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30 YEARS

On April 1, 1989, two sisters, Debbie Herrington and Cindy Stone, turned their dreams into reality and opened the first HerringStone's Boutique in Monroe, Louisiana. The sisters dreamt of bringing innovative and trendsetting fashion to their hometown. With a great deal of hard work, years of constantly targeting new trends, and seeking out the best brands and merchandise, Cindy and Debbie’s dream took off beyond the twin cities and HerringStone’s became a household name for women’s wardrobes across north Louisiana.

Over the years HerringStone's has transpired into a Louisiana staple boutique. The sisters created an iconic company and continue to do so with second-generation, Hanna Herrington Lavergne and Haley Herrington; hence our phrase two generations and growing. Branching out from the limbs of HerringStone's as a sister store, HeirLoom by HerringStone's evolved. HeirLoom, meaning something of value passed on from one generation to the next, was established in 2017 and continues to flourish.

What started as a small family business is slowly growing into something greater and we thank you for following along and supporting us! In addition to our website, HerringStone’s has five store locations in Louisiana: HerringStone's Monroe, HerringStone's Lafayette, HeirLoom By HerringStone’s Youngsville, HeirLoom By HerringStone's in Houma, and our newest addition HerringStone's Baton Rouge. Each storefront is a haven for style, fashion, and top of the line customer service.

 

MEET OUR BOSS LADIES

Debbie Herrington
Owner/Founder
Debbie is the driving force behind HerringStone's. Her passion and ambition keeps us all on our toes, amazed, and wishing there were more hours in the day! Her mind works in one way, overdrive. Debbie makes merchandizing each storefront look effortless. When she isn't in one of the HerringStone's storefronts merchandising, and styling customers, she is exploring new brands and trends to keep HerringStone’s at the forefront of fashion. Matched beyond belief, she shows love for her family and her girl squad! 

 

Cindy Stone
Owner/Founder
Cindy keeps the fine-tuned machine that is HerringStone’s, running smooth. Her heart-filling inspiration keeps each of us motivated. Cindy has an upbeat love for fashion and customer service. When she isn’t in her office making sure all the bells and whistles of HerringStone’s are in tune, you can find her hustling around one of the storefronts styling outfits for every customer she can get her hands on. Cindy has a bubbly personality, a warm smile, and the sweetest southern twang. HerringStone’s would not prosper the way it does without her hard work and positivity!

 

Hanna Herrington Lavergne
Owner/2nd Generation/CEO
Following in her mother and aunt’s footsteps, Hanna opened the doors to HerringStone’s second location in Lafayette, La just a little over 9 years ago. She has brought her unique and stylish twist to Cajun Country. She can make any outfit look red carpet worthy! Hanna is a mother, wife, fierce multi-tasker, and always on top of all things going on behind the scenes. She is the compelling influence behind expanding the HerringStone’s name and branching out with sister stores, HeirLoom By HerringStone's. Did we mention Hanna is funny as all get-out?! She continues to amaze everyone with all that she balances and how well she does it! Hanna is our celebrity!

 

Haley Herrington
Owner/2nd Generation/Buyer
Coming from a family whose heritage is rooted in the fashion business, HerringStone's has always been a huge part of Haley's life. From watching her mother and aunt grow the business as a young girl, to working at her sister's store as a college student, Haley always knew she was meant to work in fashion. After graduating from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Haley decided to pursue her dreams and move to Los Angeles, California; the perfect place for aspiring fashion professionals. There, she was surrounded by the latest trends and gained immense experience in buying. But after three short years, Haley decided it was time for her to move back home to Louisiana, and reinstall her role in HerringStone's. Shortly after her return, Haley's life-long dream of maintaining her own boutique turned into actual plans - and the drafts for the Baton Rouge location were formed.

 

Claire Kostelka
Owner/Manager/HeirLoom By HerringStone's Co-Founder
Claire began working at HerringStone’s Lafayette during her undergrad at the University of Louisiana Lafayette. She loved every minute of being a stylist! With her passion for retail, when the opportunity to help expand the HerringStone’s name presented itself, she jumped at the chance. Claire is now a co-founder/co-owner of HeirLoom by HerringStone’s and manages the HeirLoom By HerringStone's Youngsville location. She has been the cherry on top to the family business! Claire is a true child of God; kind, caring, and thoughtful. HeirLoom by HerringStone’s would not be here today without Claire's hard work ethic, motivation, and true love for this company!

 

Bethany Dodd
Owner/Manager - HeirLoom By HerringStone's Houma
Bethany is a wife, mother of three, and fashion enthusiast. Born and raised in Houma, Louisiana, Bethany noticed that the small town was missing something; innovative and trendsetting fashion. She always enjoyed fashion and clothes but hated the hassle of driving two-plus hours in search of unique and on-trend looks. With so many friends asking her tips on styling and always getting compliments on her outfit combinations, the idea of a Houma Boutique sparked. Although, not just any Houma boutique. When Bethany did decide to venture out of her hometown in search of the latest looks, she'd find her self ending up at two boutiques, in particular; HerringStone's of Lafayette, LA, and HeirLoom By HerringStone's of Youngsville, LA. Intrigued by the look of the HerringStone's stores, their online presence, and their chic' style with affordable prices, Bethany decided her hometown needed one of these havens for modern fashionistas. From there, she reached out to founders Debbie Herrington and Cindy Stone proposing her idea. Resonating with Bethany's dreams, as they were once their own, the sisters decided to give her the opportunity to join their team.. and the rest is history!

 

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