RED BANK: GETTING DOWN AND COMFORTERED

Susan Fowlers’ comforter, sized for use by an individual and foldable into a pillor or travel pillow. (Photo by Alexis Orlacchio. Click to enlarge)

By ALEXIS ORLACCHIO

Window Shopping the Green cozied up at Down To Basics in The Galleria Red Bank with the 4-in-1 Travel Comforter created by store owner and Rumson resident Susan Fowler.

Originally from Wisconsin, Fowler moved to New Jersey 35 years ago and has owned Down To Basics for 22 years. She’s been selling the white, goose down comforter encased in a white striped duvet cover for 15 years.

What’s a travel comforter? “You can use it as a personal comforter, a crib comforter,” Fowler said. “It can be folded in half as a standard pillow, or folded into the case for a smaller travel pillow.”

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