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Shopping in Charleston/Downtown

Charleston has endless shopping opportunities. Whether you're looking for top brands or one-of-a-kind boutiques, you can find them here.

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Hermosa Jewelry

Shop local handcrafted jewelry and unique gifts inspired by the Lowcountry. Commemorate your visit with our Permanent Jewelry experience. Private events available for groups.

Beau & Ro

Beau & Ro is a women’s boutique featuring apparel, accessories, and home, including Beau & Ro’s collection alongside a curated selection of designers from around the world.

Revealed Art Gallery

Contemporary art gallery located in the French Quarter, with a vibrant compilation of 30+ artists that vary in style and medium, offering a wide range for all to discover.

The Tiny Tassel

Handmade jewelry, garments, accessories, & curated party decor that inspire happiness. Our cheerful boutique is located in the quaint Cannonborough-Elliotborough neighborhood.

Keep Shop

Keep Shop, a luxury retail experience located in the lobby of Emeline, features a variety of handcrafted treasures by some of Charleston’s most preeminent artists and makers.

Miller Gallery

Affordable, contemporary online and pop-up focuses gallery. Visit the website to schedule a private appointment at the HQ or see the schedule of local events.

Shirtini

Modern classics, effortless style, a selection of menswear inspired shirts for women. You'll find Claridge+King, Frank & Eileen & Caliban while shopping for the perfect shirt!

Lowcountry Indigo Dyeing Workshop

Enjoy a 2hour workshop learning about the importance of indigo in South Carolina with textile artist Caroline Harper. Hand-dye a scarf or bandana to take home. Reserve online.

Candlefish

Masters of our craft, we aim to share our illuminating experiences of candle-making through scent, touch, and sight. Home to more than 30 brands of unique candles and gifts.

Clayton & Crume

We founded Clayton & Crume on a simple idea, we believe all leather goods should last a lifetime. Like the saying goes, they don’t make it like they used to - well we do!

Robert Lange Studios

Voted Best Art Gallery 4 years in a row by the Charleston City Paper. RLS Represents the very best in emerging and mid career artists with a focus on contemporary realism.

Madison Mathews

A women’s clothing brand designed in Charleston, SC, provides easy dressing in 100% cotton and linen pieces. Our signature blockprint dresses are classic and timeless.

Amanda Lindroth

An island inspired collection of raffia and rattan housewares, totes and furniture created by the interior designer, Amanda Lindroth.

Anglin Smith Fine Art

A contemporary gallery for realism and color. Featuring works by painter Betty Anglin Smith & her triplets, Jennifer Smith Rogers, Shannon Smith Hughes, Tripp Smith & others

Atrium Art Gallery

“Charleston’s Most Exciting Art Space”- contemporary, abstract, realism, landscape, Lowcountry and black & white photography from local, national and worldwide artists.

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. 11am-5pm Daily including Sunday.

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.

Brackish

Feather bow ties handcrafted locally using intricate detail not found in mass production. The ties are sustainable works of art; a perfect addition to any southern wedding.

Buxton Books

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.

Charleston Antiques Show

32 exhibitors from US & Europe present for sale antique to mid-century furniture, traditional & contemporary art & ceramics, jewelry, art, antiques & much more.

Charleston Artist Guild

With 600+ members, the Charleston Artist Guild is the region’s leading arts organization providing professional development, exhibiting opportunities and community outreach.

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.

Charleston Crafts Cooperative Gallery

Fine craft gallery carrying only items made by 30+ South Carolina artisans, including pottery, fused glass, photography, jewelry, wood, fiber & basketry. Established in 1989.

Charleston Gallery Association

Charleston Gallery Association with over 40 art galleries in the greater Charleston area. Visit our website for a printable map and a link to all galleries and art offerings.

Charleston Mix

Charleston Mix is made with an indubitable collection of premium ingredients that have been native to Lowcountry parties for centuries. It’s the Bloody Mary Perfected.

