Faces of Fishers: Allie Bougham


By Shelly Gattlieb

Originally from the suburbs of St. Louis, Allie Boughman enrolled at Missouri State and met a young man named John at college orientation. He quickly became her “favorite person in the world,” and they married shortly after graduation.

Allie was working as a high school English teacher until three years ago, when she and her husband moved to Fishers to plant a new branch of Parkside Church, which meets at Riverside Junior High School. John is an auditor at Deloitte.

Allie’s application for a part-time sales associate at Blue Peppermint Boutique turned into her position as both store manager and creative/digital director. She orchestrates the emails, social media activity, website design and outfit styling for the business. She also is the events coordinator for Parkside and enjoys participating in musical theater, reading fiction and thrillers, baking and photographing weddings and families. 

Exciting change: Blue Peppermint’s upcoming move to The Yard at Fishers District

Go-to fashion staple: White shoes, white boots or white sandals

Passionate social cause: Foster care and adoption

Favorite cell phone app: Chik-fil-A … free waffle fries!

Embarrassing obsession: Watching reality shows

Favorite time of year: The first two weeks in October, when summer turns into fall

Biggest stressors: Household chores, loud conversations

Favorite room of her house: Recently remodeled laundry room (peach and gold)

Tradition with John: Travel to New York City twice every year for a long weekend

Favorite holiday: Valentine’s Day

Exercise routine: The Barre Code in Fishers

Favorite designer: Kate Spade

Best performance: Playing Amy in “Little Women”

Do you have an interesting friend who lives, works, or worships in Fishers? Send suggestions to sgattlieb.currentinfishers@gmail.com

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