Altiplano42 Elliot Street, Brattleboro (802) 257-1562
(Open Daily) Altiplano offers a world of unusual gifts, creative toys, contemporary clothing, beautiful jewelry, and unique personal and home accessories. Featuring Altiplano’s own designs as well as locally crafted and fairly traded quality products.
American Traders257 Marlboro Road, West Brattleboro, (802) 254-1300
(Open Mon.-Sat. 10-6) American Traders, a manufacturer of top quality, wooden canoes, furniture, accessories and gifts for the camp, cabin and lodge. Also specializing in Rustic Cedar furniture and beautiful Eucalyptus & Balau benches and table sets.
The Artist’s Loft Fine Art Gallery103 Main Street, third floor, Brattleboro, (802) 257-5181
(Open Mon.-Sat. 10-6) Featuring a constantly changing selection of work by William Hays, one of New England’s finest painters. Also carrying affordable fine art prints.
Baskets Bookstore/Paperback Palace48 Harmony Place, Brattleboro (802) 258-4980
(Open seven days) Trade/Buy eclectic selection of paperbacks. Trade size too. A book lover’s Palace for everyone. Poke into cartons of books. Main stock organized alphabetically by authors.
Beadniks115 Main Street, Brattleboro, 257-5114
(Open Mon-Thur 10-6, Fri & Sat 10-7 Sun 11-5) Make someone happy… make it Beadniks. Retro toys, old time candy, vintage jewels, and cutting-edge fashions for home and body. The area’s best selection of beads, gemstones & postcards. Adorn your life… Feed your spirit!
Blue Moose29 High Street, Downtown Brattleboro. 802-246-2000
(Open Mon-Fri 8-6, Sat 9-5 & Sun 11-5) Blue Moose is more than a store; it is a destination. A block off Main Street you will discover, a truly unique, shop and gallery of innovative gifts and home accessories by regional, national and international artists and artisans.
Boomerang12 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, (802) 257-6911
(Open Mon – Thu 10-6, Fri 10-7, Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5) An eclectic, urban-spirited, high-style mix of new, used, and vintage clothing, with a varied and ever-changing selection of shoes, jewelry, and accessories. Retro-styled classics for men, up-to-the-fashion-minute goods for women, and political tees and rock n’ roll clothing for infants and children.
Borter’s Jewelry Studio103 Main Street, Brattleboro, 254-3452
(Open Tues. – Fri, Noon – 5:30) Designer, Lapidary, Goldsmith and Silversmith, Robert Borter creates one-of-a-kind treasures from this unique studio/showroom. Robert also offers expert custom and repair work, all done on the premises.
Brattleboro Books34-36 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, (802) 257-7777
(Open 7 days) Southern Vermont’s Largest Used Bookstore â€“ over 75,000 volumes in all subject areas, reasonably priced, well-organized with lots of nooks and seating. Spacious children’s area. Less than a block from Main Street. The Area’s Largest Used Book Store!
Brown and Roberts Ace Hardware182 Main Street, Brattleboro, (802) 257-4566
(Open Mon.-Sat. 7:30-5:30, Fri. until 8:00, Sun. 10-2) A modern/old fashioned hardware store with creaky wood floors and dozens of oak drawers for bolts. The best selection of portable and stationary woodworking tools and accessories in the area. A great kitchenware department including 100’s of kitchen gadgets.
Burrows Specialized Sports105 Main Street, Brattleboro, (802) 254-9430, (802) 257-1017, (802) 254-9683 (fax)
(Open 7 days) Brattleboro’s full service family bike, ski and snowboard shop. Serving the area since 1935. Great brands and great service. Parts, accessories, certified repairs. All major credit cards accepted.
C. X. Silver Gallery814 Western Avenue, Brattleboro, (802) 257-7898
(Open Weekends 12-6 and by appointment) Contemporary fine art: local, regional & international. Asian folk art. Studio art classes. Online store. Special events and exhibitions sponsored by the nonprofit Asian Cultural Center of Vermont. Web and graphic design services.
Experienced Goods Thrift Shop for Brattleboro Area Hospice77 Flat Street, Brattleboro (802) 254-5200
(Open Mon-Sat 10-5:30, Friday 10-7). Offering a wide variety of collectible and vintage items including furniture, housewares, jewelry, linens and books. Brand-name clothing at unbelievably low prices. Treasures and surprises abound. Quality donations welcome, tax deductible (donations accepted 10-2 Mon â€“ Fri, 10-5:30 Sat).
