Shop Local This Holiday Season

Looking to shop local this holiday season?  Shop personal, thoughtful, local gifts for everyone on your list from local boutiques and shops that our agents recommend to get all of your holiday shopping done with a local touch.

Eliza B’s

First on our list is a favorite among our agents! Eliza B’s specializes in monogramming and personalized gifts. Leave the wrapping to Eliza B’s, they have you covered with complimentary gift wrapping. We are OBSESSED with the gift wrapping above with Swig wine glasses & mini Prosecco bottles! Make sure you head to the Arboretum Shopping Center in South Charlotte to start your holiday gift shopping! Dickens Mitchener agents Michelle Dyman and Meghan Connor Shelton love to shop at this boutique!

Paper Skyscraper

Dickens Mitchener agent, Ruth Moinz, recommends shopping at Paper Skyscraper in historic Dilworth! This store is packed with gifts and goodies full of local flair, including unique coffee table books, games and toys, handbags and jewelry, glassware and funky home decor, stationary, gift wrap, and much more. No wonder Mashable called it the #1 local shop for finding the perfect holiday gift!


Moxie Mercantile

A unique lifestyle boutique located in Historic Plaza Midwood. Moxie aims to bring a sophisticated blend of home and personal accessories to the Queen City. Product lines range from table top to purses, jewelry to bath linens.

Cotswold Marketplace

Dickens Mitchener Realtor, Kelly Catanese, loves to shop at the Cotswold Marketplace. This multi-vendor retail and design center not only can spruce up your home with holiday decor, lighting, wallpaper, & artwork but also sell local gifts and a couple of shops carry items for children and ladies – and they will gift wrap too! With more than 6o vendors selling locally made goods/items you will be sure to find a gift for everyone on your list – and maybe even yourself!




CLT find

Located at the 7th Street Public Market, CLT Find supports over 40 local makers, artists & creatives in the Charlotte Region. You can find everything from socks, soaps, toys, clothing, honey, pasta sauces, beef jerky, allergy syrups, jewelry, candles, home decor, teething rings, bug repellent, gifts, handbags, books, and more. It’s the perfect place to shop for that foodie on your list!


704 Shop

A local, Charlotte-based lifestyle brand, blending fresh designs & classic imagery with modern graphics for a contemporary look. They sell high quality t-shirts, hats, and other apparel all representing the city of Charlotte. Panthers head coach, Ron Rivera, even rocks the shirts during his post game interviews that have made the line the top of every local + transplants list! Dickens Mitchener agent, Eve Davis thinks that their t-shirts are the perfect gift – and we think so too!


Belle Boutique

This McAdenville boutique features brands such as Show Me Your Mumu, Twine & Twig and Voluspa candles, and is full of unique clothing and accessories. Dickens Mitchener Realtor, Meghan Connor Shelton says, ” I love shopping at Belle Boutique, her tissue paper is scented and smells like roses!” It’s the perfect place to shop for that fashionista on your list!


Creative by Nature HOME

Last but not least, Charlotte’s great retail experiences.  Family owned since their start in 1996, this business has grown from a small booth into a brick and mortar store in the Blakeney Shopping Center. Anything from gifts to decor to furniture, no matter the need or occasion you are sure to find something perfect for the holiday season.