Founded in 2014 by the mother-daughter team of Tammy Lopez and Maddie Morden, Personify Shop is a one-stop shop for unique and whimsical goods for women you won’t find anywhere else. Brass earrings from Argentina, U.S.-made stationery supplies, handcrafted clothes, and a full range of personal wellness items are just a few of the offerings you’ll find on every visit. Plus, its centralized downtown location makes it just a short walk or drive from some of Duluth’s best hotels.
You can find Personify Shop at 3550 W. Lawrenceville St., Suite 320, right next to Dreamland BBQ and Noona. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 12 to 4 p.m.
Nestled among the storefronts of Regal Medlock Crossing, chanElizabeth is one of the area’s top boutique clothes outfitters. Built on a passion for fashion by owner Chanler Phillips, chanElizabeth specializes in one-of-a-kind tops, pants, jackets, skirts, dresses, purses, and other accessories to make your outfit stick out from the crowd.
The store is 9700 Medlock Bridge Road, Suite 116, in neighboring Johns Creek, just a few doors down from the Regal 18 Cinema. ChanElizabeth is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Chocolaterie Artisan Chocolates & Ice Cream
Located on historic Main Street in downtown Duluth, The Chocolaterie Artisan Chocolates & Ice Cream is the best place in the city to indulge your sweet tooth. Since 2006, this boutique chocolate and ice cream shop has created and crafted over 100 types of mouthwatering desserts including chocolate truffles, turtles, salted caramels, fudge, and holiday treats.
The ice cream is also some of the best you’ve ever tasted, made in-house from all-natural ingredients and 18 percent butterfat for a rich, creamy texture. Flavors change weekly and include fun, appetizing choices such as Peanut Butter Is My Boyfriend, Butter-Me-Up Butter Pecan, Yummy Nummy Rum Raisin, and Minty Chippy Chocolate.
With such a delicious array of confectionary, locals took notice, awarding The Chocolaterie a 2017 “Best of Gwinnett” honor. Come find out what the fuss is all about at 3099 Main St. in Duluth. Hours for the store are Tuesday through Thursday from 12 to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 12 to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 12 to 6 p.m.
Whether you’re searching for a gift, buying something for yourself, or exploring Duluth, these boutique shops are part of what make the city special. Maybe you’ll even find your favorite new place to spend your hard-earned cash. Happy shopping!