When it comes to the latest trends in women's apparel, there's no better place to shop till you drop than Downtown Chucktown. And if you're searching for the finest threads in Fountain Inn, look no further than Copper Penny - the Lowcountry's go-to shop for anyone that has a passion for fashion.
We have been dressing women in Fountain Inn for over 34 years and offer upscale designer collections curated with a Southern eye. Here, women from around the United States discover sophisticated, effortless beauty for every season. Whether you're looking for a sassy new dress to impress that special someone or the perfect outfit for your next vacation, your options are endless at Copper Penny.
With easy-to-find locations close to Fountain Inn's hottest spots, our curated selection of the newest, most popular women's clothing lines reflects the effortless glamour of Fountain Inn. Whether you're a tidy professional or a fierce trend-setter, our goal is to help you find the perfect look for your own unique style. With designer brands like CK Bradley and Holst & Lee on hand year-round, finding your new look is easy and fun when you visit Copper Penny.
Our clothing lines give ladies a refreshing mix of one-of-a-kind authenticity with real wearability, allowing them to shine with confidence and style all year long. So, go ahead and spoil yourself - you deserve to look like a million bucks!
Diamonds are pretty and all, but honestly? Dresses are a girl's best friend. Dresses are fun, comfortable, and versatile. At Copper Penny, they're also fashionable and cute. We have a huge selection of women's dresses in Fountain Inn, SC, from stylistic sheath dresses to drop-waist styles that will make your girlfriends jealous.
These dresses are made to fit your waist and then gradually flare out towards the hem. A-line dresses are excellent for minimizing thighs, hips, and midsections while pulling the eyes to your bust. This style of dress is a great fit for almost any body type. There's a reason why so many brides settle on A-Line dresses for their big day! With plenty of varieties, this is a kind of dress that you can wear again and again.Shop Now
Like the A-Line style, empire dresses are made to fit through your bust. Rather than creating a distinctly angular shape like the A-Line, the Empire style flows from the bust down. This is another kind of dress that fits many body types. From curvy to apple body shapes, the Empire draws focus to your bust and minimizes everything else. For lovely ladies on the shorter side, this style defines your silhouette, especially if you choose a maxi length dress.Shop Now
A throwback to the roaring 20's style flapper dresses, Drop Waist dresses look best on lean, athletic bodies that don't have too many curves in the hip area. The key to pulling off a Drop Waist style dress is to ensure that it's not hugging you. This dress is best worn when it is able to hang freely on your body.Shop Now
Once you know the kind of waist that fits your body type, it's time to find your shape. A few of our most popular dress shapes include:
Unless you're feeling extra sassy, chances are you're wearing a top at this very moment. Tops are garments that cover the top half of your body. At Copper Penny, we have an endless selection of tops in a wide range of styles - from basic tees to blouses and everything in between. If you're looking for the highest quality women's tops in Fountain Inn, SC, you just hit the jackpot!
With that said, finding the right top for the right occasion is easier said than done. However, at Copper Penny, we make finding the right top fun. Whether you're looking for a top that makes a statement or you need a classic button-down for a subdued style, we've got your back. We only carry the most popular tops from the best brands and designers around the world.
Sometimes called broadcloth tops, poplins have classic characteristics and are often woven with an over/under weave. This kind of weave gives more substance to your top while also giving you room to breathe. Poplin shirts are typically soft and smooth, and are great for everyday business attire, some formal occasions, and for certain ceremonies. Sweet and feminine, our Bruna poplin eyelet bib top features ruffles at the sleeves and an eyelet lace yoke at the front. Pair your poplin with your favorite pair of shorts or jeans for a contemporary, relaxed look.Shop Now
Great for wearing solo or layered over a camisole or tank top, wrap tops are lightweight, versatile, and great for many different occasions. Wrap tops go well with jeans, maxi dresses, and high-waisted jeans or trousers. Our V-Neck Wrap SLV Top by Jayden is uber-popular at Copper Penny and the perfect choice for dressing down or dressing up. The choice is yours!Shop Now
For a dose of feminine fashion, be sure you add an off-the-shoulder top to your everyday wardrobe. A casual, sexy choice, off-the-shoulder tops have unique necklines that cut across your upper arms and chest, leaving your shoulders bare. The result is a flirty flash of skin, which elongates your neck and gives a relaxed, "daytime casual" look. Our Nola off-the-shoulder top pairs perfectly with shorts or even a flowy skirt and is hand-woven in Spain using Jacquard fabric.Shop Now
Who doesn't love a good tank top?! Tank tops are lightweight, versatile, and equally great for lounging in the yard or running errands on weekends. Tank tops lend an air of simplicity to your outfit and can be styled in endless ways. Take our Velvet Heart Victory Tank, for instance. This tank is a refreshing update on our classic sleeveless tank top, complete with fray details and a scoop neck. Throw in the fact that it's machine washable, and you have a wardrobe winner.Shop Now
When choosing a women's top for your outfit, you have to consider how comfortable, confident, and beautiful you will feel. The best way to feel your best in an outfit is to make sure it fits correctly. To get started, you'll want to take your measurements. For most women's tops, the best areas to focus on are your hips, waist, and chest.
