Monkee's of Highlands is dedicated to helping their customers stay well-dressed and confident. With a passion for fashion and a keen eye for style, they've curated a boutique experience like no other in the picturesque mountain town of Highlands, NC.



meet the owners

Elena & Vance Wood


Elena's expertise in economics and finance, combined with Vance's background in building and development, forms the perfect foundation for their customer-centric approach. Their primary focus is creating an unparalleled shopping experience where every customer feels valued and empowered.


Their commitment to excellence extends beyond the walls of their boutique. Elena and Vance understand that true style is about more than just clothes – it's about self-expression and confidence. That's why they take pride in curating a selection of apparel and accessories that not only look good but also make their customers feel good.


Whether it's helping a client find the perfect outfit for a special occasion or offering personalized styling advice, Elena and Vance are dedicated to going above and beyond to ensure that every customer leaves their boutique feeling like the best version of themselves.


Joined by their daughter, Natalie, and their beloved King Charles Cavalier, Penny, Elena and Vance are  a family committed to helping their community look and feel their best.