Friends of the Sun
The tri-state’s primary center for Home and Hearth appliances and services. Any home improvement to do with creating or conserving heat, you owe it to yourself to visit our beautiful showroom and meet our helpful, knowledgeable staff.
Gallery In The Woods145 Main St., Brattleboro (802) 257-4777
(Open Daily.11-5.30) Visionary painting and sculpture, folk and outsider art, fine craft including furniture and jewelry. Featuring nationally and internationally acclaimed artists in all media from around the world.
Heartstone Books and A Good YarnOn the Tavern Green, Putney, (802) 387-2100
(Open daily 10-6) Books New and Used. Yarn Shop.
Howard’s Leather StoreRoute 9 East, 8 miles from Exit 3, I-91 (603) 363-4325
(Open Daily 9:30-5:30, Sun 12:00-5:30) World famous since 1966. 100s of coats, jackets, handbags, boots, Moccasins, briefcases, gloves, gifts, everything in leather- Discount Outlet- Two Floors- Between Keene & Brattleboro
Kindred Spirits Emporium44 Harmony Place, Brattleboro, (802) 254-8776
(Open Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 10-4) For the Earth Lovin’ Tree Huggin’ Spirit in us all. A magical shop filled with fairies, wind chimes, crystals, divination tools, buddhas, angels, goddesses, Kuan Yin and books. Stop in and let your imagination run free!
Li Pon Artifacts44 Harmony Place, Suite 2, Brattleboro, (802) 257-8017
(Open daily 10-6; Sunday 11-5; closed Tuesday) This diverse shop offers one-of-a-kind treasures by local & global artisans. Fine sterling silver, beaded, shell & precious gem jewelry, hand-blown glass & beautiful handbags crafted by owner Linda Pon Owen.
Life’s Little Luxuries by Linda
(Open daily 10-6; Sunday 11-5; closed Tuesday) Funky, fun & unique giftsâ€¦ all priced to please! Lingerie (numerous lines-including silks for women and men by Mary Green); fitness apparel; personal accessories; jewelry; â€œscentsâ€� (locally made creams, oils and bath products, Egyptian oils, Japanese incense, candles) and hand-blown perfume bottles; leaded window crystals in dazzling colors; adult gifts, DVD’s and novelties…
Miller Brothers Newton109 Main Street, Brattleboro, (802) 254-2287
(Open Mon-Sat 9:30-5:30, Fridays until 8:00) A fine men’s clothing store that features business attire (suits, sport coats, slacks). Plus casual wear (shirts, sweaters, outerwear). Quality service and expert, timely tailoring are our trademarks!
Newfane Country Store
(Open Daily) Located on the Common in the center of historic Newfane. We carry fine quilts, delicious homemade fudge, old-fashioned penny candy, toys, books and quality gifts for all occasions.
(Open Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5) Offerings (jewelry, watches, gifts, cards and treasures) features exquisite sterling silver pendants, earrings, brooches and rings. The original designs include fifty varieties of rare semiprecious stones. Please visit our secure shopping webstore.
The Outlet Center
(Open 7 days a week) Ten outlets under one roof – Where smart shoppers buy famous brands for less! For hours and store information call.
Penelope Wurr Glass
Fine Contemporary Glass and Furnishings.
Renaissance Fine Jewelry
(Open Tues-Fri, 10:30-6, Sat 10-4) A family-owned jewelry store and art gallery specializing in handmade and designer collections, exquisite gemstones, diamonds, 18 and 22KT gold, wedding and engagement rings and fine silver. Three cases overflowing with estate jewelry. Custom designs, repair and restoration is our specialty.
Richard Bissell Fine Woodworking
Richard Bissell has been designing and building Shaker, Mission & Custom furniture from his workshop in Putney since 1982. The workshop and showroom is generally open Monday – Friday 9:00-5:00 and weekends by appointment but it’s always a good idea to call ahead to make sure someone will be around. Phone: 802-387-4416
Sam’s Department Stores
(Open 7 days Mon-Tues 9-6; Wed-Fri 9-9; Sat 9-6; Sun 10-5) Sam’s has an incredible selection of great brand-name clothing, shoes, camping and sporting goods at reasonable prices. We are dedicated to customer service. Free Popcorn!
