Local Boutiques Abound Near LuxiaSuites

If you love shopping, one of the biggest perks of business travel is getting to jet all over finding hot local retail shops – you know, the incense store in San Francisco or the record shop in Seattle that you just can’t get enough of. Spotting local gems is one the true joys of traveling. Plus, it never hurts to bring back souvenirs for your family and friends back home.

If you’re staying at LuxiaSuites or nearby in Wilmington, Delaware, you’re in for a real retail treat. Wilmington is brimming with local shops stocking a variety of goods and not to mention, Delaware is a tax-free state. So, whether you like exotic goods or skateboards, know that Wilmington has what you need. So get out there and get your retail therapy on with these local suggestions!

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts retail shop

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Nzinga’s Cultural Connection

Head here for exotic clothing, accessories and household goods. The specialty here is on authentic African attire—think printed flowing shirts like this one. Other goods here include dramatic wooden earrings, One Love rings, and big, statement necklaces that would be a great way to elevate a plain maxi dress. Handmade soaps, a variety of incense, and accessories also fill the shelves at Nzinga’s.

Indulgence Jewelers

This shop specializes in unique pieces made from small designers. If your significant other enjoys wearing items that no one else has, consider spending time perusing this shop’s inventory. Guests can buy multi-bangle bracelets, pearl earrings, and even engagements rings if you’re prepared to pop the question.

Claire’s Fashions

Even if you don’t need any formalwear, it can still be fun to dress up every now and then. Enter Claire’s Fashions. Here you’ll find a wide selection of dresses or gowns perfect for a glamorous night out. Think long, elegant gowns or sharp tuxedos that would be perfect for a night at the Oscars.

Delaware Museum of Contemporary Art – Alternatives Museum Shop

Even if you don’t like going to museums, chances are you still like the gift shops! And the one here is worth your time. Shoppers can find creative gifts like handmade pottery, jewelry, glass, woodenware and artwork from all over the country. Shoppers should look forward to teapots within teapots from Sanger Porcelain or dynamic plush toys from Cotton Monster.

Kinetic Skateboarding

Embrace your youthful side or pick up items your teenagers will actually like at this skateboard shop. You’ll find its titular offerings in addition to a small selection of clothing for men and women. Highlights here include vegan men’s shoes (these need to be seen to be believed), cute dresses and outerwear too.

America’s first state is definitely leading the charge of retail therapy, and there’s no shortage of unique boutiques and fantastic shops all within reach for LuxiaSuites guests.

Featured Image: DCCA

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