The Best Places to Shop in Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

From fashionable finds to luxe designer duds — and everything in between — when it comes to boutique shopping, there are amazing locally-owned small businesses to check out right here in Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky. Below is a list of our favorite #Scouted boutique businesses that will make for some of the very best #shopsmall and #supportlocal shopping. Make sure to check back into this list as it will routinely and seasonally be updated. And when you do pay these businesses a visit, make sure to tell them The Scout Guide sent you!


Capsule Women ( 6810 Wooster Pike | Mariemont ) A contemporary boutique featuring carefully curated collections that adhere to their “edited wardrobe, effortless style” mantra, which helps achieve that cool girl aesthetic. @capsulewoman

Honey on Miami ( 6928 Miami Avenue | Madeira ) Founded by four friends with one idea, this clothing, shoes, accessories, and gifts shop offers a fashion-forward, elevated style that fits any woman’s needs, while also maintaining an approachable and everyday look. @honeyonmiami

Idlewild ( 1230 Vine Street | OTR ) A family of artists and designers opened this store to offer sustainable and ethical products that empower women to look and feel their best in the all that they do. Located in the heart of OTR, Idlewild has designer and everyday clothing, accessories, and shoes, all of which embrace the local and cultural scene. @idlewildotr

Lou Lou’s Boutique ( 6145 Bridgetown Road | West Side ) This locally owned West Side boutique offers fresh and fashionable women’s clothing, accessories, shoes, and home decor. Lou Lou’s offers fun and functional options to add staples and some spice to your wardrobe. @shoploulous

MEAS Active ( 1425 Vine Street | OTR ) MEAS has a brand promise to encourage, empower, and celebrate women in all the different stages of their health and wellness journey. Designed by female athletes, MEAS offers high quality, trend-right, active apparel to empower women across the community. @meas_active

Sloane ( 1216 Vine Street | OTR ) Curated to energize Cincinnati’s style, Sloane Boutique offers modern feminism with an classic-meets-eclectic mix to offer quality and unique pieces to make dressing up fun and personal, while maintaining accessible price ranges. @sloaneboutique

The Wardrobe Cincinnati ( 6816 Wooster Pike | Mariemont ) Specializing in fashion that combines a distinctive fusion of international and American contemporary designers, The Wardrobe promises a custom style that will exude a sophisticatedly modern and elevated aesthetic. @thewardrobecincinnati

Tillage Clothing Company With a heart for social change and giving back to organizations with every purchase, Tillage was born out of a desire to connect social change with consumers. Offering comfy, impeccable, and high-quality active and leisure wear, Tillage Clothing Company encourages ethical and philanthropic small business shopping. @tillageclothing


Trevor Furbay Bespoke Tailor and Clothier ( 6800 Wooster Pike | Mariemont ) With a keen eye for design and custom tailory, Trevor Furbay has created a one of a kind shopping experience. With his classic, effortless approach to fashion and trends, Trevor Furbay offers everything from men and women’s clothing that can be used for life’s biggests events, as well as the everyday day-to-day. @trevorfurbaybespoke

Sloane ( 1216 Vine Street | OTR ) While Sloane Boutique definitely does modern feminism, it also offers that same classic-meets-eclectic mix for men as well. While menswear is somewhat new to Sloane, it is ever-evolving and ever-growing so make sure to check them out. @sloaneboutique


Tristate Running Company ( 148 Barnwood Drive | Edgewood; 8544 US 42 Suite 700 | Florence; 7433 Wooster Pike | Mariemont ) With professional knowledge accessible to everyone in the run/walk community, Tristate Running Co offers a customer service experience that you won’t get anywhere else. With all kinds of running gear — shoes, clothing, watches, stretching material, etc. — Tristate Running is a one-stop-shop to start any running journey the right way. @tristaterunningcompany


Camargo Trading ( 7744 Laurel Ave | Mariemont ) This beautifully designed store invites shoppers to find affordable luxuries, one-of-a kind treasures, and the essential must-haves to live a beautiful everyday life. In the store you will find exclusive trend-setting fashion, home decor, and bath essentials that can often be seen in magazines including Vogue, Bazaar, Lucky, Oprah, and InStyle. @camargotrading

Classic Prep Monograms Classic Prep Monograms is where to turn to when looking for carefully curated collections of personalized gifts. From bags, jewelry, home decor, stationary, and everyone’s hosting needs, Classic Prep Monograms channels the best of coastal-meets-preppy aesthetics for everyday life and gift giving moments. @classic.prep.monograms

The Fig Leaf ( 2736 Erie Avenue | Hyde Park ) The Fig Leaf is one of Cincinnati’s premier gift shops. From holiday gifts, to chic Bengals gear, unique handcrafted jewelry, to chic accessories, as well as vintage and contemporary ceramics, The Fig Leaf offers everything you’d want your local gift shop to have and more. @figleafoh

Goldsmith Cardel ( 3443 Edwards Road Suite E | Hyde Park ) Goldsmith Cardel has been a leading resource and Hyde Park establishment for over 35 years, offering exclusive lines of fine china, silver, gifts, and bridal registry services. Instagram

Grainwell ( 33 W Pike Street | Covington ) Grainwell was born of two sisters’ idea to make one-of-a-kind custom signage and personalized gifts, starting and specializing in wood. Grainwell wants to take what may be considered the simplest of ideas and turn them into something most thoughtful. For life moments both big and small, as well as the personal and the corporate, Grainwell can create and personalize in order to make something special and unique. @grainwell

High St. ( 1401 Reading Road | Downtown ) High St. is an award winning interior design studio and lifestyle store that understands that decorating can be overwhelming at points, which is why they are there to simplify the decorating experience and create spaces in your home that you love and feel like you. Their multi-floor shop boasts interior furnishings, as well as gifts, accessories, clothing, and more. @shophighst

Just Add Embroidery ( 7754 Camargo Road | Madeira ) Just Add Embroidery is more than a traditional embroidery shop — JAE offers a vast range of services and products, leading the industry in custom artwork design and cutting-edge embroidery techniques. With over 18 years of expertise focusing on creating personal, detailed, and diverse products to repeat and new customers, Just Add Embroidery is an established entity offering services from monogramming, screen-printing, advertising specialties, and fulfillment. @justaddembroidery


Elaine B Jewelry ( 2944 Markbreit Avenue | Oakley ) Made in an all-woman studio, Elaine B Jewelry maintains its mission to provide everyday and fine jewelry that is ethically sourced with local craftsman relationships in mind. EBJ offers unique and custom designed jewelry and engagement rings, as well as forever linked pieces, and everyday and fine jewelry, all of which is bound to remain timeless. @elainebjewelry

Lane & Kate ( 1417 Vine Street | OTR ) Lane & Kate prides itself on offering custom pieces that show off aspects of modern femininity inspired by diamonds and gems. With that, Lane & Kate explores the intimacy in jewelry, while relishing in the dainty and celebrating the delicate details. @laneandkate

Richter & Phillips ( 601 Main Street | Downtown ) Midwest’s largest diamond house and voted one of Cincinnati’s best place to buy engagement rings, this family owned business dates back to 1896 when it opened in downtown Cincinnati. Richer & Phillips specializes in diamonds, luxury watches, giftware, and estate jewelry, all of which has been carefully curated to provide customers with excellent quality and timeless pieces that are worth the investment. @richterphillips

Businesses in bold indicate they are The Scout Guide Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky members.

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