Specialty Shops

One-of-a-kind pieces come from special places.

There’s something special about finding something you can’t get anywhere else. Charleston is home to many artisans and craftsmen that pride themselves on making one-of-a-kind goods and setting up shops to help you find exactly what you are looking for. If you have one special buy in mind, be sure to visit these specialty products shops and boutiques.

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Affordabike Bicycle Shop

Custom-made beach cruisers and the largest selection of bikes and accessories in town. Known for our friendly and professional staff. Free pickup/drop off for rental bikes.

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Beads on Cannon

Two fabulous floors of beads from all over the world! We carry everything to do with beading. Best store in southeast, located downtown 12-6 M-Th, 11-6 Fri, 11-5 Sat, 1-5 Sun.

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Blue Bicycle Books

The favorite locally-owned bookstore. Over 50,000 used, rare, local & new books. We focus on connecting writers with readers with writing programs, events & book signings.

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Blue Sky Endurance

Offering a unique and complete retail experience for runners, cyclists, swimmers & triathletes. Carrying high performance gear with a fit-first approach in all that we offer.

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Candy Shop Vintage

One of a kind vintage and vintage inspired jewelry featuring reimagined creations by local designer Deirdre Zahl. Shop unique pieces and a variety of Charleston Rice Beads.

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Charleston City Market

Open M-Su. The sprawling City Market encompasses three open air sheds and one enclosed Great Hall, which house more than 140 merchants, including 20 locally owned boutiques.

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Charleston Tea Plantation

Visit for a fun and educational one-of-a-kind experience. See & hear how tea is grown and made. Free Factory Tour, unique Gift Shop, great views and all the tea you can drink!

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Christophe Artisan Chocolatier-Patissier

3rd generation French Chocolatier Christophe Paume & his Cafe offer sandwiches, baguettes, French pastry & chocolate: Hand-painted, bars & sculptures, even chocolate shoes!

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Costco Wholesale

Promising the highest-quality products from around the world. We are confident in the quality and value of our products and offer our guarantee of satisfaction. 843-460-2004

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Elizabeth Stuart Design

An elegant & eclectic boutique with lush furniture, jewelry & accessories. Providing comprehensive interior design services highlighting your personalized style & originality.

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Fieldshop

Garden & Gun’s first retail concept offering a collection of fine sporting goods, apparel, barware, jewelry, gifts, entertaining notions & florals.

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Friedrich's Optik

Our frames are for people who see eye-wear not just as an accessory, but as an expression of their personality. See yourself in Friedrich's!

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Gold Creations

Gold Creations charms visitors with Charleston inspired 14K gold and sterling silver southern style jewelry. Come see our Charleston Charms, Charleston Gates, and Rice Beads.

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Le Creuset Boutique

Featuring cookware from iconic cast iron, to versatile stoneware and innovative wine accessories, the flagship Le Creuset Boutique has just the right item in store for you.

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Lowcountry Olive Oil

Delicious Carolina-infused olive oils & vinegars is what you'll discover inside our historic store. Local gifts, delectable treats, art & candles, homegrown snacks & spices.

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Lulu Burgess

Hysterical gifts, the perfect card, Charleston products, fabulous clothing, accessories, and more! Mention this guidebook on your first visit and get 15% off of one item.

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Mac & Murphy

Located in a century old home on Cannon Street, we are a specialty lifestyle boutique that specializes in all things paper from custom stationery, cards, notebooks and more.

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Market Shop of Historic Charleston Foundation

Locally-made and inspired gifts including jewelry, furnishings, Charleston-related books, and tasty treats. Enjoy tax-free shopping and support local preservation efforts.

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Mercantile and Mash

Located inside the Cigar Factory, featuring a provisions style retail center, casual eatery, provision stations, coffee shop, casual bar and a series of unique indoor markets.

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Mixon Market

Offering the finest coffees, craft beers, wines, Charleston-based fare, creative housewares & gourmet meal selections. Monday-Friday, 8am-7pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am - 4pm.

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MoonPie General Store

Chattanooga Bakery's first MoonPie General Store complete with an old fashion soda fountain. Factory-fresh MoonPies, RC Cola, unique gifts, apparel, ice cream & more!

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Objective Design Shop

Come experience a one-of-a-kind shop inside Distil Union, a local product-design studio! From watches to lighting, shop a source for modern design unlike any in the Southeast.

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Open Door Shop

A well-edited collection of tabletop, home accents, jewelry and festive gifts from makers along the eastern seaboard and beyond. Wedding and gift registry services available.

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Pauline Books and Media

Operated by the Daughters of St. Paul, offering a complete selection of Bibles, Christian books, music, confirmation gifts, medals, children’s books, cards and candles.

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Pink Dot Beauty Bar

Pink Dot Beauty Bar specializes in a carefully curated selection of the most sought-after cosmetics, fragrances, skincare lines and innovative beauty accessories.

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Pluff Mud Mercantile

Goods for Salt & Soul. A local Charleston shopping place with an eclectic mix of hand selected apparel, home, & gift items, small batch and mainstream, or just fun & funky.

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Queen Street Grocery

Established in 1922, Charleston’s oldest corner store has diverse history, a butchery, a candy shop, a convenience store & now the neighborhood corner store of your dreams.

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Savannah Bee Company

A specialty honey and beeswaxed-based body care company. Come by our store to experience our signature honey tasting & try our all-natural and luxurious body care products.

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The Boutique

A Charleston institution which has been in business for over 50 years. Offering the finest gifts, china, linens, and lingerie. Come find that special gift at The Boutique.

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The Preservation Society of Charleston

Visit the Preservation Society of Charleston shop and meet Charleston’s latest artisans in a wide assortment of foods, accessories, and decorative items.

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The Shops Of Historic Charleston Foundation

Locally-made and inspired gifts including jewelry, furnishings, Charleston-related books, and tasty treats. Enjoy tax-free shopping and support local preservation efforts.

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Tiger Lily

Voted "Charleston's Best Florist" since 2000, Tiger Lily is known for creating luxury floral designs and wedding decor. Delivering to homes, hotels, and businesses daily.

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Tour Charleston, LLC

For everyone who loves the wonder of books. Our new, regionally-focused, independent bookstore downtown at Concord & Cumberland Sts. Frequent signings and book-based tours.

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Upper King Design District

Southern Living magazine featured the Upper King Design District in the cover article “10 Reasons to Visit Charleston Again.” Every kind of store & dining choice imaginable.

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Walgreen's

It specializes in filling prescriptions, health and wellness products, health information and photo services. At the corner of happy & healthy.

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Wonder Works

With toys for all ages of imagination, Charleston’s favorite local toy store fascinates visitors with inspiring 'wonderfuntastical' toys, gifts, books & gadgets!

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Woodhouse Day Spa Charleston

Called the only real luxury spa in Charleston, we welcome you to escape into our serene spa and sip on some champagne, enjoy our cafe menu and shop in our boutique. Welcome!

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