Shopping Guide for SouthPark
Capitol's contemporary little sis carries a selection of Opening Ceremony boots and a denim wall stocked with jeans from Stella McCartney, Citizens of Humanity, Notify, and N.C. designer Rag & Bone. Plus, check out the classic jewelry by Thea Grant.
6815-C Phillips Place Ct. 704-553-8868
Scour the books of elegant stationery and invitation options from Crane & Co. and Vera Wang at this Morrocroft Village spot where custom is key. While there, pick up shower, hostess, wedding, or just-because gifts like candles from KOBO, MOR scented emporium soap bars, or luggage tags from Raika.
3908 Colony Rd., Suite A 704-364-4567
The place to pick up trendy dresses, skirts, and tops at inexpensive prices (most are less than $100) also stocks graphic tees and denim from Rock & Republic and True Religion for both guys and gals. But it's K.La's accessory selection—bangles, bracelets, cocktail rings, and sunglasses—and fabulous designer knockoffs (Balenciaga, anyone?) that makes this a great place to stock up on wardrobe staples.
6815-B Phillips Place Ct. 704-643-7800
Black & Blue
Owner Cheryl Little's boutique is the denim destination, with a combination of staples like Habitual, Proportion of blu, and Anlo, as well as trendier designers like Tavernini, Aristocrat, and Mynk and men's options such as Genetic, Taverniti So, and Kasil. From boot cut to skinny to trouser, the jeans options won't break the bank either—pairs start around $130. Plus, find men's and women's apparel and accessories.
720 Governor Morrison St., Suite E180, 704-366-9339, shopblackandblue.com
If you're searching for a fun gift item, browse one of the city's largest selections of personalized and printed stationery, seasonal-inspired gifts, and décor here. Swoozie's also handles custom invitations for all of your special events, from holiday and graduation parties to weddings and birth announcements.
532 Governor Morrison St., Suite C110, 704-366-9925, swoozies.com
Custom is key for this locally owned sunglass boutique, where owner Joel Clayton stocks his store with brands like Maui Jim, Costa del Mar, Oliver Peoples, and Chanel, as well as lines that are exclusive to his store such as Serengeti and celebrity faves Blinde and Mosley Tribes. If your new shades don't fit, Sunglass Charlotte is happy to custom fit them for you. For anything not available in store, the staff is happy to place a special order and perform minor adjustments and repairs for free.
6809-C Phillips Place Ct., 704-552-7861, sunglasscharlotte.com
This edgy NYC-based retailer recently set up shop in SouthPark mall. Consider it a one-stop shop for high-end designer lines and everything from accessories to handbags to jewelry to pants and tops. Fashion-forward pieces run the gamut from clothes by Hervé Léger, sexy shoes from Giuseppe Zanotti, Stella McCartney handbags, and bangles and necklaces from CC Skye.
SouthPark, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-365-3085, intermixonline.com
Walk through the doors of this home décor boutique and you'll feast your eyes on a half dozen beds dressed in the finest linens from Matouk and Sferra. Pick up a housewarming gift from BM's selection of linen napkins and candles by Thymes, or grab lingerie from Coth for yourself.
6822 Phillips Place Ct. Ste. E, 704-554-7727, besidemanor.com
Taylor Richards & Conger
Charlotte's best-dressed businessmen rely on TRC for custom suits from Giorgio Armani and Canali, silk ties from Kiton, Hamilton dress shirts, and contemporary styles from John Varvatos, not to mention dress shoes, cuff links, belts, suspenders, and more. Ladies will also find a selection of tailored looks from lines such as HUGO BOSS in the
6907 Phillips Place Ct., 704-366-9092, trcstyle.com
If you're expecting or shopping for someone who is, let BB help you stay stylish while you watch your belly grow. They'll outfit you in super comfy Three Dots or Michael Stars tees, designer denim from Paige Premium Denim, and also help you pick out a chic diaper bag from Petunia Pickle Bottom or Skip*Hop to complete your mama makeover.
6401 Morrison Blvd. Ste. A, 704-366-9007, beauxbelly.com
B.D. Jeffries' new 5,000-square-foot space in Morrison is full of luxurious and transitional home décor such as china and glassware from Juliska and Simon Pearce. But it's not just home goods—also find men's alligator and crocodile accessories and women's handbags from Longchamp displayed among sophisticated wood-paneled walls.
