Bull Street is full of independent boutiques, stores, and lots of things to do! Here’s what you should check out:
Folklorico is a great little shop is full of unique items from at least 30 different countries. Their inventory includes artifacts, iconography, accent furniture, folk, traditional and contemporary art, pottery, blown glass, textiles and jewelry. Owners Heidi and Joe Berkeley are well-seasoned world travelers and also huge advocates of Fair Trade. It’s a huge priority to them to insure the artisans are paid a fair living wage and work in safe conditions.
440 Bull Street. For more information call: (912) 232-9300
Red Clover opened its boutique in a beautiful brick and mortar building in 2007. It’s made up of great dainty, feminine styles with bohemian, classic, and vintage inspired pieces. From dresses to blouses, pants, shorts, skirts, shoes, and jewelry, the prices are very affordable. They take pride in being accessible to even the most budget conscious shopper. They are always on the look out for new indie labels and emerging local designers. Red Clover has also won Best Affordable Boutique by Savannah Magazine for 4 years running. They have also awarded Best Boutique by Connect Savannah.
244 Bull Street. For more information call: (912) 236-4053
This wonderfully refurbished 1940’s Art Deco theatre is the perfect place to catch a show if you’re looking for something a little new to try. Some of the most popular shows that run here are A Christmas Tradition, Jukebox, and Savannah Live. Le Mis also frequently makes reappearances throughout the year. Tickets are $35 per adult and $17 for those 17 and under. A full concession stand is available!
222 Bull Street. For more information call: (912) 233-7764
The Book Lady
Opened in 1978, the expanded Book Lady Bookstore offers a wide range of gently used, rare, out-of-print and new books. Over 50,000 books, fiction and nonfiction, hardbacks and paperbacks, with more than 40 genres pack the shelves. It’s a book lover’s paradise, perfect for browsing at one of the two fireplaces with a cup of coffee and a great read.
The Book lady is also very involved with local organizations. These include the Savannah’s Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home, the Poetry Society of Georgia, the Southern Poetry Review, Georgia Historical Society, Wormsloe Foundation, Seersucker Live, and the annual Savannah Book Festival.
6 E Liberty Street. For more information call: (912) 233-3628
ShopSCAD is an artistic lifestyle boutique that features the artwork and designs created by Savannah College of Art and Design artists. The store first opened in 2003, and now has a second location at the school’s campus in Lacoste France. The shop always has a great eclectic mix of art, artful products, and design. It is a great place to stop in for a unique gift or a dose of inspiration!
Gallery Le Snoot
Porkfellow Studio and Gallery Le Snoot is the destination for high-quality art and great cupcakes. What more could you want? Savannah artists run the studio and gallery, who have exhibiting and printing experience. The upstairs area functions as a both a retail and bakery space during the day, and hosts gallery events in the evening.
6 E State St. For more information call: (912) 373-7555