Specialty Shops in Charleston, SC

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.

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.

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.

Amanda Lindroth

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

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.

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.

Cannonborough Collective

Home to over 20 local brands and the peninsula’s only balloon shop. Shop our curated selection of handmade gifts, one of a kind souvenirs, party decor, and more.

Celadon

Celadon is a fresh, fun and unexpected furniture and lifestyle shop curated through global travels and trends. The shop features artists and makers from Charleston and beyond.

Charleston Amish Furniture

Family owned furniture store that is 30,000 square feet and made by master craftsmen from Ohio and Indiana. Unique pieces that reflect integrity, simplicity and hard work.

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 Specialty Foods

Charleston Specialty Foods offers a variety of southern treats from the best local brands around. Benne wafers, pecan pralines, cookies, grits, sauces, beans, rice and soups.

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.

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.

Fieldshop

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.

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.

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.

ibu

Locally-based global brand designing luxury hand-crafted apparel, jewelry & home décor with artisans in 38 countries. Shop, learn, discover the showroom & rooftop event space.

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.

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.

Mercantile and Mash

Located inside the Cigar Factory, featuring coffee service, butcher and pastry counters, casual bar, and unique retail provisions.

Norton and Hodges

Luxury accessories inspired by Africa that capture the lifestyle of the South across handbags, hats, collars, footwear, scarves and jewelry. Shopping available by appointment.

Old Whaling Company

Handcrafted, sea-inspired bar soaps, bath bombs, body butter, scrubs, + candles. Coastal gifts + cards. Three locations: City Market Great Hall | 43 Broad | 1640 Ashley Hall.

Pluff Mud Mercantile

Goods for Salt & Soul. Local Charleston shopping place with a mix of unique artisan gift items, maker space, artisan made candles, soaps & apothecary. Classes & Workshops too!

Preservation Society of Charleston Book and Gift Shop

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

Rhodes Boutique

A specialty boutique offering ladies apparel, home décor, baby gifts, bridal, and more. We offer numerous embroidery services from personal to corporate orders.

Tervis

The original tumbler since 1946. Offering water bottle, sippy cups and wine glasses. 1000s of original and licensed designs and emblems and a full complement of accessories.

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 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.

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.

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.

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!

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!

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.

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