Upscale, Stylish, Chic Characterizes The Best Shopping In Harbor East



The shopping in Harbor East is a lot like the dining and accommodations, upscale and hip. Shopping row is on Aliceanna Street where you will find most of the area's cool retail spots.

National brands like White House Black Market, South Moon Under, and J.Crew are well-known names but they're also shops that require a little extra pocket change than your average clothing stores. What makes shopping in Harbor East more of an experience are its smaller, Baltimore-bred stores. Boutique shops like Handbags in the City, Sassanova, Urban Chic, and Amaryllis make up the rest of shopper's row. Sassanova is where you'll find chic shoes, clothing, jewelry, and accessories. Urban Chic carries contemporary men and women's clothing. Handbags in the City sells not only a full line of handbags and small leather goods but they also offer a complete line of merchandise for women. And if you're looking for unique yet affordable handcrafted jewelry, Amaryllis is where you may want to make a stop.

You'll also find stores like J. Crew and Anthropologie on International Drive, and fine men's shoes on Exeter Street. Even if you're looking for sporty gear, whether it be for a casual day out in Harbor East or for a serious workout, you can find what you need at Under Armour's Brand House on President Street or Lululemon on Aliceanna.

Overall, the stores on our top 10 list will have you styled in the best that Harbor East has to offer.


White House Black Market, although now a national chain store, started as a boutique in Baltimore. It only makes sense that they'd have a spot on Harbor East's trendy shopping row. If you're looking for that little black dress for a special...  Read More


South Moon Under is a fashion forward company that offers an eclectic mix of men's & women's clothing, swimwear, accessories, jewelry and gifts for the home. Their mission is to provide an "ever-evolving, carefully hand picked collection of...  Read More




Urban Chic is owned by a husband and wife duo that understand the needs of the chic and hip Harbor East crowd. This location is their second in the city, offering contemporary clothing for both women and men. Urban Chic is considered a mainstay...  Read More




Don't be fooled by the name, Handbags in the City sells more than just women's purses. Between its' four walls you'll also find a complete line of women's merchandise, including clothing, accessories, and of course, handbags. Fashionistas in...  Read More




Amaryllis not only offers unique handcrafted jewelry but they also sell one of a kind pieces in addition to handcrafted pottery and cuff links for men. The store has been in operation since 1985 and has been a winner of Baltimore's Best,...  Read More




Just about everyone knows the J. Crew brand. The Harbor East stores balances out the urban chic vibe you'll find in the fashion scene of the neighborhood by offering more classic go-to pieces for both men and women. Work clothes and casual...  Read More


Anthropolgie is known for its unique global clothing from designers all over the world. Their presence in Harbor East makes sense with the vibe of the neighborhood, fitting in with the urban chic characteristics of Harbor East. Although...  Read More




Lululemon is a well-known yoga clothing store for yogis and other serious fitness fans. The store offers technical clothing for yoga, running, and overall working out. Prices in Lululemon are a little higher than what you'll find for workout...  Read More




Loafers and Laces: It's hard for men to find stores all their own that focuses specifically on their fashion needs but Loafers and Laces solves that problem. This Harbor East retailer specializes in fine mens' shoes and accessories. The store...  Read More




Sassanova is the go-to place in Harbor East for chic shoes and accessories. A star in its own right, Sassanova has won best of Baltimore for three consecutive years. Fashionistas love the store for its selection of well-known designers like Kate...  Read More


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Meet Tawanna Browne Smith

Tawanna has had a wanderlust spirit since she was 13. A dozen or so addresses later, she now resides in Maryland with her husband and two sons.

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