Welcome to “Our Place,” a blog brought to you Colony Place - the outdoor shopping and dining destination with over 50 stores and restaurants off Route 44 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Follow us and we’ll keep you up on the latest in fashion trends, deals and steals, great gift ideas, new stores, event happenings and more. Colony Place is your local Place for everything, so there’s lots to blog about! Make sure to share, comment, and send us your own ideas. Make sure to share and feel free to comment or send us your own ideas!

What’s in Fashion this Fall?

Here’s the scoop – but we are keeping it Real, not Runway! Afterall, we live in Massachusetts where the trends need to be functional and warm too! LADIES – In a word: “80’s”. Let’s flash back! Perfect in Plaid – mix the plaid materials and colors (such as a wool scarf and a nylon tote …

Back-to-School Fashion Trends

“Every twenty years fashion comes back … You stay away from something long enough and you crave it,” Vanessa Valiente, personal stylist and the creator of fashion blog V-Style. And that’s definitely true this year! When it comes to Back to School fashion, the 90’s are in! Here’s a sneak peak of what’s trending this …

Back to College at Bed, Bath & Beyond

Going off to college is an exciting experience. Some stay near and others travel far, but you’re always going to need your dorm room essentials. Bed, Bath, and Beyond at Colony Place is your one stop shop for everything you may need on your new adventure, or even if you’re already in school. Being a …

Last Minute High School Graduation Gift Ideas

Looking for some last minute graduation gift ideas? Here are a few favorites, courtesy of Grown and Flown and the Colony Place Personal Shopper. This physician-recommended first-aid kit with essential supplies like medicine, antiseptics, bandages, injury treatments, and more in a vinyl case is something every graduate should have. It’s perfect to keep in a …

Summer Fashion Blog

Flower Power Just like Spring, flowers are popping up everywhere – floral is in, from dainty to bold. Breezy shoulders make a hot day cool – shirts and dresses all sport the open shoulder! Statement sleeves are a must – mostly the bell sleeve – adding elegance to even the simplest of clothes. Jumpsuit? Yup …

Top 10 Thanksgiving Wines

Yes, it’s that time of year again. The stuffing, the gravy, the dinner rolls, the bird – and, of course, the wine! But what do you serve these days? The choices seem endless. New vintages, new grapes, new brands are popping up all over the place. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered at Portside Liquors. …

Fall Trend Report

Usually about this time of year we start to bundle up and get ready for the chill of Fall. But this year, we have been blessed with beautiful sunny warmer days… so we waited on this post to make sure you are truly ready to stock up your wardrobe with Fall finds! What’s in this …

Back to School Trends Are Now “In Session”!

It used to be that back to school shopping meant that you had to have all the cool stuff… before back to school! But times have changed and often, the bulk of back to school shopping doesn’t actually happen until early Fall, especially when the weather starts to get cooler and you realize your kids …

College Bound – Be Campus Ready!

Thanks to Bed, Bath and Beyond, Best Buy and Walmart all at Colony Place, you can get everything you need for your college move-in at “the One Place For Everything!” Here are a few of our best tips… Clean it up! – Unless you’re a neat freak, surely there are lots of fights at home …

Summer Skin Care

Here are some tips for healthy, great looking skin in the summer months: Exfoliation removes dead skin cells and enables moisturizing products to work better. The best time to exfoliate is in the morning before putting on any other products. Did you know that your makeup will last longer if you exfoliate? But don’t over-do …