoes, On a Pedestal also carries designer handbags including Zina Eva. These hand-made bags are produced from the finest skins such as pebble deerskin, Italian lamb leather and crocodile. Recently featured in Italian Vogue magazine as “the chic yet versatile luxury bag” for 2007. On a Pedestal is also an exclusive seller of Smith & Zala jewelry. Designed by local jewelry designers, Denise Smith and Cassie Zala, the pieces feature genuine stones and/or Swarovski crystals.
The store is located in Courthouse Station, 302 Courthouse Road Suite C, Gulfport; MS. Hours are Tuesday through Friday 10am to 6pm and Saturday 10am – 4pm.