Nicknamed the ‘Rome of the West’, you’ll find that the sheer number of malls, outlets, boutiques, and specialty stores in St Louis are endless. In addition to finding high end brands, you’ll also come across several gift boutiques, vintage stores, and luxury consignment shops during your visit.
1.Saint Louis Galleria
© Saint Louis Galleria
The Saint Louis Galleria is sure to exceed your expectations when out on a shopping spree in Missouri. Their mix of specialty shops is incomparable and you’re sure to find just the right thing for yourself or as a gift for someone else - it’s confirmed that you won’t leave without something special. No visit to this retail paradise is complete without grabbing a bite at one of their many on-site dining establishments such as the California Pizza Kitchen, the Cheesecake Factory, or India’s Kitchen. If you have a sweet tooth head over to the Great American Cookie or to Godiva Chocolatier for an exquisite treat.
1155 Galleria, St. Louis, MO 63117
© Urban Matter
Urban Matter is a gift boutique and home accessories store that features the works of local craftsmen and artisans. It has proven to be a highly popular place to shop in St. Louis because you’re guaranteed to find something special in the selection of handmade goods and curated treasures. Whether it’s the perfect side tables for your living room or a one-of-a-kind sculpture that you’re looking for, Urban Matter is sure to have it. In addition to the remarkable goods they offer, patrons also flock there for design services, customized house-made leather goods, custom lighting, or for a unique indoor/ outdoor event venue for a special celebration.
4704 Virginia Ave, St. Louis, MO 63111, Phone: 314-456-6941
3.Abigail's Gift Boutique
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Abigail’s Gift Boutique is a St. Louis staple which attracts residents and visitors from all over with their collection of fashion, home goods, decorative items, artwork, jewelry, toys, and gift items. With such a large array of items for sale, you can leave with a new outfit, stunning serving dishes, and a lovely piece of art all from one place. Be on the lookout for exclusive items which are one-time pieces created by local artisans. No matter how many times you visit Abigail’s, you’re sure to find something new and exciting each and every single time.
5611 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63109, Phone: 314-300-8970
4.Byrd Designer Consignment Boutique
© Byrd Designer Consignment Boutique
Byrd Designer was initially established in 2002 as an upscale women’s boutique shop. In 2011, they decided to execute a total concept overhaul which they hilariously refer to as ‘flipping the bird’. Today, Byrd Designer Consignment Boutique is one of St. Louis’ premier designer consignment shops. You are sure to come across something perfect amongst the many high-quality designer label items there from shoes and purses to clothes and jewelry. Patrons will walk away with Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Versace, Cartier, Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry, Prada, and Valentino, all at a fraction of the cost. Though the items have had loving owners prior, they are sure to be in great condition.
8825 Ladue Road, St. Louis, MO 63124, Phone: 314-721-0766
5.East and West
© East + West
East + West opened its store in St. Louis in 2012 and offers an array of unique, high-quality products that are specifically tailored to men. They carry many brands for patrons who are looking for authentic, chic clothing to match their lifestyle, whether it be for work or play. Items you’ll find include varying tops, bottoms, shoes, outerwear, and accessories from renowned brands like 3Sixteen, Corridor NYC, Gitman Vintage, Reigning Champ, Velva Sheen, and of course East + West’s very own styles. Proving to be your one-stop-shop for everything, the store also has a dedicated apothecary with grooming items from Firsthand Supply, Blind Barber, and Baxter of California.
387 N Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108, Phone: 314-553-9288
6.Eclipse Gifts & Smoking Accessories
© Eclipse Gifts & Smoking Accessories
Clothing, jewelry, e-cigarettes, vaporizers, hookah flavors, incense - there’s nothing you’ll need for a good time in St. Louis that you can’t find at Eclipse Gifts & Smoking Accessories. The friendly staff will help you navigate through the treasure trove of goods that are available there. Though it’s a great place to purchase unique jewelry, crystals, and apparel, Eclipse is most renowned for its endless supply of smokes and smoking-related goods with everything from water pipes and tobacco pipes to hand-rolled cigars and electronic cigarettes. Some of their featured products include an all-glass hookah pipe, name brand glass pipes, and torches to fit every need.
