AFFORDABLES Pop into this fun and funky shop, which offers a range of clothing and accessories at—as the name suggests— great prices. www. affordablesapparel.com. 305 King St., 843.577.6369; 82 Folly Road Blvd., 843.763.4000; 280 West Coleman Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, 843.881.0211.
ANNE FONTAINE Located in The Charleston Place Hotel, this intimate boutique offers excellent customer service and the perfect white blouse. Open daily. www.annefontaine.fr. 201 Meeting St., 843.723.9488.
ANNE’S Find a great selection of contemporary everyday wear, party dresses, business wear, casual attire, evening gowns and stunning jackets. The boutique carries a large collection
of petite sizes along with jewelry and accessories to compliment any outfit. Free parking for customers in the lot behind the store. www.annesdowntown.com. 312 King St., 843.577.3262.
BE THE CHANGE BOUTIQUE A shop with heart, this boutique only sells items that are fair-trade and either made in the US or are artisan-made. So, whether you’re picking up a dress, a tote or a candle, you can rest easy knowing your purchase gave back on a local or global level. Open M-W 10 am- 6 pm, Th-Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su 11 am-5 pm. www.bethechangeboutique.com. 218 King St., 843.654.9650.
BECKETT BOUTIQUE This boutique stocks luxury women’s goods, including accessories and outfits, in a wide range of styles. Shoppers can pick up gifts and also learn on-trend styling knowledge from the fashion-forward team. Open M-F 10 am-7 pm, Sa 11 am-7 pm, Su noon- 6 pm. www.
beckettboutique.com.843.405.1105. 409 King St.,
BEN SILVER A Charleston must-see for men’s and women’s clothing, Ben Silver offers ultra-fine British and American clothing from tailored shirts and neckwear to their signature blazer buttons. Find exclusive buttons for nearly every university, along with military schools, fraternal organizations and custom monograms. www.bensilver.com. 149 King St., 843.577.4556.
COPPER PENNY This upscale womenswear boutique provides sassy, contemporary clothing and shoes, embodying “the cosmopolitan style that Charleston is known for.” Open M-Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su noon- 6 pm. www.shopcopperpenny.com. 311 King St., 843.723.2999; 280 W. Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant, 843.881.3497; 1228 Belk Drive, Mount Pleasant, 843.881.9889.
DANDY BOUTIQUE Vintage is the key word at this home-decor and clothing boutique, whose wares include furniture, custom bridal pieces (such as head bands), jewelry, holiday ornaments and plenty of women’s apparel. Open M-F 10 am-5 pm, Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su 10 am- 6 pm. www.dandyboutique.com. 43 John St., 843.410.1109.
THE EDITOR This lifestyle boutique offers plenty of wardrobe options as well as furniture, stationery and artwork. The store’s motto, “Smart girls have more fun,” hints at its sophisticated, yet fun vibe. Open M-Sa 11 am-7 pm, Su noon-7 pm. www.theeditorshops.com. 509 King St., 843.212.3187.
ESCAPADA If you like your resort and beach wear to be bold and brilliantly hued, check out the assortment you’ll find at Escapada. In addition to clothing, shop for gifts and home décor; its merchandise ranges from cashmere to jeans to candles. Brands include 360 Sweaters, Kerisma, NYDJ, Level 99, Lolo Bags, Lafco, Moon and Lola, and Yosi Samra. www.escapadaliving.com. 644F Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant, SC, 843.352.2117. ( The Belle Hall Shopping Center)
FINICKY FILLY A Charleston favorite, this mother-daughter-owned boutique carries exceptional women’s apparel and accessories from such designers as Lela Rose, GiGi New York, Kenneth Jay Lane, Tory Burch and Etro. Shop from your home with the Filly’s “brown-box” option; a box with apparel designed
just for you arrives at your home, and you have five days to decide what to keep or return, all with free shipping. Open M-Sa 10 am-5:30 pm, Su 12:30-5 pm. www.thefinickyfilly.com. 303 King St., 843.534.0203.
GWYNN’S Larger than a boutique, but more personal than a chain department store, Gwynn’s offers the best of both worlds while offering his and her’s fashion, cosmetics and home decor. Complimentary personal shopping by appointment and in-store brunch every Saturday morning. www.gwynns.com. 916 Houston Northcutt Blvd., 843.884.9518.
HAMPDEN CLOTHING This warm and inviting women’s clothing boutique, in the heart of Charleston’s premier shopping district, offers swanky and sophisticated style with such emerging and established designers as Rachel Comey, Shoshanna, Alexander Wang and Vena Cava. Open M-Sa 10 am- 6 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www. hampdenclothing.com. 314 King St., 843.724.6373.
