Over a dozen boutiques serve Charlottesville’s voracious thirst for fashion. Here the merchandise is as mod and hi-tone as their owners. And here are a few of our favorites, just in time for Christmas! EloiseEloise has one of our favorite storefront displays on West Main. There’s always something in the window to make you look twice. You’re missing out if you

This year, it’s more important than ever to shop local. Charlottesville’s storefronts offer curated, quality gifts from local makers--and you can dodge supply chain issues, give your mail carriers a break, and skip the “Will it ship by Christmas?” stress. 

If you’ve spent any time in the chaos of a big-box store’s toy aisle recently, you’ll really appreciate that curation when you walk into Shenanigans- a boutique toy shopping experience where everything on the shelves is hand selected, quality, and guaranteed to please.