Downtown Nantucket Shopping: Where to Go and What to Buy

You don’t have to go far from Greydon House to experience some of Nantucket’s best shopping. Downtown Nantucket’s cobblestone streets are lined with everything from fashion-forward boutiques to charming classic shops. Whether you’re looking for a unique souvenir or are shopping for your next great look, read on for seven of our top shop picks.

Murray’s Toggery Shop

Everyone knows Murray’s Toggery Shop: It’s where you get your Nantucket Reds! But the classic downtown department store sells much more, from clothing and accessories for men, women, and children to gifts, luggage, home goods, and more. Whether you’re looking for something to bring home or something to wear while on island, it’s your one-stop shop.

Res Ipsa

In Latin, “Res Ipsa” means “the thing speaks for itself.” Head to this unique shop for original kilim shoes, backpacks, handbags, clothing made from vintage fabrics, rugs, and more.

Nantucket Looms

Nantucket Looms on Main Street is one of the last remaining stores that weaves delicate, (literal) one-of-a-kind creations from right inside the store. From throws to quilts to garments for all, it’s like wandering through a fairytale. Nantucket Looms has been in operation since 1968, and its classic style isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.

Mitchell’s Book Corner

The longstanding Nantucket bookstore is the place to go to get lost in your next favorite novel. Pick up the perfect paperback beach-read or cozy up in an oversized leather tufted chair with the newest best seller. Round out the experience with a latte from Lemon Press right across the street. 

Lilly Pulitzer

Looking for an eye-catching dinner dress or bathing suit? You’ve come to the right place. Lilly Pulitzer specializes in the kind of vibrant, floral printed garb you want to sport while on island.

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