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South End's Gift Guide for Girls

Put a smile on her face.

It is always a good time to celebrate the strong female-figures in your life, whether it be for a birthday or a graduation or just because. Put a smile on her face and plan the perfect gift using the Gift Guide for Girls.


Bookout Blooms

For The Pampered Princess

Selenite Beauty

Find clean, all-natural beauty, and wellness products at Selenite Beauty. Dedicated to transparency, Selenite aims to guide their guests towards a less toxic lifestyle. Book a treatment at the new Spa at Selenite for the perfect day. 

South End's Gift Pick: Book a Treatment at The Spa at Selenite

The Brown Sugar Collab

The Brown Sugar Collab opened at the Shops at the Winnifred in 2020, with nearly all products found in the bath and body shop being made by local businesses owned by women of color.

South End's Gift Pick: Floral Infused Botanical Body Oils

Bookout Blooms

Fresh cut flowers will put a smile on anyone's face. Stop by Bookout Blooms inside Atherton Mill for custom bouquets, or check out their $20 daily pick.

South End's Gift Pick: Check out Bookout Blooms' Floral Class Schedule

The Golden Carrot

For the Fashionistas

Fit Atelier

Local, high-end athletic wear meets curated fitness programs at Fit Atelier in the Design Center. Founded by Brit Morton Turner and Melanie Morton, this homegrown boutique brings chic activewear to women in Charlotte. Don't forget to check out the growing list of fitness classes held in their studio!

South End's Gift Pick: Sign up for a signature class

Five13 Studio

With a glamorous yet affordable inventory of clothing and accessories, Five13 Studio provides various shopping experiences including in-store shopping, an online store, wardrobe consultations and personalized boutique appointments.

South End's Gift Pick: See Five13 Studio's Accessories

The Golden Carrot

Find unique jewelry from independent designers at The Golden Carrot shop at Atherton Mill. You'll be with the most stylish lady in all of the land with a new piece from The Golden Carrot

South End's Gift Pick: See The Golden Carrot Gift Picks

OLPR Leather Goods

Who doesn't love the smell of a new, fine leather good? OLPR offers tons of handmade leather products like wallets, bags, travel accessories, watch bands, and more.

South End's Gift Pick: Cooking Apron or Jewelry Organizer

Glory Days Apparel

For the Mom with the Most Team Spirit

704 Shop

Founded by native Charlotteans, friends and former UNC Charlotte roommates Scott Wooten, Jerri Shephard, and Christopher Moxley, 704 Shop brings the community together through a shared passion for our city. Show your Queen City pride with Charlotte, 704, and crown-branded apparel and merchandise such as t-shirts, hats, hoodies, socks and more.

South End's Gift Pick: 704 Shop x City of Charlotte Official Crown in Bloom

Glory Days Apparel

Themed around nostalgic moments, Glory Days Apparel offers t-shirts, hats, accessories, and more in retro styles showing Charlotte pride. Owner JD Harris started the business as a pop-up, eventually leaving his desk job to pursue his dream in fashion!

South End's Gift Pick: See Their Latest Collections

Girl Tribe Co.

Girl Tribe Co. is all about women empowering women, and their flagship shop in South End features their graphic tees, clothing, accessories, shoes, jewelry and additional collections from collaborations with other women-run brands.

South End's Gift Pick: See Their Latest Collections

For the Foodies

Savory Spice Shop

This gourmet spice shop carries an assortment of fan-favorite spices (you can’t go wrong with Mt. Elbert’s Seasoning), sauces, extracts, dips, dressings, soups and more. Plus, custom gift sets and Queen City-themed spice blends are great gifts for the cooks in your life.

South End's Gift Pick: Season of Spice Subscription

Twenty Degrees Chocolate

Located in the Design CenterTwenty Degrees is a local Parisian-themed chocolate boutique that handcrafts small batches of bonbons, chocolate bars and confections with premium ingredients inspired by Europe, African and South Pacific cuisines. Their confections are gorgeous, and if you’re just looking for a special snack, you can purchase chocolates by the piece, too.

South End's Gift Pick: See The Collection of Chocolates & Gifts

For the HGTV Binge Watchers

The Cactus Club

The mobile green plant bus also has a storefront in South End. Stop by to explore a diverse selection of cacti and plants and find the perfect greenery to accent your home décor or as a unique gift.

South End's Gift Pick: 3" Cactus Assortment

Parachute Homes

Find luxurious robes, skincare, loungewear, and home-goods at Parachute Homes in the Design Center. 

South End's Gift Pick: Cloud Cotton Robe

For the People Who Just Want to Spend Time With You

Paddywax Candle Bar

Spending time with someone special can be as easy as 1-2-3. Step 1: reserve a spot for you and your plus one at Paddywax Candle Bar. Step 2: pick out your favorite scents and jars. Step 3: pour custom candles and get brownie points for planning a great day together. After you are done pouring, check out everything that the Design Center has to offer. Stop and take a selfie at the Confetti Hearts Mural, grab a sweet treat at Twenty Degrees Chocolates or Pepperbox Doughnuts, and then stop for a cocktail at Elsewhere or a coffee at Bitty & Beau's

South End's Gift Pick: DIY Custom Candle Pouring

La Capital MX

Take a stroll on the Rail Trail and then treat your special someone to a tequila tasting experience at the upscale Mexican restaurant, La Captial MX. There are dozens of tequilas and mezcals to chose from, and you can end the night with crispy, cinnamon-sugar churros. Looking for mocktails, instead? Check out the guide to mocktails in South End.

Make a Reservation Today

South End Interactive

Discover local art through South End Interactive, where viewers can scan a QR code with their cell-phone camera and watch a video of the artist, generate site-specific face filters, and explore a 3-D model of the piece.

Learn More About Other Ways to Experience Art in South End.

Get Your Nails Done

There are no shortage of places to treat yourself to a fresh mani/pedi in South End. Book a treatment at Ultra Nails, Polished, Cosmic Nails, Varnish Lane, Cachet Nails, or Modern Nails

Check Out All of the Salons and Spas in the Neighborhood

Catch a Live Show

The strum of a bass, the beat of a drum, a cheering crowd – nothing quite compares to a live musical performance, especially when you can share the experience. With multiple hosts for live music and frequent festivals, you don’t have to look far to find a show in South End.

Learn More About Live Music in the Neighborhood

Go on a Self-Guided Brewery Tour

Craft beer is in South End’s DNA, and the brewery culture is thriving. Each brewery’s unique story is an inspiring example of the adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit of the neighborhood. On your “build-your-own” brewery tour, you can also get a great meal, walk along the Rail Trail, take in the public art, and walk from one brewery to the next.

Build Your Own Brewery Tour


Going out to dinner? Learn more about international cuisine in the neighborhood.

Learn more about how to get into the neighborhood that has it all! Whether you're driving, walking, or taking the light rail, our guide to getting here can help

See all of the family friendly and mostly-free activities around the neighborhood.