All About La Petite Bon Ton

In 1984, jazz musicians Barbra and John Kauffman decided to convert their love for vintage shopping and collecting into a business. After a start in a small space "off the square" in Downtown Waxahachie, Texas, the Forreston Vintage Market was born in an old building in Forreston, Texas (10 miles south). The second floor of this building was devoted to the "Bon Ton Vintage" boutique. This store-within-a-store featured an endless collection of vintage apparel for people of all ages. Today, La Petite Bon Ton continues this tradition and provides the vintage shopper with a unique experience not found in big city markets.

John and Barbra in their musician days
John and Barbra in their halcyon days as musicians (photo by Andy Hanson).