From trendy clothing and authentic cowboy boots to acoustic guitars and collectables for the true music lover, here’s your guide to the best shopping in downtown Nashville.
401 12th Ave. South
The Gulch, Downtown
Find everything here from unique gifts to amazing guitars, handcrafted jewelry, men’s and women’s boutique clothing, boots, and occasional live music performances.
2805 West End Ave.
For the best Nashville shopping, you’re just steps away. It may not look big from the outside, but this gem of a find has something for everyone and you’ll discover a great assortment of accessories and apparel that are unique and reasonably-priced.
Store-run by gracious and kind ex-hippies, you’ll discover designs here from Indonesia, Lithuania, Mexico, Guatemala, and more—all fair trade, chic, wearable, and beautiful.
THIRD MAN RECORDS
623 7th Ave S.
When you’re in the heart of where music is made, and in the best downtown Nashville shopping area, you must go vinyl. This tiny, cool retro store is owned by Jack White: songwriter, record producer, and lead singer/guitarist of The White Stripes.
Obscure records, nostalgic memorabilia, and t-shirts are fun to browse and buy. There’s also a studio where you can bring your own instruments or use Jack White’s guitar. Have a blast for a few minutes, doing your thing in the recording booth.
This shopping destination charms all those who visit with vintage, boutique shopping. Take a stroll through the Acklen Avenue Post Office and enjoy the wall of autographed photos famously signed by country music stars. Next you can explore the Belcourt Theatre and enjoy films, locally-made baked goods, and a full bar. Hillsboro Village epitomizes southern charm with its unique shopping and entertainment.
CARTER VINTAGE GUITARS
625 S. 8th Ave.
The Gulch, Downtown
The down-to-earth, friendly staff here will show you gorgeous acoustic or electric guitars—many that are one of a kind—or even banjos. There are also private rooms with fantastic, vintage amps, where you can simply rock out.
The exquisite Marriot Vanderbilt is conveniently near the best downtown Nashville shopping. We are in the perfect spot, in Nashville’s exciting West End, and offer a complimentary shuttle to many locations within a 2-mile radius.