SHOP LOCAL: 8 fashion boutiques to help you refresh your wardrobe for spring

Credit: Andreas Rentz

Credit: Andreas Rentz

Looking for new digs for your wardrobe? What about jewelry, shoes or handbags? These local, small businesses have everything you need to up the ante on spring style.

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This boutique-gallery hybrid features jewelry, accessories and vintage clothing. They also carry ready-to-wear brands like Sourpuss, Voodoo Vixen, Jawbreaker, Folter, Switchblade Stiletto, Too Fast, and other unique lines that you won’t find anywhere else in Dayton.

Address: 521 E. 5th St., Dayton

Hours: Tuesday noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday to Saturday noon to 8 p.m.


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Since opening their doors 25 years ago, this independently owned shop has curated an inventory inspired by and for travel. Owner Tracey Schumann attends apparel markets in New York, Chicago and Las Vegas to source their clothing, shoes, accessories and jewelry. The style is hip but classic and focused on women on the go.

Address: 2501 Far Hills Ave., Oakwood

Hours: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.



For about six years, this multi-location boutique chain has served southwestern Ohio and Kentucky in delivering affordable, fashion-forward styles. From dresses to tees to rompers and jewelry, this spot is a must-visit to update your wardrobe.

Address: 2100 Miamisburg Centerville Road, Dayton

Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m.


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This female-owned and operated boutique offers on-trend fashions and home goods to keep you and your home looking great. The exclusively curated collection means not everyone in town will be wearing the same shirt or dress as their shoppers. Inventory is updated on social media regularly.

Address: 114 E. Main St., Tipp City

Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Address: 376 N. Main St., Minster

Hours: Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Address: 33 W. Franklin St., Centerville

Hours: Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.


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This boutique features unique home goods, casual fashion and accessories. They are also a Christian boutique that offers a discount at checkout if you tell them your favorite Bible verse, but be sure to follow their Facebook page where they regularly announce daily and weekly discounts.

Address: 101 S. Market St., Troy

Hours: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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This shop describes itself as an “authentic, trendsetting fashion boutique for the free spirit.” From tops to intimates, to dresses and as of late, a menswear collection, this shop has it all. Can’t make it out there? No worries. They offer shipping directly to your home.

Address: 232 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs

Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.


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Dedicated to on-trend style without busting a budget, this boutique offers tees, tops, dresses and more. They also offer shoes to complete your new look. Sizes on many styles extend to 3X. They also offer the service of "booking the boutique" for birthdays, bridal showers, fundraisers and more.

Address: 8379 N. Main St., Dayton

Hours: Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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The name says it all. With an inventory of items from around the world, this boutique offers fashion, accessories and style you won't find anywhere else in Dayton. From dresses to cardigans to wallets and beyond, they have all you need to refresh your look. Follow their Facebook page for new inventory updates.

Address: 101 S. Main St., New Carlisle

Hours: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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