Whether you’re looking to outfit yourself or your home, these local shops, found only in Alpharetta, will be a hit!
Alpharetta Outfitters: A specialty outdoor store with a special mission
They say it’s better to give than to receive, but at Alpharetta Outfitters, receiving is giving. Not only is the shop an outdoorsman’s paradise, offering goods to accommodate every adventure Mother Nature can deliver, the shop also gives 100 percent of the profit to global charities. Owner Chuck Palmer raised his family in Alpharetta, so it was a natural destination for establishing business roots. Having achieved significant success in the corporate world, Palmer now aims to make an impact on the world at large. Whether shoppers are into fly-fishing, hiking or camping, Alpharetta Outfitters has the gear and offers a shopping experience for both body and soul.
Isabella Bleu: Former NFL coach opens game changing store
Make every day fancy with posh home and personal wears from Isabella Bleu. In 2014, husband and wife team Charlie and Lisa Baggett opened this chic lifestyle store in Alpharetta, Georgia. This couple knows how to put together a winning combination. Charlie was a college and NFL football coach for 32 years. After living in eight different states, they chose Alpharetta as their dream boutique’s home because the area supports locally-owned businesses. This well-traveled couple brings unique metropolitan home furnishings and personal accessories to the suburbs. Shop antique furniture, handcrafted signs, fresh jewelry and deluxe bath and body products.
Lorelai’s: An Alpharetta experience shoppers can’t afford to miss
Fill up both your closet and home with beautiful, locally-made products from Lorelai’s boutique. At Lorelai’s, customers will be stunned … for all the right reasons. Shoppers here suffer from reverse sticker shock. This chic boutique buys minimum quantities to keep the costs low and the looks fresh. When Lorelai’s says, “these items won’t last long,” they mean it. Browse local artisans’ designer “wears” and “wares”- accessories, clothing and home décor – all listed at budget-pleasing price points.
Bohemia: A store serious about laid-back fashions
Fashion lovers can search the globe for the world’s most unique threads, or they can find them all in one hip and funky boutique at Alpharetta’s Bohemia. Owner Brian Weinberg says, “People here understand style.” Browse through eclectic clothing, jewelry and home décor featuring both designers from around the world and those close to home. Find beautiful fabrics, providing a unique twist compared to what’s commonly seen at big box stores. With charitable purses from Thailand and a host of fair trade finds, buyers’ bags and hearts will be full when walking out of Bohemia, a true Alpharetta experience.
UB4ME: combining fashion and philanthropy
UB4ME wraps up the perfect combination: fashion and philanthropy. Shoppers will look and feel good after purchasing new clothing and accessories from UB4ME. Owner Jen Manisco started by designing t-shirts that spread a hopeful message. In 2013 she opened her shop with a mission to give not only hope, but help, to different charities. Every time a customer buys one of her unique items, at least 15 percent of the profit is given to philanthropy. Browse one-of-a-kind, fashionable outfits with a higher purpose.