HOUSE OF SAGE An independentlyowned, earth-friendly boutique, House of Sage offers men’s and women’s clothing and accessories in a relaxing shopping environment. There’s even a TV lounge for you non-shoppers. Expect to find super-stylish brands from around the world along with funky home accessories and some local art. Open M-Sa 10:30 am-7 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www.houseofsage.com. 51 George St., 843.573.7256.
IBU MOVEMENT A fashion brand with integrity, Ibu specializes in women’s apparel and homegoods created by artisans from across the globe. Each purchase helps female entrepreneurs around the world become economically self-sufficient. Open M-Sa noon- 6 pm. www.ibumovement.com. 183 King St., 843.327.8304.
JULEP This trendy women’s boutique on King Street in downtown Charleston delivers personal fashion for all ages. Enjoy classic prints, fun florals and eyecatching patterns in addition to a wide array of accessories. Open M-Sa, 10 am- 6 pm. Su noon-5pm. www.shopjulep.com. 154 King St., 843.724.9144.
LORI + LULU For a laid-back yet luxurious style, Lori+Lulu features such brands as Alice & Trixie, Ella Moss, Tori Richard, AG and Paige Denim, Barbara
Lesser and Mod-o-Doc. Open M-Th 10 am-7 pm, F-Sa 10 am-8 pm, Su noon- 6 pm. www.lorilulu.com. 231 King St., 843.579.9295.
LUNA Find a wealth of dazzling style at this young and trendy boutique, which offers such lines and accessories as 7 For All Mankind, JPK Paris, 12th Street by Cynthia Vincent, and Karlie. Open M-Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www.shopluna.com. 334 King St., 843.853.5862.
MARIS DEHART Expect emerging brands from local designers and inspiring style choices at this women’s wear boutique offering a chic and singular shopping experience. Open M-Th 10 am-7 pm, F-Sa 10 am-8 pm, Su noon- 6 pm. www.facebook.com/marisdehart. 32 Vendue Range, 843.693.6139.
MOSA This King Street store not only carries a full range of men’s and women’s clothing from top designers, plus jewelry, pocketbooks and other accessories, customers can pour themselves a glass from the wine and beer wall while they shop or enjoy comfortable seating, a dartboard or a flat-screen TV showing sports. Open Tu-Th 10 am- 6 pm, F-Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www.mosaboutique.com. 420 King St., 843.212.5853.
PALM AVENUE Shop the newest Lilly Pulitzer rompers, shifts and designer goodies at this boutique in the heart of historic downtown Charleston. Open M-Sa 10 am- 6 pm. shoppalmavenue.com. 251 King St., 843.577.5219.
PINK CHICKEN CHARLESTON With joyful and vintage patterns and casual, easy dressing as her inspiration, Stacey Fraser founded this store that bedecks ladies from babies to kids to tweens to their mamas in chic, feminine wear. Plus, the boutique also offers accessories, gifts, children’s books and crafts. Open M-Sa 10 am- 6 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www.pinkchicken.com. 225 King St., 843.793.2082.
RAPPORT A fine women’s clothier housed in a beautiful restored circa-1810 building on King Street, the store stocks a variety of coveted labels from American, French and Italian designers and boasts an experienced in-house alterations team. www. rapportcharleston.com. 235 King St., 843.727.0088.
RTW Visit this King Street shop for interesting clothing that’s always on the cutting edge of fashion. Look for designers such as Sylvia Heisel, Peter Cohen and Jason Wu, who frequently hold local trunk shows. www.rtwcharleston.com. 186 King St., 843.577.9748.
TEAL This swanky boutique is bound to appeal to your playful side with stylish apparel and costume jewelry and a large selection of purses, shoes, hats, scarves and whimsical home accessories. Check out their vintage local tees for a unique Charleston souvenir. www. tealaswankyboutique.com. 1225 Belk Drive, 843.971.8325.
V2V A women’s boutique that specializes in elegant simplicity, the store carries up-to-date women’s clothing, home goods, beauty produces and accessories. Stop in for a new outfit or to chat about current styles with the knowledgeable local staff. www.shopv2v.com. 295 King St., 843.723.5155.
VINEYARD VINES This preppy men’s, women’s and children’s clothing store, with its distinctive pink, whale logo, is a Charleston staple. Whether the search is for a maritime outing or a trip to the golf course, this is a smart stop to make for a range of style needs. Open M-W 10 am-7 pm, Th-Sa 10 am-8 pm, Su 11 am- 6 pm. www.vineyardvines.com. 275 King St., 843.203.6439.