Charleston shopping guide

upper king

Lucky's favorite stores in Charleston's Upper King Neighborhood!


Brimming with sporty clothing, psychedelic Japanese toys, and slick robot-motif wall decals, this three-year-old shop stands out in the best possible way.
541 King St., 843-579-2889,

Products: Women's Clothing, Gifts/Design
Type of Store: Boutique


The shoes Eva Mahgrefteh and her husband bring back from her buying trips to Italy—like giant-bow-topped glitter flats—are unlike anything else in town.
441 King St., 843-722-3131,

Products: Shoes
Type of Store: Boutique

Lulan Artisans

Calming and subdued, this studio is home to gorgeous hand-loomed silk textiles and the many beautiful scarves, throws, and pillows created from them.
469 King St., 843-722-0118,

Products: Tabletop, Gifts/Design
Type of Store: Boutique

Magar Hatworks

All of Leigh Magar's hats, whether a feather-plumed cocktail hat or a huge, Joan Crawford–esque sun blocker, have a decidedly retro-ish feel.
557½ King St., 843-577-7740,

Products: Accessories
Type of Store: Boutique