Leave your car behind and stroll the sidewalks of Savannah’s Broughton Street where local designers strut their stuff. Here are five don’t-miss stops to start your own style patrol on this downtown street.
The Paris Market & Brocante
“Brocante” means flea market, and you’ll discover many salvaged and new items―antique lighting, architectural fragments, Parisian fabrics, and Fauchon chocolate cubes―in this two-story bazaar. www.theparismarket.com or (912) 232-1500.
Three young designers, vacationing from Los Angeles, caught Savannah fever. Their home furnishings-and-accessories location here teems with fabulous purses and jewelry and a dessert-and-coffee bar. www.dc2design.com or (912) 233-2870.
Nickie Grace and Hilton Decker
Bring your honey along to this twofer for fashion. He’ll find shelves and racks of the latest European styles, while you’ll indulge in pure handbag bliss. Everyone’s happy. (912) 236-6632.
Here’s your stop for contemporary and eclectic home fashions. Much of the clientele hails from Atlanta and Florida, loving the items constructed of silk, leather, and wood. www.24estyle.com or (912) 233-2274.
Peruse jewelry from around the world, designer bags, African masks, and Cuban oil paintings. Zia himself mingles his heritage from Kenya, Japan, and India with a diverse selection of stock. www.ziaboutique.com or (912) 233-3237.
More Time To Spend?
Add these other favorite spots to your Savannah wanderings.
- Clipper Trading Company: Discover Asian antiques and home decor at affordable prices. www.clippertrading.com or (912) 238-3660.
- James Gunn: Revel in a retail market with a playful assortment of casual wear and colorful shoes, formerly a wholesaler for ladies’ clothing. www.jamesgunnonline.com or (912) 790-7500.
- Leopold’s Ice Cream: Sample homemade ice cream from a man who splits his career between making sweet treats and Hollywood movies. www.leopoldsicecream.com or (912) 234-4442.