720 Governor Morrison St. Ste. E110, 704-364-4004, bdjeffries.com
If you're looking for athletic gear for your next 5K or bikram yoga class, find an extensive selection here. Asana stocks more than thirty athletic apparel brands, each tested by staff to determine if the goods live up to their performance standards.
3920 Sharon Rd., 704-366-8020, asanaactivewear.com
Couture designers including Manolo Blahnik, Christian Louboutin, Prada, and Robert Clergerie can be found at this SouthPark shoe heaven. Purchase evening bags from Judith Leiber for your next black-tie gala, sleek Bottega Venetta bags for every day, and sophisticated styles from Gucci.
4400 Sharon Rd., 704-366-6686, bobellishoes.com
Dean & DeLuca
With a wine selection that boasts vintages from all over the world, gourmet cheeses, and delicious desserts it's no wonder this outpost of the NYC chain is booming all day long. Grab made-to-order sushi or freshly prepared sandwiches for lunch, or scoop a bag full of candies and nuts to munch on throughout the day.
6822 Phillips Place Ct., Suite G, 704-552-5283, deandeluca.com
Nesting stocks its baby boutique with crib bedding by Serena and Lily and lighting by Stray Dog Designs and Maura Daniel. Also find Bugaboo strollers and unique personalized lockets, rings, and bracelets from HollyMarie Jewelry. Not enough? Check out luxurious goods from Pixie Lily, Amber Hagan cashmere sweaters,
and super-soft Angel Dear blankets.
6401 Morrison Blvd. Suite 16A, 704-366-3787, imnesting.com
SouthPark's new addition is a must-visit if only for its selection of high-end writing instruments (think ACME Studio) and the finest artistic stationery to complement them. But the spacious gallery boasts more: organic-inspired jewelry from Philippa Roberts, gorgeous silk-screened paper by The Japanese Paper Place, and hand-blown glass
and silk dupioni shade lamps.
4310 Sharon Rd., 704-442-7400, origamiink.com
Owner Laura Vinroot Poole stocks her posh, recently relocated two-story boutique with shoes, gowns, suits, and everyday wear from Oscar de la Renta, Thakoon, Balenciaga, Erin Fetherston, and more. (Bonus: it's the only Charlotte retailer to carry the coveted Lanvin bridal line.) You'll also find gorgeous Devi Kroell and Chloé handbags and a sophisticated yet trendy selection of jewelry including oversize silver and turquoise rings from Morocco.
4010 Sharon Rd., 704-366-0388
For high-end designs all in one place, NM is the perfect department store to check out. From ladies apparel by designers such as Christian Dior, Burberry, Christian Lacroix, and Oscar de la Renta to denim from brands like Citizens of Humanity and 7 For All Mankind, any shopper can find something to take home. Plus, high-end shoe designers including Manolo Blahnik and Dolce & Gabbana can be found there. Men have their share of designer clothing, from casual polos to executive suits by Diesel, Armani, and Prada.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-442-7900, neimanmarcus.com
As the former owner of Very Chihuahua, Carolyn Hotham opened this 1,006 square foot high-end boutique to supply an extensive amount of posh designer jewelry and home furnishings, as well as one-of-a-kind antiques that gives any house a sense of vestige and class.
720 Governor Morrison St., 704-366-3440, hothamjewels.com
Featuring handbags from Gwen Stefani's line L.A.M.B. and shoes from Jessica Simpson, Nordstrom is the place for up and coming designers. From women to men to even your tiny tot, N features clothing for the entire family. Nordstrom has their fair share of high-end designers as well, including Roberto Cavalli, Marc Jacobs, and Versace.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-442-6000, nordstrom.com
With a 1950s beach house ambience, this store offers accents such as crystal knobs, colorful aprons by Kitsch'n Glam, and old-school kitchen scales that help add retro touches to your home. Many of their furniture pieces can be custom upholstered to make your furniture unique to your style.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-442-9454, anthropologie.com
From the convenient in-store kiosks and user-friendly website to the chic minimalist black-and-white gift boxes, we just can't get over how easy it is for a future Mrs. to register at this popular chain. Besides the slew of home accessories, place settings, electronic kitchen gizmos, and prepackaged goodies, items such as wine glasses and place mats are completely affordable. Brides: don't miss out on special Sunday shopping hours when you can sip champagne, test kitchen gadgets, and click away with the registry scanner.
