Learn about the local lady who traveled the world to bring the most beautiful, carefully crafted items to the Tri-State with her new OTR-based boutique.
Cincy Chic: What is The Most Beautiful Thing in the World Is?
Carrington Broeman, Founder of The Most Beautiful Thing in the World Is: The Most Beautiful Thing in the World Is is a collection of things we love from all over the world, often with an ethical underpinning (who love working with local artisans), and always with a story attached.
Cincy Chic: What’s the inspiration behind your collection?
Broeman: I was inspired by both travel and love to start The Most Beautiful Thing in the World Is.
Cincy Chic: Who’s behind the collection?
Broeman: I am an ex-art specialist, fashion retailer, and world traveler. I’ve got a unique, eclectic eye for the interesting, fun, and extraordinary.
Cincy Chic: What makes The Most Beautiful Thing in the World Is unique?
Broeman: What really makes our collection and store unique is that is offers a worldview shaped by travel, art, and Cincinnati.
Cincy Chic: What types of products can we find in the store?
Broeman: We sell clothes, artisan-made Mexican textile, African basket ware (from a Rwandan collective), wooden bowls with gold inlay, baby clothes, perfect baby moccasins, fragrant candles, stationary, blow-up swans, flamingo neon lights, quirky needlepoint cushions, and Nigella Lawson’s favorite crockery.
Cincy Chic: When can readers stop by and shop the store?
Broeman: Our hours differ a bit, but you can always find them on our Facebook page. Currently, and through the season, they are:
Thursday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Cincy Chic: What are the store’s price points?
Broeman: Products come in a range of prices – from a couple of dollars to a few hundred for the most beautiful, most crafted objects.
Cincy Chic: What makes you the most excited about opening The Most Beautiful Thing in the World Is?
Broeman: I’m excited about bringing the things we find beautiful to more people in Cincinnati. We want everything in the store to inspire wonder.