Guide to Easy Local Shopping: Clothing, Accessories & Other Gifts
Oct 31, 2017
Croghan’s Jewel Box: “More than 100 Years of Service” — Buy Local Month Partner
Croghan’s jewel box is a full-service jewelry store and offers a complete array of services, going above and beyond to help our customers take care of their most valuable possessions. We ship all over the world, provide downtown delivery services and even curb-side service if you call in advance.
M. Dumas & Sons: “A Century of Style” — Buy Local Month Partner
M. Dumas & Sons is Charleston’s premiere men’s retailer, curating men’s styles since it was established by Mendel Dumas in 1917. The third generation, family owned business continues to offer a range of high end menswear brands in a personalized shopping environment on the corner of King and Society Streets in downtown Charleston. M. Dumas recently completed significant renovations in 2015, and in early 2017 opened the new M. Dumas Shoe Shop, offering the best selection of men’s footwear in the state. We offer in-store tailoring services, free holiday gift wrapping and local delivery, parking validated with purchase, and personal shopping services!
Artisan Tees: “Hand Printed with Love”
Artisan Tees is half locally designed and printed creative graphic tees and half screen printing shop. Artisan Tees are hand printed with love and eco friendly ink in Charleston, SC. We strive to print our shirt in the most sustainable way possible with only the softest, highest quality tees. All our shirts are listed on our website www.artisantees.com and we ship locally as well as all over the world. We also offer custom screen printing services for whatever your or your business needs may be.
The Backpacker Quality Gear: “Quality Gear. Quality Service”
The Backpacker Quality Gear, Inc. started in 1973 as South Carolina’s first outfitter. Supporting 3 generations, The Backpacker has grown into a family business that provides the best hiking, backpacking and outdoor gear in the industry. We don’t just stock outdoor equipment from your favorite brands, we actively test it. Offering Free holiday gift wrapping this holiday season.
Bits of Lace Fine Lingerie: “Bra fit and style specialists”
We are Charleston’s premiere European lingerie boutique specializing in bra fitting, luxury sleepwear, swimwear and bridal items. During the holidays, we often deliver gifts to clients, provide Gift Card Promotions, complementary elegant gift wrapping, free gifts with purchase, special discounts during our 12 Days of Christmas promotion.
Blue Sky Endurance: “Try before you buy”
Blue Sky Endurance is a locally-owned and operated multi-sport store for runners, cyclists and swimmers. We carry high performance gear for swim, bike and run in-store and online, and believe in a fit-first approach in all we offer. We are active in the community and host a number of events and training programs. In everything we do, Blue Sky Endurance is dedicated to providing high quality gear and services to help our athletes swim stronger, bike faster, run longer and train smarter. Visit the services button to learn more about this local business’ offerings!
Candlefish: “BYOB candle-making workshops”
Candlefish is a local candle retailer with candle-making workshops. Browse local gifts in store or online, including brands such as J. Stark, Perla Anne Press, Rewined and many more! BYOB candle-making workshops are offered 7 days a week during the holiday season. We’ll also offer free gift wrapping! Select a candle for a candle-lover from his/her Library Card!
Distil Union: “Designers on a mission to simplify your life and distil your everyday”
Distil Union is a small team of Charleston designers who are creating products that will simplify your everyday life. We offer well-crafted goods with clever design touches and made with eco-certified leather. Their new line of MagLock Sunglasses recently raised over $100k on the crowd-funding platform Kickstarter, and will be available in time for the holidays!
Dolittle’s: “Helping to improve relationships between pets and people since 1994.”
This local pet supply and service store has 3 locations to serve the Lowcountry, offering the best pet food in the world and Charleston’s original self-service dog wash stations. They offer a slew of promises to their customers and truly believe that if they can help “make the day” between you and your pet, then they’ve done their job.
