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Where does the inspiration come from to do what you do?

"I've always had an affinity for elegance and glamour."
"As a child I can remember watching the Lawrence Welk Show.  Although I loved the music, I would always be anxious to see what glamorous dresses the girls would be wearing that night.  I especially loved the Lennon sisters."  

"To this day I still get some of my best fashion ideas from things I see on TV."

 

 

What are three things most people don't know about you?
"Well I hope people know there is a special place in my heart for people with special needs.  That is why I try to do all I can to help with the Arkansas Angels Pageant.  Those boys and girls are such gifts from God."

"Secondly, before I founded Cindy's Pageant Dresses (now Cindy's), one of my hobbies was actually making porcelain dolls."

"Lastly... I don't know if most people realize my appreciation for music, but I love, love, LOVE music. It is in my soul. From Al Green and Percy Sledge, to Elvis,  bluegrass and even old country music.  I could listen to it all the time!"



Tell us about your family.

"My family is very important to me.  I have always been very family oriented."  

"I have two sons who are such a handful and I love so very much."

"When I'm not designing dresses, at the store, or keeping up with the boys, I love spending time with my dear mother who has been such a blessing and inspiration to me."

 

What keeps you doing what you do?

"I love watching young girls transform when they put a dress on and see themselves for the first time." 

"For me, personally, seeing the confidence it instills in young girls makes what I do a very rewarding business to be in."

A Sit Down With Cindy