The Outer Banks is packed full of fun and this includes some great shopping! We asked some of our locals to give us their best insiders shopping secrets. We wanted suggestions that are really worth taking time out of your vacation to stop by. These are some of the most unique, well-reviewed shops to do your next haul at. Shopaholics beware you’ll never want to leave these stores!
Something Old, Something New
The BEST Vintage Shop
Located in Dukes Antique Mall, this quaint boutique is filled with gently used items as well as new finds. It is the perfect place to refine one’s unique style while staying within a budget. It’s home looking exterior and vintage finds will be a blast from the past! This shop also features a men’s section and a huge vintage dress selection for your next event. Reviewers rave that every find is a great find here and love spending some time looking for clothing, jewelry, and accessories. A Kill Devil Hills hidden gem for sure!
Foxy Flamingo Boutique
Trendy Queens STOP HERE
LADIES. This is that cute, chic boutique you’re always looking for on vacation. This is the place to find gorgeous pieces for the wardrobe of a well dressed woman. Everything in the boutique is trendy and stylish, from dresses, to jewelry, to shoes and everything in between. It was opened by a mother daughter duo with the most gorgeous style. This gem is located at the Shoppes at 10.5 in Nags Head, or you can check them out online as well! ps. Their dresses are what you’ve been dreaming of!
Kitty Hawk Klassic
This sassy boutique has everything your chic style could need. They have great finds whether you’re beachin’ or going out for a night on the town. Their selection is handpicked for the current season, so you know you’re right on trend. Conveniently located at the Dunes Shopping Center, this boutique is a can’t miss! Check out their dresses, jumpers, plus section, and swim the next time you’re in Kitty Hawk to make your diva dreams come true!
Stop N Shop
The Ultimate Convenience Store This is your one stop beach shop, featuring a huge Boars Head Deli, wine, beer, kegs, and every kind of hot sauce you could imagine. The deli is open breakfast-dinner, so stop here anytime to grab a sandwich and head to the beach. You can also pick up some name brand flip-flops, sunglasses, t-shirts and souvenirs while you fill up at the pump (gas station too!!) This shop has EVERYTHING. Hermit crabs, fishing section, stickers, coffee station, beach games, etc…Located in the heart of Kill Devil Hills, this shop blows the competition away!
Recycled, Repurposed, and REALLY Cool
The HGTV fans are going to love this! Cottage Chic specializes in renovating home furnishings, but the twist is that you can buy from them or hire them to renovate furnishings you already have. They do custom orders and trades as well. You can give some of your drab furnishings a new, beachy look or donate old furniture to find a new home. This place fills our beach house dreams with pink bed frames, bright blue chairs, and elegant bookcases. Whimsical new pieces are waiting for you at this ` favorite, head on down to MP 4.5 to see what all the rave is about.