Gwynn’s of Mount Pleasant: “Customized Shopping & Tailoring”
Gwynn’s of Mount Pleasant is the only independently and locally-owned luxury department store in the Charleston Tri-County area offering men’s and women’s designer clothing and accessories; shoes; cosmetics and skincare; upscale gifts and home accessories. Gwynn’s has been an institution in the Charleston market for 50 years that “excels in designer clothing and old-school service,” according to Southern Living Magazine. Renowned for its exclusives and designer labels including Jimmy Choo, Loro Piana, Escada, Ermenegildo Zegna, Brunello Cucinelli, Lafayette 148, Tory Burch, Trish McEvoy, Tom Ford and more, the 22,000 square foot department store offers personal shopping services, private fitting suites, merchandise and gift delivery, free shipping, complimentary gift wrapping, custom tailoring, and a popular bridal registry. They’re open 7 days a week until Christmas and offer ongoing specialty trunk show events.
Hampden Clothing: “Your personal buyer”
Hampden has all of the edge you’d expect delivered with the Southern charm you desire. Our specialty is approvals–hand-picking and perfectly packaging an assortment of pieces tailored to our clients’ style. We offer a personal buyer service, which means many of our pieces are hand-picked and delivered straight to our clients without even hitting our floor. Also offer free ground shipping in US and free returns for online purchases.
Hermosa Jewelry: “Southern brand of bold and colorful designs”
Handcrafted jewelry that is the ultimate accessory for any occasion. Each piece is designed with love and assembled by hand at the Hermosa Flagship Store and Studio in Mt. Pleasant, SC. Timeless style and use of fine materials ensures that each handmade bauble will make a statement for years to come. Offering free gift wrapping all the time, and a wish list service.
Izby Antiques & Gifts: “From traditional to whimsy”
Premier location in Charleston to peruse and buy one-of-a-kind antiques, gifts, garden decor, jewelry, vintage goods, and & items you’ll love to own. Exclusive seller of French Kande Jewelry and offerings of Grit & Grace from Sullivan’s Island, and locally made Palmetto Rose Wreaths.
J. Stark: “Real things made by real people”
Bags and Leather Goods that are handmade, rugged, and authentic. Focus on sourcing materials from the United States at every opportunity. J. Stark products rely on the hard work of countless artisans, craftspeople and makers that supply us with all of our materials. Once they’ve designed and produced the pieces, they travel to a network of tireless retailers who believe in what they do. You can see them being made at their 208 Coming St. location.
Jordan and Jane: “Make you feel a part of their family”
Mother-daughter owned clothing and accessories boutique located conveniently off of Savannah Highway in West Ashley with great parking. A free mimosa every Sip and Shop Saturday during the months of November and December. Shop black Friday sale and draw for a 5% – 50% off one item of lesser value. (Minimum purchase of 2 items to draw) Shop Small Business Saturday and receive a free gift with purchase to a limited number of customers.
MOSA Boutique: “Just ask!”
MOSA specializes in basics and standout pieces for men and women. We will help our customers in anything they need, whether it’s wrapping and shipping their items, to keeping a look out for a specific look and calling them when something comes in that might work. We connect our customers with alteration shops and specialists that will do same-day turnaround if needed. Pretty much ask, and we absolutely do our best to make it happen for you!
Senza Tempo Fashion: “Don’t Shop. Curate your closet.”
This Charleston-based clothing designer provides American-made classic women’s luxury clothing. We offer timeless styles using only the finest fabrics, including silk linings, designed with busy women in mind. The brand’s founder is a former Wall Street trader. We produce collections not seasons and consider how versatile a garment is before we produce. Our goal at Senza Tempo is to create a garment you’ll wear through the seasons and for years to come, not to get you to buy something new every other week. That means creating classic, superior quality garments made by people paid a living wage — that’s what’s sustainable.
Shoes on King: “30% off starting Black Friday”
Shoes on King, opened September 2012, offers the very best of ladies shoes and handbags by a variety of well-known as well as emerging designers. Offers a fabulous collection each season in a wide range of price points. Special sizes are available and the team at Shoes on King takes pride, not in selling shoes but fitting shoes. Also offering 30% off starting Black Friday.
Wonder Works Toy Store: “Your Local Magic Makers”
Charleston’s award-winning toy store for more than 28 years! Our Magic Makers will help you find the perfect toy for any age and interest. Wrapping is always complimentary, and we can even ship it for you! We always offer curbside delivery, personal shopping, and free in-store pick up when you order online. Walk in, tell us the age and personality of the one you’re shopping for, and we’ll help find the perfect gift!
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