Whether you are participating in A Day Without a Woman or are simply interested in supporting female entrepreneurs, check out the list below to view women-owned retail shops and restaurants in Boulder. When the organizers of the Women’s March asked supporters to shop at women-owned retailers on March 8, it got me wondering – which shops and restaurants in Boulder are run by women? So I started researching. Check out the list below, an inspiring collection of proud Boulder business owners.
The research continues – if you know a Boulder retailer run by a female entrepreneur not listed here, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page. I am currently working on a second list, featuring women-owned service-based businesses, if you would like to be featured, please fill out the form or contact me.
The list is long, if you are looking for something specific, here are some helpful links to the categories:
Women-Owned Boulder Retail Shops
Located at 1334 Pearl St, Boulder, Colorado
Natural Fabric Clothing Boutique on Pearl Street
owns Alpaca Connection, specializing in Alpaca sweaters, coats & accessories, natural fabric clothing, jewelry and gifts.
Located online at http://shoparrowwood.com/ – storefront coming soon
Kris Budde owns Arrow Wood, online store and mobile fashion truck featuring contemporary women’s wear brands.
Art Mart Gifts
Located at 1326 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Gifts, Art & Jewelry on Pearl Street
Constance Brenton owns Art Mart, featuring souvenirs and unique arts and crafts by local artists and designers.
Located at 1643 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Gift & Home Accent Boutique
Bliss Boulder features fabulous creations from local artisans and the freshest styles from designers – at great prices.
Carla Morrison Fine Jewelry
Located at 2017 10th Street, Suite A, Boulder, CO 80302
Fine Jewelry and Watches
Goldsmith and designer Carla Morrison owns Carla Morrison Fine Jewelry, specializing in custom, one-of-a-kind jewelry.
Cedar & Hyde Mercantile
Located at 2015 10th St, Boulder, CO 80302
Modern Day Mercantile
Sisters, Christie and Poss Lambert, own Cedar & Hyde Mercantile, specializes in clothing for men and women, home goods and market items.
Changes in Latitude
Adventure Travel Store
Cindy McClelland owns Changes in Latitude, offering a full selection of fashionable, easy-care travel clothing, luggage, electrical adapters, maps, books and other travel accessories.
Located at 1646 Pearl St, Boulder, Colorado
Women’s Clothing Store on Pearl Street
Chelsea takes a down-to-earth approach to women’s designer clothing featuring jeans, tees, dresses, jewelry, gifts and more!
Christine Marguerite Designs
Located at 1721 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Timeless Fine Jewelry
Christine Marguerite Designs is a boutique offering in-house & custom jewelry designs, including diamond ring & pendants.
Classic Facets Ltd.
Located at 942 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Antique Jewelry Store
Mikki Rainey owns Classic Facets, Ltd., featuring thousands of authentic antique, vintage, and estate pieces from the 1700’s through the 1940’s.
Clothes Pony and Dandelion Toys
Located at 1909 9th St, Boulder, CO 80302
Children’s Clothing & Toy Shop
Two sisters, Jenny and Becca own Clothes Pony & Dandelion Toys, specializing in children’s clothing, shoes, books, toys, baby gifts, infant carriers, cloth diapers as well as maternity clothing, diaper bags, shoes and accessories.
Located at 1500 D Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Debra Mazur owns Common Era, specializing in stylish women’s clothing & footwear, plus unique accessories.
Located at 1303 Broadway St, Boulder, CO 80302
Smoking Accessories, Gifts, Clothing on the Hill
Bonnie Dahl and Betty Gruskin own The Fitter specializing in glass products, smoking accessories, clothing and footwear.
Grandrabbit’s Toy Shoppe
Located at 2525 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, Co. 80302
Specialty Toy Store
Lynne Milot owns Grandrabbit’s Toy Shoppe, featuring a wide range of hand chosen, educational and fun toys for gifts, holidays, birthdays or any special occasion.
Located at 820 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Handcrafted Jewelry on Pearl Street
Owned by a mother and her daughters, Gypsy Jewel specializes in handcrafted furniture, textiles, art & jewelry from Asia.
Located at 1615 Folsom St, Boulder, CO 80302
Lifestyle Boutique & Home Goods
Haven is a lifestyle boutique in Boulder, CO that integrates vintage collectibles, women’s clothing, small batch apothecary and home goods.
Jacque Michelle Gifts & Fashion
Located at 2670 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304
Gift Shop & Women’s Clothing Boutique
Jacque Michelle is a colorful boutique featuring women’s clothes, jewelry & accessories, plus stationery, cards & gifts.
