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Along with its robust art, dining, and culture offerings, Virginia's capital has a lot happening lately retail-wise. A slew of vintage stores, indie boutiques, and clothing labels have cropped up over the last few years, augmenting a scene that already featured favorite shops like Need Supply Co.
While Richmond is definitely a driving sort of town, it is possible to get around without a car: Public transportation and ride-sharing services like Uber do exist, and many of the best shops are clustered together near great coffee shops and restaurants in walkable neighborhoods. Carytown and Broad Street downtown are two highlights that visitors should take advantage of.
From a vintage shop specializing in hard-to-find sneakers and '90s sportswear to a modern-day general store, Richmond has a a flavor all its own. Whether you're just passing through or planning a multi-day, shopping-focused trip, we rounded up our favorite retail spots all over the city to guide you.
For more on shopping in Richmond, see our ultimate guide.Read More