Where to Shop Local in Tallahassee
From vintage treasures at Railroad Square and independent bookstores in Midtown to chic boutiques in Market Square, Tallahassee’s diverse retail scene offers the perfect fit for any style. Here are a few places to check out that are uniquely Tallahassee.
For the Men: Nic’s Toggery
In 1950, Nic Gavalas, whose father was a master tailor and made clothing for a living, opened a small men’s clothing store on Monroe St. in Downtown Tallahassee with the dream of dressing the Southeast region with the finest quality of clothing. Today, over 60 years later, Nic’s Toggery continues to style the men of Tallahassee and those who visit with three convenient locations, the original in downtown and two locations in Market District.
For the Ultimate Shopping Experience: Hearth & Soul
Located in the Market District, Hearth and Soul is a gathering place and shopping experience where you can discover beautiful things for yourself, your home or for that someone special in your life. Their curated collection of simple, modern and classic items, including top brands and artisan goods, will both warm your heart and feed your soul.
For the Kids: Harper Hill Kids Boutique
Harper Hill is a children’s specialty boutique providing unique lines and custom items that are not easily found in Tallahassee. The store has an organic, natural and FUN feel targeting kids ages newborn to 7/8 (some of the gifts go all the way to age 10) and includes kids clothes, children’s decor, and fun special toys.
For the Music Buff: RetroFit Records
Since 2011, RetroFit Records mantra has been exposing the city and our community to the greatest music available; new and old! Carrying music for all tastes, the team prides themselves on having the most diverse selection possible. Stop by the shop, flip through the record bins, check something out on one of the multiple listening stations, and get some recommendations!
For the Fashionista: Narcissus
Located in the Market District for over 30 years, Narcissus offers chic, sophisticated and stylish clothing and accessories for women of all ages. With over 200 designers’ lines of clothing, shoes and accessories, Narcissus offers quality merchandise, excellent customer service and fashion for every style.
For the Bookworm: Midtown Reader
Located in historic Midtown, Midtown Reader is Tallahassee’s only general-subject, independent bookstore. With a loyal community of patrons Midtown Readers offers literary events, author presentations and related cultural programming. From literary fiction, mysteries, poetry, and science fiction to young adult books, biographies and cookbooks, Midtown Reader carries a selection of new and noteworthy books. They also showcase Florida authors and books about Florida’s political, social, and natural history and they provide regular children’s programming through their Kidtown Readers Club!
For the Vintage Seeker: Curio
Located in Railroad Square Art Park, CURIO is a concept store specializing in vintage and modern goods curated, crafted and designed by artists, craftswomen and independent brands. Since opening in 2014, CURIO has worked to highlight the work of talented women, LGTBQ artists, POC and bold thinkers from across the United States and abroad. Proud to carry products that make you smile, make you laugh and make you think, simply put, Curio sells cool stuff created and found by even cooler people.
For the Man That Has Everything: The Southern Pines
Located in Bannerman Crossing, The Southern Pines is a modern-day general goods store offering clothing, accessories, home goods and more for men. Tailored to the bold who work hard and believe in creating their own luck. Come, relax, have a drink and escape the busy hustle of the outside world.