Located at 2460 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, CO 80302
Dana Culbertson owns JJWells, featuring jewelry and accessories from many local artists and is the place to shop locally for Eileen Fisher clothing.
Meow Meow Boutique
Located at 1118 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302
Quirky, Cute Boutique on the Hill
Stop by Meow Meow Boutique, a quirky, fun gift shop that features clothing, jewelry, accessories, and art prints.
Located at 1235 Pearl St., Boulder
Housewares & Home Furnishings
Doris J. Houghland owns The Peppercorn, specializing in cookware, coffee and coffee accessories, bedding and bath items, personal care products and dinnerware.
Located at 959 Walnut St., Boulder 80301
Retail Costume and Clothing Shop
Susan Nutting owns The Ritz, award-winning Boulder classic, specializing in traditional to outrageous costumes and cool and unique clothing.
Savvy on Pearl
Located at 1114 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Boutique for Men, Women And Kids on Pearl Street
Owned by Erica Dahl, Savvy on Pearl provides unique and eclectic fashion forward clothing, shoes and accessories for women, men and kids.
Starr’s Clothing Company
Located at 1630 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Men’s and Women’s Casual Clothing
Starr’s Clothing Company is a trendy, upscale neighborhood shop featuring a range of men’s & women’s clothing, accessories & more.
Two Sole Sisters
Located at 1703 Pearl Street, Boulder, Co 80302
Footwear, Handbags, Accessories and Jewelry
Sisters Laurel and Lindsey Tate own Two Sole Sisters, a shabby-chic boutique selling women’s shoes also features jewelry, handbags & accessories.
Located at 1631 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Women’s Clothing Store
Owned by a mother and daughter, Violette specializes in unique and affordable clothing options for women from cocktail dresses to jeans.
Voss Art + Home
Located at 2020-2080 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302
Art & Home Furnishings
Voss Art + Home offers unique furniture and original art, to accessories from around the world, VOSS has something for everyone.
Women-Owned Boulder Consignment Shops & Second-Hand Stores
The Amazing Garage Sale
Located at 4919 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304
Hip Consignment Shop in North Boulder
Judi Lesta owns The Amazing Garage Sale, an upscale resale store specializing in mid-century items, antique, vintage and retro furniture, collectible art and estate jewelry.
Located at 1813 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Women’s and Men’s Consignment Clothing
Owned by mother and daughter Kerstin and Rebecca Block, the Buffalo Exchange offers clothing bought, sold and traded locally with customers.
Childish Things Boutique
Located at 3183 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80301
Boulder’s oldest and largest resale store for children and moms-to-be.
Kerri Radicella owns Childish Things Boutique, specializing in new and very gently used clothing, toys, and furniture, new cloth diapers and kid friendly, eco-friendly products.
Located at 2500 30th St, Boulder, CO 80301
Quality Furniture and Home Décor Consignment Shop
Patty Ross owns Clutter Consignment, featuring furniture and home decor consignment with an eclectic mix of inventory that spans the decades.
Located at 2707 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302
Clothing Consignment & Creative Space
Common Threads is a stylish boutique with name-brand consignment clothing & accessories, plus sewing & craft classes.
Located at 2966 Valmont Rd, Boulder, CO 80301
Second-Hand Furniture & Estate Liquidations
Estate Alchemy sells quality second hand furniture and home decor in their Boulder store. We also offer customized estate liquidation services.
Women’s Consignment Clothing, Accessories & Footwear
Rags Consignments specializes in consignment boutique brand women’s clothing, accessories and footwear.
Women-Owned Boulder Pharmacies
Rebecca’s Herbal Apothecary
Located at 1227 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302
Pharmacy, Herbs, Essential Oils
Rebecca Luna owns Rebecca’s Herbal Apothecary, quaint pharmacy offering herbal medicines, essential oils, therapeutic teas, bath & beauty products as well as classes.
Women-Owned Boulder Arts & Crafts Stores
Art Parts Creative Reuse Center
Located at 2870 Bluff St, Boulder, CO 80301
Arts & Crafts Store
Art Parts is a local non-profit, offering a fascinating variety of industry surplus, plus new and gently used art/craft/school and other unusual, resourceful materials, all at 30 – 90% off retail.
Elfriede’s Fine Fabrics
Located at 2425 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, CO 80302
Quilting and Garment Fabric Source
Elfriede Gamow owns Elfriede’s Fine Fabrics, Boulder’s trusted source for extraordinary quilting and garment fabrics at reasonable prices as well as sewing classes.
