November 17, 2022
The Brighton-Howell Area is chuck full of places to shop ’til you drop making it the perfect spot for your shopping getaway. The area boasts a variety of shopping opportunities like antique and consignment shops, eclectic boutiques, brand-name outlets, and more. Read on to find out how to fill your shopping bags and check off your Christmas list.
1. Go, Antique Hunting
With more than 32,800 square feet of space and 200 vendors, at Livingston Antique Outlet you’ll spot gems you couldn’t find anywhere else. From sports memorabilia and beautiful stained glass to retro children’s toys and delicate china, it can easily take more than a full day to go through the store.
Just 10 minutes away, the unusual and affordable vintage jewelry, records, tools, linens, and more at Touch of Country Mall will wow you. Along with books, steins, and primitives, you’ll find paraphernalia of the sporting, hunting, and fishing kind.
2.) Shop 60+ Brand Name Outlets and Stores
The Brighton Howell Area is home to two outdoor malls! At Tanger Outlets, gift-giving is made easy at great prices found at name brands like Adidas, Levi’s Outlet, J.Crew, and Gap Outlet. For the deal hunters, be sure to check for coupons and deals! See all the stores at Tanger Outlets in Howell.
Featuring large fountains, ponds, an outdoor fireplace, a sculpture park, an abundance of flowerbeds, and bike paths to the center, shopping will be a picturesque experience at Green Oak Village Place. From American Eagle to Homegoods, everyone can find something!
3. Must-Stop Downtown Howell Shops
Downtown Howell has a mix of stores with very distinctive offerings. Head to Dragonfly Emporium for a magical experience with whimsical gifts for everyone. Local artisans and craftsmen supply Handmade in Howell with unique and customizable gifts, while Finding Roots encourages visitors to reconnect with nature and offers handmade gifts and wellness products.
Kokopelli’s Korner is an authentic spiritual shop with wares like sage, incense, and essential oils. They also have an oracle card reader – check their Facebook for dates & times! On the other hand, if you or someone in your life enjoys sewing, Stich in Time is the perfect stop with their quality yarns and needlework supplies.
With such an interesting mix of goods, it’s no wonder downtown Howell has such remarkable decorations for your home. For instance, you can discover an interesting, old warehouse full of painted furniture, matchless decor, funky junk, and fabulous finds by visiting Walnut Street Marketplace & Howell Holiday Boutique.
For the fashion-forward strolling through downtown Howell, the Jenna Kator Collection flagship store is a must-stop. The store is especially known for designer handbags at an affordable price point that is vegan leather only.
If you’re looking for a memorable, upscale resale shopping experience like no other, then you must head to LeBoutique Upscale Resale. Easily add variety to your wardrobe without breaking the bank. However, if you’re looking for a break from the norm, visit Howell Western Wear. The store carries the latest fashions in western & workwear from boots and buckles to handbags and jeans.
Do you love the mitten state? If so, there’s really no better place to go than the Heart of Michigan. It’s the hub for all things Michigan-made that you loved as a kid, and you’ll even find quirky items like Faygo-scented candles. Afterward, you can satisfy your itch for kitsch by going to Retro-a-go-go! The store is chock full of rockabilly, pin-up, and more. If you’re a fan of the Munsters, you just have to stop in and see their collection.
4. Unique Finds in Brighton
Downtown Brighton is home to some fantastic clothing stores as well. Rosy’s Boutique, is a women’s clothing boutique that offers unique fashion and an opportunity to do good – a portion of all proceeds are donated to a local charity that is highlighted in the store to help bring awareness to the cause. Check out their Charity of the Moment here!
You can’t miss Wood ‘N Things while walking through downtown Brighton. The Grand Trunk Railroad train caboose attached to the building is a dead giveaway. Step inside and see how each room in the shop reflects a different theme and seasonal décor.
Don’t forget to check out 2 Dandelions: an independent bookstore opened by two retired kindergarten teachers! It’s a great place to bring the kids and to find books for those of all ages. Walk just down the street to find more distinctive pieces at The Artisan’s Bench which features 2 floors of art from both local and nationwide artists.
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