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!

Congregation Beth Elohim, Chosen Treasures Gifts & Judaica

In one of America’s most historic synagogues. Eclectic mix of fine gifts & Judaica featuring work from noted artists from the US and Israel. Unique and beautiful jewelry.

Corey Alston Sweetgrass Baskets

A generational sweetgrass weaver who designs his artwork in a variety of styles. The coiled woven basket was first used during days of enslavement for the rice cultivation.

Corrigan Gallery, LLC

Corrigan Gallery - local, contemporary fine art of museum quality. All budgets for discerning collectors. Charleston Renaissance works available. 28 years of experience.

Dare Gallery

Visit this gallery for works that celebrate the colorful tapestry of the southern coastal culture including crashing waves, lush marshes, wildlife & sensitive portraits.

Doyle Auctioneers & Appraisers

Providing collectors, families & fiduciaries in Charleston with access to Doyle’s full range of auction & appraisal services for collections & estates. Opening winter 2023.

Edmund's Oast Exchange

Edmund’s Oast Exchange is a beer and wine retail store right next to Edmund’s Oast restaurant. The two-story space offers over 1,000 different varieties of beer and wine.

etúHome

etúHOME newest store is in Charleston at 173 King Street. Inspired by European lifestyle, etúHOME creates serveware, kitchen accents and furniture that elevate the everyday.

Fieldshop by Garden & Gun

Nestled within The Dewberry hotel, Fieldshop by Garden & Gun pays homage to the iconic Southern magazine with a collection of curated accessories, housewares and pantry items.

Finicky Filly

Nestled in the heart of downtown on historic King Street, this prominent mother-daughter store has been a local favorite for thirteen years.

Food for the Southern Soul

From shrimp sauce and dry rubs to stone-ground grits, Charleston Gold Rice and artichoke relish, Hagood is keeping the tradition of soulful southern food alive.

George C. Birlant & Co. Antiques

Third generation, family owned antiques establishment specializing in 18th and 19th century furniture, silver, china, crystal & brass as well as bench made reproductions.

Grand Bohemian Gallery

The Grand Bohemian Gallery, located within the luxury hotels of The Kessler Collection, is one of the most eclectic and visually stimulating art galleries in the nation.

Hagan Fine Art

Offering luxury By Appointment shopping for a private fine art buying experience. Representing over 25 national and international artists in a beautiful historic gallery.

High Wire Distilling

We make premium, handcrafted, small batch spirits including whiskeys, rums, gins and vodkas using premium, specialized ingredients. Tastings and tours Wednesday-Saturday.

Historic Charleston Museum Shop

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

House of Nomad

House of Nomad is a boutique retailer and interior design firm offering décor items that have been carefully curated by co-founders Kelley Lentini, and Berkeley Minkhorst.

Jackson Davenport Vision Center

Serving Charleston for over 67 years with the ultimate, unique, eye-care experience. With boutique brands such as Lindberg, Cartier, Anne Et Valentin, Matsuda, Lunor & more.

John C. Doyle Art Gallery

One of the longest running galleries in Charleston, with artists local to international. We celebrate the legacy of renowned native Charleston artist John Doyle.

Joint Venture Estate Jewelers

Consignments of fine, preowned, estate jewelry & watches, platinum engagement rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, Omega, Rolex, Patek. Jewelry & watch repairs & batteries.

Jonathan Green Studios, LLC

The studio represents or features other artists whose work reflects the themes of work, love, belonging, and one's relationship to the environment. By appointment only.

King Street Antique District

Voted the “best antique shopping in the U.S.” by the readers of Travel + Leisure. Find antiques, plus charming hotels, fine dining, fashion boutiques, gifts and fine jewelry.

King Street Fashion District

Named one of the “10 Top Shopping Districts in USA” by Forbes Traveler. Handbags and shoes straight from the runway, European lingerie, designer fashions, jewelry & eyewear.

