In Austin, we do a lot of things REALLY well. Tacos. Tex-Mex. Hiking in the Green Belt. Dog Parks. In addition to these ATX staples, though, Austin is also home to fashionistas like yourself. There are so many boutiques all across our city.
Here is the AMB list of our favorite 10 “off-the-beaten-path” boutiques that you need to check out.
The the perfect place for Austinites. It suits those of us who like to be chic and trendy without comprising on comfort. The clothes you’ll find in this store are for those of us who are searching for a perfect outfit that will flow from day to night. The store’s owner took influences from her mother, 70s glam, and of course the modern touches of today’s most chic fashionista.
Located at 1206 W 38th St, Austin, TX 78705
Y’all this place is heaven. Stepping into this store you’ll be able to find the perfect gift for a friend, your mother AND your co-worker. The best part is that it’s also one of those places where even though you may go in looking for a gift but… BONUS… you also leave with a cute top to wear out this weekend. Two Birds. One stone.
Located at 2127 Lohmans Crossing Road, Suite 301 Lakeway, TX, 78734
If you haven’t made your way here to yet… don’t walk… RUN! This store is set in a convenient shopping center so that you can hit up Central Market afterward and count shopping here as “errands.” KnowWhatIMean? I like this store because they have the most delicious smelling beauty products, candles, and fun Austin-y type trinkets and accessories. Not only is this store host to some of the coolest and most fun gifts I’ve seen, it’s also got cute and affordable clothes. In one run, I got an Austin cutting board, a candle and a baby shower dress. Beat that!
Located at 4001 N Lamar Blvd #510, Austin, TX 78756
Ok. So here’s the deal. You really need a pedicure but you’d also like to find cute flips flops that feature said pedicure. ENTER Embellish Nails & Boutique. You’re welcome. Not only can you get the most relaxing pedicure on the face of the Earth (y’all… think warm, sage neck wraps… oooh), but you can also get a pair of Havaianas & Tkees sandals too. And yes, yes you also need that new Consulea tote. Ok and a pair of Kendra Scott earrings just to round it all out.
Located at 3010 W Anderson Ln, Austin, TX 78757 & 3663 Bee Cave Rd., Ste 3, Austin, TX, 78746
Looking for something that is unique and vintage? Make your way to Feathers Boutique. While this store is only a decade old, you’ll find fashionable items that have been around for years. The hand-selected clothing boutique also hosts artisan jewelry, home decor and gifts. Feathers began in Austin, but this store has become so widely recognize that their online store ships their incredible clothing world-wide. Typical Austin Store… Changing the world, one fashionista at a time.
Located at 1700 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
Yes, you’re seeing that right. It’s CLOTHES on WHEELS. What could be better that shopping coming TO YOU instead of the other way around? Two sisters started this unique business idea with a passion for fashion. The most beautiful truck in the world travels with clothing, jewelry, home goods and many other treasures.
It’s the perfect one-stop-shop if you’re in need of a trendy outfit for any Austin occasion from tailgating to date nights and concerts. The store owner is a strong, powerful momma just LIKE you. Kash is tucked away next to Loop 1 South and Slaughter Lane which makes it easily accessible for South Austin mommas.
Located at 5700 W Slaughter Ln #250, Austin, TX 78749
The name says it all. This place is . If you’re looking for something that no other store has – you need to head to Solid Gold. They are committed to small label clothing and accessory designers. When you walk in here, you’re not just a customer… you’re a friend! They make shopping easy – you’ll want to take home everything in this store!
Located at 1601 E 5th St #102, Austin, TX 78702
When I think of a trendy women in Austin, I think Southern Hippie. The clothes, shoes and accessories most certainly fit that laid-back, free-spirited Austinite you’d see walking down South Congress. Somehow they’ve managed to provide their customers with clothes that can be worn from dinner to concerts and everywhere in between.
Located at 3500 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78701
This store is what makes us proud to be Austinites. It’s the perfect example of how fashion and art are on in the same. Teysha works with artisans in Latin America to design custom made shoes, boots, and accessories. Artisans earn a dignified living while preserving their culture. So when you walk in this store, not only will you be overwhelmed by the beauty and attention to detail each shoe showcases, by shopping here you’ll literally be making the world a better place.
What is your favorite Austin boutique?