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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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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.

Southern Ruetz 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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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!

The Tiny Tassel

The Tiny Tassel’s core value of joy is incorporated into all of our handmade jewelry, clothing, and accessories, and designed with those special, everyday moments in mind.

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.

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.

The Paper Canopy

The Paper Canopy is a stationery and paper shop with curated art supplies. We offer unique gifts, cards, and stationary, as well as beginner craft classes.

Ala Von Auersperg

A women’s clothing and accessories brand celebrating women of all ages and sizes with effortlessly elegant silhouettes created by Ala herself. Influenced by travel and nature.

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.

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

Brackish began with a feather bow tie and has grown into a full line of men’s and women’s designs that honor the beauty of nature and celebrate life’s special moments.

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 Candle Co.

We craft luxurious and sustainable home fragrances inspired by the charm and allure of the Lowcountry. Our flagship offers home decor, gifts, & hands-on candle making classes.

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.

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.

Free Fly Apparel

Free Fly Apparel creates versatility & sustainability through performance clothing made from bamboo, sun protective, and ultra-comfortable fabrics. Comfort On, Adventure Out.

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.

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.

Jessamine + Vine

J+V brings a unique, curated selection of family-owned wineries + craft spirits to downtown Charleston with an appreciation for low/non-intervention + thoughtful products.

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 Artists 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 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.

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.

Marsh & Magnolia Charleston

Marsh & Magnolia is a custom hat bar experience where guests work one-on-one with a skilled hat stylist to create a felt or straw hat that is uniquely their own.

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.

Needlepoint.com

Stitching isn't just a hobby, it’s a passion. Stop by and choose one of our Needlepoint To Go kits to remember your visit to the most well-known spots in historic Charleston.

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

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.

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.

Tarpon Cellars

Helmed by veteran winemaker Jeremy Carter, who lives in Charleston, this Napa Valley food-friendly wine can be found at many favorite Holy City restaurants as well as online.

The Boutique

A quintessential Charleston shop showcasing the finest porcelain, linens and gifts. We ship all over the U.S. Please pop by and see our beautiful offerings.

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.

Tipsy Spritzers

Sparkling wine spritzers made for all-day sipping with just 1g-3g of sugar! Female-founded and canned for adventure, our products are inspired by rainbow row.

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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