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Lady Grace to leave Delano for the west side

01/15/2013 1:45 PM

01/15/2013 2:14 PM

WICHITA — Lady Grace, a Delano boutique, soon will be gracing the west side.

Jodie Mayer's shop currently is at 810 W. Douglas. In March, she's moving it to George Holland's development at the northwest corner of Kellogg and Tyler.

"I like the looks of those buildings," Mayer says of the western-themed buildings on the property.

There's one thing she likes even more, though.

"Traffic," Mayer says.

She says there will be a lot more cars coming by her new shop.

"We just don't have the traffic in the Delano area," Mayer says.

The more than two-year-old Lady Grace sells women's clothing, jewelry, purses and boots.

The new space will have 1,500 square feet, which is a bit smaller than the current Lady Grace space.

Look for the new location to open by the middle of March at the latest.

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