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If you like boutique shopping, you’re going to love the amazing options in Raleigh, North Carolina. 

Boutiques are small stores that carry items hand-selected by the owner.  Fashion pieces are often displayed in a complete outfit, making it easy to put together a great look. 

Another benefit of boutique shopping is employees trained to help style you and find the perfect clothing and gift items.

I’m going to start with boutiques at the North end of Raleigh and work towards downtown Raleigh. That way, you can easily see what boutiques are close together.

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I’ll include a map at the end and even throw in a few fantastic restaurants to hit along the way. (There’s nothing like a girl’s day out to shop and dine!)

Rita’s Of Raleigh

Rita's Of Raleigh Boutique

Rita’s of Raleigh in Brennan Station is the northernmost store on the list of boutiques I’ll introduce you to. 

The owner, Rita, is extremely friendly and goes out of her way to help you. 

She carries clothing, handmade baby items, locally made soaps, and lotions, jewelry, decor, and more.

Boutiques In Raleigh NC Rita's Of Raleigh
Rita's Of Raleigh Handmade Stores Near Me

Rita is a huge supporter of local artisans and loves telling you about the artists she showcases in her store. 

One of the artists is a man that dumpster dives for interesting objects to add to his whimsical birdhouses (see below).

Pro-tip: Enjoy a fresh, healthy lunch at nearby PokeGo and a decadent dessert at Duck Donuts.

Rita’s Of Raleigh

8111 Creedmoor Rd #147, Raleigh, NC 27613
(Near Creedmoor & 540)

Boutique in Six Forks Station

Lloyd & Lady Boutiques

Lloyd and Lady Shopping Raleigh NC

Lloyd and Lady is located in Six Forks Station. You’ll find five different merchants selling home decor, ladies’ fashion, jewelry, and specialty gifts inside this boutique.

Merchants include Keith Lloyd Designs, Noble Interiors, Pig-Mint, Carolina Stung, and Lucy & Penny.

I found several beautiful home decor items and really loved the unique jewelry made by Carolina Strung.

Lloyd and Lady Boutiques Raleigh NC
Lloyd and Lady Boutiques Raleigh NC Carolina Strung Necklaces

Pro-tip: After you finish shopping, walk a few doors down and enjoy a fantastic lunch at Zest Cafe. Not only if their food top-notch, but they have a mini-boutique you can shop while you wait for your food.

Lloyd & Lady Boutiques
8847 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615
(Near Six Forks and Strickland)

Boutiques in Lafayette Village

The following boutiques are located in the charming outdoor shopping mall of Lafayette Village on Falls of Neuse, just south of 540.  With 25 shops and restaurants, you could easily spend a whole day shopping and dining here.

There are several outdoor tables to enjoy your food and a large lawn for kids to get out their energy after a long day of shopping with mom.

Pro-tip: While you’re at Lafayette Village, visit some other fantastic stores like The Chocolate Boutique and the Crafty Beer Shop; then enjoy dinner at SushiOne, Simply Crepes, or Village Grill.

Stuf ‘n Such

Stuf n Such Raleigh Boutique NC

Stuf ‘N Such is a cute, cozy store packed with a vast array of gifts and decorative items.

Inside you’ll find gourmet foods, jewelry, handbags, paintings, decorative florals, and so much more. And they’ll even gift wrap your item for you – for free!

Stuf N Such Lafayette Village NC
Stuf 'N Such Boutique in Lafayette Village Raleigh, North Carolina

I loved their selection of mugs, teapots, and food gifts. And the fact that they gift wrap for free makes it even better!

Stuf ‘n Such
8470 Honeycutt Rd #104, Raleigh, NC 27615

 

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Koket sells a variety of women’s clothing, accessories, gifts, and more.

I arrived after hours, and I wasn’t able to go inside, but online reviews rave about their unique finds at affordable prices as well as their customer service.

I love their Facebook page, where they host live shopping and model the items in the store. They even show you how to put outfits together and give you important details about the store’s apparel.

Koket Boutique

8480 Honeycutt Rd STE 118, Raleigh, NC 27615

Boutique in Quail Corners Shopping Center

Swagger Boutique is located in Quail Corners Shopping Center on Falls of Neuse near Millbrook. 

Other favorite stores in this spot are The Butcher’s Market that carries wonderful meat and gourmet grocery items, and Rocket Fizz, which carries a huge selection of candy and creative sodas.

My family loves Tijuana Flats that has 15 different hot sauces choices for your Mexican cuisine for dining.

Swagger Boutique

Swagger Boutique Raleigh Best Women's Boutique NC

I loved the clothes at Swagger and felt like the prices were very affordable for what they offered. I could definitely see myself returning to this boutique to shop for myself.

They sell trendy clothing and unique gifts, and they’ll be glad to help you pick out either.

I appreciate that they donate to local charities like A Place at the Table.

Shopping at Swagger Boutique in Raleigh North Carolina
Swagger Boutique

Swagger Boutique

5011 D Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609
(Near Falls of Neuse and Millbrook)

Boutiques in North Hills

The following stores are all located in North Hills, where you will find fabulous shopping, dining, a movie theater, and several hotels.

My husband and I have chosen North Hills many times when we’ve wanted a “staycation” in Raleigh. We love staying at the Renaissance Hotel, catching a movie at the Regal North Hills Movie Theater, and dinner at The Cowfish or Bonefish Grill.

To learn more about The Renaissance Inn at North Hills or to book a room CLICK HERE.

