Best South Carolina Shops

best shops south carolina

From the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains to the beautiful low country coastal islands, there is plenty to explcore in South Carolina. Of course, we always love discovering great shops, and were thrilled to visit, long on our bucket list, South Carolina last year. Historic Charleston, a treat to visit with its pretty pastel-colored facades, is home to some of South Carolina’s best shops. Greenville, in the heart of mountainous upstate also has a vibrant and creative independent retail scene. This is a list of some of our Best South Carolina shops, and as we discover more we will continue to update our list. Do you know a shop you would like to share? Use THIS FORM to pop in their details.

LA PATISSERIE CHARLESTON

404 King Street, Charleston

Classic patisserie serving traditional, made in-house French pastries and bakery goods.


BLUE BICYCLE BOOKS

420 King Street, Charleston

New and used independent bookstore. Blue Bicycle hosts events, a writing camp for kids and Charlseton’s young adult book festival.


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J STARK

489 King Street, Charleston

Leather-trimmed twill bags and luggage designed and made in their onsite workshop at the J Stark store.


WHITE’S MERCANTILE

322 King Street, Charleston

“A general store for the modern tastemaker”, White’s Mercantile offers an ever-changing, wide assortment of goods from Bloody Mary mixes to organic dog treats.


SUGAR BAKESHOP

591/2 Cannon Street, Charleston

Gorgeous vintage interior at this “small batch, from scratch” bakery specializing in cupcakes and tarts.

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INDIGO & COTTON

79 Cannon Street, Charleston

Curated selection of quality casual Men’s and women’s clothing and accessories.


CIRCA BARBER SHOP

139 Jackson Street, Charleston

Popular, stylish barbershop. Check out their other locations in Columbia and Greenville.


WORTHWHILE

268 King Street, Charleston

Housed in the historic 19th century McIntosh Seed House, Worthwhile has a unique selection of womenswear, accessories and objects. One of TSK Best Womenswear shops.


CANDLEFISH

270 King Street, Charleston

With an impressive candle library of 100 fragrances, the beautiful Candlefish shop also has an onsite candle-making workshop.


PINK CHICKEN

225 King Street, Charleston

Color and pattern are trademarks of this vintage-inspired, bohemian kids brand, with some matching outfits for mom. Plus a selection of fun accessories, books and toys.


BUXTON BOOKS

160 King Street, Charleston

Fabulous independent bookshop. Buxton Books believes in the power of books to connect people and keeps the history of Charleston alive by offering walking tours, including the popular “Ghosts of Charleston” and “Lost Stories of Black Charleston” tours.


THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

147 King Street, Charleston

A non-profit gift shop offers a wide variety of books and locally-made gifts relating to Charleston’s history and architecture.


GOAT SHEEP COW

106 b Church Street, Charleston

European style fromagerie offering a selection of cheeses, charcuterie and wine.

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THE STATION PARK CIRCLE

4610 Spruill Avenue, North Charleston

Vintage marketplace home to 40+ local vendors, artists and crafters.


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ROADSIDE BLOOMS

4610 Spruill Avenue, North Charleston

Flower and plant shop with a selection of locally sourced gifts.


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METHODICAL COFFEE

101 North Main Street, Greenville

Ethically -sourced coffee beans roasted to order. Beautifully designed flagship in Downtown Greenville with additional locations at The Landmark and The Commons.

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BILLIAM JEANS

147 Welborn Street, Greenville

Custom-made jeans designed and manufactured in Greenville, SC.

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THE VILLAGE GRIND

1258 Pendleton Street, Greenville

Colorful coffee shop serving coffee from local roasters and bakery items from neighborhood bakers.

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BLUFFTON OYSTER COMPANY

63 Wharf St, Bluffton

A family-run local seafood company established in 1899. The Bluffton Oyster Company actually sits on reclaimed land, built up by more than a hundred years of discarded shells from previous shucking operations.

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THE PARIS MARKET

70B Boathouse Row, Palmetto Bluff

South Carolina outpost of the stunning, award-winning lifestyle store in Savannah, GA. An enchanting mix of homewares, vintage, textiles and lifestyle goods. Read more

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