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Because your birthday suit isn't enough

Atomic Treasures

409 S. Eighth St., Boise, 208-344-0811, atomictreasures.com

"Funky" and "eclectic" don't cut it when describing this bastion of vintage.

Back on the Rack

1226 Broadway Ave., Boise,

208-342-4879,

backontherackboise.com

Office-worthy, designer labels at smokin' consignment prices.

Barbara Barbara & Co.

834 W. Bannock St., Boise,

208-342-2002

For the girls who like it sassy.

The Brass Razoo

1304 Second St. S., Nampa,

208-463-0639,

brassrazooboutique.com

Vintage, retro and modern clothes and jewelry at a fraction of the cost.

Cherella

8071 W. Emerald St., Boise,

208-322-5555

Higher-end clothes for the woman who is as concerned with quality as she is with hip style.

Ella's Room

216 N. Ninth St., Boise, 208-331-3552, ellasroom.com

Lingerie so hot, you might be tempted to forego the rest of your outfit.

Fancy Pants

825 W. Idaho St., Boise,

208-345-3339

High end, high fashion for the hip woman.

Hap Tallman Stockman's Supply

4410 Overland Road, Boise,

208-344-7873,

haptallman.com

The place to go to dress your inner cowboy or cowgirl. In true Western style.

Junkyard Jeans

1725 Broadway Ave., Boise,

208-389-2094,

junkyardjeans.com

When you absolutely, positively need a one-of-a-kind pair of jeans fashioned out of a vintage pair of jeans.

Lux Fashion Lounge

785 W. Idaho St., Boise,

208-344-4589,

luxfashionlounge.com

A fashion-forward place for those on a budget to find new and used clothes. Buy or sell.

Palmer Cash

807 W. Idaho St., Boise,

208-344-0028,

palmercash.com

Some of the hottest T-shirts in Hollywood come from downtown Boise.

Piece Unique Clothing Co.

404 S. Eighth St., Boise,

208-387-0250

Just the place when a girl needs something trendy but unusual.

Picture Show Vintage

4718 W. State St., Boise, (inside Once Upon a Time)

208-344-1165

Vintage clothing and accessories.

The Repeat Boutique

500 S. Vista Ave., Boise,

208-389-4623

Stylish gently used duds.

Re-Style Thrift Store

4983 N. Glenwood St., Garden City, 208-429-6600,

nacrescue.org

The finest in thrift-store fashion for a good cause.

Sara's Secondhand

608 N. Orchard St., Boise,

208-331-2366

Consignment home decor and treasures.

To the Nynes

168 N. Ninth St., Ste. 100, Boise,

208-331-2338, tothenynesboise.com

For the man who wants to look down right dapper.

Urban Revival

1607 N. 13th St., Boise, 208- 283-9322

Vintage clothes and homewares for the shopper with an eye for a great find.

The White Pine

1306 Second St. S., Nampa,

208-466-9083,

thewhitepineboutique.com

NEW TO YOU

Fun fashions with a local/eco-friendly vibe, as well as a good selection of goods from local crafters and artists.

Gently used just about everything

Antique World Mall

4544 Overland Road, Boise, 208-342-5350, antiqueworldmall.com

The name really does say it all: antiques from all over.

Idaho Youth Ranch Warehouse

5465 W. Irving St., Boise,

208-377-2613,

youthranch.org

Where the cost is based on weight. Clothes, furniture, decor and things that can't be categorized.

Once Upon A Time

4718 W. State St., Boise,

208-344-1165

Eclectic and unexpected antiques and collectables.

River City Sales

251 N. Orchard St., Boise,

208-323-9200

An ever changing supply of overstocks and returns.

Trip Taylor Bookseller

210 N. 10th St., Boise,

208-344-3311

Books of all types for people of all types.

Yesteryear Shoppe

1211 First St. S., Nampa,

208-467-3581,

yesteryearshoppe.com

A playground for those who love books and vinyl.

FEET-WEAR

Soul for your sole

Bandanna Running and Walking

504 W. Main St., Boise,

208-386-9017,

bandannarunning.com

Say "no" to blisters with the perfect athletic shoes.

Shoe Fetish

310 N. Ninth St., Boise,

208-336-0393

Where all the pretty, pretty high heels live.

Shoez

404 S. Eighth St., Ste. 188,

Boise, 208-343-3055

Just the place to satisfy your shoe-buying addiction, especially if it's for sassy pumps.

