Unique & Specialty Shops
Whether you are looking for a special gift for someone or just something for yourself, browse through Lexington’s many unique shops. Find special items that are not found in big box or department stores.
All About Education
A unique store specializing in teaching materials and classroom supplies for all grades and age levels, the store also offers games, activities, and educational toys. There is something for everyone in this entertaining store.
15 West 2nd Avenue
Here you will find fashions by Carhartt, clothing for infants and toddlers as well as adults, and other leading brands like Woolrich, Levi and Dockers.
14 N. Main Street, Lexington
The Backyard Retreat
Visit Uptown Lexington’s newest garden gift and accessory store. You will find many unique gifts for your courtyard or garden; such as birdhouses, bird feeders, windchimes, pots etc.
Friday 10am-8pm & Saturday 10am-3pm
106 South Main Street, Lexington
The Bob Timberlake Gallery
Experience a uniquely crafted building that is home to the fine artwork of North Carolina’s most recognized living artist. The Gallery showcases the Timberlake furniture line, inspired by local 18th century artisans.
1714 E. Center Street Ext, Lexington
Whether you are planning the perfect wedding, looking for prom attire or something for a special event, visit one of these specialty bridal shops for just the right selection.
Bruce’s Bridal & Tuxedo
Sunday by appointment only
202 South Main Street, Lexington
214 W. Center Street, Lexington
The Candy Factory
Located under the red & white striped awning in the heart of historic Lexington. The Candy Factory is a treasure trove for children of all ages – especially those with a sweet tooth. Here the delicious fun of nostalgic candies is encircled with country antiques, collectibles and novelty items.
15 N. Main Street, Lexington
Conrad & Hinkle Food Market
An old-fashioned grocery that provides hand cut meats to order in the meat department, Conrad & Hinkle also sells fresh local fruits and vegetables, and homemade delicacies like pimento cheese and chicken salad.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 8am-6pm
6 N. Main Street, Lexington
The gallery features the watercolors of artist Dempsey Essick. His artwork focuses on the flowers, birds and landscapes of the rural South.
5968 Old US Hwy 52, Welcome
Grace Ella and Eve Boutique
The boutique is a gift shop that offers everything from children’s clothing to home accessories, including women’s accessories. The shop will also carry pottery by Reedy Creek Clay Works. One of the unique items is coordinating children’s clothing. The outfits are just for fun, or they can make group portraits easy to plan. The sizes range from newborn to 14.
30 W. Second Avenue, Lexington
When you visit Hayes Jewelers, be sure to look around you…you may see a notable NASCAR driver, crew member or sports figure right beside you! Known as the “King of Diamonds” since 1939, Hayes Jewelers is the largest diamond distributor on the East Coast and has been a supplier of NASCAR trophies for over 20 years. In the trophy department you’ll find Dale Earnhardt’s 1994 Winston Cup trophy!
903 Winston Road, Lexington
Laniers is one of the largest True Value Hardware stores in the southeast. No matter what you need, you can find it at Lanier’s.
218 South Main Street, Lexington
Lexington Home Brands Factory Outlet
Shop more than 8,000 square feet of first quality overstocks, showroom samples, and discontinued bedroom, dining, occasional and upholstered furniture, as well as a selection of fabrics and pillows.
113. S Main Street, Lexington
The Olde Homestead
This Gift and Specialty Store, located in Historic Uptown Lexington, offers brands including: Brighton, Vera Bradley, Pandora, Life is good, Kameleon Jewelry, Willow Tree, Switchflops and Rainbow Sandals. You will also find home decor and unique gifts.
114 S. Main Street, Lexington
A full service book store offering books for all ages. Pandora also features a variety of greeting cards and unique gifts.
23 W. 2nd Avenue, Lexington
Purple Pig Emporium
You can find us on Main Street along a quaint strip of shops in Uptown Lexington. Local, handmade items such as pottery, antiques, collectibles, & just about anything else fun & funky!
221 S. Main Street, Lexington
Southern Chic Salon & Boutique
This rustically charming salon and boutique offers an eclectic collection of clothing, accessories, shoes and jewelry as well as a full-service beauty salon. Clothing sizes range from small to extra large, and the prices are reasonable. Southern Chic carries an array of hair care products by Rusk, Goldwell and Paul Mitchell. The higher end jewelry is from Waxing Poetic, and the accessories are widely varied.
211 S. Main Street, Lexington