These local boutiques offer an alternative shopping experience
Flower Basket Boutique
Clientele: Women: Clothing and accessories, Men: Flowers (for your significant other)
Location: 409 N. University Ave, Provo, UT 84601
Hours: Monday- Saturday: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Web site: www.provoflowerbasket.net
Description: The Flower Basket Boutique can be found in one of Provo’s old historic homes. While their forte lies in the selling of fresh flowers, they also have an offering of stylish apparel, TOMS shoes, handmade jewelry, baby items, stationary and candles.
The Coal Umbrella
Clientele: Men and Women
Location: It used to be 157 N. University Avenue in downtown Provo, until they were illegally evicted from their building. They will soon be launching The Coal Umbrella Online Store and Fashion Blog and will be selling by appointment only at the new undisclosed location in Provo.
Web Site: www.coalumbrella.com
Description: A hip little number specializing in select vintage and locally designed clothing. They also offer shoes, accessories, vinyl records and handmade items. They were recently awarded Best Small Business in Utah Valley by the Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce, and Best in Vintage Fashion by Salt Lake City Weekly Magazine.
Clientele: Women and children
Location: 4801 N. University Ave Provo, UT 84604
Hours: Sunday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Web site: www.soelboutique.blogspot.com
Description: Soel is a beautiful little boutique with an array of stylish brands to choose from, including Industry, Citizens of Humanity, Diesel, French Connection, Level 99, Joe’s Jeans, Ella Moss, Pink Studio and Hobo, among others. With unique clothing for both women and children, along with shoes, jewelry, books, kitchen and bath items, this boutique is further set apart as one of the most extraordinary in Utah for housing the It’s Yoga studio which can be viewed at www.itsyogautah.com
Location: 511 S. Main St Springville, UT 84663
Hours: Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Web site: www.thewanderingwardrobe.net
Description: This consignment store makes sure to select high-quality, unique items to fill the inventory. From attire to furniture, the offerings are unlimited and the lovely environment makes the shopping experience additionally enjoyable. You are likely to find something for your enjoyment on each visit.
Location: 168 N. Main St Spanish Fork, UT 84660
Hours: Monday– Saturday: 11 a.m.– 7 p.m.
Web site: www.myspace.com/rocketrebellion
Description: Rocket Rebellion offers retro-inspired women’s clothing along with jewelry, hats, shoes and bags as well as a hodgepodge of nick nacks. Its offbeat atmosphere provides a refreshing experience to those in Utah Valley searching for an originality.
Location: 1635 Redstone Center Drive Park City, UT 84098
Hours: Monday- Saturday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Web site: www.shopcakeboutique.com
Description: A contemporary boutique offering brands such as rag&bone, Mike and Chris, Citizens of Humanity, J Brand and G-Star Raw. They have a large offering of clothing, shoes and accessories for fashionable women.
Vintage Fox Boutique
Location: 1098 W. South Jordan Parkway S. Jordan, Utah 84095
Web site: www.vintagefoxboutique.com
Description: Vintage Fox was started by Jen Clyde, whose passion for clothing and fashion design led her to create this truly incredible boutique which emphasizes finding individualistic style. The clothing, shoes and accessories have a cutting-edge characteristic while maintaining a classic vintage flavor. Brands offered include Wildfox, Twilight, Free People, Rojas, Elliot Denim, Jet Brand, Fresh Karma, Tulle, Black Denim, Dylan George and William Rast among many others.
Location: 914 E. 900 S. Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Web site: www.peachslc.com
Description: Peach Boutique is irresistibly trendy, carrying refreshing brands such as By Boe, Jessica Kagan Cushman, SuperMaggie, Supreme Being, Kill City, Mixerfriendly as well as The Balm beauty products.
Clientele: Men and women
Location: 627 South State St E. Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Hours: Monday- Saturday: 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Web site: None found
Description: Decades is the go-to vintage shop in Utah. With a large selection of vintage clothing, shoes, purses, jewelry, hats and anything else you could imagine from periods gone by, Decades has something for everyone. The shop is crammed full with all sorts of ageless pieces just waiting to be discovered.
- Salt Lake City 2005 E. 2700 S., Hours: Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.
- Draper 12197 S. 1350 E., Hours: Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.
- Park City 1685 Bonanza Dr, Hours: Monday- Saturday: 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.
4. Tranquility 3949 S. Wasatch Blvd, Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Web site: www.whimsyclothing.com
Description: With an array of adorable sweaters, boots, coats and scarves, Whimsy is ready to outfit you for the fall season. They have something for everyone, of any age and size. They also offer handbags, hats, gloves and other great accessories.
Koo De Ker
Location: 1037 E. 900 S. Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Hours: Monday– Saturday: 10 a.m.– 7 p.m.
Description: Whether you’re looking for a dress or new pair of awesome-fitting jeans, this boutique has everything. From dresses to accessories, a variety of tastes can be satisfied in this elegant boutique.
Location: 186 Historic 25th Street Ogden UT 84401
Hours: Monday-Saturday: 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Web site: www.umedesignes.com
Description: This fabulous shop was labeled “Best dress to express yourself source” by Salt Lake Magazine. It features clothing and handbags from local designers, as well as vintage clothing and pieces from around the world brought to Utah by the owner Kristen Samuels. She calls the shop Umé because it means “to dream” in Japanese.