6917 Gravois Ave, St. Louis, MO 63116, Phone: 314-457-9503
© Epiphany Boutique
Considering themselves ‘a fashion haven for sophisticated, sexy women’, the Epiphany Boutique has clothes and accessories for all sizes and styles. The experienced professionals who work there can help you put together the perfect outfit for any occasion, whether it’s a night out with the girls or an important meeting at work. You can choose from the large selection of tops, dresses, pants, skirts, shorts, and jeans, as well as outerwear like hoodies, jackets, and drapes. Bring the whole thing together with just the right pair of earrings, statement necklace, clutch, or bag. Some of their most popular items are the Kh’ri Convertible Jumpsuit, the Moniec’ Blazer & Pant set, and the Bryla Jumpsuit.
3431 Locust St, St. Louis, MO 63103, Phone: 314-249-5384
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Fauxgerty was founded in 2013 by Chrissy Fogerty, who wanted to create masterful pieces that are mindful in their conception for conscious consumers. Their brand comprises articles of clothing which are a mix of things that can be worn everyday all the way down to memorable special occasions. Many of the dresses, skirts, and jumpsuits are created from repurposed vintage fabrics and upcycled textiles which would have otherwise been left in a landfill. You can also find innovative faux leather pieces which are PVC free, faux suede, and GMO-free organic cotton. If you can’t head to their shop in St. Louis, then be sure to check them out and shop online because the luxurious, sustainable clothing they offer is something you do not want to miss.
228 N Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108
© Fresh Image
Fresh Image is the premier boutique to shop in for customers who are looking for urban street wear and fashionable pieces that are one of a kind. Working with designers such as Adidas, Lacoste, Timberland, Robin’s Jeans, New Era, and Cult of Individuality among others, Fresh Image is able to offer the latest fashion trends for men and women. You can spice up your closet with jeans, t-shirts, tops, hoodies, and jackets that will speak about your style before you open your mouth. In addition to their exciting clothing, they also have an extensive collection of sneakers, boots, and other shoes for all genders, as well as an incomparable collection of stylish caps.
714 N Tucker Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63103, Phone: 314-621-6111
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10.Ivy Hill Boutique
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Ivy Hill Boutique is the brainchild of Hillary, a woman who realized that a 9 to 5 lifestyle wasn’t for her and who wanted something her own. With the encouragement and support of her husband, family, and friends, Hillary opened Ivy Hill in Columbus, Ohio, before eventually moving back to her hometown in St. Louis. The store is full of her personal touches, carrying intricate pieces of jewelry by consumers, and with designs, that reflect her style. Working with designers like Aunt Sadies and Big Buddha, the store also carries clothing, accessories, bags, home goods, and gifts.
8835 Ladue Rd, St. Louis, MO 63124, Phone: 314-721-7004
11.Le Divine Collection
© Le Divine Collection
Known to be fabulous, trendy, and divine, Le Divine Collection gives locals and visitors an opportunity to purchase some unique and fashionable pieces of clothing in a fun shopping experience. Filled with everything from the uncommon to the little black dress that must be in every woman’s closet, the boutique is guaranteed to have an outfit perfect for you. Clothes include dresses, bottoms, tops, jumpsuits, rompers, jackets, and swimwear of varying kinds of patterns, cuts, and fabrics. Nothing makes an outfit better than the right accessories, and Le Divine has belts, hats, sunglasses, jewelry, stockings, headbands, and much more to bring it all together.
1426 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103, Phone: 314-632-6425
12.Looking Glass Designs
© Looking Glass Designs
Discover one-of-a-kind trinkets and gifts that were either created in house or by local artisans at Looking Glass Designs. All their items, whether it be gifts, clothes, or jewelry, are unique and cannot usually be found in other stores in St. Louis. What makes it even better is that you can customize many of the items you find there, from engraving a phrase on your cutting board to your name on a pendant. Some of their more popular items include laser engraved cork coasters, stemless wine glasses, and leather bracelets you can engrave with your very own motto.
1917 Park Ave, St. Louis, MO 63104, Phone: 314-621-3371
Lusso opened in St. Louis in the year 2000 by sisters who wanted to bring a hip lifestyle to the visitors and residents of the area. It’s something of an emporium as it carries an incredible array of branded clothing, jewelry, and home decor. You can find stunning pieces to add to your wardrobe from designers such as Brooke Corson, Jonathan Adler, Chan Luu, Spiritual Gangster, Johnny Was, and more. Each of the pieces available at the store have been carefully selected to represent the modern, chic atmosphere of Lusso, so you’ll be sure to purchase something amazing.
