Downtown is a fast-paced, lively spot with boutiques and restaurants everywhere you look. With 9.5 miles of skyways connecting 80 city blocks, shopping here is a breeze. For clothing, head to Target. B'YOUtique, a woman-owned business founded by Shalawn Randall, offers a variety of jewelry, handbags, shirts, sunglasses, and other accessories. Find it on the skyway level of the Baker Center, located on Marquette Avenue. 651 Mayday can also be found in the Skyway. Look for it in the Gavidea building. They sell both women's and men's apparel and feature European styles.
Sistah Co-op is a collaborative shop in the IDS Center building that celebrates local BIPOC brands and business owners. It's perfect for finding some one of a kind souvenirs. Within Sistah Co-op is the Strive Bookstore, which carries Black narratives and culturally relevant children's books. The also have another downtown location Young-Quinlan Building
Don't miss Kobi Co. on South 9th Street — a hand-poured, luxury candle shop owned by a mother-daughter duo. Each candle comes with a curated playlist for the ultimate self-care experience. Finally, check out the Walker Art Center gift shop in next door Loring Park. It's full of contemporary gifts, modern art books and unique design-based jewelry and items.