With the COVID-19 pandemic changing shopping habits as we head into the holiday season, many people are looking to shop local instead of going through a major nationwide retailer.
If you’re looking for some incredibly unique clothing, there are boutiques in every corner of metro Detroit. Below you’ll find some of the best boutiques to shop at in the area.
City of Detroit
Alter Ego Boutique – Located on Detroit’s Avenue of Fashion, Alter Ego Boutique offers a variety of different clothing options to meet all of your needs. They also have different styles based on the season and clothes to “love your curves.” Located at 19100 Livernois Ave., Detroit, MI 48221 • @alteregoboutique313
Ferne – Ferne Boutique opened its second location in Detroit’s New Center after its first location opened in Bay City in Mid-Michigan. The store offers everything from clothing and shoes to many different accessories, sizes XS to 3XL. Ferne said they will “work with you one-on-one to style you for all occasions and help you pick the must have pieces for your closet.” They also offer different Detroit-themed gear from hoodies to socks and pins. Located at 6529 Woodward Ave., Suite B, Detroit, MI 48202 • @shop_ferne
Flo Boutique – Located in the Heart of Midtown, Flo Boutique said it is simple, creative and funky. The store is named after the owner’s mother, Florence Williams-Britton, who lost her battle with lung cancer in 1999. The store offers colorful and vibrant clothing and accessories. Flo is located at 404 W. Willis, Detroit, MI 48201 • @floboutique
Savvy Chic Boutique – Savvy Chic has everything you could be looking for when it comes to women’s clothing and accessories. They offer jumpsuits and rompers for the summer, to dresses and jackets for the winter. Make sure you check out their jewelry and handbags as well, plus Detroit-themed gear. The company also has a loyalty program where you earn one point for every $1 spent. You also get birthday rewards and a sign-up anniversary reward. Savvy Chic is located at 17118 Kercheval Ave., Grosse Pointe, MI 48230 • @savvychicgp
La Vie en Rose – Located Downriver, Megan, the founder of La Vie en Rose, Jen, the fashion consultant, and Rebecca, will work with you to find anything you could want for your clothing to home decorations. There are also a variety of bracelets, necklaces and more if you’re looking to accessorize. They also offer girls nights! La Vie en Rose is located at 1638 Eureka Ave. in Wyandotte • @lavieenroseboutiquemi
The Spoiled Girl – This store wants to do exactly what’s in the name – spoil you! Their main goal is to make every woman feel confident and beautiful, and they offer a range of items from colorful clothing, masks, and even bridal accessories like bracelets, earrings and necklaces. If you’re not ready to go in-store yet, the store also offers curbside pickup six days a week and is always open online. The store also has a VIP Facebook group where you can get new arrivals, special pre-sale promotions, access to VIP events and more. They are located at 48883 Hayes Rd., Shelby Township, MI 48315 • @thespoiledgirl
Glitz & Ears – “Life is too short to wear boring clothes.” That’s what Glitz & Ears says, and they succeed with fashionable and fun clothes for every woman in your life. No matter the season, they have something for you, with nearly 200 different clothing options. That doesn’t include the accessories, towels, keychains and much more they offer. Plus, you can sort by collections like “USA,” “camo prints,” or “for the office.” Glitz & Ears is located at 40817 Garfield Rd., Clinton Township, MI 48038 • @glitzandears
Peppertree – Peppertree has been around for nearly four decades, and specializes in “hip, classic & designer apparel with a touch of sass.” The store has fashion for you in every season, and also has one-on-one services to help you find exactly what you need. They are located at 302 Walnut Blvd., Rochester, MI 48307 • @peppertreerochester
The Lowry Estate – If you’re looking for something from the 70s through 90s, the Lowry Estate is the place for you. The store said it was born in Brooklyn but now is in Farmington, and sells vintage clothing and shoes for women. They also have some men’s items. The store has a goal of helping people “own the room with colorful statement pieces they will cherish forever.” The Lowry Estate is located at 23023 Orchard Lake Rd., Building F – Courtyard, Farmington, MI 48336 • @thelowryestate
Posh Boutique – Described as ” a stylish boutique that offers the latest fashion trends,” Posh in Novi not only offers clothes and accessories, but you can find essential oils, face masks, and things for your home and office. Posh also has a rewards program where you can earn discounts for spending, signing up and even referring friends. Posh is located at 42159 W. 14 Mile Rd, Novi, MI 48377 • @poshnovi