MK Quinlan to open namesake boutique at former Zoe’s in Forest Park space

MK Quinlan to open namesake boutique in former Zoe’s in Forest Park space. (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

Get completely ready Birmingham— you are about to get a new and fascinating store in Forest Park this spring. 

MK Quinlan, an upscale vintage apparel, art, and design store is going into the former Zoe’s at 3900 Clairmont Avenue.

The new retail shop is named after its operator MK Quinlan, a Birmingham indigenous, who is an interior designer, former fashion editor at Back garden & Gun journal, and has penned for the Wall Street Journal, Property Lovely, and other nationwide structure journals.

The new store marries Quinlan’s pursuits and skills in trend, art, and style and will showcase her considerable collection of classic clothes as perfectly as the work of designers and artisans she’s fulfilled together the way. 


Quinlan is no stranger to the Forest Park community.

“I’m a Birmingham native who to start with fell in adore with Forest Park when I was a scholar at Altamont,” Quinlan explained to Bham Now. “The primary Zoe’s was my initially introduction to classic back again in superior university, and I grew up conference my grandmother for lunch at Silvertron. When I moved property to Birmingham from Charleston, South Carolina 3 several years back with my loved ones, my prolonged phrase aim was to open up a shop that showcased the most effective of the previous and the new in trend and structure. When I saw an chance to pursue that desire on THIS block, it felt like kismet.”

What to Expect

What must we assume to see at MK Quinlan? Check out out her web page or instagram @shopmkquinlan gives some clues. 

“I want MK Quinlan to be a place where by men and women appear to have enjoyable – whether or not they are in the marketplace for a 1-of-a-type night robe, fundamental button down, or a collectible work of artwork,” additional Quinlan. “High-finish fashion and style and design is usually connected with a significant-and-mighty attitude, but my aim is to produce a store in which there is often a thing new to learn and in which every person appreciates your identify.”

Forest Park Keeps Escalating

Red or White
Red or White. (Bham Now)

The Forest Park business enterprise district keeps increasing and evolving. Due to the fact the commencing of 2022, Juniper, a new cocktail bar and Aspiration Boat Salon have opened. 

We cannot hold out to see MK Quinlan be a part of the Forest Park Neighborhood this coming spring.

What’s your preferred Forest Park retail or restaurant? Pink or White? Shoppe? Rougaroux? Tag us on social media @bhamnow with your most loved.

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