Women of Substance

Natural-fiber fashions for well-rounded women

Natural-fiber fashions for WELL-rounded women, Sizes Medium and GRANDER

508 Main St., • Damariscotta, Maine 04543 • 207-563-6809


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20% OFF ALL ACCESSORIES through 12/23

Accessories make perfect gifts, and all of ours are now on sale through December 23rd! Save on all Jewelry, Scarves, Hats, Gloves, Socks, Tights and Heartland Wooden Secret Boxes!

Here’s a sampling of some of our sale items:

Also, our racks of clearance markdowns have moved indoors, and they hold big savings! Find deals 40, 70, and even 100% off! Really! Be sure to check out the savings!


20% OFF Nightwear by LaCera and Flax!

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Enjoy 20% OFF ALL NIGHTWEAR including LaCera “Cool” Cottons or “Hot” Flannels and Flax Striped Linen Sleepwear, November 23rd – 28th.

Here’s a sampling of what’s on sale:

Women of Substance Named Best Women’s Boutique 2015

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Lynne Urquhart owner and inspirator of Women of Substance, receiving the Best Women’s Boutique Award by Down East Magazine

Women of Substance
Named Best Woman’s Boutique 2015!
by Down East Magazine

Thank you to everyone who voted us for 2015 Best Women’s Boutique.  We’re thrilled to have been chosen and are honored to have so many wonderful supporters! Thousands of Down East readers voted January through April for their statewide selections while editors went through a rigorous selection process of their own and Women of Substance was chosen as top in its category. 


MATRIARCH’S on a mission for MONARCHS

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In the Spirit of Rachel Carson, I am inspired to give free packets of Milkweed seeds to my circle of friends.  May our simple actions encourage more of these amazing butterflies to flutter by, be fruitful and multiply!

Wishing you and yours a joyously non-SILENT SPRING.

Here are some links to Monarch Friendly sites:
Google: Chicago Tribune – Monarch, Milkweed, and the Spirit of Rachel Carson (2/23/14)

Spring is sprouting at the Women of Substance store!  New styles and spring favorites are arriving daily!  Come on in and see what’s new.