Small business, big style: Boutiques and gift shops in Lakeland

Find a new outfit or the perfect gift for a friend at these locally owned small businesses.

Three rattan and leather bags from the small business boutique Monkee's of Lakeland

Treat yourself or a loved one to a new piece from a locally owned biz.

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National Small Business Week is rolling along in April, but let’s be honest — we love shopping small year-round. Visit these locally owned small businesses for your next retail therapy session.


On the hunt for a new wardrobe staple or the perfect outfit for a big event? Keep up with the trends at these small businesses specializing in clothing and accessories.

An exterior view of small businesses on North Kentucky Avenue, including Scout & Tag, with seating and plants outside.

North Kentucky Avenue is a small shop hotspot.

Gift shops

Birthdays, graduations, or just because — it seems like we always need a heartfelt gift on hand. Find one for a loved one (or yourself, we won’t judge) at these gift shops and stores with unique finds.

Did we miss your favorite place to shop small? Tell us where we can find more fashion and gifts so we can add it to our shopping list.

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