Shu's Idaho Running Co.

1758 W. State St., Boise,

208-344-6604,

idahorunningcompany.com

Helping you put one foot in front of the other, rapidly.

OUTDOOR

Gearheads rejoice

The Benchmark

625 S. Vista Ave., Boise,

208-338-1700

Climb, backpack and camp in style.

The Board Room

2727 W. State St., Boise,

208-385-9553,

boardroomboise.com

They mean it: snowboards and skateboards for the boarder at heart.

Boise Army Navy

4924 Chinden Blvd., Garden City, 208-322-0660

Just the place for the fatigue-wearing, Dutch-oven cookin', whitewater-raftin', campin' outdoorsman in your life.

Eco Lounge

2445 Bogus Basin Road, Boise,

208-429-8855; 1626 S. Wells Ave., Ste. 120, Meridian,

dnn.eco-lounge.com

Eco-friendly products for the eco-conscious skier and boarder.

George's Cycles & Fitness

5515 W. State, Boise,

208-853-1964; 251 E. Front St., Boise, 208-343-3782;

10178 Fairview Ave., Boise,

208-884-3115,

georgescycles.com

Everything you need for all types of cycling.

Greenwood's Ski Haus

2400 N. Bogus Basin Road, Boise, 208-342-6808,

greenwoodsskihaus.com

If it slides on snow, you'll find it here.

Idaho Mountain Touring

1310 W. Main St., Boise,

208-336-3854,

idahomountaintouring.com

Head to the mountains, via skis, backpack or bike.

Idaho River Sports

3100 W. Pleasanton Ave., Boise; 2021 E. Wilson Lane, Meridian,

208-336-4844,

idahoriversports.com

When you want to get wet--with your kayak or raft.

Joyride Cycles

1306 Alturas St., Boise,

208-947-0017,

joyride-cycles.com

Spreading two-wheeled happiness from Boise's North End.

McU Sports

2314 Bogus Basin Road, Boise,

208-336-2300; 822 W. Jefferson St., Boise, 208-342-7734,

mcusports.com

Skiing, biking, boarding, they've got it.

Newt and Harold's

1021 Broadway Ave., Boise,

208-385-9300,

newtandharolds.com

Whether you use your board on the road or the slopes, you'll feel at home here.

Prestige Skateboards

106 S. 11th St., Boise,

208-424-6824,

prestigeskateboards.com

The place for the skateboard purist.

BLING

Shiny objects

Hal Davis Jewelers

921 W. Jefferson St., Boise,

208-343-6151, haldavis.com

Fine designer jewelry with a selection from Rolex.

Lee Read Jewelers

650 E. Sonata Lane, Meridian,

208-376-8800,

leereadjewelers.com

Lee Read is engagement ground zero.

Precious Metal Arts

208 N. Eighth St., Boise,

208-363-9293,

finecustomjewelry.com

The place for some custom-made bling.

R. Grey Jewelry Gallery

415 S. Eighth St., Boise,

208-385-9337, rgreygallery.com

Handmade jewelry that doubles as art.

Rosehill Coins and Jewelry

3506 Rose Hill St., Boise,

208-343-3220

Estate finds at prices that don't break the bank.

GIFTS

For you or them

36th Street Garden Center

619 W. Bannock St., Boise,

208-433-5100,

36streetgardencenter.com

Keeping your garden looking swank.

All About Games

7009 W. Overland Road, Boise,

208-343-5653, allaboutgamesboise.com

Heaven for non-electronic gamers who love rare games.

Boise Art Museum Gift Shop

670 Julia Davis Drive, Boise,

208-345-8330,

boiseartmuseum.org

Unique discoveries for anyone who loves art.

Bricolage

280 N. Eighth St., Boise,

208-345-3718, bricoshoppe.com

Handmade T-shirts, bags and other lovely discoveries.

Capital City public Market

Eighth St. between Jefferson and Front streets

Fresh produce and locally made products almost all year round.

Cheers

828 W. Idaho St., Boise,

208-342-1805,

cheers.invitations.com

Say it on real stationery.

Crone's Cupboard

712 N. Orchard St., Boise,

208-333-0831,

crones-cupboard.com

Give the gift of foresight and inner peace.

Dragonfly

414 W. Main St., Boise,

208-338-9234

When you need a smoking baby and killer jewelry.

