Women’s Fashion and Accessories
All Brides Beautiful, 219 N. Main St., Hudson, (330) 655-1339. The store offers couture wedding dress designs from brands like Jenny Yoo, Sally Crew, Amy Kuschel and Rivini. Bridesmaid dresses are available from Bill Levkoff, Dessy Collections, Jim Hjelm and others.
Anne van H. Boutique, Murray Hill Schoolhouse Galleries, 2026 Murray Hill Rd., Suite 106, Cleveland, (216) 721-6633. Owner Anne van Hauwaert travels throughout the U.S. and Europe in search of unusual styles to offer clothing and shoes unique in Cleveland. Van Hauwaert also designs her own line of jackets.
Anthropologie, Eton, 28829 Chagrin Blvd., Woodmere, (216) 464-7452. Urban Outfitters’ big sister, this store caters to those who adore chic and cutting-edge girlie fashions. Home decor fanatics love the stylish appointments and over-the-top displays of furniture, fixtures and accessories.
Audrey’s Sweet Threads, Eton, 28843 Chagrin Blvd., Woodmere, (216) 831-8880. From jeans to black tie, owner Audrey Bergrin picks boutique fashions from all over the world, including Paris (Avenue Montaigne) and Spain (Isabel De Pedro) that complement domestic designers, including Betsey Johnson.
bliS Wear, 13010 Larchmere Blvd., Cleveland, (216) 231-2008. Located in the historic district near Shaker Square, this boutique offers fresh, exclusive collections of contemporary clothing and accessories.
Bonnie’s Goubaud, Eton, 28699 Chagrin Blvd., Woodmere, (216) 831-4250. Women who like a little pizzazz will love these accessories and fashions. One never knows what they’ll find-- maybe a handbag from Monsac, skin care from Garraud or a new outfit by Joseph Ribkoff.
Brides By Demetrios, Legacy Village, 25373 Cedar Road, Lyndhurst, (216) 297-0001. This store is a showcase for couture wedding creations, plus evening gowns perfect for homecomings and proms.
Cara’s Boutique, The Promenade at Crocker Park, 30179 Detroit Road, Westlake, (440) 899-0050. Cara’s keeps fashionable customers in the know with regular trunk shows and e-newsletters. You’ll find contemporary styles such as French Dressing and Joseph Ribkoff, a full line of accessories by Brighton, jewelry by Pandora and brightly patterned bags and accessories by Vera Bradley.
Chic et Mode, Beachwood Place, 26300 Cedar Road, Beachwood, (216) 360-0113, and a newly opened location at 28601 Chagrin Blvd., Suite 400, Woodmere Village, (216) 514-8828. This shop offers fashion accessories for those seeking a little European flare through unique handbags, jewelry, scarves and many other hand-selected items from designers abroad. To match your apartment to your new look, check out their European art, lamps and one-of-a-kind home dÃƒ©cor.
Details, 28601 Chagrin Blvd., Woodmere, (216) 591-0077. This trendy boutique offers fun, funk and flare – making customers feel as though they just stepped in off the streets of New York City. The shop’s selection includes Hobo and Tano bags, scarves, one-of-a kind wraps, hand-painted shawls and costume jewelry.
Devereaux, 28707 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, (440) 892-0019. This part-hair salon, part-boutique is run by fashion lover Patti Devereaux. She combs through celebrity style mags to bring duds to her store including Seven for all Mankind and Red Engine Jeans, the Nueva women’s line from Montreal and Body Language from Paris.
Fashion Studio, 8582 E. Washington St., Bainbridge, (440) 708-2952. Owner Lena Kanter carries American designers in addition to her own custom designs, sizes 8 through 30. She sells a special plus-size collection as well as handcrafted jewelry from Russia and Ukraine.
Fibres, Eton, 28601 Chagrin Blvd., Woodmere, (216) 831-4875. Step into the future with casual contemporary clothing and accessories from designers, including Michael Stars, lingerie company Cosabella and shoes by Donald Pliner.
Fine Points and Fine Points, Too, 12620 Larchmere Blvd., Cleveland, (216) 229-6644. At Fine Points, store owner and nationally known fiber artist Liz Tekus offers custom knitwear, a distinctive selection of fibers and yarn supplies from around the world. Fine Points, Too features expressive clothing and accessories. Learn more about fiber arts by attending classes offered through the store, taught by Liz and other skilled instructors from all over the country.
Geiger’s, 19126 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River, (440) 356-9665. Classic clothing and sportswear in a rainbow of colors and brands such as Vera Bradley, French Dressing and Lily Pulitzer.
Girl Next Door, 19034 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River, (440) 331-4025. This boutique offers young and hip clothing for women (tunic dresses, anyone?) as well as unique children’s clothing.
Georgiou, Eton, 28699 Chagrin Blvd., Suite 640, Woodmere, (216) 292-9680. This designer-retailer offers dresses, tops, suits, separates, jeans, leather and suede jackets along with an endless selection of accessories.
The Grey Colt, 150 N. Main St., Hudson, (330) 653-6355. The store’s wide selection includes clothing and accessories for every occasion. Brands include Vera Bradley accessories, Brighton purses, Born shoes and Free People.
