The Best Shopping in Buffalo
Collected by Sean Flynn , AFAR Local Expert
When it comes to shopping, Buffalo has you covered with everything from quaint boutiques and high-end fashion retailers to consignment stores, vinyl shops, and a variety of small, family-run spots. A stroll through Allentown, Elmwood Village, the West Side, and Hertel reveals one-of-a-kind clothing, classic home decor, vintage records, and pretty much everything in between—no need to head out to the suburbs for a mega-mall experience here.
799 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
Located in Elmwood Village, this charming boutique epitomizes the neighborhood with understated yet edgy womenswear. From linen dresses and gold ear cuffs to leather clutches and felt fedoras, pieces here help take any outfit to the next level....
712 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
Housed in a cottage in Elmwood Village, Bureau offers both ready-to-wear and made-to-measure clothing for the stylish man. Here, guys can shop for everything from dress shirts and sweaters to jackets and pocket squares, or schedule a fitting with...
1941 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14207, USA
When you’re feeling inspired to create, Hyatt’s should be your first stop for art supplies. A Buffalo institution, the family-run store opened on Franklin Street in Allentown in 1959 before moving to a bigger space on Main Street a few...
1251 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216, USA
Located on North Buffalo’s Hertel Avenue, MiMo Decor highlights mid-century, modernist, and contemporary design. Rated the best place in the city to find vintage furniture by local lifestyle magazine Buffalo Spree, the shop offers a range of...
168 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14201, USA
For the coolest and most unique clothing in Buffalo, head to this streetwear-focused consignment shop in Allentown. While everything here is vintage, the selection puts a special focus on the 1980s to the present, with pieces from Supreme, Bape,...
1451 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216, USA
A consummate purveyor of all things music and vintage vinyl, Phil Machemer sold records at the Peddler Flea Market before opening Revolver Records in North Buffalo in 2015. Now, he offers more than 30,000 new and quality used records at his...
732 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
A one-stop shop for all your interior-design needs, Ró offers a curated collection of Danish-inspired furniture and reclaimed pieces made in Buffalo, plus dishware, original artwork, and specialty home goods from innovative design firms....
25 Grant St, Buffalo, NY 14213, USA
For authentic souvenirs from all over the world, head to the West Side Bazaar. The incubator on the Grant Street Corridor supports refugees, immigrants, and low-income entrepreneurs on their path to becoming successful business owners, providing...
224 Lexington Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
Blink and you might miss this hole-in-the-wall shop located just off Elmwood Avenue—and that would be a shame. Open since 1988, Wild Things features jewelry, ceramics, and photography from talented local artists with a focus on the unique....
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