165 Carondelet Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63105, Phone: 314-725-7205
14.Parsimonia Vintage Store
© Parsimonia Vintage Store
Introducing vintage clothing to the modern world of St. Louis, Parsimonia Vintage Store started it 2010 as an online store. It gained immense popularity and soon expanded into a mobile store and now a bustling boutique in the South Grand Business District. Fresh inventory is put out each week, and each article of clothing or jewelry has a vintage style that is unique yet mixes seamlessly into your modern-day wardrobe. You can find the perfect pair of jeans, a dress for fun night out, or a vintage purse that is sure to gain you compliments each time you carry it.
3194 S Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63118, Phone: 314-659-8467
© Plaza Frontenac
Plaza Frontenac is not your everyday outlet or strip mall, but rather an elegant, elevated shopping experience that will ensure you have the most amazing time. The Plaza proudly boasts of being home to the only Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus in all of Missouri; other stores you’ll find there include Coach, Williams-Sonoma, Talbots, Kate Spade, Louis Vuitton, M.A.C., and Michael Kors. In between shops, rest your feet at the Plaza’s seating area and be serenaded by musical stylings played on a grand piano by local artists. After a day of intense retail therapy, indulge in one of the many on-site restaurants such as Brio Tuscan Grille, Canyon Cafe, or Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar.
1701 S Lindbergh Blvd, Frontenac, MO 63131
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Plowsharing Crafts was established in St. Louis in 1985 to provide a place for skilled artisans from around the world to be able to share their amazing products for fair recognition and wage. There is no limit to what you’ll come across in their expansive collection of goods, from the kitschy to the clean cut. All the items are guaranteed to be handmade by artisans, many of which are women from over 45 different developing countries around the world. You may come across a piece of jewelry from South Africa, a bowl from Nepal, or a scarf from the Philippines - there’s no limit to what you may find at Plowsharing Crafts.
6271 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130, Phone: 314-863-3723
17.Retro 101- Cherry Bomb Vintage
© Retro 101/ Cherry Bomb Vintage
Retro 101/ Cherry Bomb Vintage is an exclusive store that sells an array of items you may not easily find elsewhere. As you walk through you may come across vintage clothing from the 1920s, accessories from the 60s, or even mid-century modern furniture that would be the perfect addition to your home or office. Some of the wonderful finds that past patrons have raved about include interesting hats, stunning works of art, and one-of-a-kind jewelry that you won’t find anywhere else. The excellent staff will be able to help you find just the right thing to take back
2303 Cherokee St, St. Louis, MO 63118, Phone: 314-762-9722
© City Boutique
If you’re in St. Louis and looking for some high-quality threads in the latest fashions, then go no further than City Boutique. Their products change all the time, so each visit guarantees that you find something new for you to add to your wardrobe. All the clothes are tailored to women who are looking for the perfect outfit for a relaxed day out, a lively time at the club, or the perfect dress for the perfect date. You can pick from an array of dresses, tops, jeans, bodysuits, skirts, and shorts in varying colors, pattern, and material. They have a dedicated line of plus size clothing as well as accessories and footwear to match.
4300 Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110, Phone: 314-657-0125
© SKIF International
Located in The Hill in St. Louis, SKIF International makes ‘clothes they love for people who love to wear them’. The space comprises a work area, showroom, and boutique for people to get an in-depth shopping experience. In addition to all their own items, SKIF also carries the works of many other local designers. They often have fashion shows and other events that the public is invited to experience and is a wonderful way to see the latest trends that are available there. You’ll be able to purchase originals that can’t be found anywhere else, and the shopping spree is guaranteed to better your wardrobe.
The Hill: 2008 Marconi Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110, Phone: 314-773-4401
20.St. Louis Art Museum Gift Store
© St. Louis Art Museum Gift Store
The St. Louis Art Museum Gift Store is a place to find some amazing gifts and souvenirs for yourself or your friends back home. Imagine taking back gorgeous Native American or South American textiles, weavings, art works, and much more. Several of the pieces you see will be the works of Pueblo, Aymara, and Mexican artists as well as textile artisans from the U.S. Southwest and the Northwest Coast. The rugs and blankets are favorites and come in an array of colors and designs. You’ll be able to take back a piece of art that is full of unbelievable craftsmanship and great beauty.
