Orlando’s Best Vintage and Designer ShopsBy Jessie Vollero
Shopping in Orlando? There’s a boutique for you. (Photo: Julien L. Balmer/Stocksy.com)
Orlando may seem like the land of T-shirts and flip-flops, but fashionistas and serious shopaholics will find plenty of places to get pretty in the City Beautiful. Try these unique shops on for size.
This chic local boutique has its own private label of apparel, sold alongside other up-and-coming clothing designers. Located near Lake Eola Park, this shop specializes in women’s clothing in an eclectic mix of styles. Whether your style is more vintage or more modern, Marie-France has something that will be perfect for you. The jewelry selection here is worth a visit on its own, with the locally made pieces boasting stylish and unique designs that you will not be able to find anywhere else.
Sorting through the retro clothes here requires some patience but it’s totally worth checking out, especial for those who adore vintage clothing and accessories. If there is any place to update your wardrobe with a unique piece from yesteryear, it’s here. The shop features an eccentric collection of items, including costume jewelry, collectables, handbags, and, of course, clothing. The staff is very friendly and will help you find an outfit that perfectly fits your taste.
Designers from around the world have their jewelry for sale at this shop. Best known for its selection of watches from such companies as Jaeger, LeCoultre, Vacheron, Constantin, Swiss Army and Raymond Weil, Reynolds and Company Jewelers also carries glittering diamond necklaces and rings with precious stones to adorn your fingers. Be sure to check out their one-of-a-kind antique pieces, too.