Save the Corporations from Themselves
(Open Mon.-Sat., 10-6, Sun 11-5) Quality, environmentally friendly natural fiber clothing for Men, Women & Infants featuring hemp and organically-grown cotton. Fair Trade Handmade Crafts, Books, Magazines & much more. Free Information – Visit our Activist Attic!
SEVCA Good Buy Store
(Open Mon-Sat 10-5:30, First Friday Gallery Walk open to 7:30, Sunday 11-3) Not for profit sales of clothing, household items, furniture and collectibles to benefit Southeastern Vermont Community Action. Accepting tax-deductible donations of good use, household items, furniture & clothing during store hours. Additional locations Bellows Falls, Springfield, White River and Hartford.
The Shoe Tree135 Main Street, Brattleboro, (802) 254-8515 or (800) 298-8515
The finest in comfort footwear for men and women. We carry the highest quality brands like; Birkenstock, S.A.S., Ecco, Rieker, Dansko and Doc Martens just to name a few. Friendly, knowledgeable service. Need some additional help? Call toll-free: 800-298-8515.
Silver Forest of Vermont8 Kimball Hill Road, Putney, (802) 387-4149
(Open 10-6 Mon-Sat, Sun 11-5) Silver Forest of Vermont is located in Putney Village. Long recognized for our unique handcrafted jewelry line – we also have a wide selection of extraordinary natural fiber clothing and distinctive cards and gifts.
Turn It Up!
(Open Mon-Thurs 10-8, Fri-Sat 10-10, Sun 11-7) Rare and overstock compact discs, records and more in all genres. In-store listening available. Winner of the Advocate readers’ poll for the last six years. On the corner of Main and Elliot Streets.
Twice Upon A Time Antiques LLC and Twicetime Auctions LLC
(Open 7 Days 10-6, Sun. 11-6) Celebrating our 20th year! 10,000 sq.ft. of antiques, collectibles, furniture and designer clothing, located within a restored 1906 department store. Auctions every 2nd & 4th of the month at 6 PM On The Waterfront. Preview 2-6 PM. Full Service Auction. Free Pickups & Professional Pricing. The Best of Both Worlds: Retail & Auction.
The Underground130 Main Street Brattleboro (802) 257-0082
(Open 7 Days) Unique shopping experience for the entire family. Amy Brown collectibles, clothing, body jewelry, T-shirts, posters, candles, incense, gifts and greeting cards. Plus smoking accessories and cigarettes.
Verde for Garden & Home133 Main Street, Brattleboro (802) 258-3908
(Open 7 days) Exciting collection of goods for home and garden – carefully chosen for their inspired design, great colors and good value. Maine Cottage Furniture will last for generations.
Vermont Artisan Designs and Gallery 2106 Main Street, Brattleboro, (802) 257-7044
(Open 7 days) Southern Vermont’s largest contemporary Amercian crafts and fine art gallery. Paintings, sculpture, pottery, blown glass, unique jewelry, wrought iron, Judaica, turned wood, woven goods, photography. Entrance from Main Street or Harmony Lot.
Vermont Center for Photography
(Open Fri 2-7, Sat & Sun 12-5) The Vermont Center for Photography is a gallery in downtown Brattleboro, specializing in the exhibition of fine art photography from the traditional to the esoteric. A popular stop on Gallery Walk (frist Friday of the month); artist talks, workshops, darkroom rental.
West Hill Shop
Quality Bicycles and Crosscountry Skis.
Windham Art Gallery
(Open Thur-Sun 12-5 and by appointment) Windham Art Gallery is the oldest, continuous cooperative gallery in New England with 24 member-artists, both new and established, from Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, working across a variety of media.
(Open Tue-Sat) Over 300 different wines, an interesting array of beers and a variety of wine-related items from corkscrews to magazines. A great place to browse before buying.
Winterset Designs and Bennington Pottery OutletThe Outlet Center, Exit 1, I-91 Brattleboro
(Open 7 Days) The lowest prices on Bennington Pottery available anywhere is just one reason to visit the Winterset Outlet Store. Winterset also features locally made Butcher Block Tables and Islands, a great selection of unique Housewares, its own Brattleboro-manufactured home organizers plus Jim Shore designs including some great closeouts. Stop by for a great New England shopping experience!