We had the good fortune of connecting with Penny Keo and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Penny, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
I wanted to create a business where women can feel fashionable, fun, and confident. I believe that self-expression is something we should all have the opportunity to exercise and celebrate. Our goal is not to offer trendy clothing and accessories but rather a fun pieces that is inspired by the beautiful colors of nature and traveling that will last through your wardrobe cycles. Our accessories are also a starter conversational piece that gets people asking, where did you get that earrings from. There is a piece for every season. Hence, our shop name 2 Birds Boutique. One with nature and being free, and independent.

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
It was a challenge in the beginning to take a step of faith and start 2 Birds Boutique. The thought of starting a business was so daunting, at first because of the hundreds of details and logistics involved to start a business and being afraid of failure. The thought of failure and self-doubt was so numbing. My thoughts telling me “I’m not good enough”, “I can’t this,” “I can’t that”. After months of contemplating I had to tell myself that all the wishing to start my own business isn’t going to happen until I start acting on my dreams. Which I finally did.

2 Birds Boutique on-line shop launched in the summer solstices of June 2020. We are a family owned small business specializing in women’s clothing and accessories based out of Texas. We offer a handpicked selection of quality and fashionable women’s clothes and accessories at a great price conveniently delivered to your door. We source unique items with limited quantities. We believe that every woman is beautiful and unique in the style that speaks to them. When you look good, you feel confident.

We would love your support and hope you can share our shop with others. Be sure to check out our on-line shop at 2birdsboutique.com.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
We would first start off by talking a morning stroll at The Woodlands waterway just North of Houston and enjoy being outside with nature. We can also kayak along the waterway and go shopping at the Woodlands Mall afterwards. For lunch we would head out to Bellaire Asia town to try the many different types of food from Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai and Korean and so much more. There is dim sum, sushi, ramen noodles, and finish off with flavored shaved ice and bubba tea.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I want to dedicate my shoutout to my parents. They came here as refugees from a war stricken country and survived to tell their journey is a testament to their determination and resilience to never give up. They have instilled in me the values of the importance of family, hard work, integrity and love.

Even though 2 Birds Boutique is still at its infancy we want to give back a portion of the proceed to various non-profit organization. As a child who came here to the United States with nothing, charitable organization were there to help provided us with basic necessity to help us get on our feet. Without their support we would have faced a lot of hardship.

Website: https://2birdsboutique.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/2.birdsboutique/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/2birdsboutique

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwsUyLw2lVTFKy9LniTTbUg

Image Credits
2 Birds Boutique Team

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