Monkees

Monkee's Boutique in Raleigh NC

Monkee’s Of Raleigh is a chic boutique in North Hills that carries high-end clothing and jewelry. 

They love to help style people and allow you to come outside of store hours to help you put outfits together if you want a more private setting. 

Monkee's Boutique in Raleigh
Monkee's Boutique in Raleigh NC Dresses

I usually feel uncomfortable visiting a high-end boutique because I’m pretty plain when it comes to fashion (hello jeans and a t-shirt). Still, the employees made me feel right at home and gladly answered all my questions about the store.

I want to return and try on some of the beautiful clothing there – I could really use some help getting out of my comfort zone!

Monkee’s Of Raleigh
4158 Main at North Hills St #100, Raleigh, NC 27609

Madison Boutique

Madison Boutique in Raleigh, NC clothes

Madison Boutique carries dresses, tops, jewelry, and accessories at affordable prices. 

Even though it looks like an upscale boutique, most items cost under $100, which most will appreciate.

The friendly girl working that day explained to me that they try to understand the style of the customer and then find pieces to fit that style. 

Madison Boutique in Raleigh, NC North Hills
Madison Boutique in Raleigh, NC

I fell in love with these Dale Star Sneakers (above) that retail at just $49.

Madison Boutique
4421 Six Forks Rd Suite 103A, Raleigh, NC 27609

StyleFinder Boutique

StyleFinder Boutique Shopping in Raleigh NC

StyleFinder Boutique has a unique way of helping you discover your style by having you take an online quiz. (I took the quiz and found out my style is Sporty). 

After you take the quiz, they offer you a free 30-minute consultation.

There are five different types of styles – classic, dramatic, romantic, sporty, and contemporary.

StyleFinder Boutique In Raleigh
StyleFinder Raleigh NC Boutique

Once you know your personal style, you can shop online for clothes that fit into that category or have the stylists at the store help you find the perfect outfit.

They also host live shopping events on Facebook every day that are a huge hit with their customers. 

StyleFinder Boutique
4421-104 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609

Uniquities

Uniquities Women's Boutique in Raleigh NC

Uniquities is known for its high-end fashion and excellent customer service. They excel at helping you pick out the right outfit or gift for a friend, and they’ll even gift wrap or home deliver your items.

You’ll find denim, shoes, dresses, tees, accessories, and jewelry in their store.

Uniquities Boutique North Hills Raleigh NC
Women's clothes at Uniquities Boutique in Raleigh, NC

I’ll be honest, the prices were a bit high for me as a sweater can cost over $200, but I did love their clothing, and they get rave reviews online about their customer service.

Uniquities
4209 Lassiter Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609

Copper Penny

The Copper Penny Boutiques In Raleigh NC

I stumbled across the Copper Penny by accident and quickly fell in love with their clothing. 

I found several items I would love to go back and try on as they seemed to carry the style and colors that I love. 

The Copper Penny Raleigh Boutiques
Women's Clothing at The Copper Penny in Raleigh, NC

This is one of Raleigh’s larger boutiques, and they carry fashionable items from a low to high price point, like the t-shirt I found for $36 to a beautiful dress for $128.

Copper Penny
4120-115 Main at North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609

Paper Source

Paper Source Raleigh NC Boutique

This may not be a clothing store, but I wanted to include this fantastic paper boutique on the list.

If you’re already at North Hills, stop in the Paper Source to find a huge selection of gift cards, wedding invitations, stationery, crafts, party supplies, and of course, paper. 

Paper Source Boutique in Raleigh NC
Paper Source Boutique in North Hills Raleigh

It’s a bright, inviting store, and you’re sure to find something for yourself if not a gift for a friend.

I personally loved their calendars and colorful mugs.

Paper Source
4120-115 Main at North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609

Bonus boutique in Garner, NC

When researching boutiques in Raleigh, I kept reading rave reviews about Little Details in Garner.

To pique my curiosity, I knew I had to make the 30-minute drive south to check it out.

Little Details

I wasn’t disappointed! This store is definitely worth visiting.

It’s large for a boutique with plenty of beautiful clothing at great prices as well as a huge selection of gift items. (The tops I found were around $30-$40.)

After visiting so many boutiques, I finally broke down and tried on some clothes here.

I loved what I found, and I ended up going home with the above tops and jacket.

Little Details
2670 Timber Dr, Garner, NC 27529

Pro-tip: Go for breakfast or lunch at nearby Angie’s Restaurant for Southern country cooking!

To find more fabulous boutiques in Raleigh, hop on over to my post about shopping in downtown Raleigh. I’ll introduce you to some amazing clothing, chocolate, coffee, and gift shops.

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48 Responses

  1. I love boutique stores because it seem like they always offer items that chain stores don’t have. These stores in Raleigh look like the perfect ways to spend a day shopping!

  2. I love shopping in cute little boutiques like that… even if its only window shopping! You can always find some pretty unique items! Not to mention… supporting local independent shops is always nice!

  3. All of these boutiques have such unique and fun stuff! I love shopping in places like this because I can find the best gifts!

  4. OMGoodness all of this looks amazing! I don’t know if I could actually control myself – between the cute clothing and the paper store – I will need someone to help carry my purchases!

    1. I didn’t realize how great it was until I researched it. Little did I know how lucky I am to live in Raleigh…

  5. You found the coolest and best boutiques in Raleigh, North Carolina! I love that they support local artisans…my husband would love those upcycled birdhouses!

  6. These DO look like the best boutiques in Raleigh. I love shopping in boutiques and prefer them to big box stores or chains ANY day of the week. Thanks for sharing!

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