Boutiques are small shops that sell various items depending on their theme. Buying at boutiques is a great way of supporting local makers and businesses. Unlike mass produced items, most products from boutiques aren’t made by t shirt printing machine but are handmade and added with that personal touch. If you find yourself in Milwaukee, go to these fashion boutiques to get your hands on some rare and unique items.
1. The House of Fashion
The House of Fashion caters to women of all sizes, selling pieces that all women can wear confidently in special events such as night galas and celebrations. The shop has been in the industry since April 2013, continuously adding new items daily on their website.
2. Sparrow Collective
Sparrow Collection is a local gallery that houses over 100 works from independent artists and designers. If you are a proud resident of Milwaukee or Wisconsin, you can buy various items that you can wear with pride. This boutique also conducts do-it-yourself classes and workshops.
3. Luv Unlimited
If vintage clothing is your thing, then Luv Unlimited is right up your alley. Luv Unlimited has been operating since July 2004 which is also the exclusive home of Becky Heck’s creations, Hex Designs. You will see a lot of printed shirts and handmade items and accessories.
4. Stephanie Horne Boutique
Stephanie Horne Boutique is a premier shopping place that sells a variety of styles of clothes for you to choose from. It sells quality clothes, accessories, and shoes for an affordable price – many of which cost less than $100.
5. Rochelle’s Fashion Boutique
Chic is in with Rochelle’s Fashion Boutique, most especially for plus size women. This fashion boutique guarantees an exclusive and one-on-one experience for its customers. Since its establishment in 2008, it provides high fashion at an affordable price.
6. Lela Boutique
Lela sells local and international designer styles, but its unique service is selling consignment. If you are looking to sell your clothes which are still in perfect condition, you can definitely have Lela Boutique find another home for your items.
7. Mainstream Boutique
Mainstream is home to Mac and Me, a multigenerational line by Marie DeNicola made for people who like to have fun in fashion for their everyday lives. One of their missions is to empower women through clothing.
Salamander, located at the heart of Wauwatosa, specializes in gifts and unique items for everyday women. It embodies the American and European style of clothing and accessories. You will definitely find any piece fit for any occasion or season.
Anthropologie sells not only the usual clothes, shoes, accessories but also home items and furniture. This boutique was founded when a friend of Dick Hayne, the founder and current URBN president, complained about the quality of shopping options in Philadelphia.
10. Orange and Blue
Antique and intricate goods are Orange and Blue’s specialty. It merges vintage and modernly designed items to signify how the old and new are connected. Its items are handmade, most especially by women.
Hopefully, you will be able to visit and buy items from the boutiques on the list. Not only will you be able to have yourself some unique and rare items, but you will also be able to support local and independent designers and artists.