Located at 2017 17th St, Boulder, CO 80302
Fabric & Sewing Boutique
Fabricate features a wide array of fabrics decor as well as crafty books and kits, unique gifts made by local artists, and patterns and notions for sewing, quilting, embroidery, and felting!
Shuttles, Spindles and Skeins
Located at 635 S Broadway E, Boulder, CO 80305
Yarn & Accessories for Knitting, Weaving & Spinning Projects
Judy Steinkoenig and Maggie Casey own Shuttles, Spindles & Skeins specializing in everything related to fiber arts as well as workshops and classes.
Women-Owned Boulder Liquor Stores
Pettyjohn’s Liquor and Wine
Located at 613 S. Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305
South Boulder’s Neighborhood Spirit Shop
Ann Coppinger owns Pettyjohn’s Liquor and Wine, featuring sizable selection of imported wines, beers & spirits, plus weekly tastings.
Women-Owned Boulder Art Galleries
Art + Soul
Located at 1615 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Fine Art Gallery & Designer Jewelry on Pearl Street
Debbie Klein owns Art and Soul, a unique and sophisticated gallery featuring local and national artists as well as designer jewelry.
Bricolage Art Gallery
Located at Art Parts Creative Reuse Center 2870 Bluff St, Boulder, CO 80301
Mixed Media & Found Object Art Gallery
Bricolage Gallery is one of just a few national galleries to specialize in assemblage, mixed media, found object, & bricolage artworks. Local & international art exhibits change every 6 weeks. Free.
Rembrandt Yard Art Gallery & Event Center
Located at 1301 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302
Art Gallery & Event Center
Tiffany Mitchum owns Rembrandt Yard Art Gallery & Event Center, downtown Boulder’s premiere venue for weddings as well as a large gallery featuring local artists.
Women-Owned Restaurants, Bakeries & Bars in Boulder
Located at 3303 30th St, Boulder, CO 80301
Health Food Restaurant in Boulder, Colorado
Blooming Beets specializes in all-gluten-free, grain-free, processed sugar and processed seed oil free restaurant, serving grass fed, pastured and wild caught meats.
Boss Lady Pizza
Located at 1129 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302
New York Style Pizza on the Hill
Whitney Gleave owns the fabulous Boss Lady Pizza, serving pizza all day! Breakfast, lunch and dinner, with gluten–free, vegetarian and vegan options available whole pie and by-the-slice.
Located at 2721 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
Flatiron Coffee features locally roasted coffee, espresso, teas & other hot drinks as well as free wifi!
Lindsay’s Boulder Deli at Haagen Dazs
Located at 1148 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Sandwiches, Soup and Salad
Lindsay’s Boulder Deli at Haagen Dazs serves breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as ice cream and coffee.
Organic Sandwich Company
Gourmet Breakfast and Lunch Sandwiches on Pearl Street
Marcy Miller owns the Organic Sandwich Company, specializing in delicious, organic sandwiches including breakfast and lunch classics as well as vegan and gluten free options.
Piece, Love & Chocolate
Located at 805 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Sweet Shop & Bakery
Professional chocolatier and pastry chef, Sarah Amorese owns Piece, Love & Chocolate, a sweet shop and café specializing in chocolates and baked goods.
Located at 2018 10th St, Boulder, CO 80302
PMG is a wine bar as well as a farm-to-table restaurant featuring European-style eats, in a fun, cozy atmosphere.
Located at 4670 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304
Pam Proto owns Proto’s Pizza, serving brick-oven, thin-crust pizzas with creative toppings, plus full bar.
Shamane’s Bake Shoppe
Dessert Shop & Bakery
Pastry Chef Shamane Simons owns Shamane’s Bake Shoppe, specializing in baked goods and desserts including wedding cakes, also serving breakfast, lunch and coffee.
Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place
Located at 2027 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302
Restaurant & Brewery
Triplets Jennifer, Jill & Jessica Emich own Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place, featuring local, organic, nutrient dense, delicious food. Our kitchen is 100% gluten free.
Taco Junky & Tequila Bar
Located at 1149 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302
Latin American Restaurant & Bar
Toula Georgakopoulos and Evey Caravello own Taco Junky & Tequila Bar, a playful interpretation of a postmodern eclectic taqueria/cantina serving delicious fare that’s outside the box.
Breakfast and Lunch Café
Walnut Café and it’s sister restaurant, the Southside Cafe serve breakfast and lunch favorites as well as gluten-free and vegan options.
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