While preparing for your trip to Bozeman, consider leaving room in your suitcase or packing an extra bag for all of the local products you’ll want to bring back with you. Downtown Bozeman is blessed with an abundance of local art galleries and boutiques filled with unique pieces you won’t see anywhere else. Make an afternoon of strolling the streets of historic downtown, perusing some of these one-of-a-kind stores. While staying with VRBozeman Vacation Rentals, most are only a short walk away.
An establishment in downtown Bozeman for more than 15 years, Altitude Gallery showcases local artists of all kinds, including jewelry, sculpture, painting, pottery, photography, and glass. Whether you’re looking for wearable art or something to decorate your living space, Altitude’s pieces will remind you of the beauty of Montana upon every encounter, depicting themes of nature and showcasing the state’s natural resources.
Indikoi is known for its stunning, one-of-a-kind ceramic works. Owned and run by a local Bozeman family of artists, the shop showcases their functional artwork, from sinks to chandeliers, to lamps and pottery – sure to be the centerpiece of any room in your home. The artists’ ceramics are accompanied by other home decor products, carefully curated by the shop’s owners.
If you’re a sucker for well-made, elegant jewelry, then Alara is your candy store. Their passionate in-house experts will be happy to educate you on the Montana-made jewelry and local gems found in their store, including Yogo sapphires and agate, as well as jewelry made from petrified wood and fossils. From everyday earrings to engagement rings, Alara has beautiful statement pieces for every wardrobe and occasion.
This boutique design and decor shop defines a new “modern mountain design aesthetic,” with pieces sourced from auctions, contemporary artists, antique fairs, and exclusive European retailers. Located in the historic Montana Motor Supply building, the Architect’s Wife combines the new and the old, the cowboy, and the mid-century, offering you a taste of modern Montana design to take home with you.
AshleyCole is a locally-owned, high-end women’s clothing boutique of tried-and-true brands as well as emerging designers. With clothing, accessories, and shoes, be prepared to splurge and treat yourself on a visit to this store. Find some of your favorites here, like J Brand, Eileen Fischer, and Alice and Olivia, as well as pieces you won’t see anywhere else.
Meridian’s mix of on-trend pieces and classic staples will make you yearn for nearly everything in the store. This high-end boutique is all about the experience, with gracious, friendly staff and beautifully styled displays, sure to inspire your next look. Most known for its selection of premium denim, Meridian is a must-visit for any fashionista visiting Bozeman.
You could spend hours looking through all of the cute gifts, knick-knacks, and decor in Heyday. It’s hard to leave without falling in love with something. Witty books, journals, cards, and stationery are always available, as well as Montana-themed gifts, minimalist jewelry, and gifts for little ones. Choose from adorable items big and small to take back home to your friends and family.