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In the mood for some retail therapy? Whether you like to shop brand new, homemade, or secondhand, the unique boutiques of Downtown Waukesha have the perfect gifts—and thrifts—for everyone.

A star wars collectible box.

Shop Thrifty

Adam’s Toys & Collectibles on West Main Street has some of the area’s finest vintage toys. From board games to puzzles, action figures, and more, this quaint little shop is a great place to browse for something that’s truly one-of-a-kind! If you’re searching for that perfect gift, Eklektic Goods has a diverse range of home goods, art pieces, and more to explore.

Perhaps you’ve got something to sell. Metropolitan Antiques & Gifts buys and sells unique items. Vintage treasures have included typewriters, kitchenware, furniture, and other always changing inventory. They sell new and handmade things, too! Check out their dips, candles, cards, and Moda Home items!.

Adams Toys & Collectibles

Eklektic Goods

Metropolitan Antiques & Gifts

The outside of polished patina.

Shop Artisanal

Polished Patina has an assortment of new and vintage items. From jewelry to home accessories, everything is handcrafted and made with love. If you want to try your hand at becoming an artisan yourself, check out their upcoming classes. Hurry, they fill up fast!

Wisconsinites love Village Collective Group! This charming boutique doesn’t skimp on the local love, especially when it comes to their Drink Wisconsinbly drinkware and clothing. Shoppers will also delight in finding products from Wisconsin Candle Company, soaps, and other wares.


The inside of anthology home.

Anthology Home has vintage finds from around the world. Curated collections are perfect for adventurers and homebodies, alike, as they feature art, home embellishments, jewelry, and more. Come on into this little shop on Clinton Street and be inspired!

Welcome to Burlap & Lace Marketplace. This store has clothes, decor, and seasonal gifts galore! And when you’re ready to drop, you can refuel at Divino Gelato Café across the street.

Enjoy the benefits of hemp when you browse sustainable hemp products at Mary-Janes.  From lotions to apparel, you’re sure to find just what you need!

Anthology home

burlap & lace marketplace



The inside of Plowshare Fair Trade Marketplace.

Shop Sustainable

Do you love going to stores and smelling all the soaps and candles? Soap Fixx Co. has got your fix! Their products are all-natural, vegan, and wrapped in plastic-free packaging. When you shop at Soap Fixx Co., you can smell good and feel good about saving the environment.

Plowshare Fair Trade Marketplace is on a mission to create a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world through socially responsible shopping. The beautiful items in their store come from talented artisans in developing countries. Whether you purchase jewelry, housewares, or fair trade coffee, your contribution helps makers from around the world provide a brighter future for their children and support their communities.

Soap fixx co.Plowshare fair trade marketplace

The “shop-ortunities” are endless at Downtown Waukesha. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to keep up with our unique boutiques!

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