With the rapid growth of online shopping, sometimes you just want to wander into a lovely store where you are greeted with a smile and spend time discovering the perfect item. Cincinnati is actually home to many locally-owned boutiques where you can find everything from clothing to children’s items to home decor. Whether you need a unique gift or just want to add some pizazz to your wardrobe or home, these 13 boutiques in Cincinnati are some of the best and you’ll want to pay them a visit.
1. Rose & Remington (multiple Cincinnati area locations)
Quite possibly the most well-known clothing boutique in Cincinnati is Rose & Remington. With six local locations (the photo above was taken at the Lebanon store), you'll discover many beautiful treasures from clothing to accessories to gift items.
2. Blume Home (9 S. Broadway St., Lebanon, OH 45036)
If you're looking to liven up your home, Blume in Lebanon is the perfect destination. This unbelievably charming store is filled to the brim with eclectic and vintage-inspired home decor and is the ideal place to find a gift for just about anyone.
3. Pretty Pony Boutique (2837 Town Center Blvd., Crestview Hills, Kentucky)
The Pretty Pony Boutique recently moved into a new location at Crestview Hills Town Center and now is a great time to visit this beautiful shop! Find the perfect statement piece for an outfit or a unique gift for a friend. You'll love the friendly smiles that greet you at the door.
4. Bizarre Bazaar (7767 5 Mile Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45230)
No matter what you are looking for, you can find it at Bizarre Bazaar! Located across the street from Anderson Town Center, this eclectic shop is packed with a wide selection of gifts, home decor, baby items, jewelry, seasonal items, and much more.
5. Trend Boutique (2946 Markbreit Ave., Cincinnati OH 45209)
Trend Boutique is located in the heart of Oakley and is ideal for adding a breath of fresh air to your wardrobe. Stop by and check our their rotating inventory, and be sure and visit their sidewalk sale at the Oakley Flea during the summer!
6. Doodlebug Handcrafted (621 Scott Blvd., Covington, Kentucky 41011)
With a new location in Covington, Doodlebug Handcrafted now has a storefront that you will absolutely fall in love with. They carry unique clothing and handmade children's items, making it the perfect spot for a one-of-a-kind gift.
7. Leeta Ruth Boutique (325 Elm St., Ludlow, Kentucky 41016)
Ludlow, Kentucky is seeing quite a bit of action these days, and a big part of that is the darling shopping destination - Leeta Ruth Boutique. Not only is the store unique and beautiful, but the staff aims to build your confidence and assist you in finding exactly what you're looking for.
8. Handzy Shop + Studio (15 W. Pike Street, Covington, Kentucky 41011)
This tiny shop in Covington is owned by two best friends who share a passion for art and local creations. They carry a variety of greeting cards, stationery, local art, ceramics, jewelry, gifts, and gift wrap, and the space is also a studio where they do branding and graphic design, as well as custom wedding stationery.
9. Pink Tulip Club (9395 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242)
Pink Tulip Club in Montgomery is a unique boutique experience and a great place to search for stylish items at a great price. You do have to join "the club" (it's free) and you then get 10% off all regular-priced purchases!
10. Girls' World (7819 Cooper Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242)
If you have a fashionable little girl in your life, then Girls' World will quickly become your new favorite store. They offer formal and casual wear for newborns through size 14, and the cuteness overload inside the shop is reason enough to stop by.
11. Pink Slate Boutique (5618 Cheviot Road, Cincinnati, OH 45247)
Pink Slate Boutique is a westside hidden gem that carries lounge wear, dresses, and everything in between. They also offer a variety of sizes, beautiful accessories, and one of the friendliest shopping environments around.
12. NVISION (4577 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223)
For an amazingly unique shopping experience, head to NVISION in Northside. They describe their store the best, as they offer "fun and affordable vintage clothing, art, & furnishings, alongside items that are handcrafted, redesigned, or repurposed by local artists and designers, as well as an array of funky to fabulous secondhand & collectible wares." Basically, they have everything that once was and still is cool.
13. indigenous (1609 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45206)
This eye-catching shop in Walnut Hills offers an eclectic array of arts and crafts created by 150 local and regional artists. You can spend time admiring the beautiful work, much of which shows off the character of Cincinnati, and choose what will surely be a much-loved gift or keepsake for yourself.
One way to show Cincinnati some love is to shop local! And where better than these 13 fabulous boutiques? There are so many unique shops around town, that we couldn’t possibly include them all! Please share your favorite with us in the comments and let us know which ones we need to check out next!
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