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

July Sale

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Closed July 4th

20% off Comfy USA and bryn Walker

“Round Down” to support New Hope for Women

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Women of Substance Owner Lynne Urquhart (right) presents a donation from the store’s “Rounding Down” program to New Hope for Women Executive Director Kathleen Morgan (left).

“Round Down” at Women of Substance to support New Hope for Women

DAMARISCOTTA, Maine, September 25, 2017—Retail women’s clothing store Women of Substance has been rounding down sales to support a local community organization.

Customers who pay 100 percent of their purchase in cash will be forgiven the change portion of their final tally which will then be donated by Women of Substance to New Hope for Women.

“It’s an easy way for ‘matrons’ to support an important local charity,” explained Lynne Urquhart, owner of Women of Substance. “Many individuals will even add an extra dollar to their order once they realize the mission of New Hope for Women.”

New Hope for Women offers support to people in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties affected by domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. It also provides important educational resources to assist our communities in creating a safer and healthier future.

After testing this program for a year, Women of Substance is pleased to continue this program going forward. It is Urquhart’s hope that the concept of rounding down will increase in popularity as others realize how simple and easy it is. “We all need to do our part to support such important local organizations,” said Urquhart.

Learn more about New Hope for Women at www.newhopeforwomen.org.

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.