Shopping locally helps the environment and keeps small businesses afloat during tough economical times.

Visit these local shops in Uptown Charlotte and you’ll discover a treasury of sustainable brands you’ll want to purchase from again and again.

CLT Find

CLT Find - Local shops in Uptown Charlotte

Shop locally at CLT Find, a women-owned gift shop in Uptown Charlotte that focuses on sourcing and stocking products from local artisans and craft makers. You’ll love their high quality and unique items.

Try perusing the handcrafted jewelry and beauty products, or purchase fun Charlotte-themed apparel.

If you’re searching for the perfect gift for a friend, be sure to take a look at their home and gift selections or try a gift box. Each box is filled with naturally-scented soaps and soothing lotions, made from scratch by local vendors.

You’ll even find fun treats like Ogre sauce, sea salt chocolate toffee, homemade jam, and raw honey.

Reid’s Fine Foods

Reid's Fine Foods - Local shops in Uptown Charlotte

Step into Charlotte’s oldest speciality food store – Reid’s Fine Foods. At their Trade St. location marketplace, you’ll discover fine wines, biscuits, rolls, cake, pies, and delectable prepared meals.

If you’re searching for an interesting and tasteful gift for a friend, definitely browse Reid’s selection of gift baskets. Their southern-inspired baskets include tasty snacks like cheese straws, chocolate covered pecans, pralines, toffee, and Moravian cookies.

But wait – there’s more! Reid’s also features a homestyle restaurant with a menu that’s sure to satisfy everyone. For breakfast, you can try their poppy seed bagel with cream cheese and smoked salmon. Or, if you’re more in the mood for lunch, order their berry salad with chicken or a turkey bacon avocado sandwich.

For people who love their food, Reid’s also offers several catering packages, including the corporate menu – perfect for your next business meeting!

Brownlee Jewelers

Brownlee Jewelers - Local shops in Uptown Charlotte

Brownlee Jewelers at Overstreet Mall is a locally owned and operated jewelry store that sources their own diamonds and mountings.

Whether you’re looking for a stunning piece for a special event, quality watch repair, or a custom engraving, Brownlee has something just right for you.

Looking to create a unique piece of heirloom jewelry that will last generations? Brownlee’s custom design department will work with you to make your dreams come true.

With their money back guarantee, complementary jewelry maintenance, lifetime upgrade, and Nationwide Warranty Program, you can be sure your investment is fully protected.

Ivy & Leo

Ivy and Leo - Local shops in Uptown Charlotte

Ivy & Leo is a women’s clothing boutique with several Charlotte locations.

Peruse their original clothing, shoes, and accessory lines or one of their featured shops for a delightful shopping experience.

For the bride-to-be, they feature a few stunning collections. These include “be mine”, “for the bachelorette”, and “for the bride”.

With their wide range of mini to maxi dresses, lived-in jeans, and affordable price point, Ivy & Leo has something lovely for everyone.

You can complete your new Ivy & Leo look with a pair of their chic earrings or a boho necklace.

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