Shop Local – Support Local

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Alicia-L Boutique
149 N. Market St., Frederick; (301) 662-2722;
A well-known women’s clothing boutique in Downtown Frederick. They have a great selection of classic women’s apparel, jewelry, accessories, and more.
Molly’s Meanderings
17 N. Market St., Frederick; (301) 668-8075;
A one-stop shop for women’s apparel, accessories, and jewelry. They have a wide in-store selection of Brighton jewelry and accessories as well!
Sisters in Style
116 N. East St., Frederick; (240) 422-8576;
Women’s boutique with an all-inclusive selection of sizes. They are a proud deaf-owned business and carry a variety of clothing, shoes, and accessories.
The Velvet Lounge
203 N. Market St., Frederick; (301) 695-5700;
An ultra-hip boutique in Downtown Frederick that carries a wide selection of the latest trends in styles and brands alike. Their consistently eye-catching window displays tempt the fashion-forward shoppers of Frederick and beyond.

Urban Violet Boutique
3518 Worthington Blvd., Frederick; (240) 341-2792;
Sophisticated boutique in Urbana. Along with their inventory of clothing, accessories, and jewelry, there is also a selection of home goods as well as body and skin-care products.

Southbound Western Wear and Boots
911 E. Patrick St., Frederick; (240) 831-4054
Hip and chic Western fashions for men, women and kids, including cowboy boots, belts, hats, and silver jewelry. They also carry work boots.
Posh Boutique
3906 Braveheart Cir., Frederick; (240) 793-7340;
Online and appointment-only boutique in Urbana. They specialize in bringing the latest fashions to the local women of Frederick County.
Venus on the Half Shell
101 E. Patrick St., Frederick; (301) 662-6213
A Frederick brick-and-mortar favorite for 25 years. Stop in to browse their selection of incredible men’s and women’s vintage and antique clothing and accessories. The shop owner and employees are always ready with a smile, styling tips, and help finding the vintage treasure of your dreams.
Hunting Creek Outfitters
29 N. Market St., Frederick; (301) 668-4333;
For men’s apparel suited for everyday wear, camping wear, and everything in between, Hunting Creek Outfitters in Downtown Frederick is the place to go. They have a wide selection of men’s clothing as well as fishing and camping equipment.  

Unique Gifts and Jewelry

The Muse
19 N. Market St., Frederick; (301) 663-3632;
The Muse is an adorable shop that carries the wares of local Frederick artists and artisans. They have a colorful collection of locally made jewelry, accessories, home goods, and more.
Relish Decor
38 E. Patrick St., Frederick; (301) 698-7360;
Relish Decor is a lifestyle boutique that specializes in contemporary, kitsch, and vintage housewares. It is an excellent place to go for that housewarming or wedding gift that you need to buy. They also have an excellent selection of rugs, stationery, and cookbooks.  
213 N. Market St., Frederick; (301) 698-8100;
If you’re shopping for your inner geek or the eccentric in your life, Retro-Metro is a wonderful place to take a look! It is a brick-and-mortar shop that sells a carefully curated collection of cool and quirky merchandise ranging from Star Trek mugs to I Love Lucy lunch boxes, prank gifts, eclectic jewelry, and more.
InBloom Jewelry
100 E. Patrick St., Frederick; (301) 835-7929;
InBloom Jewelry is a local, woman-owned jewelry boutique. Along with collections of fine contemporary jewelry to select from, InBloom can also fill orders for custom designs, too!
The Frederick Basket Co. 
12 N. East St., Frederick; (301) 696-9354;
Frederick Basket Co. is a friendly full-service gift shop located in Downtown Frederick’s Everedy Square. Customers can choose from unique gift baskets filled with goodies such as wine and gourmet treats, carefully tailored to each recipient.

13 E. Patrick St., Frederick; (301) 662-7670;
Ec’clectibles is a boutique that has something for everyone. There is a wide selection of accessories, jewelry, baby items, holiday offerings, games, and more.
Dancing Bear Toys and Gifts
15 E. Patrick St., Frederick; (301) 631-9300;
Dancing Bear is Frederick’s only Downtown toy shop and holds a special place in locals’ hearts. Every piece of merchandise in this colorful store is meant to inspire creativity and imagination in those young and old alike.

Crème de la Creme
207 N. Market St., Frederick; (240) 651-1714;
If you’re looking to decorate your home with French and Italian flair, go to Crème de la Creme. It is a chic shop in a historic building stocked to the brim with gorgeous glassware, furniture, flatware, and other home decor items.

Plants and Flowers

Big Lush Plants & Flowers 
332 N. Market St., Frederick; (240) 651-1378;
Big Lush is a floral studio, flower shop, and garden center in Downtown Frederick. In addition to selling houseplants and floral arrangements, it also sells vintage smalls, planters, and artworks.
Take Root
10 N. East St., Frederick; (240) 831-5131;
Take Root is an indoor shop located in Downtown Frederick’s Everedy Square. Along with houseplants, Take Root sells accessories and home decor, too.


Emporium Antiques
112 E. Patrick St., Frederick; (301) 662-7099;
Emporium Antiques is a large antique mall in Downtown Frederick that has been open for almost 40 years. It is often referred to as one of the East Coast’s best antique hotspots for a reason: it has over 100 dealers – including a consignment exchange – and an amazing selection of fine antiques, vintage furniture, home decor, and unique oddities galore.
Old Glory Antiques
5862 Urbana Pike, Frederick; (301) 662-9173;
Old Glory Antiques has a wide selection of antiques, collectibles, memorabilia, vintage clothing, furniture, and home decor. They have over 110 dealers so there is always something for everyone!

Books and Records

Wonder Book and Video
1306 W. Patrick St., Frederick; (301) 694-5955;
Wonder Book is one of Frederick’s most popular book stores. In addition to their extensive inventory of used books, they also sell records and movies, as well as offer video rentals. Wonder Book is also a great place to donate or sell that pile of books you’ve been meaning to get rid of!
Curious Iguana
12 N. Market St., Frederick; (301) 695-2500;
Curious Iguana is a brick-and-mortar book shop located in Downtown Frederick. It has a lovingly curated and well-researched selection of books, both classic and contemporary. Make sure to check out their staff picks while you’re there. They always have great recommendations no matter what kind of books you’re into!
Brainstorm Comics
117 N. Market St., Frederick; (301) 360-5843;
25 Maple Ave., Walkersville; (301) 304-2407
Brainstorm Comics is a popular comic book and game shop among locals. Along with the latest issues of various comic series, they have all kinds of art books, compendiums, manga, and more. Their staff is always ready with a recommendation or with help finding whatever comic and game-related thing you’re in the market for.
The Record Exchange
151 N. Market St., Frederick; (301) 644-1166;
The Record Exchange is a family-owned and operated record store that has a large selection of new and used vinyl, CDs, cassette tapes, and movies. It has the same energy as those classic record stores in movies like Pretty in Pink and always plays the perfect tunes to bob your head to as you peruse their wares.