Need help measuring? Swing by Copper Penny and ask one of our friendly sales associates to help you out! While you're there, don't forget to check out our huge selection of women's tops in Fountain Inn, SC.Contact Us
Fountain Inn, a cute little town just 25 minutes south of Greenville, has an awesome, free splash pad. The town is small but growing and building up their Main Street so the splash pad is accompanied by shops, restaurants, and farmers market along Main Street in Fountain Inn, SC. Here’s everything you need to know about the splash pad, plus what to do when you’re in the area.Splash pads are fantastic because kids of any age can enjoy the water without fear of swimming and all you need is a bathing suit and towel. All the s...
Fountain Inn, a cute little town just 25 minutes south of Greenville, has an awesome, free splash pad. The town is small but growing and building up their Main Street so the splash pad is accompanied by shops, restaurants, and farmers market along Main Street in Fountain Inn, SC. Here’s everything you need to know about the splash pad, plus what to do when you’re in the area.
Splash pads are fantastic because kids of any age can enjoy the water without fear of swimming and all you need is a bathing suit and towel. All the splash pads in the Greenville area are free, as is this one, so it costs you nothing to come and let your kids cool off in the summer heat.
The Fountain Inn splash pad is right on Main Street so you can go check out the area restaurants and spend some time there. Area restaurants include Growler Haus, Cucina 100, and JPeters. Also, check out Gio’s Pastry Shop for amazing Italian pastries.
The farmers market is across the street and during the summer, Fountain Inn hosts Friday night live music in that same space. There are events all year round that really provide families with a wonderful small-town experience.
Also in Fountain Inn, you’ll find the Emmanuel Sullivan Sports Complex which is home to a fun, shaded playground with a ground-level trampoline. It takes just a couple of minutes to drive from Main Street to the park, where there is plenty of parking available.
Don’t miss Fountain Inn’s great parks.
The splash pad is right behind a beautiful arbor with plenty of benches for seating. One big positive about this splash pad is the shade. No other splash pad in Greenville has shade, so while the kids are running around in the water, us parents are sweating it out in the hot sun. The space has seating areas that has umbrellas for shade.
The splash pad originally opened in 2019. A group called Leadership Golden Strip, which is a collaboration between Simpsonville, Mauldin, and Fountain Inn chambers of commerce, spearheaded the fundraising efforts and the City of Fountain Inn and the Chamber of Commerce also added assistance. The teams raised $125,000 for the installation of the splash pad (now you know why not every town has one – it’s not cheap).
Greenville Water donated $25,000 to the effort. They also had a local artist do a mural on the far side of the splash pad.
The Fountain Inn splash pad is open daily. If the water isn’t on, there is a small tower on one end of the splash pad where a button can be pressed. The water will then turn on for five minutes. Just press it again to keep the water on. This is such a smart way to save water when the splash pad isn’t in use.
Public restrooms are available at the Fountain Inn Welcome Center (102 Depot Street).
Parking is available right behind the splash pad as well as directly on Main Street.
The splash pad will light up at night, too, for an extra cool ambiance.
Per the City of Fountain Inn, the following are rules and regulations for use of the splash pad:
1. All persons using the splash pad do so at their own risk. This is an unsupervised facility. 2. Water shoes are recommended.3. All children under (12) must have adult supervision at all times. Children under 6 years old must be within arm’s reach of an adult while on the splash pad.4. Clothing/swimsuits are required. Children in diapers must wear swim diapers.5. All participants must conduct themselves in a courteous, safe, and family-oriented manner.6. Water in the splash pad is not to be used for drinking.7. No running or rough play. 8. Do not sit, stand, cover, or block any of the water jets. 9. No Food, drinks, alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, and e-cigarettes are allowed. 10. No pets are allowed on the splash pad. 11. No Bicycles, skateboards, skates, or rollerblades are allowed.12. No glass containers are allowed.13. Do not use splash pad during severe weather or heavy rain or when thunder or lightning can be seen/heard.14. No electrical appliances are allowed near the splash pad.
For equipment maintenance problems, call 864.862.4675
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The Farehouse, a dining concept based in Taylors Mill, will open a second storefront in the former J Peters space on Main Street in Fountain Inn.This location will be franchised by Upstate businessman Yogi Patel, who is also Bohemian Bull’s Upstate franchisee. Patel will work with The Farehouse owners ...
