There’s something about hunting for the perfect purchase in a boutique that is uniquely different from chain store shopping.  You never know what you will find, whether it be the latest style straight off the New York runways or a local designer’s newest creation.  Greater Raleigh is lucky to be home to many boutiques that can keep you adorned in some of the trendiest and most stylish fashions.

Gena Chandler in the North Hills shopping district of Raleigh carries designer collections hand-picked by the two local owners.  Here, you’ll find designer fashions offered at a wide variety of price points, and you’ll be able to ask the owners themselves for fashion advice, as they make every effort to be in the store on a daily basis.

Located in Cary, Ciao Bella Boutique carries both men’s and women’s apparel from designers such as Michael Stars, Bailey 44, Christopher Blue and Joseph Ribkoff.  If you see something you like on their website, you can call ahead and have similar items pulled and waiting for you when you arrive at the store!

Gigi’s Boutique has a great selection of women’s clothing with retail prices under $100, so you’re sure to find something trendy that can fit your budget.  With locations in both Cary and Raleigh, this boutique is as accessible as it is affordable.

Looking for some cute boutique clothing for your children?  Head over to Padoodles in Fuquay-Varina for girls, boys and now mom’s trendy clothing and accessories.  You’ll find a huge selection of brands and most likely walk away with something for both your kids and yourself.

The next time you’re searching for a boutique shopping experience, head out to these fine shops in Greater Raleigh and let the shopping begin!

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