• Mary Lush

Shop 'til you Drop

Updated: Jul 24, 2021

Whoever said money can’t buy happiness, hasn’t shopped in the right places! According to a recent study by Cambridge University, it’s proved that money can actually buy happiness. So why not increase your serotonin levels by spending it in the downtown core and experiencing the wide variety of shops for everyone. This shopping guide will have you happy to visit every store, and better yet, get you to support some amazing local businesses.

"I shop, therefore, I am” -Heather Chandlers

Whether you’re looking to freshen up your current wardrobe or in need of that perfect piece, we’ve got you covered! Main Street has got some of the best retail outfitters spread out from one end to the other. With these local boutiques specialties varying from casual outfitting to business wear, and everything in between. Some of these great clothing retailers include: Bee & Key Boutique, Chantilly Lingerie and Swim and Saradee Boutique.

“Hey Siri, play Thrift Shop by Macklemore"..

You’ll have this song on repeat, as you’re ‘popping some tags’ at some of our favorite second hand stores. At Poise N Ivy, Bee & Key Boutique and INVI Consignment and Boutique, you’ll find a large selection of quality, pre-loved items to complete your wardrobe while sticking to a budget. These shops are always the best when shopping for growing kids, an indecisive individual, or for some staple pieces. If you’re wanting to thrift beyond clothing, Dis & Dat is your place! This shoppe features plenty of second hand furniture and antiques, ready for a restoration project or to find the missing piece for that room of yours!

It’s ALWAYS Gift Giving Season

Looking for the perfect gift or token to surprise someone with? Or wanting to pick up something extra special for yourself? Beyond Main Street’s clothing retailers, you’ll be able to find plenty of trinkets, toys and gifts. Check out It’s a Crock Country Store, Scribbles n’ Stuff and Playing for Keeps for a large selection of toys and trinkets that everyone will love. Looking for a specialized gift? Browse around Evolution Sporting Goods, The Turner Guitar Studio and Leduc Goldsmiths. You’ll be left with an abundance of options for that special person..or yourself.

Back to Party Time!

Finally, with the world slowly heading

back to normalcy and get-togethers becoming more frequent, what better time to freshen up and welcome your space to guests with arrangements from Corinthia Flowers and Leduc Florists. Not the type to host dinner parties at your place? Not a problem. Main Street has got you covered with the best selection of host gifts! Show your appreciation with a gift card from their favorite shop, some products from Earth’s Essentials and Jar’d Mercantile, or a custom piece from Under the Sun Glass.

Now, it’s time to head out of your reading nook, and head down to Main Street! The Downtown Shopping District is full of retail suppliers to meet all of your needs.Whether you’re just wanting to spend the day window shopping, or have a specific piece in mind..Head down before your favorites sell out!

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