The Farehouse, a dining concept based in Taylors Mill, will open a second storefront in the former J Peters space on Main Street in Fountain Inn.
This location will be franchised by Upstate businessman Yogi Patel, who is also Bohemian Bull’s Upstate franchisee. Patel will work with The Farehouse owners in Taylors to bring the same concept to the Golden Strip, said Dustin Tenney of Reedy River Retail at SVN Blackstream, one-half of the brokerage team that helped to lease the space.
According to Tenney, The Farehouse in Fountain Inn will undergo renovations and is expected to open in late summer or early fall.
Once open, the eatery will offer a variety of:
Location: 111 N. Main St., Fountain Inn
FOUNTAIN INN — After a years-long effort by a neighboring congregation and the surrounding community, a transformed Sanctified Hill Park is now open in Fountain Inn.Sanctified Hill is the Upstate town’s only park on its Lauren County side and sits in a historically Black neighborhood. For years it was neglected by the city, with maintenance falling to the nearby Goldenview Baptist Church. The condition of the park, a central gathering place for the surrounding community, was allowed to deteriorate over time.But in S...
FOUNTAIN INN — After a years-long effort by a neighboring congregation and the surrounding community, a transformed Sanctified Hill Park is now open in Fountain Inn.
Sanctified Hill is the Upstate town’s only park on its Lauren County side and sits in a historically Black neighborhood. For years it was neglected by the city, with maintenance falling to the nearby Goldenview Baptist Church. The condition of the park, a central gathering place for the surrounding community, was allowed to deteriorate over time.
But in September by leveraging state, city and county funds, Fountain Inn broke ground on a $3 million renovation of the park. That work culminated May 5 with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Previously, the park consisted of an aging asphalt basketball court, a field and a handful of swings. The updated Sanctified Hill now includes a paved walking trail, bathrooms, picnic shelters, new basketball courts and parking lot and two playgrounds, one of which is ADA compliant.
Pastor Jeffery Williams of Goldenview Baptist, who has long been involved in the push to revitalize the park, said the final product exceeded his expectations.
“This is more than what I imagined it would be,” he said. “It’s brought a sense of community. I’ve seen everybody out there of different races just getting along.”
Investing in Sanctified Hill has been a priority for Mayor GP McLeer since he was elected in 2019, and he said the opening last week was highlight of his tenure so far.
When the city first started putting plans together for the improvements in 2021, it initially appeared the cost of the work would require it to be divided into two phases. But after state Rep. Mark Willis secured $2.6 million for the project in this year’s state budget, the city was able to complete it all at once.
Another $75,000 came from the Laurens County allotment of the American Rescue Plan stimulus package. The county’s penny sales tax provided $50,000. The remainder of the roughly $3 million price tag was covered by the city.
GREENVILLE — Tucked in the middle of the aging shopping plaza on Pleasantburg Drive is a new business that’s hard to pin down.
Part retail shop, part museum, part demonstration center, part passion.
However you classify it, The Mushroom Spot has a unique backstory that begins with its owner, Ward Watson, and a hope to make the world of fungi accessible to all.
As a kid growing up in Greenville, Watson didn’t like mushrooms all that much, but he grew an interest that turned into a passion from years working in restaurants. In mushrooms, he found not just a world but a universe.
“I was like ‘you’ve got olive oil stores, vinegar stores, soy candle stores, why can’t you have a mushroom store?’” Watson said of the idea for The Mushroom Spot. “Mushrooms are not just come in and buy mushrooms. You can go look for them, you can grow them, you have the foodie products. We have supplements, adaptogens, lions mane, cordyseps.”
The store, set in the aging Lake Forest Shopping Plaza across from Bob Jones University, is somewhat unique in that it sells mushrooms in many forms.
It has fresh foraged mushrooms, along with mushroom-related products and foods, art, books on foraging and mushroom species, along with a small growing operation. You will find a handcrafted mushroom mug, mushroom jerky, mushroom tinctures and growing starter kits.
“Why not bring all that together in a store?” he said.
After graduating from Christ Church school in Greenville and attending Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, Watson stayed up North. Though he’d studied romance languages in school, he found a path to restaurants, drawn by the energy and the connection with people — and pushed by an economic downturn, he said.
He became fascinated with what he calls the intersection of mushrooms with human culture that stretches back centuries.
The second annual Fountain Inn Italian Festival is on Saturday, April 29th, 2023. Are you thinking about attending the festival? We have the schedule, the vendors, and all the details you need to plan your day to have an incredible time at the Italian-American Heritage Festival.About the Italian-American Heritage Festival in Fountain Inn, SCThe quick facts:This Italian-American Heritage Festival was a huge suc...
