The History of Sharla's

My boutique actually started in 1963 as I played with Barbie’s Fashion Shop. I spent hours placing tiny necklaces and bracelets in the showcase and selecting different hats for the corner window which was specifically for hats! In my memories I was as fascinated with the accessories as the clothes.

Barbie dresses sold for 80 cents to $1.49 back then, but instead of buying Barbie’s ready-to-wear, Mother had our neighbor, Paulene, make my Barbies a custom wardrobe. I will never forget the display of fabulous clothes they presented me on my seventh birthday. I have been hooked on clothes, shoes, hand bags and jewelry ever since...

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