Dunia Marketplace

1609 N. 13th St., Boise,

208-333-0535,

duniamarketplace.com

Free-trade finds from across the globe.

The Edge

1105 W. Idaho St., Boise, (inside The Record Exchange)

208-344-8010,

therecordexchange.com

Jewelry, music merch and kitsch galore.

Epitome Home and Garden

121 N. Fifth St., Boise, 208-333-0123

Beautiful finds to make your home a showpiece.

Edwards Greenhouse

4106 Sand Creek St., Boise,

208-342-7548, edwardsgreenhouse.com

You've never seen so much greenery for inside or outside your home in one place.

Eyes of the World

1576 W. Grove St. Boise, 208-331-1212,

eyesoftheworldonline.com

Items from all over the world with an emphasis on handmade and well-crafted.

Flying M Coffeehouse

500 W. Idaho St., Boise,

208-345-4320,

flyingmcoffee.com

Fun and fabulous finds for the hard-to-buy-for--with easy access to caffeine.

Idaho Indie Works

106 N. Sixth St., Boise,

208-342-0804,

idahoindieworks.blogspot.com

Handmade in Idaho.

Miss Tami's Cottage

1031 N. Main St., Meridian,

208-888-6829, misstamis.com

It's like walking into Jane Austen's gift shop--everything is dainty and floral.

Pottery Gourmet

811 W. Bannock St., Boise,

208-368-0649,

potterygourmet.com

For the culinary whiz who needs everything.

Que Pasa

409 S. Eighth St., Boise, 208-385-9018

Arts and crafts from Mexico, including jewelry and decor.

The Record Exchange

1105 W. Idaho St., Boise,

208-344-8010,

therecordexchange.com

Tunes, vinyl and merch for the true music fan.

Rediscovered Bookshop

180 N. Eighth St., Boise,

208-376-4229,

rediscoveredbookshop.com

A good book never goes out of style.

SU CASA

Getting your house and home in order

Bench Commission Furniture

4255 Rose Hill St., Boise,

208-343-1251

Gently used furniture that spans decades.

CHF Home Furnishings

104 S. Orchard St., Boise,

208-343-7769, shopchf.com

Acres of furniture and home appliances.

Davies Reed

515 W. Idaho St., Boise,

208-384-0514, daviesreid.com

Hand-spun, hand-woven wool rugs made in the tradition of Central Asian tribal weavers.

Dunia Marketplace

1609 N. 13th St., Boise,

208-333-0535,

duniamarketplace.com

Fair trade discoveries from around the world.

Five Rivers

2285 Warm Springs Ave., Boise, 208-388-3880, fiverivers.com

Beautiful collection of furniture that's high on style.

The Home Store

3210 Chinden Blvd., Eagle, 208-388-3880,

thehomestoreneststyle.com

Home decor and furnishings for those looking to make a statement.

Jim's Appliance

1115 Lusk St., Boise, 208-345-7711,

jimsappliance.com

The local choice for appliances, bedding and furniture.

Main Auction Corporation

2912 W. Main St., Boise,

208-344-8314,

mainauctioncorp.com

One of Boise's best-kept secrets for estate finds.

Renewal

517 S. Eighth St., Boise,

208-338-5444,

renewalhome.com

Gently used retro/hip furniture and houseware.

Ricochet Home Consignment

5777 Glenwood St., Garden City, 208-321-7500,

ricochetboise.com

Ever-changing collection of consignment furniture.

CRAFTY

Make it yourself

Caledonia Fine Fabrics

605 Americana Blvd., Boise, 208-338-0895,

caledoniafabrics.com

Polyester is so beneath you. An impressive collection of fine fabrics from wool and cashmere to silks and lace.

The Cotton Club

106 N. Sixth St., Ste. B5, Boise, 208-345-5567, cottonclub.com

While they have an office, all ordering is done online, with a focus on fabric for quilters.

Fuzz

605 Americana Blvd., Boise, 208-343-3899

Everything for the knitting, weaving or needle work.

Need to Bead

1100 N. Orchard St., Boise,

208-384-0404, needtobeadboise.com

Tons of beads, as the name might suggest, but also an impressive list of classes.

Puffy Mondaes

1004 Fourth St. S., Nampa,

208-467-1621,

puffymondaes.com

Sustainable crafts in Nampa, with a schedule of classes and workshops.

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