Attending the event were Larchmont Mayor Anne McAndrews and feng shui expert Judith Wendell, who also helped with the store's design.
Owner Sven Sujica, who runs the store with his wife, Kris, says they received a very warm welcome and are grateful for the strong local support.
Small business neighbors showed their support for the gift shop by providing food and beverages for the grand opening. Coriander Modern Indian provided Indian specialty food among other Asian snacks, West Avenue Cafe provided coffee, Sweeets designed a bowl of purple and white candies and Sugar Mama by Kim’s Bake Shop custom made cookies to match the Purple Elephants logo.
Purple Elephants will hold a special event Saturday for small business, which will include psychic Joan Carra from 1-3 p.m., compliments of the shop for customers who spend more than $20.
The Purple Elephants Gift Shop is located at 2A East Ave., Larchmont.
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