If you’re wondering where to shop in Charleston, SC you have come to the right place. From local goodies to unique vintage finds and luxury brands, the key to shopping anywhere is knowing where to look. Keep reading for the scoop on some of the best shopping in Charleston and check out the Charleston CVB’s shopping guide for more!
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J.Stark – USA Made custom Bags, Totes and Wallets
208 Coming Street, Charleston SC 29403
Taxidermy – Upscale accessories featuring exotic leather handbags, shoes and jackets designed by Charleston’s own Amy Driggers
32 Vendue Range Suite 101, Charleston SC 29401
Rewined Candles – Handcrafted soy candles inspired by the aroma and appearance of your favorite wine varietals
188 Meeting Street, Charleston SC 29401 (The Candle Crew at Charleston City Market)
Motherland Essentials – Cold-process plant based soaps, skincare treatments and other bath and body products made in Summerville, SC
185 A St. Philip Street, Charleston SC 29403 (Cannonborough Collective)
Brackish Bow Ties – Unique feather bow ties and southern-inspired men’s accessories. These pieces are sold by retailers worldwide including Gwynn’s of Mount Pleasant and Grady Ervin & Co. here in Charleston
1852 Wallace School Road, Charleston SC 29407
YESAND – Travel-inspired clothing label specializing in custom hand-drawn maps of Charleston, SC and other cities
Nectar – Bold, stylish polarized sunglasses. This company donates a portion of their profits to repopulating endangered honeybees. The fun sunnies can be found at Channels downtown, Palmetto Moon in Citadel Mall, Southern Shades in Tanger Outlets and The Oops! Co. in Mount Pleasant
Luxury Shopping & Specialty Boutiques
King Street – Lower King Street Antique District, Middle King Street Fashion District, Upper King Street Design and Dining District
Named one of the country’s top shopping destinations, this historic street in the heart of downtown Charleston is home to boutiques, antiques, galleries, upscale fashion, and design studios. And don’t get too caught up in the districts; from beginning to end King Street has something for everyone
Cannonborough Collective – Speciality balloon shop featuring an assortment of locally made merchandise
185-A St. Philip Street, Charleston SC 29403
Gwynn’s of Mount Pleasant – Locally owned luxury department store for men and women featuring designer labels including Jimmy Choo, Loro Piana, Escada, Ermenegildo Zegna, Brunello Cucinelli, Lafayette 148, Tory Burch, Trish McEvoy, Tom Ford and more
916 Houston Northcutt Boulevard, Mount Pleasant SC 29464
Shops at Belmond Charleston Place – Home to world-class boutiques such as Anne Fontaine, Calypso St. Barth, Gucci, Kate Spade New York and Louis Vuitton
205 Meeting Street, Charleston SC 29401
Berlin’s for Women – Serving Charleston since 1883, this family owned boutique is a long time favorite of some the best dressed women in our city. (Insider tip: if you’re searching for a special occasion look, start here.)
116 King Street, Charleston SC 29401
Lush – Providing Charleston with handmade natural cosmetics. Lush may not be a local Charleston business but we recommend trying their products; especially if you support sustainable, natural products by a company that doesn’t use animals to test their products.
316 King Street, Charleston SC 29401
The Governor’s Wife – Providing Hanahan, Goose Creek and North Charleston with a locally owned and operated boutique for women and children. The latest fashion, gifts and accessories at affordable prices.
1000 Tanner Ford Blvd. Suite 340, Hanahan, South Carolina 29410
Vintage, Pop-ups & Markets
Red Rose Vintage – This mobile vintage clothing boutique is filled with unique pieces and it’s always parked in the coolest places. Check out their website or Instagram to see where they’ll be next @redrosevintageshop
Holy City Vintage Pop-up Market – Started by the Charleston City Paper music editor, this market hosts local vendors who love men and women’s fashion and accessories, records, home decor and more.
Worn – Upscale men’s consignment with two locations in the Charleston area. With brands like Hermes, Prada, Gucci and Ralph Lauren, this is a perfect place for label-loving gentlemen who don’t want to break the bank.
920 Houston Northcutt Boulevard, Mount Pleasant SC 29464
92 Folly Road, Charleston SC 29407
843-606-2450 // 843-225-6950
The Charleston City Market – With more than 140 merchants including 20 locally owned boutiques, this historic shopping market is filled with trinkets and souvenirs. Insider tip: This place isn’t just for tourists; check out The Charleston Hat Man for hats and Gold Creations for bracelet charms next time you’re in this part of town.
2nd Sunday on King Street – From 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. the second Sunday of every month, King Street is closed to vehicular traffic allowing pedestrians and pets to stroll from shop to shop. Many stores participate with one-day sales while some restaurants move their tables into the street for outside seating.
If you like the idea of outdoor shopping and local goods, check out our farmers markets for an assortment of growers, craftsmen and artisans (note: seasonal availability, so be sure to check out their websites for more information!)
Charleston Farmers Market in Marion Square – Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Charleston Farmers Market West Ashley in Ackerman Park – Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Sunday Brunch Farmers Market at Pour House – Sundays from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m
Farmers Market at Pacific Box & Crate – Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market on Coleman Boulevard – Tuesdays from 3:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
North Charleston Farmers Market at Felix Davis Community Center in Park Circle – Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Johns Island Farmers Market at Charleston Collegiate School campus – Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Summerville Farmers Market – Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Malls and Outlets
Northwoods Mall – Located in North Charleston and anchored by stores like Books-A-Million, Dillards and JCPenny
2150 Northwoods Boulevard, North Charleston SC 29406
Citadel Mall – Located West of the Ashley and home to Dillards, an indoor children’s gymnasium and an IMAX theater
2070 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard, Charleston SC 29407
Tanger Outlets – Shopping mall chain featuring brand-name and designer outlets like Coach, Michael Kors, Saks Off Fifth, Brooks Brothers, Nike and more
4840 Tanger Outlet Boulevard, North Charleston SC 29418
Berlin’s for Men – Since 1883 Berlin’s has been the place to go for men’s suits, formal clothes, sportswear, hats and accessories. Personal shopping and custom fittings are available
114 King Street, Charleston SC 29401
M. Dumas & Sons – Family owned iconic men’s retailer featuring casual and business apparel
294 King St, Charleston SC 29401
Grady Ervin & Co. – Menswear specialty store featuring classic brands, made-to-measure options and plus alterations
313 King Street, Charleston SC 29401
Wonder Works – Unique toys and gifts for children that inspire fun, creativity and imagination
975 Savannah Highway, Charleston SC 29407