1 Fine Arts Dr, St. Louis, MO 63110, Phone: 314-655-5249
21.The Porch Gift & Wine Boutique
© The Porch Gift & Wine Boutique
One of St. Louis’ most unique shopping venues, the Porch Gift & Wine Boutique offers a wide selection of eclectic gifts, home furnishings, and of course wines. You’ll be able to purchase wines from all over the world in different varietals and are sure to find something to satisfy even the most particular palate. There’s something new each time you visit and there’s always something fun going on such as seasonal sales and complimentary Saturday wine tastings. The Porch has also become somewhat of a neighborhood hangout and holidays such as Mardi Gras and Oktoberfest are celebrated enthusiastically.
1700 S 9th St, St. Louis, MO 63104, Phone: 314-436-0282
22.The Vault Luxury Resale
© The Vault Luxury Resale
The Vault Luxury Resale is a place to buy and sell authentic luxury goods of all sorts, whether its clothes, shoes, purses, watches, or jewelry. You can browse through a great selection of exquisite items, all of which may have been lightly used prior but are in excellent condition - and the best part, they’re sold for a fraction of the cost. You’ll find brands such as Manolo Blahnik and Louis Vuitton alongside Marc Jacobs and Chanel, ensuring that designer fashion is available and affordable to everyone. Be sure to reach out to one of the friendly staff if you need help putting together the perfect outfit for a special occasion.
2325 S Brentwood Blvd, Brentwood, MO 63144, Phone: 314-736-6511
© Vintage Haberdashery
Vintage haberdashery was founded in 1982 to meet the need of patrons who were looking for fine vintage fashions and accessories. It’s more than just pants with fun prints and exclusive dresses that can’t be found anywhere else - Vintage Haberdashery also has accessories such as belts, hats, sunglasses, and jewelry to bring your entire outfit together. It’s the perfect place to shop if you want to stand out at a special event or make a fashion statement during a date. Patrons who visit the shop always leave with something amazing, so you’ll be glad you stopped by during your trip to St. Louis.
3181 Morganford Rd, St. Louis, MO 63116, Phone: 314-772-1927
24.Zee Bee Market
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Known for bringing global style to St. Louis, Zee Bee Market is a company that believes in fair trade, sustainable practices, and supporting artisans and their handmade goods. The store is owned and operated by Julio Zegarra-Ballon who opened Zee Bee in the late 90s as a way of giving the talented people behind the products a chance to live a better life. Many of the artisans whose works you’ll find at the store live in extreme poverty and Zee Bee Market helps them live better lives with fair wage and safe work environments. Some of the amazing pieces you’ll see are unique bags, purses, and clutches which make a statement in more ways than just fashion.
3211 S Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63118, Phone: 314-932-1000
25 Best St. Louis Shopping Spots
- Saint Louis Galleria, Photo: Saint Louis Galleria
- Urban Matter, Photo: Urban Matter
- Abigail's Gift Boutique, Photo: Abigail's Gift Boutique
- Byrd Designer Consignment Boutique, Photo: Byrd Designer Consignment Boutique
- East and West, Photo: East + West
- Eclipse Gifts & Smoking Accessories, Photo: Eclipse Gifts & Smoking Accessories
- Epiphany Boutique, Photo: Epiphany Boutique
- Fauxgerty, Photo: Fauxgerty
- Fresh Image, Photo: Fresh Image
- Ivy Hill Boutique, Photo: Ivy Hill Boutique
- Le Divine Collection, Photo: Le Divine Collection
- Looking Glass Designs, Photo: Looking Glass Designs
- Lusso, Photo: Lusso
- Parsimonia Vintage Store, Photo: Parsimonia Vintage Store
- Plaza Frontenac, Photo: Plaza Frontenac
- Plowsharing Crafts, Photo: Plowsharing Crafts
- Retro 101- Cherry Bomb Vintage, Photo: Retro 101/ Cherry Bomb Vintage
- City Boutique, Photo: City Boutique
- SKIF International, Photo: SKIF International
- St. Louis Art Museum Gift Store, Photo: St. Louis Art Museum Gift Store
- The Porch Gift & Wine Boutique, Photo: The Porch Gift & Wine Boutique
- The Vault Luxury Resale, Photo: The Vault Luxury Resale
- Vintage Haberdashery, Photo: Vintage Haberdashery
- Zee Bee Market, Photo: Zee Bee Market
- Cover Photo: Courtesy of Christopher Boswell - Fotolia.com