Downtown Melbourne has become quite the retail hub. The area offers everything, from today’s biggest trends to dresses for an elegant affair, making it hard to leave the area empty-handed. So, the next time you’re shopping for a date night, a girls’ weekend or simply for something new, stop by one (or all) of these downtown boutiques.
Creative Accents by Sue
Creative Accents by Sue is your first stop on the way to becoming a southern belle. The scarves are especially popular at this casual-elegant boutique.
With an ever-changing inventory of unique items, Downtown Divas is here to help anyone rock their own individual style, from artsy flair to preppy chic to stunningly elegant. The store carries popular brands like Free People, MINKPINK and Show Me Your Mumu. Don’t forget to check out their glamorous selection of earrings and bags. The unofficial tagline of the store is, “Not recommended for women who wish to go unnoticed.” And trust us, you will not go unnoticed.
Coastal Cloth Baby & Co.
For the littler divas, Coastal Cloth Baby & Co. is the place to go. Besides cute clothes and accessories for the youngest fashion icons in your life, Coastal Cloth offers babies’ toys that make learning feel like playtime. And, some of the outfits come in mom sizes, so you and your little one can stroll around town in matching outfits.
The Love Hut
Best known for its wide variety of drums, The Love Hut also offers clothes and accessories for the free spirit. The Love Hut’s new, upcycled and recycled clothing as well as locally handcrafted jewelry and all-natural skin care products create the perfect island vibe for any Floridian.
No matter how new the trend, Jo-Vah-Nah Boutique has it. This sassy shop champions the clear handbag and the pantsuit, among other fresh styles.
Ana Mollies Boutique
The owner of Ana Mollies Boutique discovered her love for fashion when she started offering fashion items for pet owners in her and her husband’s pet supply store. Now, she has her own shop with something for everyone: styles from brand names like Brighton and Simply Southern, locally made décor, natural cosmetics and even a pantry full of artisan preserves.
In addition to writing and serving as Assistant Managing Editor for Space Coast Magazines, Heather Motro writes the sustainability blog The Blergh, manages social media for the Marine Resources Council and was co-Editor-in-Chief of Holy Trinity High School’s award-winning yearbook, The Tigrium. She is a member of Clemson University Honors College Class of ’24 (go Tigers!).