The Fashion Family
Updated: May 30
If anyone knows children’s fashion, its Monique and Ash Vasanji, owners of Heaven and Starchild clothing boutiques in Carmel, CA. This fashion forward, power couple has made a name for themselves through excellent customer service and product expertise.
Monique, comes from a background as a costume/ wardrobe stylist in film, commercials and print. Ash, has spent most of his career operating successful men and women’s boutiques. In fact, that’s how they met, when Monique walked into one of the boutiques whilst styling a movie in Vancouver.
Fast forward to today – and throw in a 23 year old daughter, Ash, Monique and Alia, operate their boutiques with grace and flair. Never did Ash and Monique think Alia would be interested in the business, nor did they instigate the concept, yet after finishing school and spending a year living and studying in Argentina, she returned and seamlessly fit in with the operation. It is now Alia who can be seen more often than not in front of the clients.
The family truly knows their clientele and exceed at sourcing the most exclusive fashion from brands all across the globe. Some of their main suppliers are Molo from Denmark, Angel’s Face from London, Carbon Solider from Australia, and Mayoral from Spain.
Running a small, mom and pop boutique is not an easy feat. They have managed to overcome many of the challenges that most small businesses face today, mainly through admiration and diligence. They stay true to their brand and don’t stray far from what they are good at: sourcing the very best apparel.
If you are searching for that ‘wow’ piece of clothing for your child, then you have found it with Heaven in Carmel. Whether it’s for birthdays, church occasions, weddings, or you just want your little one to feel extra special, Monique, Ash and the team will make it a memorable shopping experience from the very moment you walk in. And if you can’t walk in, then feel free to check out our new online store at www.heavenincarmel.com.