While I have a hard time equating downtown Boulder with “fashion,” Boulder does have its own unique style. We keep the outdoor industry’s hottest retailers showing record numbers year after year, from Patagonia to Prana and everything in between. But this Thursday, fashion comes back to Boulder for the third
One cannot live by spectacular outdoor recreation and fantastic food alone. Sometimes, you’ve got to shop. Fortunately, Boulder has you covered in the shopping department as well.
As expected, we’ve got your hipster vintage clothing stores, independent book stores, and (of course) the Apple Store. But what will surprise you about Boulder is the lack of the “same ol’ same ‘ol” when it comes to just about every category of shopping destination you can imagine.
In the heart of downtown Boulder is the Pearl Street Mall, a four block pedestrian shopping, dining, and entertainment zone free from cars and full of fun. This part of Pearl is a historic district, housing many of the the oldest buildings in Boulder — and some of the best shopping anywhere. But don’t forget the Twenty Ninth Street shopping district, which houses some of the world’s favorite retail brands, including Macy’s, the aforementioned Apple Store, and coming in 2013 — Trader Joe’s.
Dad’s t-shirt drawer is overflowing, he has plenty of nice ties that he dreads putting on, he just bought himself a nice set of golf clubs and you really, really don’t want to resort to buying him socks. Now what? Thanks to Wishlist LLC, a Boulder-based company, you can sit
An admitted bibliophile, I’m all about picking up books about destinations. Ones I’m going to, those in my dreams, places I’ve been…they’re all on the shelf. Local Boulder book stores are great at stocking books about Boulder’s history and culture, so if you’re apt to pick up some location-centric reading,
There’s no surprise that Boulder has more than its fair share of organic grocery stores. If you’re new to town — student or new resident of any ilk — and organic food fits your lifestyle, we have the ideal list of organic grocery stores to complete your shopping lists. Natural
Is your closet filled with used-to-love, never-worn, don’t-wear, and why-do-I-own-thats? Well then, your closet is like everyone else’s! But it doesn’t have to be. Boulder has more than it’s fair share of clothing recyclers and consignment shops. They’re the perfect location to unload your closet, trade-in (or even sell!) your
Maybe you’re not a lady who’s into “used clothing”. Understandable. But see, you’ve probably never been to Common Threads, a delightfully upscale resale and consignment boutique located in central Boulder. If you’re a lover of flash sale sites like 6pm.com or Ruelala.com, you owe it to yourself to duck into
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