The Roanoker - May/June 2018 - 67

SPONSORED CONTENT SECTION

Q&A
WITH THE
BEST OF
2018

Since 1986, we have asked readers to share their top picks in
our annual "Best of" poll.
Get to know the people behind this year's award-winning
businesses and organizations through these sponsored Q & A's in
their own words.
Learn more about their history, what inspires them, the services
they provide and what it means to them to be recognized as the
Best of 2018.

BEST OF
Q&A

Q: What sets your business apart?
A: La De Da is an experience for
the senses. Many customers tell us
that our shop is their therapy, their
"happy place." We load our store
with textures that feel right to the
touch and are effortless to wear.
We treat our clothing as art, and we
display our goods from the floor to
the ceiling, so there is something
eye-catching everywhere you look.

LA DE DA

BEST OF 2018

PLATINUM, BEST LOCAL
WOMEN'S CLOTHING STORE

102 CHURCH AVE SE
ROANOKE, VA 24011
(540) 345-6131
LADEDA.NET
TheRoanoker.com

Our staff is very artistic and caring.
We take the time to get to know
our customers to find pieces to
build their wardrobes, so that what
they buy will work with what they
already own. We know that women
want to look different everyday
and feel good about themselves
in the process. We aspire to lift
our customers' spirits and have
their own, individual looks. We
believe women leave our shop with
an experience, a story to tell and
something to love.

Q: What is your favorite part of the job?
A: I have my grandfather's
wanderlust to travel and seek out all
things different, so the hunt to find
them feels inherent. That's a fun part
of my job, but the best thing ever
is having a customer come back in
to say that they still love wearing
something that they bought ten
years ago. That kind of satisfaction
is the reason La De Da has stayed in
business for 24 years and counting!

LOCAL WOMEN'S
CLOTHING STORE

Q: What does it mean to be recognized
as a "Best of 2018" award winner?
A: This is such a great honor, and to
be loved by your local community
is the best feeling in the world! We
work hard and winning this award
gives us new energy to continue to
strive to be as different as possible,
because that is what it's all about...
Finding the balance between
community and being as individual
as you can be!
-CAROLE HUGHES,
OWNER

SPONSORED CONTENT: BEST OF WINNER Q& A'S

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