The second annual Fountain Inn Italian Festival is on Saturday, April 29th, 2023. Are you thinking about attending the festival? We have the schedule, the vendors, and all the details you need to plan your day to have an incredible time at the Italian-American Heritage Festival.
The quick facts:
This Italian-American Heritage Festival was a huge success for its inaugural year in 2022. This year’s festival seems to be giving the same amount of excitement, if not, more. There will be music, food, drinks, shopping from vendors, and activities. Last year there was a 50/50 raffle, corn hole tournament, and even a spaghetti eating contest! We’re so excited to see what 2023 holds—the committee says it will be bigger and better!
12 pm: Opening Ceremony12:30 pm: Opera, John Shorter1 pm: Chef Kevin: How to make fresh ricotta and cavatelli1:30 pm: ballet, to include traditional Italian dances2:30 pm: Italian Songs, John Shorter2:30 pm: Chef Fred: How to make Braciole with meat sauce2:30 to 5:30 pm: Corn hole tournament and other games3:15 pm: Folk Music, Ashlyn Greene4 pm: Chef Kevin: How to make Sicilian Maccarruna and Marinara4:30 pm: DJ Mike Guiliano6 pm: John Shorter/ Mike Philip6:15pm: Spaghetti Eating Contest7:40 pm: Closing speech
Want to show the Upstate how much spaghetti you can eat, or show off your corn hole skills? You need to sign up in advance.
Spaghetti eating contest: How fast can you eat 1/2 lb of spaghetti with marinara? Email Chuck at email@example.com to enter. The winner will receive a $25 Gift Card.
Corn hole tournament: Sign up for the cornhole tournament online.
Find a brochure with a festival map on the Italian Festival Facebook page. (Not released for 2023 yet)
Good Italian food is not always easy to find in the south, and that’s just one of the things that will make this festival unique.
Check out the vendors that plan to set up at the festival, and do yourself a favor, make sure to get a pastry from Gio’s Pastry Shop.
FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Over the past two years the city of Fountain Inn has had at least two dozen groundbreaking’s and ribbon-cutting’s, and the latest one is happening at a spot which hasn’t had visitors in years.At the site of the Ellison Flour Mill, things are coming together, such as a brewery, several restaurants and a greenspace.Developers and co-owners, Bryan Beal and Nate Tomforde, gathered for the groundbreaking on Tuesday, February 28. They say they were drawn to the historic location f...
FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Over the past two years the city of Fountain Inn has had at least two dozen groundbreaking’s and ribbon-cutting’s, and the latest one is happening at a spot which hasn’t had visitors in years.
At the site of the Ellison Flour Mill, things are coming together, such as a brewery, several restaurants and a greenspace.
Developers and co-owners, Bryan Beal and Nate Tomforde, gathered for the groundbreaking on Tuesday, February 28. They say they were drawn to the historic location for the opportunity to take something old and make it new again.
“This land is on the historical register of South Carolina so it’s a historical landmark so everything we do is going to have to adhere to those standards,” said Beal.
There are three existing buildings on the site, which previously served as a flour mill, auction house and vehicle repair shop. The developers plan to restore all three while preserving the buildings’ history and repurposing as much of the original material as possible.
The former three-story mill building will house a new brewery concept from Tomforde, who also owns Southernside Brewing Co. and Double Stamp Brewing.
“There’s not kind of a local gathering spot here and so being able to put that together with an old historic building, it’s just a special thing,” said Tomforde. “Our city council and I have a vision of making downtown Fountain Inn one of the best small downtown’s in the Upstate.”
The brewing equipment will be installed on the ground level, along with cold storage, a bar area and seating on the main level. The second floor will be used for additional seating and special events. The bar will feature about 15 taps, with a wide selection of house-brewed beers, as well as wine and cocktails.
The middle building will be a common area with indoor seating and access to the outdoor greenspace, which will include even more seating and an outdoor screen for movies, sporting events and live music.
The mill equipment will be refurbished and put on display at the front of the building, to pay tribute to Fountain Inn’s textile history.
Community members are also excited about this site being restored as an entertainment area.
“And we are super excited to see such a great venue come here. It’s going to be awesome,” said Stacy Jacobs. “Sometime this spring will be able to start construction this spring, and we can hopefully be open between now and the end of the year.”
The former repair shop building, on the far side of the property, will become a food hall with multiple local restaurant tenants, which are yet to be announced.
“It is an honor to bring this community gathering space to downtown Fountain Inn,” says Beal in a release. “We are incredibly grateful to the City, the Chamber, and all of the local leaders who are helping make it possible. We are thankful for the support and partnerships that got us to this point. We can’t wait to see our vision for The Mill at Fountain Inn come to life.”
The brewery will likely be the first to open, with the full development projected to open by early 2024.
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