4320 Sharon Rd., 704-362-4003, crateandbarrel.com
Dean & DeLuca
Your parents are coming over for dinner, the kids are screaming, and you haven't been to the grocery store all week, but there's no need to panic. One stop at D&D and you'll have a tasty, ready-to-eat meal, complete with a delectable desert (think Meyer Lemon Cheesecake and Baby Fruit Pie Samplers). Searching for the perfect gift for someone who has it all? Pick up D&D's Fanciful Fruit & Nut Tray or sign them up for the New Tea of the Month program and hope they share.
6903 Phillips Place Ct., 704-643-6868, deandeluca.com
Design Within Reach
This edgy SouthPark storefront strewn with mod, retro pieces just feels cool. Go super contemporary with a Frank Gehry chunky outdoor sofa, or keep it simple with modular shelving by Opus. From accessories and lighting to ottomans and office storage, DWR makes adding high-end designer looks to your home easy.
4310 Sharon Rd., Suite 21, 704-365-6514, dwr.com
Paul Simon Co.
This locally owned clothing store prides itself on producing stylish, custom-made garments that are a “perfect fit” to the individual shopper. If you are looking for a tailored shopping experience, they offer professional and personalized services that include: personal consultation as well as after hour appointments and emergency care, which allows the customer to “drop-in” as needed with garment emergencies. And if you need fashion advice check out Paul Simon's “tip of the month” located on his website.
4300 Sharon Rd., 704-366-4523, paulsimonco.com
Paul Simon for Women
The Paul Simon woman is an executive, professional industry leader and/or a civic leader, so her time and image are valuable. In order to meet the needs of these busy women Paul Simon offers personal consultations to make sure she is satisfied. Sizes range from 0 to 16 in a plethora of collections.
1033 Providence Rd., 704-333-6139, paulsimonco.com
If you're looking for the latest “in” item, then Monkee's is the place to find it, as they pride themselves on stocking the newest gotta-have clothing, shoes, and accessories. Find dresses from BCBG, and clothing from Pucci, Lacoste, and Marc Jacobs or try on a pair of Steven Madden or Stuart Weitzman stilettos.
3900-E Colony Rd., 704-442-7337, shopmonkees.com
Bring out your inner chef with pots, pans, cutlery, and more. Whether you want to bake a cake or mix some drinks, WS features the latest in kitchen gadgets to make your dinner and dessert easier. Everyday gadgets from blenders and coffee makers are here, as well as unique items including panini presses and meat slicers. Plus, WS offers baking mixes and sauces to use when trying out your newest gadget.
6401 Morrison Blvd., 704-365-3646, williams-sonoma.com
Alfred Audi purchased this New York-based company in 1974 from the Stickley family. Since then, the company has opened 14 locations nationwide and remains one of the few furniture manufacturers still producing within the U.S. The storefront boasts interactive info centers, which explain the design and construction process of Stickley furniture. For each item, find materials used, exact dimensions, and the design history or story behind it.
721 Governor Morrison St., Suite F-150, 704-442-7171, stickley.com
Not only can you get a week's worth of fresh groceries at this healthy supermarket, but you can also make an impact on our environmental future. Earth Fare offers organic, locally grown, and fair trade products at affordable prices to promote environmental sustainability in the community, and with more than 400 all natural products lining the shelves, being environmentally conscious never tasted so good.
721 Governor Morrison St., 704-749-5042, earthfare.com
Laughing Buddha Yoga Studio
Whether you're a yogi master or just starting out, LB has a class for you. Yoga Basics classes are perfect for new beginners, or try Family Yoga if you have young ones who want to start early. (Power Yoga is great for those who want high-energy exercise.) Fusion classes are LB's signature, combining vinyasa, core strengthening, and deep stretching, meant for all levels. Hot Yoga and Hot Vinyasa classes are also available.
720 Governor Morrison St., 704-362-3311, laughingbuddhanc.com
Whether it's a denim oxford button-down, a colorful collared dress shirt, a pair of funky striped wool trousers, or a cotton cashmere cord blazer, Billy Reid has something for your guy. The store's atmosphere, with its vintage photos and Americana/blues/soul music blaring through the speakers, borrows its character from the old house in Alabama where Reid designs his collections. This store is so cool your man just might decide to shop with you.
