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Shopping In the Highlands

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Shopping In the Highlands

Jul 18, 2019

The Highlands is one of Louisville’s most unique and exciting destinations. You’ll find a long list of retailers and restaurants catering to nearly every style and taste. If you’re looking for an unforgettable and unique day or evening spent shopping and dining or just relaxing and getting a feel for the city’s personality, this is the perfect place.

The Highlands neighborhood is so named because it sits atop a ridge between the middle and south forks of Beargrass Creek. The center of activity is focused along a three mile stretch of Bardstown Road that starts at the intersection of E. Broadway and Barrett Ave just a few blocks east of downtown Louisville and runs south to Taylorsville Road.

Many of Louisville’s most interesting and unique retail shops and boutiques are to be found in the Highlands. It seems no two are alike and you’ll find plenty of things to peruse as you casually stroll down Bardstown Rd.

Dot Fox Clothing Culture has been a Louisville favorite for almost 14 years. Owner Sally Bird adds her personal touch to all of her inventory. Dot Fox specializes in progressive and independent clothing for men and women and includes shoes, all types of accessories and fabulous kitsch.

Edenside Gallery has won 10 Best of Louisville Awards and is celebrating 26 years in business. Unique art, jewelry and gifts are abound at Edenside! This exciting showroom has become Louisville’s go-to location for fine quality gifts...featuring beautiful creations by local artists, sculptors & designers.

Clay & Cotton sells products they genuinely love to have and use. The quintessentially Highlands boutique provides a unique selection of apparel, accessories home goods and gifts. Walking through the shop is a delight.
The new owners strive to choose vendors that are as committed to making the world a better place as they are in creating a great line. No matter your style,or age, Clay and Cotton has something for everyone.

Discoveries is a unique boutique offering clothing, accessories, tribal artifacts and gifts from around the world. You’ll find jewelry and clothing of many styles throughout this well inventoried store. There is certainly no other store like this in Louisville!

You may come home with a new centerpiece for your wardrobe, the perfect piece of artistic expression or the knick knack you never knew you wanted. No matter if you’re a hipster, youngster or just along for the ride, the
Highlands will have something for you.

While here, be sure to take time to explore on foot if possible, since the area is also home to Cherokee Park and some of Louisville’s most stunning historic homes.

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