Did you know that shopping locally keeps 4 times the money invested in the local economy when compared to shopping at national or international chains? Shopping locally also generates interest in local initiatives such as charities, events, and sports! One of the easiest ways to shop local here in the Rocket City is buying your workwear at local clothing stores.
1. Roosevelt & Co.
If you’re looking for a suave suit that will make you stand out in the office, Roosevelt & Co. is a perfect fit for you. They offer a wide range of services to get you looking sharp from head to toe. This local shop showcases classic ties, suits, and jackets, and even has a barber shop and tailor on site! The guys down at Roosevelt have you totally covered with their style suggestions and variety of services. They are truly a one-stop-shop!
If you want to see more about this shop before you pop in, watch our Made in the Rocket City episode featuring them here. This awesome shop is located downtown off Clinton Avenue.
2. Dapper Dude
Want something eclectic and fun to add some pizzaz to your wardrobe? Then Dapper Dude has something just for you. The owner and designer at Dapper Dude, DJ, makes everything himself from leather bowties to fancy face masks.
Check out our Made in the Rocket City video where DJ talks more about what he wants to offer in the future and teaches Grace the ins and outs of properly tying a bowtie. His showroom is located off Governors Drive in Huntsville, but you can shop his collection through his website anytime.
3. Elitaire Boutique
Elitaire Boutique touts their timeless fashion for women for both work and play. They offer a fantastic line of purses, dresses, pantsuits, jackets, and so much more. You can even shop their Facebook page to get your mental try-on list going!
From their selection of expertly curated fashion brands, they also offer several local brands including ShopMoss, E. S. Co., and Goldenrod Paper Co. They are located in the Clinton Row Project at the corner of Jefferson and Clinton Row in downtown Huntsville. Swing by and check them out!
4. Silhouette Boutique
While you’re already exploring downtown, check out Silhouette Boutique as well! They offer a variety of colorful and versatile looks that will have you standing out at the office while still looking professional. You can take a look at what they have to offer on their Facebook or Instagram page.
You are sure to have a good time browsing their shop, which is located at the corner of Jefferson and Clinton Row.
5. Clachic Boutique
Are you totally over shopping and in need of a stylist experience? Then Clachic Boutique is a better fit for you. Even their reviews point toward “unique” and “affordable” – both words we love to hear when shopping. The owner of this boutique will use her expertise to help you choose wardrobe pieces that will match and compliment your individual style.
They are currently offering online consultation bookings, as their showroom off Jefferson Street is available by appointment only. Get in touch with them here to see what they can do for you!
6. The Pants Store
While the Pants Store is not a Huntsville-born shop, it does claim Alabama-based roots. This store offers sassy and trendy outfits that are sure to keep you looking sharp around your colleagues. For a feminine and classy look, check out one of our favorite work blouses -- the Just Radiant Top.
This store also offers men’s clothing options in a wide array of brand names. The Pants Store is good for all members of your work and personal family! Check them out at their Pelham Avenue location.
7. Queen Bee of Beverly Hills
OK, so maybe your closet is bursting, and you don’t need any more clothes. But what about a new bag to carry around your work essentials? Queen Bee of Beverly Hills offers designers bags for both women and men, showcasing designer pieces from Gucci, Tom Ford, Prada, Jimmy Choo, and so many others.
This local shop offers other accessories as well, including sunglasses, jewelry, belts, ties, and wallets. Check them out at their location off Whitesburg Drive in Huntsville.
8. The Career Closet at A&M
Are you looking to get rid of some of your professional clothing? Then you should visit The Career Closet at A&M University. This department ensures that every student at Alabama A&M University has access to professional attire for that new internship, co-op, or career opportunity.
Career Development Services welcomes donations of new and clean, gently worn business attire to help ensure that our students make a strong first impression.
Whether you’re looking for something to make you stand out at work or something to boost the local economy, Huntsville offers a wide variety of local clothing and accessory shops. From bags to suits to dresses and more, local clothing stores in the Rocket City are sure to impress you. We hope you shop local for workwear needs!
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