SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
“If we all shop small, it will be huge!”
I ran this post two years ago on the second annual Small Business Saturday and have added a few more to the list….Here of my favorite Charlotte design and fashion haunts that are all run by small business owners that are incredibly talented, chic and stylish. Shop away!
|Courtesy of Abode|
ABODE– 201 West Worthington Avenue
|Ornaments at B.D. Jeffries|
B.D. JEFFRIES– 720 Governor Morrison Street Suite E110
|Tony Duquette Jewels
Oscar de la Renta Skirt
CAPITOL– 4010 Sharon Road
For the true fashionista, this is THE place to shop. Tastemaker Laura Vinroot Poole curates an extraordinary collection of the finest fashions, shoes and jewelry from urban chic to haute couture.
|Courtesy of Circa|
CIRCA– 2321 Crescent Avenue
CHEZ ELLE– 532 Governor Morrison Street
THE ENGLISH ROOM-519 Fenton Place
|Artist Windy O’Connor
Hifell Brooks Gallery
HIDELL BROOKS GALLERY–1910 South Boulevard
|Holiday Gifts at Isabella|
ISABELLA–715 Providence Road
MRS. HOWARD– 1001 East Morehead Street
|Ornaments Galore at Paper Skyscraper
For the cheeky and those with a sense of humor, this is THE place. Voted “Charlotte’s Best Gift Store,” “Best Place to Buy a Present ,” and “Best Place to Buy a Stylish Gift” by several local publications. This is hands down the best place in town to purchase everything thing from hilarious cards and design books to gift wrapping and an amazing selection of Christmas ornaments.
SLOAN– 1419 East Boulevard
For the past 13 years, Courtney Sloan and Jill Sloan Pleune have been delighting Charlotteans with their fun fashions from denim to formal attire. This one stop shop can outfit you in everything from head to toe-earrings, dress, accessories, shoes-DONE!
Support a variety of small business owners at any of these boutiques:
Courtesy of Alexander Scott
ALEXANDER SCOTT– 208 East Boulevard
David Newcombe and Rusty Griffith’s mission is to “Provide the extraordinary” The owners have a created a beautiful home for 70 vendors in the old McColl Center for Fine Art. The two story open setting is the perfect showcase for vendors to display their goods including everything from jewelry and small accessories to antiques, artwork, and upholstery.
|Courtesy of Post and Gray|
POST AND GRAY- 2139 South Tryon Street
SLATE INTERIORS– 1401 Central Avenue Suite 102