We are a family owned Mother, Daughter & Grand Daughter business. Three generations working together to offer a different boutique experience, with quality alterations, multigenerational product assortment and easy online shopping.  At VÊTU we believe in the power of community and in the value of strong local communities. We are located in downtown Stuart, FL and look forward to meeting and connecting with you.


(Mother) Francia Alava was born in Dominican Republic and has been sewing since the age of 8. In the 70's she migrated to Bronx, NY and worked on 26th and Madison Ave. garment district. In the 80's she moved to NJ and sewed from home for luxury fashion labels. Through out all the years of working from home, mother and daughter designed 90% of the clothing they wore. Everything from dresses, coats, suits etc..."Being a single mother of two daughters, it was affordable to make our own clothes"-Francia

 (Daughter) Diana Alava was inspired by mom and graduate from Berkeley College with a Bachelors of Science in Fashion Marketing Management and Design. After college, the mother daughter duo moved to West Palm Beach, Florida.  Francia went on to build a repour as one of Palm Beaches Master Tailors. Diana, worked twenty years raising her own daughter, owning her own business, while gaining experience in different areas of the fashion industry, modeling, design, visual merchandising, buying, sales, and in executive management in retail marketing. 

Today, (Grand Daughter) Leediana Pinder is dual enrolled in high school/college courses. With her savviness in technology the trio have come together to build a family brand.  The word VÊTU means "Dressed” in French and “You go” in Spanish.