Rylee & Reece Kids Boutique and Party Place moving to Maple and Ridge Road

WICHITA — Rylee & Reece Kids Boutique and Party Place is moving – again.

When Tiffany Garner and her mother, Lynette, bought the children’s shop in early 2011, they moved it from Comotara Center on the east side to NewMarket Square at 21st and Maize Road.

Now, they’re moving to the center at the northeast corner of Maple and Ridge Road.

“We have found a bigger space,” Tiffany Garner says. “We’re able to lower our overhead. It’s just going to give us a bigger opportunity for the store.”

They now have about 2,000 square feet. The new space will have an additional 400 square feet.

“The party room is a little bit more separate,” Garner says.

About 60 percent of their business is through the party room. There will be additional themes for parties at the new space.

Garner says the party-room business has doubled from what it was on the east side.

She says the “west side loves us.”

“We’ve got a huge response from the west side.”

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New Rylee & Reece owners are moving the shop to NewMarket Square

WICHITA — Tiffany Garner has shopped at the Rylee & Reece children’s boutique at Comotara Center at least once a season since it opened 3 1/2 years ago.

“It’s just the best store,” she says. “It’s just got great kids clothes, very unique things you can’t find at other places.”

So when she heard it was closing, she acted fast.

“A month and a half later, here we are,” says Garner, who bought the business with her mother, Lynette.

Krista Hunt and her mother, Phyllis Rose, opened Rylee & Reece and named it after Hunt’s children.

They’re now 5 and 4.

“I’m home with my little ones quite a bit,” Hunt says.

That means Rose has been at the store quite a bit, but she’s ready to retire and spend more time with her grandkids, which is why they’re selling.

The Garners are moving the business from Comotara at 29th and Rock Road to NewMarket Square at 21st and Maize.

April Reed of Slawson Cos. handled the deal for the 2,000-square-foot space. It’s where Wells Fargo was previously.

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