The Ultimate Guide to Shopping in Nantucket

Nantucket’s ban on mainstream, big box stores has maintained its classic local flavor, and superior shopping stops. From custom designer clothing to age-defying hardbacks, there’s a little something for everyone waiting on our cobblestone streets. Whether you’re ordering from the mainland or planning a trip on the Hy-Line, we have everything you need to know about shopping in Nantucket

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7 Stores You Must See While Shopping in Nantucket

  • gypsy

Remember the wardrobe closet from “The Devil Wears Prada?” Now come with us to gypsy. The high-end clothing boutique is dedicated to dressing Nantucket in not only the trendiest trimmings, but also in pieces that you won’t see elsewhere. Keep your eyes out for veteran fashionistas during your visit to this chic stop.   

  • Nantucket Looms

This brick-front store on Main Street is everything you could want for the airy, cottage-minded sector of home decor. From art to furnishings, they have it all. Like much of Nantucket, pieces from Nantucket Looms are truly one-of-kind as most of the shop is made in-house inside of their weaving studio. Whether you’re a local or just visiting the island, you’ll want to bring back something special from this cozy shop.  

  • Murray’s Toggery Shop

A Nantucket shopping trip wouldn’t be complete without a trip to Murray’s Toggery Shop. Branding themselves as the “Home of the Original Nantucket Reds,” this is you must stop for sliding on your local pants—literally. Murray’s offers something for men, women, and children, along with a collection of casual cufflinks, hats, and belts.  

  • Milly & Grace

The ivy-covered walls of Milly & Grace will have you feeling like a princess from the moment you walk through the doors. Whether you’re looking for a cozy cardigan for your ocean-front dinner downtown or a brightly colored scarf for a day on the town, the girls at Milly & Grace do not disappoint.

  • Mitchell’s Book Corner

Get your next beach-read at Mitchell’s Book Corner. The over 50-year-old corner book shop has everything from New York Best Sellers to extensive history and genealogy of the island. Stop in and pull up a seat in one of the leather-tufted chairs and find that book you’ve been longing for at Mitchell’s. 

  • Haul Over Apparel & Gear

Forgot your touring threads at home? No worries. Stop into Haul Over Apparel & Gear. With brands like Patagonia, The North Face, Toms, and Toad&Co, you’ll be set for a day of exploring the countryside of the island.  

  • Parchment

Who would’ve guessed a room full of paper could be so exciting? Parchment on Washington Street is the best option for stationery, invitations, and wrapping paper. Find the perfect card to send back to your loved ones on the mainland or splurge on that perfect journal for documenting your time on the island.  

Set Your {Shopping} Bags at Greydon House

Rooms-Federal Suite - DeskComplete your shopping trip with a stay at Greydon House. Our boutique hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of all of the best shops in Nantucket. Book your stay in The Federal Suite and enjoy a residential-style entrance, queen-size bed, and luxe furnishings.

Here at Greydon House, we leave no stone unturned when it comes to the best, and friendliest, amenities. Don’t leave for the beach without one of our ready-to-go beach bags and the “Beauty Bar” features brands such as Malin + Goetz and Ursa Major. We’re excited to welcome you to Nantucket!