With retail locations in Charleston and Savannah and a new cutting-edge, green-friendly warehouse in North Charleston , Half Moon Outfitters (280 King St., 843/853-0990, www.halfmoonoutfitters.com , Mon.–Sat. 10 a.m.–7 p.m., Sun. noon–6 p.m.) is something of a local legend. Here you can find not only top-of-the-line camping and outdoor gear and good tips on local recreation, but some really stylish, outdoorsy apparel as well.
Probably Charleston ’s best-regarded home goods store is the nationally recognized ESD, Elizabeth Stuart Design (314 King St., 843/577-6272, www.esdcharleston.com , Mon.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.), with a wide range of antique and new furnishings, art, lighting, jewelry, and more.
Several great home and garden stores are worth mentioning on Upper King : Global Awakening Market (499 King St., 843/577-8579, www.globalawakeningmarket.com , Mon.–Sat. 11 a.m.–6 p.m.), which deals exclusively in fair trade clothing, crafts, and furnishings from all over the world; Charleston Gardens (650 King St., 866/469-0118, www.charlestongardens.com , Mon.–Sat. 9 a.m.–5 p.m.) for furniture and accessories; and Haute Design Studio (489 King St., 843/577-9886, www.hautedesign.com , Mon.–Fri. 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m.) for upper-end furnishings with an edgy feel.