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APPAREL STORE OPENS TODAY

By Ellen Babin

Pilot staff writer

A new clothing store, featuring clothes made by Dickies for guys and girls and an array of apparel in junior and adult sizes opened today (April 21) in Brookings.

Oceans Activeware is located at 1025 Chetco Ave., Suite 3, behind the Bella Italia Ristorante. Store hours will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week. "unless there is a Little League game scheduled in the afternoon," said its owner, Eve Whalen.

In addition to items from the Dickies line, including eyewear and dresses, the store will have Vision brand shoes and flip-flops; skateboard and sport shoes. Shoes are available in a range from 6 to 9 for girls and 6 to 11 for boys.

The store's apparel also will be for sale at events throughout the area.

Oceans Activeware's owner is a graduate of Brooks College and Design in Long Beach, Calif. She worked in the fashion industry before moving with her family to Brookings last July.

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