Shop Local for Fashion, St. Louis-Style

From owner-made merchandise to independent stores featuring the best mix of local and national brands, here's what's in the bag.

You've got to get dressed!

For wardrobe additions for guys and gals, check out the adjacent shops of Mister Guy Clothiers: lines from Michael Stars and Vineyard Vines, plus smaller specialty designers, make up the inventory. If your sensibilities run to style's previous eras, the immaculate vintage threads for men, women and children at Parsimonia are fun to scour. Woody's Mens Shop make things easy on the guys with literal head-to-toe options, and even personal grooming products.

Giddyup Jane puts the "west" in Midwest, with Western-inspired clothing, boots and jewelry and city-dwelling cowgirls.

Boots from Giddyup Jane in St. Louis

Several top-notch consignment boutiques offer the thrill of the hunt for resale values and affordable designer goods: Women's Closet Exchange and sister store The Vault lead the pack for luxe. Enchanting Embellishments is a must-stop for resort wear and statement jewelry, while Clair de Lune Lingerie will keep everything down under beautifully supported. Finally, don't miss Skif Boutique for a wild-yet-wearable collection of onsite-woven sweaters, swishy pants and skirts, and more.

Amanda Doyle
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Amanda served as the St. Louis associate editor a...