You are reading

Mobile Fashion Boutique In Renovated Trailer To Roll Out This Month

airstream fashion boutique groove trailer

May 5, 2016 By Michael Florio

A mobile fashion boutique inside a trailer will soon hit the streets of western Queens.

Bohemian Groove Airstream Boutique, a women’s clothing and accessory shop, will make its debut on May 27 with a launch party at The Local (13-02 44th Ave.) from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The mobile boutique will be inside a transformed Airstream 27-foot silver trailer. The Airstream was completely gutted and renovated to fit the needs of a boutique, according to owner Brittany Reilly.

The mobile shop will sell women’s clothing, accessories, shoes, jewelry and leather goods.

“Bohemian Groove is curated by me with hand-selected brands from across the world,” Reilly said. “Some places include Bali, Greece, Australia and Colombia. Other brands are from California, Florida, Georgia and New York.”

Following the launch party on May 27, Bohemian Groove plans to make regular appearances at LIC Flea & Food. Reilly also plans on spending days in Astoria and Sunnyside, as well as partnering with Rockaway Brewing Company (46-01 5th St.) to set up shop there.

After that, Reilly plans to expand throughout the tri-state area, already having partnered with a polo club and several vineyards in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Eventually, Reilly said she hopes to bring her mobile boutique around the country. She will begin doing so this summer, attending a music festival in Chicago and then heading to an event in Austin, Texas.

Reilly, a lifelong Woodside resident, decided to open this mobile boutique after jumping from job to job in the fashion industry. After bouncing around she began to question whether she was in the right field.

She then decided she would like to open her own shop, but not be tied down to one location.

“Your typical storeowner has to open shop everyday, and barely gets to go outside and enjoy what the world has to offer; I didn’t see myself doing this,” she said.

Reilly’s boyfriend then had the idea of creating a mobile shop, which would allow her to own her own boutique and still travel for work. She could also save money, not having to pay the rising rents in western Queens, she said.

“Now we embark on a wonderful journey,” Reilly said.



email the author: [email protected]


Click for Comments 

Doesn’t quite seem legal.
Does it have 2 exits as per fire code?
What about those propane bottles?

Seems like someone trying to save some money at the expense of their customers.


Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

New York Hall of Science awarded federal funding for project on artificial intelligence

New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) will play a key role in the future of artificial and natural intelligence after U.S. Rep. Grace Meng announced that the institution in Flushing Meadows Corona Park has been awarded nearly a half-million dollars in federal funding from the National Science Foundation over the next five years.

NYSCI will be part of a $20 million initiative led by Columbia University to establish an AI Institute for Artificial and Natural Intelligence (ARNI), an interdisciplinary center that will bring together several top research institutions to focus on a national priority: connecting the major progress made in AI systems to the revolution in understanding the brain.