For the fashionistas out there, there is no worse feeling than arriving into a city only to find it overrun with department stores. Lucky for those trend lovers, Milwaukee has some top-notch spots for fishing through rack after rack of fabulous couture! On top of that, many of these stores hold home goods to die for. These boutiques are the perfect place to find that one item to impress any friend or fellow clothing diva.
Sparrow Collective is the perfect place to find that kitschy, but still photo-worthy, t-shirt or cute apron. The store stocks handmade items from designers and artists that are of high quality, but still useable and wearable. They also rep the Midwest super hard, with items boasting their Wisconsin and Milwaukee roots. Their home goods are particularly notable and deserve to take a spot in any dorm room or first apartment!
If “Empire Records” and “Can’t Hardly Wait” were on repeat for you in the 90s, this shop is the stuff of dreams. The whole boutique is filled with upscale vintage alongside printed tee’s and hidden gems. It can be a bit overwhelming walking in, but the experience is worth every second. There’s no better place to find something wacky and wonderful. A huge plus – the owners are awesome people as well.
Rochelle’s Fashion Boutique
Want to walk into a nightclub and have everyone’s heads turn? Then head over to Rochelle’s. Rochelle’s stocks some of the most eye-catching fashion in the Milwaukee area, and the items never fail to make a statement. If sparkles and bling are the end goal, then Rochelle’s delivers in spades. Get ready to rock the dancefloor in any of their frocks.
The House of Fashion
Everything at The House of Fashion is drop dead unique. Their items range from killer metallic workout jackets to show stopping two pieces. Mainly, all of their items are perfect for any high class occasion … gala, night out, it doesn’t matter because the woman wearing these outfits will always be the belle of the ball. They add new items to their website daily, so be sure to keep checking it to find the perfect piece.
Stephanie Horne Boutique
Stephanie Horne Boutique holds a bunch of items of all colors and styles, making their shopping experience fun, exciting, and eclectic. They support and stock up and coming designers and brands such as Knit Wit and Tyler Jacobs. The best part about Stephanie Horne Boutique is they fit a wide demographic, making sure everyone feels like they have something awesome to wear.