The Best Places To Shop In Savannah

Our favorite Savannah boutiques and marketplaces to browse, buy, and explore.

Savannah, Georgia

Sara Baurley

Savannah, Georgia, is the perfect place for a stroll. Meander from square to square under live oaks, and you'll find some of the cutest shops you've ever seen along the way. Savannah is flush with adorable stores and boutiques to explore, whether you're window shopping, browsing for inspiration, or hunting down a specific purchase. Begin by cruising the shops of a historic district shopping hub like River Street or Broughton Street then venture off the beaten path to discover all of the mom- and pop-run boutiques that are hiding in the Hostess City. From pet-friendly book stores to open-air markets, sweet treat purveyors, delightful home decor retailers, and the hotspot where you're sure to find your new favorite skirt, here's our favorite places to shop in Savannah.

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E. Shaver, Bookseller

E. Shaver, Bookseller, Interior
Peter Frank Edwards

Come to E. Shaver, Bookseller for your next read, stay for Mr. Eliot, Bartleby, Morticia, and Skimbleshanks—the four cats who call this bookworm's eden their home. Nestled in a historic building with a welcoming blue front door, E. Shaver is a cornucopia of rooms full of intriguing books just waiting to be discovered;

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Courtesy of SCAD

Savannah is home to many artistic folks thanks in large part to the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). Support SCAD students, alumni, and faculty by shopping at their unique art store and gallery where you'll find everything from jewelry to artisanal bath products and home decor;

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Savannah Bee Company

Savannah Bee Company flagship store

Savannah Bee Company

If you think that all honeys are made equal, then think again. Stop by Savannah Bee Company's flagship storefront on Broughton Street to do a free honey tasting. You'll find that each sweet sample is better and different from the last. Local honey makes an excellent souvenir or gift too;

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The Paris Market And Brocante

The Paris Market and Brocante
Wynn Myers

Before browsing all that The Paris Market has to offer, sit down and enjoy the Georgia weather with a latte and quiche from the attached cafe. Then, get lost in the market's lovely selection of gifts and goods ranging from clothes to one-of-a-kind home decor and fine beauty products;

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River Street Sweets

River Street Sweets

Sara Baurley

We could wax poetic about River Street Sweets' iconic and heavenly Southern-style pralines, but this sweet shop is so much more than that. A family-owned business, River Street Sweets is a wonderland for anyone with a sweet tooth. Stop in for a sugary treat and a look behind the scenes: They pull taffy right in the middle of the store;

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City Market

City Market, Savannah


A trip to Savannah wouldn't be complete without visiting the City Market. Here you'll find a smorgasbord of shopping opportunities, from beef jerky to unique jewelry, and even the American Prohibition Museum;

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River Street Market Place

Waving Girl statue, Savannah


Head to historic River Street and seek out the Waving Girl statue, a symbol of Southern hospitality. Nearby, you'll find a bustling marketplace featuring kiosks belonging to vendors selling jewelry, knick-knacks, gifts, and local hot sauce;

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Emily McCarthy Shoppe

Emily McCarthy shop

Kelli Boyd Photography

Step through this shop's vibrant green doors and you'll be met with a scene just as cheery. Curated and designed by the store's namesake color-fanatic, Emily McCarthy Shoppe sells brightly-toned apparel from everyday pieces bursting with color to glamorous special occasion wear that will steal the show;

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Urban Poppy


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This blooming botanical boutique is bursting with life in the middle of the bustling Plant Riverside District. Pick up a thoughtfully designed bouquet or build your own arrangement at Urban Poppy's famous flower bar;

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Brick House Design + Living

Brick House Interiors

provided by Brick House Interiors

Inspired by the French countryside and stunning farmhouses, this darling decor shop is full of eclectic finds. Brick House's highly curated inventory is an amalgamation of vintage goods, locally-made artisanal products, and gorgeous treasures from around the world;

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Rivers & Glen Trading Co.

Rivers & Glen Trading Co.

Gus Martens

With three brick and mortar locations across Georgia and nearby South Carolina, including one in the heart of Savannah's historic downtown, Rivers & Glen is a hotspot for men's apparel and activewear. Peruse handsome travel bags, stylish button-downs, and top-notch gear for hunting and fishing;

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Asher & Rye

Asher & Rye

Joel Snayd

Owned by a Savannah couple and named after son and puppy, Asher & Rye is a hub for home goods. There, you can feast your eyes on a selection of Scandinavian brands and artisanal products that will have you dreaming about rehoming everything into your own house. You just might want to move right on into the store;

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PW Short General Store

PW Short General Store
Courtesy of PW Short General Store

No matter where we're traveling, a general store is sure to be on our visit list. General stores like PW Short General Store have our hearts because you never know what kind of eclectic treasure you'll find. This higher-end version was opened by a second generation general store-owner, Scot Hinson. While his grandfather's store in Delaware sold overalls and feed, Hinson's version offers everything from artisanal bitters to stylish reading glasses;

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The Horseshoe Crab and The Monogram Place

Monogrammed napkins

The Horseshoe Crab and The Monogram Place

If we know anything to be true, it's that Southerners love our monograms. Shop brightly colored clothes, totes, and linens and make them your own with embroidery from the shop's menu of dozens of monogram fonts, colors, and styles;

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Picker Joe's Antique Mall & Vintage Market

Picker Joe's Antique Mall

Pamela Knowles, VISIT SAVANNAH

Spanning 10,000 square feet, this warehouse wonderland is packed full of upwards of 35,000 antiques. You can spend days browsing Picker Joe's seemingly endless supply of mid-century furniture, vintage books, and collectibles with help from their old-fashioned coffee and soda shop to keep you nourished;

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