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Specialty Stores

Specialty stores dot the local landscape, dazzling shoppers with high-quality, functional, aspirational and inspired goods.

Many of the multifaceted shops feature a variety of items, from apparel to art and handicrafts to foodstuffs, but St. Louis also has renowned retailers that hone in on products such as books, jewelry, toys and vinyl records.

If you’re in the market for locally made goods, look no further than these specialty stores.

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Apotheosis Comics & Lounge

Apotheosis Comics & Lounge is a locally owned independent comic book store and bar. We offer a wide selection of current comic books, trade paperbacks...

Arch Apparel

Arch Apparel is the city’s go-to destination for St. Louis-inspired streetwear. While the brand is known for it’s high-quality apparel and representation of St. Louis,...

Jefferson National Parks Association

No trip to St. Louis is complete without a visit to the sleek, contemporary, new Arch Store, located in the underground visitor center at the...

Artisans in THE LOOP

Artisans in THE LOOP is a boutique gallery that promotes unique art pieces from over 80 local & national artists. We were also voted #1...

Avalon Exchange

A vintage clothing store since 1988. Men’s and women’s clothing at the forefront of fashion; constantly changing to provide the customer with quality and style....

Black Beauty Supply

Beauty supplies, hair care products, and apparel.

The Book House, Inc.

One of St. Louis' oldest and largest independent bookstores. New, old, rare, unusual books in all categories. Special orders and book searches. Expect the unexpected!...

Botanicals Design Studio, LLC

Experience "the alternative to the ordinary" with professionally arranged, custom-designed florals for every occasion and event. Delivering exceptional creativity. Unique special event designs for groups...

Bud Deck

Curated by the partners of Lusso, this unique boutique offers everything St. Louis: sports teams’ wearables, landmark coasters, trinkets.

Build-A-Bear Workshop

At Build-A-Bear Workshop, It’s the most fun you’ll ever make! Choose from all kinds of furry friends, add lots of stuffing and make a wish...

Build-A-Bear Workshop at Union Station

At Build-A-Bear Workshop, It’s the most fun you’ll ever make! Choose from all kinds of furry friends, add lots of stuffing and make a wish...

The Candle Fusion Studio - St. Charles

An extraordinary unique experience for the senses! Hands-on creativity and adventure can be found at The Candle Fusion Studio. Celebrating the art of candlemaking, the...