Pick up some local goods from our favorite shopping picks, from quaint boutiques and home goods stores to eccentric bookstores and rambling antique shops.


Whether you’re window shopping or in the market for a new wardrobe staple or decorative piece for the home, Lexington’s diverse and unique shopping scene will allow you to shop to your heart’s content. Explore all the best areas to shop in and around town.


Chevy Chase

Adelé Lexington

805 Chevy Chase Place

Pronounced “a-de-lay,” this quaint shop carries an artful supply of home décor, jewelry and gifts that are unique to the Lexington area. Enhance your home (or your friend’s home!) with understated details and statement pieces. adelelexington.com

AJ’s Casuals

867 East High Street

Beloved by Lexington fashionistas for years, this boutique carries handpicked clothing, accessories and shoes from the world’s most in-demand designers and brands such as Trina Turk, Diane Von Furstenberg, Rebecca Taylor, JBrand, Tory Burch and more. Stop in and browse their ever-changing selection of both casual and glamorous attire. ajsclothing.com

Worlds Apart

850 East High Street

Browse a curated selection of home goods and décor interspersed with women’s clothing at this sunny Chevy Chase shop. It’s a great place if you’re looking to pick up a gift, add an accent to your home or just do a little window shopping. worldsapartonline.com

For Friends

869 East High Street

This interior design boutique features a unique showroom stocked with unique furniture, artwork, lamps, pillows, home accessories and more for anyone interested in sprucing up their home. forfriends.com


Clay Avenue


116 Clay Avenue

If you’re looking for a personal shopping experience with a side of the latest in women’s fashion, Monkee’s is your stop. Their friendly, helpful associates have an eye for style and can help you find whatever it is you’re looking for from head to toe. Look for brands like Kendra Scott, FRYE, Amanda Uprichard, Alice & Trixie and more. monkeesoflexington.com

Carl Meyers

111 Clay Avenue

Lexington’s newest boutique museum-hotel is located inside the historic First National Bank building and houses specialty art exhibits as well as Lockbox, its signature restaurant led by Chef Jonathan Searle. carlmeyers.com

omar + elsie

114 Old Lafayette Avenue

A small boutique on the cusp of the Chevy Chase neighborhood, omar + elsie offers a handpicked selection of women’s clothing from brands like Mother Denim and Tracy Reese, along with a wide array of shoes and accessories from Stuart Weitzman, Loeffler Randalla, Tory Burch, Clare V and more. omarandelsie.com

Peggy’s Gifts & Accessories

112 Clay Avenue

A Lexington shopping staple for more than 20 years, Peggy’s combines the “warm and personal atmosphere of a small-town boutique with a wide selection of handpicked quality gifts.” Here you’ll find gifts for him, for her, for baby, for the home – or for yourself! peggysgifts.com

Stuart Mercer

119 Clay Avenue

A specialty gentleman’s shoppe focusing on unique, quality sports and casual wear, Stuart Mercer carries luxury brands such as Beretta, Billy Reid, Gardeur, and Oxxford Clothes, as well as quality accessories from Will Leather, Seaward & Stearn and more. They also do measurements and fittings in-house for their custom clothing lines, for a perfectly tailored look. stuartmercer.com



L.V. Harkness & Co.

531 West Short Street

A sophisticated shop filled with all your home decorating and fine gift-giving needs. Browse elegant tableware, fine linens, luxurious fragrances and china, as well as Meissen porcelain and Herend figurines. lvharkness.com

Mulberry & Lime

216 North Limestone

Fifteen years ago, shop owner Mary Ginocchio transformed her historic childhood home into this warm and welcoming home furnishings and gift shop. Stop in and peruse the beautiful displays of cozy bedrooms and homey living spaces from Arteriors, Barbara Cosgrave, Rebecca Ray and more, or let Mary help you create custom rugs, linens and more to match your personal style. mulberryandlime.com

Feather Your Nest

1317 West Main Street

Voted Central Kentucky’s #1 antique store, this multi-dealer antique store has an ever-changing supply of unique treasures and furniture finds brought to you by experienced collectors with an eye for beauty. lexantiques.com

Heritage Antiques

154 North Broadway

A showroom featuring beautiful pieces ranging from centuries-old to midcentury modern, this heart-of-downtown antique store carries furniture, fine art, sculptures, outdoor pieces and more. heritageantiqueslex.com

Paper On Stone

215 North Limestone

Featuring the original tin ceilings and rustic wooden floors of the former Meat Market building, Paper on Stone offers a splendid array of stationary, letterpress cards, wrapping paper, foiled stamps, wedding albums and more for all your pretty paper needs. instagram.com



             Black Market

516 East High Street

This vintage-inspired boutique is stocked with vintage and sterling jewelry, men and women’s clothing, shoes, baby products, accessories and much more. Plus, their friendly associate team is super helpful. theblackmarketboutique.com


513 East Maxwell Street

With a goal in mind of getting to know the style and lifestyle preferences of its customers, Calypso offers “unfussy, unpretentious” service as well as a selection of women’s clothing and accessories. They also curate a selection just for game day, so if you’re here for the Wildcats and in need of something blue, they’ve got you covered. calypsoboutique.com

Bella Rose

126 Maxwell Street

Carrying an impressive collection of designer brands including Milly, Yoanna Baraschi, Nicole Miller, Bagley Mischka and more, Bella Rose is one of Lexington’s finest upscale boutiques, carrying a wide selection of dresses for all occasions. bellarosestyle.com


Other Shop Stops

The Keeneland Shop

4201 Versailles Road

Located next to the paddock at the historic Keeneland Race Course, the Keeneland Shop offers a wide selection of quality branded apparel from brands like Peter Millar, Vineyard Vines, Smathers and Branson and more, as well as accessories and gifts for men and women. You’ll also find barware, books, home décor and Keeneland memorabilia to commemorate your visit. keenelandgiftshop.com

Scout Antique and Modern

935 Liberty Road

Discover a curated mix of eclectic antiques, mid-century modern furniture, original artwork, industrial décor and more at this local favorite of designers, dealers and customers. scoutlexington.com

Kentucky for Kentucky

720 Bryan Avenue

A company that celebrates the awesomeness of Kentucky, claiming loudly and proudly that Kentucky Kicks Ass, Kentucky for Kentucky sells one-of-a-kind products that highlight the unique identity of our state – things like printed apparel, etched barware, home goods and more – all that show off good ol’ Kentucky pride. kyforky.com

Wild Fig Books & Coffee

726 North Limestone

Named in honor of local writer Gayl Jones, Wild Fig is located in Lexington’s hip NOLI district and offers a handpicked selection of books for both adults and children, along with delicious coffee and boutique treats. Stop in for good coffee, good reads and good conversation with friend book-lovin’ locals. the-wild-fig.com

Bob Mickler’s

1093 West High Street

Toting items that reflect a polished equestrian lifestyle, Bob Mickler’s carries apparel for both the true equestrian and those who just like to dress like one. You’ll find brands like Barbour, Ariat and Hunter here, as well as a selection of equestrian gifts for the horse enthusiast in your life. bobmicklers.com