New women’s boutique open at the woodlands michael kors online outlet mall Altar’d state, a new boutique offering unique women’s clothing and gifts, is now open at the woodlands mall. The christian retail store, based in knoxville, tennessee, focuses on giving back a portion of its sales to support charities and nonprofits worldwide. About a dozen of its vendors are nonprofits and the store gives 100 percent of the profit back to the nonprofit.For example, the store sells bracelets that are handmade by women in nepal michael kors sale australia and jewelry made in uganda with beads from recycled paper. “We don’t take a profit on it,”Said kellie lipke, store manager of the woodlands location. “We just sell it here in the store so we can help make a difference.Many of the stores have opened in the former coldwater creek sites after the chain went bankrupt. The woodlands location opened on sept.25 in the lower level of the mall. “We believe in giving back to the community and giving back across the world,”Lipke said. “We are sponsoring schools in peru.One percent of the total revenue from our 51 stores goes to that effort. ” The new woodlands location has been doing very well, lipke said “We couldn’t have asked for a better reception,”She said. “Customers come in one time and fall in love with the store and tell their friends and come back.It’s been incredible.People have been very receptive here in the woodlands.We’ve had great growth. ” Altar’d state gives 10 percent of its profits on mondays to different local charities.In december, the charity for the woodlands store is family promise, a homeless shelter for families.Last month, the store gave 10 percent of its monday profits to the stonebridge food pantry. “The clothing is our vessel we use to serve others and do god’s will,”Lipke said. “We don’t just say we’re a christian company.We live it;We walk it. “