Boulder's Best Spots

Women-Owned Retail Shops and Restaurants in Boulder

March 7, 2017
Women owned business Boulder Colorado

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:

Retail Shops * Consignment Shops * Pharmacies * Liquor Stores 

Arts & Crafts * Art Galleries * Restaurants, Bakeries & Bars


Women-Owned Boulder Retail Shops

 

Alpaca Connection

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.

 

Arrow WoodArrow Wood Truck Boulder Women Owned

Located online at http://shoparrowwood.com/ – storefront coming soon

Women’s Fashion

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.

Bliss Boulderwomen owned shops boulder co

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 JewelryWomen owned jewelry store boulder co

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 Mercantilewomen owned business boulder co

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

Located at 2525 Arapahoe Ave Unit H2A, Boulder, CO 80302

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.

 

Chelseawomen owned retail stores boulder co

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 DesignsChristine Marguerite Women owned boulder business

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.women owned consignment boulder co

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 Toyswomen owned toy store boulder

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.

 

Common Erawomen owned clothing store boulder colorado

Located at 1500 D Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302

Women’s Clothing

Debra Mazur owns Common Era, specializing in stylish women’s clothing & footwear, plus unique accessories.

 

 

The Fitter

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 Shoppewomen owned toy store boulder

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.

 

Gypsy Jewelwomen owned business boulder co

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.

 

HavenHaven Boulder Women owned businesses

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 & Fashionwomen owned clothing stores boulder co

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.

 

JJWellsJJ Wells Boulder Women Owned Businesses

Located at 2460 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, CO 80302

Women’s Apparel

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.

 

The Peppercorn

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.

 

The Ritz

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 Companywomen owned retail stores boulder co

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.

 

 

VioletteWomen owned clothing store boulder co

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 + HomeVoss Art & Home women owned boulder

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.

 

Buffalo Exchangewomen owned store boulder co

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.

 

Clutter Consignment

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.

 

Common ThreadsCommon Threads Women Owned Boulder

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.

 

Estate AlchemyEstate Alchemy women owned boulder business

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.

 

Rags Consignmentswomen owned consignment shop boulder co

Located at 3129 28th Street Boulder, CO 80301 and 2890 Bluff Street Boulder, CO 80301

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 Apothecarywomen owned pharmacy boulder co

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 CenterArt Parts women owned boulder

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.

 

Fabricatewomen owned arts and crafts store boulder co

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 GalleryBricolage 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 Centerwomen owned art galleries boulder

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

 

Blooming Beetswomen owned restaurants boulder colorado

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 PizzaWomen Owned Restaurants Boulder

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.

 

Flatiron Coffeewomen owned coffee boulder

Located at 2721 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302

Coffee Shop

Flatiron Coffee features locally roasted coffee, espresso, teas & other hot drinks as well as free wifi!

 

Lindsay’s Boulder Deli at Haagen Dazswomen owned restaurants boulder co

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 Companywomen owned restaurants boulder colorado

Located at 1500 Pearl Street, Suite F, Boulder, CO 80302

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 & Chocolatewomen owned bakery boulder co

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.

 

PMGwomen owned wine bar boulder colorado

Located at 2018 10th St, Boulder, CO 80302

Wine Bar

PMG is a wine bar as well as a farm-to-table restaurant featuring European-style eats, in a fun, cozy atmosphere.

 

Proto’s PizzaProtos Pizza Boulder

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 ShoppeWomen owned restaurants boulder colorado

Located at 2825 Wilderness Place, Suite 800, Boulder CO 80301

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 Placewomen owned restaurants boulder co

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 Barwomen owned restaurants boulder co

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.

 

Walnut Caféwalnut cafe boulder women owned business

Located at 3073 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80301 and 673 S Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305

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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I am Rachel, Boulder writer and mother. I started this blog as a resource for Boulder newcomers and those considering relocating to this amazing, unique city. It has become my passion to explore Boulder and to share what I’ve learned with you! My husband, Jeremiah Daly, is a local Realtor and neighborhood expert. We live in the Boulder foothills with our two young daughters.

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