Stirling Properties Brings Charming Charlie to Hammond Square

The Houston, Texas Based Retailer Expands to its Third Louisiana Location 

HAMMOND, Louisiana—- (JANUARY 4, 2011) Stirling Properties, developer of Hammond Square, brings a new fashion accessory boutique to their shopping center.  Charming Charlie will occupy a 9,911 square foot space located on Main Street across from Books-A-Million and Shoe Department Encore.  The anticipated opening is set for early this spring.

Charming Charlie is a Houston, Texas based retailer that opened in 2004.  At the end of 2010 they had expanded to encompass 96 locations across the United States, including two in Louisiana – Perkins Rowe in Baton Rouge and the Mall of Acadiana in Lafayette.  Their success is attributed to blending fun, style, color and affordability to create a unique women’s boutique environment.  Awarded the “Hot Retailer of 2010” by The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Charming Charlie brings new style to Hammond Square.

“Charming Charlie choosing to locate within Hammond Square shows that they recognize the quality of the development and the strength of the Hammond retail market,” said Grady K. Brame Executive President and Partner for Stirling Properties.  “This retailer will be a great addition and we are extremely excited about Charming Charlie coming to Hammond Square.”

Fashion jewelry, women’s handbags and accessories are priced primarily between $4.97 and $49.97 and are all organized in the store by color.  Charming Charlie’s shopping experience extends online as well via their website and through sales and fashion trend updates on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and their accessories trend blog – Charm Chronicles.

For information regarding Charming Charlie or Hammond Square contact Grady Brame at  For leasing opportunities still available at Hammond Square contact Beezie Landry,, at 985-246-3781 or Rhonda Sharkawy,, at 504-620-8145.