SouthPark, 704-365-6311, billyreid.com
If you love accessories, then Hermès is the store for you. Find beautiful cotton, silk, and cashmere scarves and shawls, and even funky silk bags, or silver pendants, bracelets, and necklaces. Like leather? Then look for leather belts, necklaces, and of course, handbags, dyed in all colors. For a great work purse, try the Harnals bag in tan ($1,125) or the Garden bag ($1,375).
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-365-6932, usa.hermes.com
American designer Kate Spade specializes in stylish, yet practical handbags and accessories. From bright leather totes in greens, browns, and reds, to clutches in classic black to deep purple, you'll love carrying your KS bag. Look for matching wallets as well as shoes in an array of colors, patterns, and styles for any occasion. Try the pebbles flat in yellow ($328) to add a pop of color to any outfit.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-367-5053, katespade.com
If you're looking for the perfect purse, then you should definitely stop by Coach. Leathers in blues and purples to their signature Coach pattern help make these bags so chic. Try the Carly collection for classic totes or the Signature collection for anything from small pouches to larger satchels. For a bag that's straight off the runway, try the new Hampton Leather Carry All ($348) in deep plum. Coach offers more than great handbags. Look for shoes, wallets, and even sunglasses all in their classic style.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-365-7778, coach.com
Cole Haan specializes in men and women's accessories. For men, find leather belts, sunglasses, and shaving kits. For the executive in him, look for leather briefcases in all shapes and sizes. For women, find shoes, ranging from knee high boots to simple flats. If you like handbags, you'll find everything from demure bags in browns and blacks, to bright colors including red, yellow, and purple.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-367-9393, colehaan.com
While known for their matching tracksuits, JC has much more to offer. Tops for all occasions, from work to a night out, can be found. Look for stylish dresses, both long and short, plus skirts, pants, and everything in between. Feeling edgy? Try on one of their graphic tees. JC also has a line for men, featuring denim, t-shirts, swimwear, and even a tracksuit of their very own.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-364-1013, juicycouture.com
This is a jeans and t-shirt gal or guy's heaven. You can snag rare finds like limited edition jeans by Laguna Beach Jeans Co., or the latest tees by Bulzeye. Whether it's jewel-studded denim or a graphic tee, PD has it covered. You'll find brands such as D&G, Monarchy, Rock & Republic, and People's Liberation.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-366-7873, pureretailgroup.com
Lucky Brand Jeans
Featuring ten different styles for women and seven for men, you're sure to find a style you will love in a multitude of washes. Not just makers of jeans, LBJ features t-shirts, blouses, and sweaters to pair with your new pair of jeans. Not in the mood for jeans? Try one of their simple, but stylish dresses or skirts. And if you've got a little one on the way, Lucky also features a maternity line, complete with t-shirts and jeans.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-366-2394, luckybrandjeans.com
For unique pieces of jewelry, SC offers bangles, bracelets, and brooches covered in crystals of all different colors. Find earrings in pinks, purples, and yellows and cocktail rings from the simple to the outlandish with multicolored butterflies. Need a gift? SC specializes in making crystal figurines, including animals like dogs, swans, and even pandas that feature black crystals. Or look for flowers and Christmas inspired miniatures.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-366-8131, swarovski.com
It doesn't matter which room in the house you need to decorate, because Pottery Barn has it all, from bedroom to bathroom. Whether you need slipcovers for your existing furniture, or are buying new, PB has sofas, tables, chairs, bedroom sets, and more. Plus, PB can even help you decorate your outdoor area with patio furniture, umbrellas, and accessories. Check out their website to see their pieces in already designed rooms and to get a sense of how their collections fit together.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-442-9493, potterybarn.com
A staple in the fashion world, LV is the place for accessories, especially handbags. The Monogram Canvas and Monogram Multicolor collections are the most well known, but look for the Epi leather collection, featuring bright reds and purples. For stylish luggage that will stand out at baggage claim check out their signature Monogram luggage. LV offers more than bags though. Men and women's belts, watches, and sunglasses are all available.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-366-6622, louisvuitton.com
When the weather gets cool, look to Burberry for stylish (and warm!) coast for winter. For rainy days, try Burberry trenches for men and women, a wardrobe staple they invented. Casual coats are great for the early winter months, but try their longer, wool coats for those especially chilly days. Complete your winter wardrobe with sweaters, jeans, and scarves in their classic plaid.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-365-3310, burberryusaonline.com
Tiffany & Co.