Lake

Classic pajamas for women and kids in the softest fabrics imaginable. Shop pajama styles in Pima cotton, cotton lawn, modal, bamboo and more. Find the perfect gift.

Lowcountry Artist Gallery

Unique collections from artist-owners who have passionately pursued creating & curating since 1982. Come experience the lowcountry & take a piece of its heART with you.

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.

Market Shop of Historic Charleston Foundation

Featuring locally-made & inspired gifts. Jewelry, furnishings, Charleston-related books & tasty treats. Enjoy tax-free shopping & support local preservation efforts.

Mercantile and Mash

Located at the Cigar Factory, Mercantile is a food + retail emporium offering coffee, pastries, local goods + more. Bar Mash is a cozy spot for a well crafted beverage + bite.

Meyer Vogl Gallery

Contemporary fine art gallery in Charleston’s French Quarter. Featuring paintings by Laurie Meyer & Marissa Vogl, we also exhibit works by nationally recognized guest artists.

Mitchell Hill

A contemporary gallery & interior design firm, featuring original artworks by 30+ artists as well as high-end furniture & accessories. Located on upper King Street.

Old Whaling Company

Handcrafted, sea-inspired bar soaps, bath bombs, body butter, scrubs, perfumes + candles. Coastal gifts + cards. Three locations: City Market Great Hall | 43 Broad | 409 King

Preservation Society Shop

Preservation Society Shop features an assortment of locally crafted specialty items from a wide collection of artisans.

Red Clay Hot Sauce

Red Clay is a modern hot sauce & hot honey brand, bringing a new kind of heat to your plate. Cold-pressed, barrel-aged and locally sourced. We like to put flavor over fire.

Seyahan Jewelry

Jewelry like you've never seen before! From knitted silver to bold statement earrings. Locally owned by couple Laura & Matthias and featured in Elle Magazine. A must see!

Shoes on King

Heart of King Street, Shoes on King offers the very best of ladies shoes & handbags by a variety of well-known as well as emerging designers in a wide range of price points.

Short Court

Pairing style with performance, Short Court is a line of pickleball apparel and equipment for the discerning player. Pairing modern styling and high performance paddles.

SMALL, A Concept Store by Hampden

In October 2018, Hampden opened its sister store, SMALL. Only 5 doors down from Hampden. You'll find Ulla Johnson, Ganni, Staud, and many more wearable and stylish designers.

Souchi

Retail destination known for hard to find designers, one of a kind items, modern accessories, and hand loomed knits by owner and designer, Suzi Johnson. Follow us @souchigram.

Southern Charm Custom Hat Bar

Charleston’s premier custom hat experience. Individually handcrafted using high-quality sustainable materials. Let’s create and design your personalized one-of-a-kind hat.

Southern Tide by M. Dumas and Sons

Southern Tide by M Dumas and Sons is all the things you love about the top southern clothing brand for the coastal lifestyle combined with the best parts of M Dumas and Sons.

Studs

Studs reimagines the ear piercing and earring experience for all ears. We provide safe and healthy ear piercing and a wide assortment of earrings at an accessible price.

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.

The Port Mercantile

This uniquely curated shopping destination is a modern day mercantile with an upmarket touch, offering thoughtful essentials you didn’t know you needed until you saw them.

The Preservation Society of Charleston

The Preservation of Society Shop features an assortment of locally crafted specialty items from a wide collection of artisans.

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.

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.

Varnish Lane

A natural nail shop that redefines the traditional mani/pedi. A culture of care with waterless techniques, exceptional staff, lovely space, and non-toxic polishes and gels.

Warby Parker

Warby Parker has everything you need for happier eyes, at prices that leave money in your pocket.

Wine & Company

Whether you are looking to enjoy a glass of champagne and a bite, buy a special bottle for a friend or restock your cellar-Wine & Co is the perfect stop to meet your needs.

Wonder Works

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

Wonder Works City Market

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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