Meet the Oliver Girls
Written By Ireland Headrick
Photography By: Eric Von Bargen
Oliver is a mainstay in the Wilmington retail landscape. Since our doors opened in 2002, we’ve specialized in designer denim and luxury fashion with an edge. I’ve worked at Oliver for almost four years—my entire college career—and looking back, I can’t imagine my life apart from this place.
So to our founder and resident boss lady—Kelly, you’re iconic. We all know how lucky we are to work under someone as professionally supportive and effortlessly stylish as you.
To my fellow Oliver girls, past and present—your friendship has shaped my entire adult life. Wherever the journey takes us from here, I will always be glad to have shared the same space in time with you, even for just for a little while. Our love is a forever type of thing.
And of course, to our customers who know just what we mean by “super-high slim straight with a little bit of stretch—but not too much” or who wear their Golden Goose like a badge of honor—you make our jobs worth it. May your Christmas presents forever be wrapped in gold and blue.
If you haven’t experienced the Oliver magic before—or maybe it’s just been a while—it’s nice to finally meet you. Need a spring wardrobe update or a dress for Garden Party? Just say the word.
We’ll see you soon.
I R E L A N D
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Favorite Color: Yellow
Signature Denim Style: Super-High Cropped Skinny
Coffee Order: Cold brew with almond milk
Last Book I Finished: Three Women by Lisa Taddeo
“I love updating a classic silhouette with a modern fabric or pattern. For my Garden Party look, I chose a lacy tea-length number with a cool colorblocked design, paired with simple black Loeffler Randall heels.”
T A Y L O R
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Favorite Color: Sky Blue
Signature Denim Style: Non-Stretch Boyfriend
Favorite Artist: Hillsong or Fergie
Work hard or play hard? Work hard so u can play harder 🙂
“You shouldn’t have to sacrifice comfort for fashion—this stamped satin Saloni is proof of that. My navy Loeffler Randall heels brought out the blue in the dress, and I layered a bunch of Merewif necklaces to complement the V-neckline.”
K A Y C I E
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Favorite Color: Black
Signature Denim Style: High-Rise Straight
Favorite TV Show: Law & Order: SVU
Perfect Day Off: Offshore fishing with a group of friends
“My style is simple and straightforward, which is why I loved this Frame minidress. Paired with white kitten-heel booties from Loeffler Randall, the end result is effortless and unexpected.”
B E A S L E Y
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Signature Denim Style: 70s-Style Flares
Favorite Color: Pink
Dream Vacation: Australia
Wilmington Hot Tip: Don’t drive during rush hour.
“I’m obsessed with this red Self-Portrait dress—it’s feminine, fresh, and fun to wear. My nude Loeffler mules keep the focus on the dress, and I added some I Like It Here Club jewels for a little sparkle.”
Location: Wrightsville Manor
Styled By: The Girls of Oliver
Staged By: White Birch Rentals
Florals: Mother of Wild Flower House & Event Co.
Makeup: Brenda Schwartz Karas of Carter Kayte Beauty Atelier
Models: The Girls of Oliver: Ireland, Taylor, KAycie, Beasley
Hair: SET Blowout Bar