Butterfly ConsignmentIf you’re visiting Charleston soon, or you’re a local that’s searching for some new shopping options, here’s a list of great shops in our beautiful downtown district. Whether you love shopping for clothes, one-of-a-kind treasures, gourmet treats, and more, or you’re looking for a new unique class to take, Charleston has it all. You’ll love visiting these lovely stores in our town:

Charleston Cooks!

This kitchen retail store offers the best in kitchen equipment, gadgets, tools, and everything you need to make your low country kitchen great. Charleston Cooks! also features a teaching kitchen and offers weekly cooking classes for all residents of Charleston.

Butterfly Consignment Boutique

Our favorite consignment shop in Charleston offers designer and couture consignment pieces. You can find inexpensive fashions and affordable yet chic clothing, shoes, jewelry, bags, and more. When you join the boutique in the afternoon, you’ll also receive a complimentary glass of wine to sip as you shop!

Bottles ‘n Brushes

This is Charleston’s perennial favorite! Bottles ‘n Brushes has been voted “Best Art Instruction” again. Join the friendly and experienced staff for a night of painting fun and delicious drinks. No matter what level of art experience you have, you’ll be able to create a gorgeous work of art while enjoying local beers, wines, or your favorite libations.

Carolina on King

This store serves as Charleston’s local welcome center! Stop by Carolina on King for information about the University of South Carolina, the athletics schedule, authentic USC merchandise, and unique Charleston gifts. Everyone is a Gamecock fan by the time they leave Charleston!

Colonial Candle

Colonial Candle offers handmade candles, made in the USA. This Charleston-based company has been proudly crafting candles for over 100 years! Find candles in over 75 signature fragrances and stored in Colonial’s signature oval jars.

Palmetto Moon

Looking for a true South Carolina gift or keepsake for a friend or loved one? Stop by Palmetto Moon for regional specialties, Carolina gifts, lifestyle apparel, and countless other affordable gifts.

Pink Dot Beauty Bar

Find the most popular beauty products, cosmetics, fragrances, and skin care lines at this historic Charleston store. Bring your next “girls’ night out,” bridal shower, or birthday party in the Beauty Bar’s gorgeous Special Events studio.

Christophe Artisan Chocolatier-Patissier

Third generation French Chocolatier, Christophe Paume, creates one-of-a-kind, breathtaking chocolate sculptures, treats, and gifts. This store also serves as a stunning café, featuring sandwiches, baguette, locally roasted coffees, French pastries, hand-painted chocolates, chocolate bars, and much more. Treat yourself with handmade chocolate from Charleston! What are some of your favorite spots to shop, sip, and eat in Charleston? Share them with us below!