For every girl who ever dreamed of that little blue box, a trip to SouthPark Mall is a must. Known for their diamonds, Tiffany offers everything from diamond rings, to pendants, bracelets, and more. Tiffany also offers collections of silver jewelry, including bracelets and necklaces featuring the Tiffany silver heart. Tiffany isn't just for women though. The men's collection includes necklaces, watches, and cuff links. Also available are gift items, including china and crystal glasses.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-365-7773, tiffany.com
For laidback clothing that's comfortable yet hip, check out UO for both men and women. Women's apparel ranges from tees to sweaters to dresses, plus mounds of jeans, skirts, and vests. Designer lines include Lacoste, True Religion, and Betsey Johnson. Men's clothing features blazers, polos, and unique graphic tees with themes such as music and politics. Plus, their retro tees add a unique look to any wardrobe. Funky home accessories also help to brighten up your room.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-366-7497, urbanoutfitters.com
For all you literary buffs, JB has every indulgence you would ever want. Whether it's the latest David Sedaris memoir, or one of D.H. Lawrence's classics, you'll find a superfluous selection of books on just about any subject. Cozy up with a glass of wine or have some dinner while musing over the latest best sellers at the store's bistro (we suggest the yummy Bistro Crab Cakes).
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-602-9800, josephbeth.com
Brimming with argyle sweater vests, flirty dresses, and polka-dotted rain boots, JC allows anyone to get in touch with their inner prep. The nation-wide store carries women, men, and children clothing and accessories, but they're best known for the vibrantly colored cashmere cardigans and relaxed chino blazers.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-365-9355, jcrew.com
For the urban sophisticate, this is your one-stop shopping for stylish clothes for work or for a night out with the girls. Don't forget to check out their irresistible accessories like a leather envelope clutch or aquamarine drop earrings.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-362-4110, bananarepublic.com
If staying organic, while enhancing your skin's natural beauty interests you, then L'Occitane is your store. Originating in the French province of Manosque, the skincare line boasts unspoiled, natural products made of lavender, olive oil, almond and shea butter. There is no animal testing involved and the products, such as, Feu d'Orange Intense Eau de Toilette fragrance, Immortelle Very Precious face cream and Shea Butter Extra Gentle soap, are 100% certified organic.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-362-4324, loccitane.com
Whether you are a beauty enthusiast or beauty novice, Sephora has the product you are looking for. With its abundant selection of supplies, that you are encouraged to smell, touch, and try on, the largest retailer in the U.S. is THE place to purchase beauty products that range from hair-styling products to fragrances. If you prefer organic, check out the synthetic-free skincare.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-366-5080, sephora.com
If you are looking for a sports lifestyle store, search no further than PUMA. Known for their stylish footwear, PUMA strives to create products that are essential to the active individual. They stock sneakers, jackets and shorts that promote an active lifestyle. They are geared towards soccer, running, golf, sailing, and other sports.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-364-8818, puma.com
The little crocodile got its start on the tennis courts in the 1930s, and has grown into an internationally recognized label. Today the stores offer apparel choices for men, women and children in polo shirts, dresses, sweaters, pants and tennis gear.
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Rd., 704-362-4370, lacoste.com
E Martini Inc.
Looking for a large selection of women's underwear and bras? This women's accessory and specialty store offers countless options to choose from. Around since 1977 E Martini has been catering to lingerie searching women all over Charlotte. Travel to E Martini to find the undergarment you have been searching for.
720 Governor Morrison St., 704-442-5535, emartinilingerie.com
The Lingerie Shoppe
Located in the heart of South Park this upscale lingerie boutique is know for high-end sleepwear and bras. Whether you are in search for an item for a special evening, or something simply to lounge in, The Lingerie Shoppe will fulfill your needs. They have a variety of brands and sizes ranging from 32AA to 44H, and a large selection of bustiers, slips, control garments and hosiery.
4705-106 Savings Pl., 704-643-5030, lingerieshoppecharlotte.com
This high-end fashion store offers a plethora of designer shoes (Jimmy Choo), handbags (Chloe), clothing (Oscar de la Renta) jewelry (Slane and Slane) and cosmetics (Trish McEvoy). Their tagline says it all, “for the ultimate shopping experience” visit Coplon's. A list of designers can be found on the company's website.
6800-F Phillips Place Ct., 704-643-1113, coplons.com