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Specialty Shops in Charleston/Downtown

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.

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.

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!

Amanda Lindroth

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Preservation Society Shop

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

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 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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