Niles Styles owner Christine Hoffman receives the traveling trophy from Karen Alexander, chairman of the Apple Festival’s window decorating contest. Niles Styles won first place.
Niles Styles owner Christine Hoffman receives the traveling trophy from Karen Alexander, chairman of the Apple Festival’s window decorating contest. Niles Styles won first place.

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Niles Styles wins Apple Fest window decorating contest

Published 12:34pm Friday, September 27, 2013

First time was the charm for Christine Hoffman, owner of Niles Styles, a boutique women’s clothing store in downtown Niles.

Niles Styles entrance.
Niles Styles entrance.

Hoffman’s shop won first place in the Four Flags Area Apple Festival’s annual window decorating contest, sponsored by Caldwell Banker.

Hoffman said it was her first time entering the contest.

Niles Styles carries a large selection of fashions and accessories in its store at 224 E. Main St. You can also browse the store’s online category. Just visit the website nilesstyles.com. The store can also be reached by phone at (269) 684-8484.

Hoffman received a traveling trophy filled with fresh apples, a ribbon and $50 prize.

The Four Flags Antique Mall finished second and Leader Publications took third place.

Judging took place Thursday.

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