The Hidden Closet,. 41 N. Main St., Chagrin Falls, (440) 247-0292. This boutique offers clothing and handbags you can’t find in department stores.
Innuendo, 19144 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River, (440) 333-0365. This sportswear boutique for women also offers jewelry and purse organizers.
In Style Accessories, First and Main, 96 First St., Hudson, (330) 653-5499. The store invites you to decorate yourself with handbags, sunglasses, jewelry and other trendy accessories.
Jill’s Unique Boutique, 14482 Cedar Rd., University Heights, (216) 382-9909. This funky store focuses on distinctive skirts.
Joss Boutique, 27 N. Franklin St., Chagrin Falls, (440) 247-8883. This eclectic store sells “trendy at any age” women’s clothing and sleepwear, as well as clothing for infants up to 12 months old. Designer-inspired jewelry and accessories are also offered.
Knuth Shoes, 30619 Pinetree Road, Pepper Pike, (216) 831-1116, and Jefferson Square, 26141 Detroit Road, Westlake, (440) 871-7800. This L.A.-style boutique caters to the fashion-forward. Clothing by Juicy, Seven, Paige Premium Denim and Womyn are wearable, high style.
Lily Pulitzer, Legacy Village, 25293 Cedar Road, Lyndhurst, (216) 291-8670. The store offers colorful sweaters, dresses, tees and skirts for women and young girls (toddlers' size 2 to children’s 16).
Lisa Moran Ltd., 28601 Chagrin Blvd., Woodmere, (216) 464-0800. Offering everything from leather jackets to evening dresses to ball gowns, this shop will have you looking glamorous, without losing that Ms. Professional edge.
Local Girl Gallery, 16106 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, (216) 228-1802. A wide variety of jewelry, art, crafts and fashions from local women artists, this shop is known for its vast array of unique, hand-knit scarves. Owner Linda Goik regularly hosts classes such as jewelry-making, self-portrait and silk-painting. in which kids and adults can create their own scarves.
Lush Boutique, Legacy Village, 24349 Cedar Road, Lyndhurst, (216) 381-8888. From designer denim to sexy evening silhouettes, this shop offers fresh fashions by Nanette Lepore, Custo Barcelona and Juicy Couture. Inventory changes constantly. Owners Tracey and Kathleen McHale say they offer a trendy spin on the classics and a classy spin on the trends.
Marcell, Crocker Park, 177 Main St., Westlake, (440) 871-8799. The selection here includes up-to-the-minute fashion, from casual to eveningwear, including accessories and shoes.
Ms J’s Collections, 11818 Buckeye Rd., Cleveland, (216) 991-2401. This boutique sells a bit of everything: shoes, purses, hats, jewelry, eveningwear, sportswear and church wear. The owner orders clothes from Chicago, New York, and Dallas.
Peneventures, 19104 Detroit Road, Rocky River, (440) 356-4188. The boutique features the Yanni Collection along with blouses, sweaters, jewelry, dresses, shoes and evening gowns. The shop carries sizes 0 to 20 in day wear and 0 to 36 in evening wear.
Perfect Bride, 19126 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River, (440) 331-5113. What more could a girl ask for? The store features a huge selection of trendy and classic dresses, veils, shoes and jewelry to help make the big day special.
Piece Unique, 8426 E. Washington St., Chagrin Falls, (440) 543-4535. A consignment boutique that showcases fashion and home dÃƒ©cor, Piece Unique focuses on fine women’s clothing and high-end bags and shoes.
Pinky’s Daily Planner, Tower Press Building, 1900 Superior Ave., Suite 329, Cleveland, (216) 402-2536. Seamstress and designer Stephanie Fralick’s business, “the modern clothes-closet for spirited girls,” features her “1965-meets-two-years-from-now” designs. Stephanie will custom-tailor her designs, and shoppers can browse clothing and accessories by up-and-coming designers from around the world, such as Laurel Wells and fashions by Play. Her showroom is open by appointment only. Photography by Robert Banks adorns the walls and is available for purchase.
Safiro, 10 W. Washington St., Chagrin Falls, (440) 247-2744. Women of all ages enjoy Safiro’s unique accessories, well-priced jeans and wide array of jewelry, including sterling silver.
Sigrid Olsen, Legacy Village, 24607 Cedar Road, Lyndhurst, (216) 382-1675. This boutique offers fun, flirty and trendy mix-and-match pieces with bright colors and rich fabrics.
Three Elysabethe’s, 170 S. Chillicothe Rd., Aurora, (330) 562-4544. This boutique features hard-to-find accessories, handbags and house goods. Personalized design services enhance the shopping experience.
Winds of Change, 37 W. Orange St., Chagrin Falls, (440) 247-2420. Owner Angela Huang travels the globe in search of romantic and urban styles for the creative and spirited. You’ll find yoga wear, dresses by Juan Carlos, lingerie from Betsey Johnson and eclectic jewelry from local artists.
You Two Inc., 3475 Fairmount Blvd., Cleveland Heights, (216) 932-2222. Couturier brothers Louis and Rudy Bielert open early to cater to working women. They specialize in special-occasion dresses, eveningwear, suits and daywear you can’t find in department stores.