Recognized by the South Bend Tribune readers as one of the top boutiques in the Michigan/Indiana region, Inspire Me has all of the Midwest warmth and feel you would expect. Located on South Bend’s East Bank Village, our 3600+ square foot space reflects who we are; a little bit of everything. Historic vintage meets classic and contemporary styling and thick dark wood trim meets stark white walls and gold painted fixtures. Spacious fitting rooms allow a relaxed and pleasant touch coupled by our personal attention from one of our knowledgeable sales staff. There’s even a waiting room with a sofa and big ottoman table and refreshments for our clients’ waiting friends. Whether you’re one of our long-time devotees or it’s your first visit, shopping at Inspire Me is like entering the closet of your most fashionable friend. Our specialty is our buying–handpicking and perfectly packaging an assortment of pieces tailored to our clients’ personal style.
The store is located at 520 E Colfax Ave and continues to gain recognition for it’s unique and every changing assortment of over 50 coveted American and European designer and accessories brands, including Fifteen Twenty, Chan Luu, Alembika, Gretchen Scott, Free People, Jude Connally, Velvet, Maliparmi and Nally and Millie. Always trying to create a new and inviting seasonal atmosphere, Inspire Me’s beautiful 1980’s Landmark Building located near the corner of Colfax and Hill Streets,is a beautiful showcase to house these amazing lines to welcome in new clientele and greet our cherished loyal ones.
Each season, our buyers travel to the markets of New York, Atlanta and Las Vegas to buy specifically for our fashionable clientele. Exclusivity is key, and we search for lines that are unique to our area. Inspire Me has some of the most exclusive brands and coveted pieces. All of these styles are hand picked for quality, comfort and style that are many times hand delivered straight to our clients without even hitting our floor. In short, we offer a selection and an experience that we are proud to offer to our loyal customers/friends. If there is anything we can do to make your experience better or if you have questions of any kind, please do not hesitate to call or email us and let us know what we can do. Your feedback is very important to us.
We want to make your online shopping experience as easy and pleasant as possible. We receive new merchandise every day and work very hard to add it to our website immediately. If you are looking for something in particular, or have questions about sizing, fit, or how to wear an item, please don’t hesitate to contact us for our recommendations–we would love to help!
We make every effort to keep our system updated, however our online inventory is supplied through the physical store location. Therefore, things go fast but rarely at the same time. In the rare case that this occurs, we will send you an email with suggested alternatives or details about special ordering the piece for you, and are always happy to refund your card if neither of those options suit you.
Inspire Me gladly accepts American Express, Visa, Discover, and Mastercard, as well as PayPal.
We always want you to feel comfortable ordering from us. Your privacy and security is the most significant aspect to a comfortable and worry-free online shopping experience, and it is extremely important to us. We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology that encrypts and protects your data. If SSL is enabled, you will see a padlock at the top of your browser. Click on the padlock to find out more information about the SSL digital certificate registration. You will also notice “https:” in the URL field that notifies you that you are in a secure mode.
We believe in the quality of all our designers and products. Every purchase you make from us is unconditionally guaranteed. Our Return Policy varies based on whether you purchased the item in store or online, with original price tags attached.
IN STORE RETURNS
Because you were able to touch and feel the item, as well as try it on for fit and size with the help of our stylists, we will accept returns and exchanges for store credit on regular price, unworn, unwashed, unaltered merchandise within 7 days of the purchase date. All sale merchandise, jewelry, sunglasses, swimsuits and lingerie are FINAL SALE, and are not eligible for Free Returns/Exchanges. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 574-232-1798.
Regular price, unworn, unwashed, unaltered merchandise will gladly be accepted for a refund within 14 days of the customer’s purchase date. Merchandise must be received back in the store within 14 days from the purchase date. All items must be returned in a secure, insured package. All sale merchandise, jewelry, sunglasses, swimsuits and lingerie are FINAL SALE, and are not eligible for Returns/Exchanges. Please feel free to email us at email@example.com or give us a call at 574-232-1798.
FREE GROUND SHIPPING
We are pleased to offer Free Ground Shipping on all orders over $50 in the US. Please note that all Sale items are Final Sale, and therefore not eligible for Returns/Exchanges.
If you need it quicker, we also offer International Priority for a fee that varies depending on the country. Shipping costs for Priority can be estimated during the check out process before submitting payment. Orders shipped outside of the US may be subject to import taxes, customs duties, and fees that are determined once the shipment reaches the destination country. The recipient may be subject to these fees and may be required to pay these fees in order to have the shipment release. We unfortunately have no control over these charges and can’t predict what they might be. We do NOT ship orders as “gifts.” Customs policies vary widely from country to country. If you have any questions, please contact your local customs office for more information. If additional customs clearance procedures are required, it can cause delays beyond our original delivery estimates. **Please note that some international credit cards (such as some cards from the United Kingdom) are not set up to comply with AVS (Address Verification Services). If you own a credit card issued outside of the United States, your transactions may be declined. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If your card is being declined, we suggest that you check out using PayPal as your payment method. It is free and secure!
DELIVERY TIMES & COSTS
Items are pulled from our physical store’s inventory at time of purchase, and will generally be shipped within 48 hours on Monday through Friday, except holidays, pending product availability and credit verification. We ship all orders via USPS, with a signature being required on orders over $500. If your order is over $500 and you would like to not have a signature required at delivery, please note this in the comments section of your order. **Please note that if you choose to ship without a signature being required, you are liable for the contents of the package should they go missing.
When shipping outside of Indiana, no sales tax will be charged on items sold due to the fact that we are physically located in Indiana.