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When it comes to shopping in the Olde English District, there’s something for everyone, from fashionistas to outdoor enthusiasts to foodies. Lancaster’s award-winning Preppy Pineapple Boutique showcases classic and timeless women’s pieces with a modern twist. Similarly, in Rock Hill’s historic downtown, Chic Boutique Old Town offers a diverse selection of apparel, handmade shoes and jewelry and PinkStable in Camden carries classic Southern pieces.

preppy pineapple boutique

In Chester County, Broad River Mercantile is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, boasting high-quality apparel, footwear, fishing gear, grills and more. This store is a one-stop shop for those seeking gear to enhance their outdoor adventures. 

The Mercantile in Rock Hill and Three Sisters Essentials in Camden also provide a diverse range of gifts for all tastes. The Mercantile sells everything from home goods to clothing, with the added bonus of a warm or cold beverage from Jack’s Café and Wine Bar. Three Sisters Essentials prioritizes environmental sustainability and offers a variety of local products, including jams from Old McCaskill’s Farm and coffee beans from White Blossom Coffee.

Rock Hill’s The Hickory Post is a multi-story haven for DIYers and home fixer-uppers, offering hand-selected artwork, furniture and home accessories. If you’re in the market for a more nostalgic shopping experience, Ruff Hardware, a Ridgeway staple since 1840, provides a unique selection of tools and hardware.

Broad river mercantile

If you can handle the heat, stop at Fort Mill’s Puckerbutt Pepper Company, which offers artisan sauces featuring the world’s new hottest pepper, Pepper X. The Peach Stand in Fort Mill sells fresh and locally grown produce, along with a local foods section packed with gourmet items and Wild Bees Bottle Shop in Chester County is perfect for those looking to surprise someone with a rare bottle of wine or pack of beer.