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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.

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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.

Woodhouse Spa

Whether it's a rejuvenating massage, relaxing pedicure, or refreshing facial, you'll experience a tranquil, transformational environment that's both memorable and healthful.


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.

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.

Charleston Harbor Marina Store

The Marina Store carries resort wear for the whole family, nautical chic home décor, provisions for a day on the water and a spectacular view overlooking Charleston Harbor.

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!

Amanda Lindroth

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

Beaufort Bonnet Company

An upscale children's lifestyle brand. Shop apparel, swim, toys, books & more. Located in Freshfields Village. Present code EXPLORE in store for 15% off your first purchase.

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.

Bubbie's Cookies & Treats

Over 80 varieties of gourmet cookies from scratch, baked daily. Ice Cream, Milk Shakes, Coffee, Bagels & more. Kosher, Vegetarian, Gluten-free & Vegan Options Available.

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 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 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.


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 Magazine

Inspired by the pages of the iconic Southern lifestyle magazine Garden & Gun, Fieldshop is a unique online shopping experience featuring bespoke products made in the South.

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.


Discover Juliska’s artisanal tableware, barware, home décor, jewelry & gifts in our flagship store — home to a table-setting studio, registry parlor & creative workshop space.

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.

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.

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.

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

Preservation Society Shop

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

Roadside Blooms

Funky flower & plant shop 10 minutes from Downtown in hip Park Circle. Local gifts, arrangements, and workshops. Full service wedding and event floral services available.


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 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 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.

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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